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  • Torchlight 2: First 25 Minutes of Gameplay Footage

    The first 25 minutes of Torchlight 2 is out, all thanks to YouTube user "HungamerChannel". The game is schedule to launch on September 20.

    Torchlight 2Beyond the town of Torchlight lies a world shrouded in adventure and mystery. Guardian-warrior Syl appears in a prophetic dream, summoning the player to the Estherian Steppes.

    There, you meet with the Destroyer and soon venture across the continent of Vilderan, an exotic frontier besieged by forces of evil. A discovery unfolds, that the Alchemist, following his conquest of dark ember, disappeared on his quest to defeat the unknown corrupted force responsible for destroying the mystical race of Estherians.

    Aided by Syl, the remaining Estherian Guardians, and clues left behind by the missing Alchemist, you will find yourself battling a powerful enemy that threatens to unravel the elements of the entire world.

    Watch Torchlight 2 First 25 Minutes of Gameplay below.

  • Torchlight launch in Japan cancelled by Microsoft

    Microsoft has cancelled the release of their much awaited and highly anticipated RPG Torchlight in Japan, the publisher pulled out the release at the very last minute. Reports are claiming that the launch of Torchlight was canned due to the discovery of a text bug that is there only in Japanese version of the game.

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    However Microsoft has given their clarification in this regard to MCV saying, "We made the decision to not launch Torchlight on Xbox LIVE Arcade in Japan due to localisation complexities; not due to bugs," the statement reads. "We apologise for any inconvenience."

    Torchlight hits Xbox Live Arcade in Europe and the United States today.

  • Torchlight II revealed for Spring 2011

    Runic Games has lifted the curtain from Torchlight II and said that the game is schedule to release in Spring 2011. The details about Torchlight II is reveal on the official website of the game which reads that the game will feature online co-op, customizable character and many more thing.

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    Here the complete details about it:

    The most exciting new feature of Torchlight II is the multiplayer element. Play with your friends, and use the free peer-to-peer matchmaking service to meet new players of a similar level and interest. Together players will discover expansive randomized outdoor areas and deep ominous caverns; random instanced and persistent dungeons, a huge variety of all new monsters and villains, endless variations of loot to find, and quests to complete. Players journey through the perilous Overworld, enjoying all new weather features, time of day events, and a rich and cunning story to drive gameplay.

    Features:

    • Multiplayer – Play with your friends over a local area network, or over the Internet. A free matchmaking peer-to-peer service lets you make new friends for exciting co-op play.
    • Customizable Characters – Players create and customize a character from one of four classes available and choose an animal companion. Through cosmetic, class, and gender choices, skill path decisions, and the treasures they acquire, each character can be custom-tailored to each player’s needs.
    • Moddability – Torchlight II will release with an updated version of TorchEd, the Torchlight editor. Players have the option to create their own mods, adding even more content to the world. You and your friends can download the same mod and play together!
    • New User Interface – Torchlight II boasts an entirely new, improved user interface, designed to be easier than ever for new players to pick up and play. Thanks to this intuitive interface, players have immediate access to a rich and varied world, with little experience necessary.
    • Overworld Areas – Torchlight II has large randomized overworld areas to explore with weather, time of day cycles, and random events that provide players with even more content to experience.
    • Random Dungeons – Delve into randomly generated dungeons within the game at any time for extra experience and rare loot. Dungeons in Torchlight II have even more branching paths to explore with friends filled with random events, rewards and dangers.
    • Retirement System – Once characters are sufficiently leveled up, they can “retire” and bestow specific benefits and perks onto new characters.
    • Pets – Players choose a pet to accompany them. Pets level up along with the player, and help in battle, learn spells, carry items, and perform a variety of support services.
    • Fishing – Fishing returns in the sequel! Players can take a break from the high-energy pace of adventuring to relax by one of the many fishing holes and see what they can catch. Fish have unique benefits for the player and pet, while a number of other rewards can also be discovered.