Torchlight for Xbox 360
Xbox 360


Mar 9, 2011

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About this game

Developer: Runic Games
Content Rating: Teen


The discovery of a rich vein of powerful but dangerous magic ore has turned the sleepy village of Torchlight into a thriving boomtown. Players risk their lives to explore randomly arranged dungeons in a variety of treacherous and exciting settings, learning spectacular skills and finding the most exquisite and powerful treasures.

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17 Reviews
Emily GeraMar 18, 2011
Movement feels smoother with the analogue stick, and that inevitably helps when you're crawling your way through hordes of skeletons. While PC players might miss the standard hot keys they were used to, Torchlight on XBLA is proof that they're by no means necessary. Ten years on from Diablo and it still has enough influence over modern games to power a generation of clones, but both Torchlight and its developer prove to be one the perfect students of the genre.
Adam BiessenerMar 09, 2011
For all that, it's a better dungeon crawler than most everything else that has been released post-Diablo II. Torchlight is a celebration of the silly fun of building an overpowered hero and tearing through hordes of monsters. We'd all love co-op (which is coming in the sequel, announced last year), but my advice is to appreciate Torchlight for what it is rather than complaining that it's not what you want your perfect dungeon crawler to be. You won't be disappointed.
Steve HaskeMar 09, 2011
Reviewing a game like Torchlight is almost unnecessary. Diablo clones are hardly a new concept, and with the rave reviews this particular one received last year, it's kind of a given that its second iteration would be good—you could almost just get away with saying that the transfer from PC to console is smooth and works well. However, if you're a console-owning fan of the genre, this is still great news. Just be wary of loot addiction and you'll be fine.

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