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8.3
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Score Breakdown Based on 3752 ratings
  1. 10 (621)
  2. 9 (1630)
  3. 8 (1040)
  4. 7 (281)
  5. 6 (83)
  6. 5 (43)
  7. 4 (12)
  8. 3 (11)
  9. 2 (5)
  10. 1 (26)

Most Helpful Positive Player Reviews

  • Rating:8.5

    I was excited the first 10 hours...

    What we need nowadays is Torchlight. There are a lot of RPGs created but they always lack something. At first when I started playing this game, I thought that that would be the perfect game which I will play for some ti... Read Full Review

    9 of 9 users found the following review helpful

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  • Rating:8

    Torchlight

    http://katiejurek.comAn action RPG so incredibly reminiscent of Diablo II that I got addicted to it insanely quickly; nostalgia for D2 can hook me pretty fast. While playing this game, I even wondered aloud about how the... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7

    Nothing new here. Yet some great moments.

    I heard of this game some years ago, but I didn't play it because I didn't like the type: just explore and loot in a dungeon. But playing it I began to love it. It's a classic ARPG with exploration here and there and ju... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7.5

    A good starting point for this hack and slash.

    At the time that Torchlight was released in 2009, it was intended to be a rival to Diablo. It was a low budget game sold at around 20$ on the release date. I have heard so often of it that I needed to try it. However, it... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8

    Torchlight is a splendidly solid action RPG with more features than one would expect.

    INTRO: Having business interests mix with game development may have removed some game designers' desire to stay at where they were, but fortunately for followers of the kinds of games that they make, they did not leave t... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.5

    Great game for the price

    For the price of admission, the game is definitely a decent product. It can get pretty repetitive unlike its competitors, but its competitors are considerably more expensive. The cartoon-ish type graphics are great as it... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7

    reasonable price, gorgeous cartoony graphics and smooth gameplay, but without originality, replayability and strategy

    First off, I have played only the warrior type for about 10-15 hours, so my review is based on that. Just like all the Action RPG's, Torchlight is an addictive and entertaining game (at least for the first 3-4 hours). An... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:6

    Torchlight is mindless and addictive, though questionably fun.

    Pros: Colorful, eye-catching art style; Good sense of pace Cons: Lame story; Gameplay is fairly shallow; Late game difficulty spike My history with Diablo-style games is a bit shaky. I tried Diablo 1 and 2, and fa... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:5

    Boring game

    I'm generally not a fan of this genre and I've never played Diablo 2. I finished the game, beat the final boss. I doubt I will return to continue from there. For me it was a way to spend some time, and it offered little ... Read Full Review

    1 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.5

    Torchlight is a RPG Adventure that will surely grow on you!

    Game: Torchlight Genre: RPG-Adventure Developer: Runic Games System: PC (Steam) Total Score: 84/100 Value Score: 8.4/10 • Story: 6/10 o Torchlight's storyline is probably its most weak point, but that also d... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7

    Torchlight is a good game, but have some flaws

    Torchlight is a game made by Schaefer brothers. If you did not know them by now, let me just tell you that they were the key members of Diablo 1 and 2 series. All the magnificent sets of armor and weapons were made by th... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful