The award-winning action RPG is back, bigger and better than ever! Torchlight II takes you back into the quirky, fast-paced world of bloodthirsty monsters, bountiful treasures, and sinister secrets - and, once again, the fate of the world is in your hands!
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Overwhelmingly Positive (162 reviews) - 95% of the 162 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
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Overwhelmingly Positive (23,455 reviews) - 95% of the 23,455 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Sep 20, 2012

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"Torchlight II is a sprawling, ambitious game that does one thing very, very well. It gives you a world you'll want to explore, filled with enemies you'll love to destroy."

- Kotaku

"Torchlight is a vibrant, fun, steampunky world, and exploring it is an absolutely addictive pleasure."

4.5/5 - Joystiq

"Not to be missed by anyone who considers themselves a fan of the proud tradition of action RPGs"

5/5 - Gamespy

"With most games of this caliber retail at $60, it might sound ludicrous that Torchlight 2 only costs $20 – because it is."

9/10 - Machinima

"Grab the game, grab some friends, and get to clicking."

9/10 - Destructoid

Steam Workshop



Torchlight 2 now fully supports Steam Workshop. A new launcher synchronizes any mods you have subscribed to, and lets you customize their activation state and loading priority. In addition, when playing Internet games in the lobby, you will be able to filter modded games by mod combination, and with a single button click, subscribe to those mods. Torchlight 2 will then restart, synchronize them, and activate them before returning you to the game.

When playing modded games, you can view your mod history, any previously played mods, and the impact disabling mods may have on your character.

We've tried to make the process as seamless as possible, with a focus on allowing modded multiplayer games with a minimum of fuss.

GUTS

GUTS is our in-house development tool, now fully integrated with Steam Workshop. You can publish directly to Steam Workshop when you compile your mod, making it available immediately for others to play.

We've also added a special tool to GUTS designed to convert pre-GUTS mods into the official mod format, with an eye toward making the transition much easier for our ambitious early modders.

You can learn more about using GUTS here.

New Content

This release also includes new game content!

  • The NetherRealm tileset - new NetherRealm dungeons can be found via portals throughout the world
  • New Monsters
  • New armor sets
  • New weapons
  • New pets - including the Headcrab!
  • New endgame map content
  • Some additional new dungeons in New Game plus modes in large overworld areas

About This Game

The award-winning action RPG is back, bigger and better than ever! Torchlight II takes you back into the quirky, fast-paced world of bloodthirsty monsters, bountiful treasures, and sinister secrets - and, once again, the fate of the world is in your hands!
Torchlight II captures all the flavor and excitement of the original game - while expanding the world and adding the features players wanted most, including online and LAN co-op multiplayer. Torchlight II is fast, fun, and filled to the brim with action and loot. Adventure solo or online with your friends!

Key Features:

  • Multiplayer - Play co-op with your friends via LAN or over the Internet for free. No subscriptions, no item sales. Our new matchmaking service lets you find friends, start new games, and join existing games. And, as always, you can play single-player offline as well.
  • Customizable Characters - Players will create and customize a character from one of four brand new classes. Each class can be played as either male or female, with customized cosmetic features and looks to make each individual character stand out. All new skills and loot give loads of opportunity for unique character builds.
  • Moddability - TorchED, the Torchlight II editor, will give players the ability to create their own mods, adding even more content to the world. Have your friends download the same mod and play together. TorchED will be available as a separate download very shortly after launch.
  • New User Interface - Torchlight II boasts a new and improved user interface, designed to be easier than ever for new players to pick up and play. This intuitive interface ensures you can focus on playing the game the way you want to.
  • Open World - We're not only in the town of Torchlight anymore! Explore vast overland areas and multiple hub towns, fight through rain, snow, day and night. Our level randomization ensures new layouts, paths, loot, and monsters every time you play.
  • New Game Plus - In New Game Plus, the game's not over until you say it is. Once you've beaten Torchlight II's primary campaign, you can start again with the same character for a significantly greater challenge. You'll keep all of the skills, gold, and gear you worked so hard for!
  • Pets & Fishing - These popular features make their return in Torchlight II in improved form. More choices, better effects, and your pet will still make the run to town to sell your loot so you don’t have to.

System Requirements

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Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    • OS: Windows XP SP3/Vista/Windows 7
    • Processor: x86-compatible 1.4GHz or faster processor
    • Memory: 1GB System RAM
    • Hard Disk Space: 1.7GB free space (subject to change)
    • Video Card: DirectX compatible 3D graphics card with at least 256MB of addressable memory.
    • DirectX®: 9.0c
    • Internet: A broadband internet connection (for Steam download and online multiplayer) - Online multiplayer requires a free Runic Account
    • OS: Mac OS X 10.8, 10.9, 10.10
    • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo, 2.0GHz or faster processor
    • Memory: 2GB System RAM
    • Hard Disk Space: 1.7GB free space (subject to change) on a case-insensitive volume
    • Video Card: OpenGL 2.0 compatible 3D graphics card with at least 256MB of addressable memory (ATI Radeon x1600 or NVIDIA equivalent)
    • Internet: A broadband internet connection (for Steam download and online multiplayer) - Online multiplayer requires a free Runic Account
    • OS: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (or similar, Debian-based distro)
    • Processor: x86/x86_64-compatible, 2.0GHz or better processor
    • Memory: 2GB System RAM
    • Hard Disk Space: 1.7GB free space (subject to change)
    • Video Card: OpenGL 2.0 compatible 3D graphics card* with at least 256 MB of addressable memory (ATI Radeon x1600 or NVIDIA equivalent)
    • Internet: A broadband internet connection (for Steam download and online multiplayer) - Online multiplayer requires a free Runic Account

    *See Valve's steam-for-linux github readme for further information about Linux video driver support
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KarmageddonGR
32.8 hrs
Posted: September 26
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Yarmoth
331.6 hrs
Posted: September 26
Every time I start playing Diablo III, I end up crying and in pain.

Torchlight 2 is my bowl of ice cream.


9.5/10 would comfort food again
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Cizia
13.0 hrs
Posted: September 25
Always a pleasure to come back to it, great game, great developpers
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姉さん
57.9 hrs
Posted: September 24
+ Beautiful terrain. Neat animation. >50% of locations were made with love. Pets.
− Ugly character models, with little for you to tune. Even with the add-on. Some levels are boring, but you always have some side quest in another location. Features of the world are more entertaining, than the plot.

Would play with my daughter/10.
Good thing to try if you like MOBAs but got tired of them. Multiplayer is worth it, only if you have friends.
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Zacoly
128.9 hrs
Posted: September 24
A very relaxing RPG with loads of Mods and all the loot you can carry!
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TOTF_Joe
40.7 hrs
Posted: September 24
I enjoy this game greatly as an alternative to the Internet-reliant Diablo III. It has the action I want, with a passable story throughout most of the game (exception is the ending, which is underwhelming and disappointing), and it runs very smoothly on a variety of machines. Multiplayer and mods are well executed and it was easy to start up a game with a few friends and splat some monsters together. I have about 40h of gameplay at this time across a few playthroughs and it's a game I can easily pick up no matter where I am in the story and have a great time. Definitely recommended, and it's a blast with friends.
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Ich tu dir we
2.1 hrs
Posted: September 24
This is to much for me
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Pulga
148.6 hrs
Posted: September 24
Great game
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Most Helpful Reviews  In the past 30 days
7 of 7 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
15.2 hrs on record
Posted: September 10
If you like Diablo style games then you should check this out. It's a lot more cartoony looking (which help the graphics age better) but don't let it's looks fool you. The game is straight up, can be hardcore, fully featured, and with TONS of loot. It's a blast to play with friends, or go solo. I highly recommend this game to any fans of the genre.
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6 of 7 people (86%) found this review helpful
Recommended
57.3 hrs on record
Posted: September 1
Torchlight II is "Diablo-like" game. But it's as good as "Diablo III".
Pros:
-Nice gameplay
-Random locations (map is generated randomly, locations too but u will always have same quest/caves in location but different position)
- Mods, Mods,mods.
- Multiplayer
- Great Classes
- Great skill trees
- U cant "♥♥♥ up" your character if u dont go like "full vitality,int"
Cons:
-Can be boring alone if you dont care about story.
-If you start 1st playthrough with mods its bad idea.


I cant say story was great or not beacuse i didnt care about it xD

I rate it 8.5/10 :)
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9 of 13 people (69%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
Recommended
424.9 hrs on record
Posted: August 28
JUST GET THIS GAME AND GO KILL STUFFS!
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
15.5 hrs on record
Posted: September 11
I have been looking for a DiabloIII replacement and found this little gem in my search through steams now very sizable library of hack-and-slash titles and i have not been disapointed.

Through at the time of this review I have only logged a lowly 15hours of game time i can honestly say this is more than a match for the Blizzard title.

If the characters, pets, weapons and armours seem basic i need to point out to you that almost everything can be expanded thanks to the steam workshop. The gameplay is as addicting as you would expecet from this genre with that satisfying feeling when a critical it lands and turns your enemies into a fountain of gore.

And yes, if you too were looking for a Diablo replacement... this can in fact -PLAY OFFLINE-
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4 of 5 people (80%) found this review helpful
Recommended
27.2 hrs on record
Posted: September 6
I'm playing 'blind' with the Synergies Mod (because I read so many good things) so my review is based on the game with that mod, as I've not actually played the Vanilla version.

After playing the original Torchlight and hating it due to a massive number of design flaws, I wasn't expecting much for this game. But I am really impressed at the changes made. All of the problems the first game suffered with have now been fixed, and it's a really enjoyable experience.

PROS
- Fun as heck
- Glorious loot!
- Levelling system is simple but interesting
- Nice and bright (why are ppl complaining about this? It isn't Diablo 3!)

NEUTRAL
- Combat is repetitive, but I haven't found this ruins the game
- Thanks to RNGesus, you sometimes get better loot at the start, and the 'special' loot winds up worthless
- Would be nice if your pet had a bit more storage

CONS
- Sometimes during a mob you CANNOT see your mouse pointer and/or character
- Difficulty is weird. It can be too easy and then BAM. You randomly insta-die (RNGesus again?).
- The game doesn't pause on inventory or levelling screens (note: I have a sneaky feeling this is the Synergies Mod, I don't know if the Vanilla version does this)

Anyway, it's fun. I got it on sale for like £2 during a Humble sale, and honestly I probably would've paid full price for it.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
641.7 hrs on record
Posted: September 24
This game reminds me of the old Diablo. The Mod support is great and adds more to do once you get tired of the vanilla game.
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3 of 4 people (75%) found this review helpful
Recommended
77.5 hrs on record
Posted: September 8
A Fun action RPG game... If you enjoyed Diablo II, you'll almost certainly enjoy Torchlight as well.

The only real con I can think is that it can take a while for your character build to "come online". i.e.: it takes a few levels for you to have a good selection of cool skills and gear, but once you do, the game is really very fun for anyone who enjoys the genre. Fortunately, it doesn't take long to level up, specially in the early game.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
72.0 hrs on record
Posted: September 21
Overall it was a fun hack and slash, Diablo style game. Like the borderlands games, I would recommend that you play this game cooperatively with friends. If you played the first Torchlight game, the second is much more polished and fun to play. If it goes on sale, order some pizza and drinks, grab some friends, and pool some money together for the 4-pack and have a good time.

Pros:
-Good color color pallet choices for the cartoony art style
-All classes felt unique and fun, all were very viable in single player and multiplayer (a huge improvement from Torchlight 1) [seriously, this felt like one of the best class balances I've had in a long time]
-Compared to Torchlight 1, there was improved UI customizations, runspeed/navigation tweaks, etc. (generally more user friendly and comfortable to do various things)
-The music choices were generally decent (though I haven't played in a while and may not remember this aspect the best)


Cons:
-Storyline was sparse, but was functional/adequate. There weren't nearly as many cutscenes as I thought there would be or would have liked there to be. The written dialogue wasn't very engrossing, but it set the premise for the character actions in the game.
-If you liked the darker/grittier visual styles of Diablo, Path of Exile, or The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing, the cartoony artstyle may be offputting to you
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
4.9 hrs on record
Posted: September 23
This game is really cool. Its been a long time since I enjoyed game this much!
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
18.3 hrs on record
Posted: September 24
Excellent ARPG.
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