Torchlight II Co-op Preview

#1 Posted by pweidman (2362 posts) -

We didn't get to see any Torchlight II from our G-bomb guys this E3(that I could tell), but that doesn't mean it wasn't there. Other smaller sites took a look at the co-op in the game, and the link to Co-Optimus is one such take. In short, the game sounds awesome. Bigger, more open world, with open areas between dungeons, and weather effects for more atmosphere. Cinematics and more dramatic music, giving overall bigger and better production values. 4 NEW character classes that can be played as male or female. They're claiming way more highend loot sets than Torchlight :))). As of now the team is saying 8 player co-op. Host can change that. There's going to be full mod support at point of launch, so i guess that must be why they are offering the mp as the "Wild West' or 'Standard' modes. Hell it's all in the article. Check it out:

http://www.co-optimus.com/article/6232/e3-2011-torchlight-2-co-op-hands-on-preview.html

Oh and it sounds like pc first this July.

#2 Posted by STUVNING (138 posts) -

Is it really releasing this summer? Or did I just imagine reading late 2011 somewhere? Anyway, really looking forward to it!

#3 Posted by TaliciaDragonsong (8606 posts) -

Sounds great.
 
Hell, I'd buy a co op Torchlight 1 if they made that. (The mod for it was too buggy!)

#4 Posted by AlisterCat (5722 posts) -

Based on the lack of coverage I expected this to be a long way off.

#5 Edited by pweidman (2362 posts) -

Schaeffer said that the XBLA port of Torchlight slowed them down a bit on finishing Torchlight II. It was scheduled to release in May. He also said some of the stuff on the UI that they learned getting Torchlight on XBL will make it into the pc release of T2. All customizable apparently also. These guys are smart. G-bomb needs to have'em in their office for an extended preview/demo.

#6 Posted by GaiaAthena (7 posts) -

I liked the first Torchlight so looking forward to this one. Preview looks good, I look forward to see more from this title.

#7 Posted by buft (3320 posts) -

I loved the first game, i'd still be playing it now if it was Co-op.

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