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By Alice O'Connor   //   April 2, 2013 6:45 AM

Torchlight 2 editor launched with Steam workshop support

Modders, start your engine! Runic yesterday launched the official Torchlight 2 editor 'GUTS', which it says lets people "modify almost everything" in the action-RPG, "from item and skill balance, to level layouts, animations, quests, and much more." Why, we can all learn modding, but if you're not so inclined just lie back and wait for the sweet mods to roll in.
By Steve Watts   //   January 28, 2013 4:30 PM

Torchlight 2 'Synergies' mod adds new class, bosses

Torchlight 2 has gotten an ambitious mod called "Synergies," which adds a new class, more loot, and end-game bosses. It has plans for the future to introduce even more classes and dungeons.
By Steve Watts   //   November 16, 2012 4:15 PM

Torchlight 2 adds new pets, bug fixes

Torchlight 2 has issued a new patch that fixes several bugs, adjusts some classes, and adds an Owl or Badger pet to your menu options.
By Alice O'Connor   //   September 21, 2012 6:45 AM

Torchlight 2 demo available

If you didn't pounce upon Runic's delightful action-RPG Torchlight II when it launched for PC yesterday, perhaps a demo might pique your interest. A small slice is available for your playing pleasure, in case you're wondering if it's as fun to click on monsters until they explode in a shower of coins and items in the sequel (it is).
By Steve Watts   //   September 20, 2012 4:15 PM

Torchlight MMO on hold as Runic takes a break

Runic Games executives have commented that the long-planned Torchlight MMO probably won't be its next project, after having wrapped up Torchlight 2.
By Alice O'Connor   //   September 18, 2012 1:00 PM

Torchlight 2 soundtrack released for free

Torchlight II might launch on Thursday, but that's still positively ages to wait for chilling new tunes from Matt Uelmen, the mastermind behind the original's tunes and the Diablo series' most iconic music. Huzzah, then, for developer Runic Games today released the 74-minute soundtrack for free. You now have music for your private launch party.
By John Keefer   //   September 12, 2012 8:40 AM

Morning Caffeinated! -- Torchlight 2, Neverwinter, and the power of music

Ramblings and musings of occasional significance to the Shacknews audience. This is the morning edition for September 12, 2012. Topics include: Torchlight 2 should fill the Diablo 3 void for some players; Neverwinter's mod tools are intriguing; and Planetary Annihilation is in the home stretch. Wake up, scrubs, it's the Morning Caffeinated!
By Alice O'Connor   //   August 31, 2012 6:15 AM

Torchlight 2 launching September 20

The original Torchlight came out when Diablo III still seemed woefully far away, and more than filled that gaping action-RPG hole with its charming clicking ways. The sequel was once supposed to launch before but it turns out we're all still just as excited for Torchlight II even though Blizzard beat it to the click-punch. Good news! Developer Runic Games has finally announced that it'll launch for PC and Mac on September 20.
By John Keefer   //   July 20, 2012 3:30 PM

Torchlight 2 dev explains that size matters

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.
By Alice O'Connor   //   July 18, 2012 10:45 AM

Torchlight 2 dev shares progress update

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.
By Alice O'Connor   //   May 18, 2012 6:00 AM

Torchlight 2 beta invites going out for stress test

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.
By Alice O'Connor   //   April 26, 2012 6:45 AM

Torchlight 2 pre-orders open with free original on Steam

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.