Runic Games News


Torchlight 2 dev explains that size matters

By John Keefer, Jul 20, 2012 3:30pm PDT

Torchlight 2 has been running in stealth mode lately until a recent update from developer Runic Games told fans that the game was in polish mode. A new post offers a comparison on just how much more involved the game will be than the original.


"You realize Torchlight 2 will only cost $20, and not $50 or $60, right? Just buy both :)"

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Torchlight clone pulled from App Store, developer making changes

By Steve Watts, Jul 20, 2012 11:30am PDT

Torchlight clone Armed Heroes has been pulled from the App Store, after Runic Games complained to Apple. EGLS, the developer of the game, claims it is making some changes, but maintains its innocence.


"It's not what you think, it's what you do ya racist. One good thing about shack is the ..."

- Xulu see all 26 comments

Torchlight 2 dev shares progress update

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 18, 2012 10:45am PDT

Runic president Travis Baldree has shared a little insight into the development of Torchlight II, and why it's taking longer than some would hope.


"I picked up Bastion the other day for a light fix until torchlight 2 arrives. Surprisingly fun. "

- Hilux SSRG see all 14 comments

Torchlight 2 beta invites going out for stress test

By Alice O'Connor, May 18, 2012 6:00am PDT

If you fancy a gander at the Torchlight II beta, make sure you've signed up for the beta, as heaps more invites are going out for a stress test this weekend.


"He will hate it. It runs flawlessly on my ATI 5850 in 2560x1600, his setup will gain no benefits :)"

- abrasion see all 10 comments

Torchlight 2 pre-orders open with free original on Steam

By Alice O'Connor, Apr 26, 2012 6:45am PDT

Undeterred by the launch of the clicking juggernaut that is Diablo III in a fortnight, Runic Games has opened pre-orders for its own action-RPG, the charming Torchlight II. You can slap your $20 down now, or club together with three chums for the $60 four-pack.


"T2 had a release window when I definitely would have bought it. That was about 8 months ago, you ..."

- rottdcorpse see all 59 comments

Torchlight 2 preview

By Steve Watts, Apr 10, 2012 2:00pm PDT

A hands-on look at Torchlight 2 with Runic CEO Max Schaefer's thoughts on the environments, classes, and competition with Diablo 3.


"Firstly, anyone replying with a one-liner or one-worder is insta-disregarded. Secondly, the ..."

- rottdcorpse see all 44 comments

Torchlight 2 delayed to next year

By Steve Watts, Nov 17, 2011 1:15pm PST

Torchlight 2 has been moved out of this calendar year, due to more time needed to polish the game and run a beta test.


"They need to release before d3 unless the game is a mess right now."

- Lucy Labia see all 22 comments

Torchlight 2 priced at $20, final class revealed

By Steve Watts, Aug 26, 2011 10:15am PDT

Runic Games has announced that Torchlight II will launch at $20, and has revealed the final playable class in the game.


"I would have payed more for this game... Thanks for not screwing us Runic"

- JUVE1986 see all 129 comments

Torchlight 2 would need redesign for XBLA

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 05, 2011 7:00am PDT

Runic's plans for an Xbox Live Arcade edition of action-RPG sequel Torchlight II are looking a little less certain, as the dev's revealed it would need to be "fairly comprehensively redesigned" to fit within the memory limit.


"It's the 360's 512mb memory that's the issue. Nothing to do with XBLA. Eurogamer failed ..."

- lord cecil see all 29 comments

Torchlight 2 Announced, Packing Multiplayer

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 04, 2010 6:00am PDT

Torchlight developer Runic Games has announced a sequel to its fine action RPG, which will be released for download in 2011 complete with...


"Torchlight 2 will support mods. The MMO will be online only, to prevent cheating. Those are the ..."

- Webbstre see all 58 comments

Steam for Mac Launches with Free Portal

By Chris Faylor, May 12, 2010 10:36am PDT

[Update - 2:10pm CST] The Steam Mac Games Store is now open, offering over fifty games and various launch day discounts, such as hal


"I guess if you do all your programming from your mom's basement."

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Steam Mac Details Emerge

By Chris Faylor, May 11, 2010 7:24am PDT

With Valve's digital distribution platform Steam slated to launch on the Mac platform tomorrow--Wednesday, May 12--the company today issued a few...


"tbh it looked like a half serious troll, which is why i spent so little time on replying. ..."

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Diablo, Mythos Vets Announce Action-MMO 'Torchlight'

By Nick Breckon, Apr 22, 2009 7:16pm PDT

Newly founded developer Runic Games, one of several companies formed from the ashes of Hellgate and Mythos developer Flagship, today announced its...


"Iphone AIRVIDEO MENZ so, im up and running and my whole porn collection streams to my iphone, ..."

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Flagship Veterans Form Runic Games

By Chris Faylor, Aug 11, 2008 7:59am PDT

With Hellgate: London (PC) and Mythos (PC) developer Flagship Studios having laid off most of its staff and halted work on the free-to-play...


""The studio is headed by Travis Baldree and Max Schaefer." and I see on flagshipped it shows ..."

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