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Torchlight: Infinite - David Brevik Joins the Team

Posted by ValH at 9:37 am on 09.20.2022 (1 year ago)

A while back, Runic Games and Perfect World Entertainment had plans to create a mobile version of Torchlight. And while that parti...

Torchlight Anniversary Celebration Trailer

Posted by ValH at 9:38 am on 10.15.2021 (2 years ago)

Runic Games released the original Torchlight on October 27, 2009. That humble action-RPG ended up successful enough to warrant two...

Torchlight Series Retrospective

Posted by ValH at 10:38 am on 12.12.2020 (3 years ago)

Following the recent launch of Torchlight III, Max Schaefer and Matt Uelmen sat down with Gamasutra to reminisce about the storied...

Max Schaefer and Matt Uelmen on IGN Unfiltered

Posted by ValH at 9:04 am on 06.24.2020 (3 years ago)

Max Schaefer and Matt Uelmen, a couple of veteran developers who worked on the early entries in the Diablo series over at Blizzard...

Torchlight Activity Ramps Up, Franchise to Continue

Posted by BuckGB at 4:31 pm on 06.17.2018 (5 years ago)

Following the shuttering of Runic Games back in November of 2017, we assumed that the Torchlight franchise would go dormant perpet...

Remembering Runic Games

Posted by ValH at 11:58 am on 11.9.2017 (6 years ago)

After Runic Games was shut down by Perfect World, Kotaku reached out to one of the studio's co-founders Travis Baldree, who was ha...

Runic Games Shuts Down

Posted by ValH at 11:31 am on 11.4.2017 (6 years ago)

Runic Games, the developer behind Torchlight and Torchlight II, and more recently the action-adventure Hob, has been shut down by ...

PC Gamer's RPG Dream Team

Posted by ValH at 10:55 am on 06.10.2017 (6 years ago)

The editors at PC Gamer have put together a list of the best, in their opinion, RPG companions. The result is quite an eclectic bu...

Runic Games Explains Why Torchlight 3 Isn't Coming Anytime Soon

Posted by WorstUsernameEver at 3:46 pm on 09.2.2015 (8 years ago)

Speaking with IGN, Runic Games president Marsh Lefler explained why the developers didn't pursue the development of a Torchlight t...

Torchlight Developers Part Company With Runic Games

Posted by BuckGB at 3:22 am on 03.27.2014 (9 years ago)

In a surprising twist that I don't think anyone saw coming, Runic Games co-founder, ex-Mythos designer, and ex-FATE creator Travis... Summer Sale Begins, Torchlight Free for 48 Hours

Posted by BuckGB at 1:20 pm on 06.18.2013 (10 years ago)

Our friends over at have kicked off a stellar summer-themed promotion that'll land you Runic Games' Torchlight for free (y...

Armored Heroes Online Developer to "Modify" Stolen Torchlight Assets

Posted by WorstUsernameEver at 2:50 pm on 07.22.2012 (11 years ago)

Remember when Runic's Travis Baldree pointed out that iOS title Armored Heroes Online utilizes quite a few Torchlight assets witho...

Armed Heroes Online Blatantly Steals Torchlight Assets

Posted by BuckGB at 5:27 pm on 07.14.2012 (11 years ago)

Unfortunate news comes our way via Travis Baldree's Twitter feed, where the Runic Games lead designer has pointed out that EGLS Te...

Torchlight Now Available on

Posted by BuckGB at 6:40 pm on 07.6.2012 (11 years ago)

Considering that Runic Games' action RPG was involved in a "Battle of the Games" feature yesterday, I suppose it doesn't come as m... Battle of the Games: Torchlight vs. The Chronicles of Riddick

Posted by BuckGB at 1:54 pm on 07.5.2012 (11 years ago)

In what has to be one of the oddest pairings they've had to date in their "Battle of the Games" feature, has pitted Runic ...

The 10 Best Action RPGs Between Diablo II and Diablo III

Posted by BuckGB at 3:25 pm on 03.31.2012 (11 years ago)

In the event that you're looking for a new action RPG to keep you occupied until Diablo III's May 15th release date, GameSpy has p...

Torchlight MMO Aiming for a Late 2012/Early 2013 Release

Posted by WorstUsernameEver at 1:47 pm on 09.3.2011 (12 years ago)

According to a transcript of a recent Perfect World's financial call for Q2, the Torchlight MMO is tentatively slated for a late 2...

Torchlight Sells One Million Copies

Posted by Brother None at 7:00 pm on 07.6.2011 (12 years ago)

Torchlight's remarkable success story continues, as Runic Games sent out a press release announcing the game has sold one million ...

Torchlight/Torchlight II Interview

Posted by BuckGB at 2:33 pm on 06.10.2011 (12 years ago)

PC Gamer is offering up "a selection of direct quotes" about Torchlight and Torchlight II that were made by Runic Games CEO Max Sc...

Diablo/Torchlight Series Audio Interview, Part Two

Posted by BuckGB at 2:38 am on 04.20.2011 (12 years ago)

The other half of Diablo IncGamers' podcast interview with Max Schaefer is now available, with this second entry transitioning fro...

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