Torchlight demo released on Steam

Try the Diablo-alike for free.

Runic Games has released a demo for its action-RPG Torchlight on Steam.

The game was released yesterday, and can be bought direct from the developer as well as from Steam, Direct2Drive and a number of other digital download services. It costs US $19.99.

Torchlight is a top-down action-RPG in the Diablo mould, descended from the never-released Mythos which was being made by Hellgate developer Flagship before it went under. Runic was formed by Diablo veteran Max Schaefer and other members of the Mythos team.

Torchlight is currently a single-player RPG only, but a massively multiplayer version will be built on its bones and released next year.

"This game is pure Diablo-ish wonderful-ness. My fave from E3, can't wait to play tonight," tweeted nerd actress Felicia Day.

Read our PAX preview for more info, and look out for a review soon.

Sometimes we include links to online retail stores. If you click on one and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. For more information, go here.

Jump to comments (33)

About the author

Oli Welsh

Oli Welsh

Editor-in-chief  |  oliwelsh

Oli is the editor of Eurogamer.net and likes to take things one word at a time. His friends call him The European, but that's just a coincidence. He's still playing Diablo 3.

Related

You may also enjoy...

Fortnite's next crossover is Alien and Ripley

And fans think Family Guy could be next.

Digital FoundryNvidia GeForce RTX 3060 review: Ampere goes mainstream

RTX 2070 performance for less, yet the 3060 Ti is better value.

Pokémon livestream confirmed for tomorrow

As Diamond and Pearl rumours swirl.

Comments (33)

Comments for this article are now closed. Thanks for taking part!

Hide low-scoring comments
Order
Threading
Eurogamer.net

Buy things with globes on them

And other lovely Eurogamer merch in our official store!

Eurogamer Merch