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Torchlight II for PS4, Xbox One, and Switch launches September 3

Mista

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Torchlight II will launch for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Switch on September 3 for $19.99, publisher Perfect World Entertainment and developer Panic Button announced.
Originally developed by Runic Games, the sequel to the award-winning Torchlightgame received critical acclaim when it was released on PC in 2012. Thanks to the team at Panic Button, Torchlight fans can relive the glory of this classic dungeon crawler, while a new generation of console players now get to experience this unique world of hack ‘n’ slash gaming. Now including updates and new content exclusive to consoles, Torchlight II will release digitally worldwide for $19.99 on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 system, and Xbox One.
Torchlight II invites adventurers to Vilderan, a sprawling continent filled with monsters and adventure at every turn. Like the original Torchlight game, the sequel sets itself apart from other action RPGs with a charming art style, frantic combat, signature pet system and deep character customisation. The console version retains these signature mechanics while adding enhanced controls, an improved targeting system and a new interface designed specifically with console gamers in mind. Players will also discover updated achievements and trophies to earn through gameplay, plus brand new pets making their debut exclusively on console. In addition, Nintendo Switch users will have the opportunity to play Torchlight II with their friends via wireless play, allowing up to four players to connect multiple Nintendo Switch consoles together via a local wireless connection.
 
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xrnzaaas

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That's cool, it's one of my favorite Diablo clones, if only it had a more serious art style.
 

Gamer79

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Hell yea! Thanks for the news. It's also going to be nice to play it with a controller. I loved the first torchlight but I am not a keyboard/mouse guy. I perfer to hold a controller.
 

DonF

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This came out of nowhere. The studio that developed the game is dead...
 

xrnzaaas

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This came out of nowhere. The studio that developed the game is dead...
Fyi Torchlight Frontiers is coming, not from the same studio, but from many of the same guys and from the same genre (although not identical because of MMO elements).
 
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AceTheFace

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Would sell more if they could of got it out early summer where there are no games to play. Waiting on Grim Dawn as well. Put it out right when BL3 comes out is dumb for any game.
 
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I played the shit out of this on PC. Great game. Then I decided to jump into Torchlight 1 for more of that sweetness. I think I lasted about 3 hours into that one.
 

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Looking forward to playing this on the go. There's something about dungeon crawlers on the Switch that just works. They are great for jumping in and out for quick gaming sessions.
 

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Better late then never, I guess. Spent about a dozen hours with Path of Exile (PS4), went on to play other games, forgot all the convoluted upgrade etc. systems and now the thought of re-learning all that shit (and suffer the lag, if it's still there) just makes me not want to return so I'm hoping this will be more streamlined to my liking.