Four distinct classes with great abilities.
An addictive stream of enticing loot.
Excellent skill design.
Great loot system.
Lots of content.
Gorgeous, atmospheric environments.
Limitless replayability thanks to extensive modding toolset.
Gorgeous graphics and great music.
Smooth 6-player co-op.
Deeply rewarding loot system.
Satisfying weapon and spell effects and animations.
Not being able to respect.
Action occasionally gets choppy.
Multiplayer lacks a few conveniences.
Outlander's weak charge ability.
By pcworld.com_techhive.com on November 28, 2012
Runic's second foray into adventure RPGs builds on the success of the first Torchlight with new classes and multiplayer options. It's beautiful and fun to...90
By Realm of Gaming on October 25, 2012
PCClick click click. It's all about the rhythm. Click click click. Shoot, bash, backflip. Click click click. Loot loot loot. For all its detailed stats, loot, and skill trees, the Action RPG genre has never been about sophistication. While it is of...80
By eTeknix on October 14, 2012
This last couple of weeks I have been spending an immense amount of time getting lost in the world of Torchlight II. Torchlight II is the latest action RPG from Runic Games and is the sequel to their 2009 classis “Torchlight”.There are no...-
By New Game Network on October 10, 2012
Torchlight 2 is better than the original and the newly released Diablo 3. There is great variety to locations and monsters and this makes it easy to keep playing. Combat is dextrous, loot is rewarding and replay value is high. Some performance issues...84
By TrustedReviews on October 08, 2012
Torchlight II isn’t necessarily a Diablo III-killer, but it’s a beautifully crafted, hugely addictive and richly lovable rival.80
By Techgage on October 08, 2012
A noticeable and welcome improvement Torchlight II has over the original is that the enemies and bosses are greatly varied. There wasn't one time I felt I was fighting the same type or same looking enemy from on chapter to the next. The bosses...95
By Blogcritics on October 04, 2012
It is quite a testament to Torchlight II that I have a hard time just thinking of writing the review because it means I will need to move on to something else in my in-tray. That's after I managed to play two different and distinct characters from...100
By GameTrailers on October 03, 2012
For all of its features, Torchlight II doesn’t differ significantly from its predecessor; instead, it takes what worked and gives us those features in indulgent helpings.85
By Edge on October 03, 2012
You’ll get the most out of Torchlight II if you’re looking to ride the curve of loot and incremental power, and to share in a community that is emerging as the game’s mechanics are mastered and its rarest items are uncovered.80
By DigitalSpy on October 02, 2012
Make no mistake, Torchlight 2 is nothing revolutionary. It favours a remix of genre conventions over any true evolution of the action RPG formula, but it is a pitch-perfect execution of those traditions that remains satisfying from start to finish and beyond.60