Torchlight II ignites the franchise developed by Runic Games in this exciting sequel to the award-winning Action RPG Torchlight. Runic Games, located in Seattle, is a veteran team composed of the designers and leads of projects like Diablo, Diablo II, Mythos, Fate, and Torchlight, which won the Game Developer’s Choice Award for Best Debut of 2009.
Torchlight II presents more of our unique art style, drawing from traditional animation influences and expanding on the whimsical and quirky world captured in the original Torchlight. We aim for that broad appeal that's appropriate for older kids, but is really intended for the kid in every adult.
The most exciting new feature of Torchlight II is the multiplayer component. Play with your friends, and use the free peer-to-peer matchmaking service to meet new players of a similar level and interest. Together, discover expansive 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 mysterious overworld, enjoying all new weather features, time of day events, and a rich and cunning story to drive gameplay.
Years ago, the Heroes of Torchlight saved the world from the dragon Ordrak. But now the corrupted Dark Alchemist has stolen the dragon's heart, and is using it to attack the Guardians—the ancient, powerful beings who maintain the balance of the six elements. The player witnesses the destruction wrought by this terrible artifact, and begins a quest to put a stop to the Dark Alchemist’s insane plans. The trail leads from the beleaguered Estherian Steppes, through the war-torn Mana Wastes and the haunted ruins of an ancient dwarven city, before taking the player to a realm where no mortal being has set foot in thousands of years—and where an even more awful evil struggles to force itself into the world.