Torchlight 2 delayed due to gameplay tweaking

A few years ago a Diablo-clone RPG known as Torchlight took the world by storm. While the game wasn’t aiming at outshining Blizzard Entertainment and its Diablo games, Torchlight brought fresh RPG gameplay, great graphics and many more hours of dungeon fights and exploration – a recipe that kept millions of gamers in front of their PCs, not to mention the really low price and the low PC system requirements to play the game.

No wonder then a second Torchlight game was promised a while ago but to the dismay of many gamers the second installment to the series hasn’t been launched until now despite promises it would see the light of day well before Diablo 3. Travis Baldree, one of the folks at Runic Games, the creator of Torchlight, now has an explanation – apparently the game was delayed so that game characters can be better balanced and hence the gameplay to be improved.

Torchlight Logo

This reason is serious enough to excuse the delay – as we all know designing a really good RPG takes a lot of time with Diablo 3 perhaps being the best example – the game was in the works for many years and despite this fact it still suffers from various problems and is being improved on the go.

Still there’s hope for every Torchlight fan – Torchlight 2 is expected to become available by the end of 2012.


Source: VG247.com

Related posts

Microsoft Office Starter Edition gets the boot

Microsoft has officially announced that Office Starter Edition will be no longer available. The cut down version of Office, offering just Word and Excel (with ads inside at that) will be replaced by Office Web Apps – the Internet versions of Word, Excel and PowerPoint announced back in 2008...

Sony debuts flash drive with USB and microUSB connectors

Sony debuts flash drive with USB and microUSB connectors

Sony has introduced a rather interesting device that promises to ease the lives of millions of people around the world. The device in question is a new USB flash drive that has two connectors – a microUSB and a regular USB 2.0 connector. Thus end users will be able to transfer content from...

Scythe e-Book Holder for e-Books and Tablets

Cooling specialist Scythe is trying to enter on a new market with the announcement of their a brand-new product for tablet and e-book. It as a "e-Book Holder" which is appropriate for nowadays e-Books and tablets fand feature a patent pending mounting mechanism which allows users to rotate their...

Leave a comment