Aug 4, 2010

Torchlight 2 Game And Features Officially Announced

Runic, the developers of the popular award winning Torchlight have officially announced the release of Torchlight 2.

A boatload of new features are being introduced including CO-OP. Read more below to find out more.

Here are some key features you will find in the new game:

  • Multi-player: 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 can 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 2 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 2 introduces an entirely new, improved user interface, designed to be easier than ever for new players to pick up and play.     
  • Overworld Areas: Torchlight 2 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: Adventure into randomly generated dungeons within the game at any time for extra experience and rare loot. Dungeons in Torchlight 2 have even more branching paths to explore with friends filled with random events, rewards and dangers.
  • Retirement System: Once characters are leveled up to a certain point, they can “retire” and give 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: Players can take a break from the adventure 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.

Runic Games will release Torchlight 2 as a digital download in Spring of 2011.

They have also unveilved a new site which you can check out some more information at

Are you going to get Torchlight 2?

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