Co-Optimus Feed for Co-Op videogame news for .Torchlight 2 A custom RSS feed on co-op gaming for: Co-Op videogame news for .Torchlight 2 http://www.co-optimus.com en-us http://www.co-optimus.com/images/cooplogo.pngCo-Optimushttp://www.co-optimus.com Torchlight for Free, Torchlight 2 75% off at Arc GamesJohn Bardinelli

Arc bills itself as a "social media platform". Essentially, it's a downloadable client aimed at bringing online and MMO-style games together under a single program. Launch, play, interact with and keep track of virtual worlds from one interface, that's the idea. There's only a handful of offerings at the moment, and to be honest Torchlight stands out as a bit of a black sheep since it isn't really isn't a massively anything. But we're not gonna complain about free and cheap games. Well, we are, but only a little, you know?

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This Week in Co-Op: A Tale of Two MaraudersTally Callahan

Extract from the log of Excelsia, Marauder of the Frostfang tribe: Day 10 Fah! Our quest continues, as does this damnable cold. Today we set out in search for some key - perhaps an Emberstone key? I don’t remember exactly; it’s hard to remember when I’m out in the field and the rage is upon me. DjinniMan, also of the Frostfang tribe, is still with me. I don’t know what the elders were thinking sending off two marauders on this quest. Maybe they’re hoping one of us will prove our dominance. All I know is that as of yet, neither one of us has the upper hand. We’re both just trying to survive out here. Enough writing for today. If I keep going, I’ll likely get frostbite.

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]]> http://www.co-optimus.com/article/11492/this-week-in-co-op-a-tale-of-two-marauders.html http://www.co-optimus.com/article/11492/this-week-in-co-op-a-tale-of-two-marauders.html Torchlight 2 Sells Over Two Million CopiesJohn Bardinelli

If the math we just asked our cat to do is correct, that's an average of over 6,000 games per day. For an indie studio that number is beyond good. In fact, we might even say it's "really good". The first million sales came before the end of 2012, but with Steam discounts and continued support by the developer, the next million game came within six months of that milestone. By comparison, the original Torchlight's sales figures are in the hundreds of thousands.

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]]> http://www.co-optimus.com/article/10545/torchlight-2-sells-over-two-million-copies.html http://www.co-optimus.com/article/10545/torchlight-2-sells-over-two-million-copies.html Torchlight 2 GUTS Editor ReleasedD.J. Waaland

Fans of Torchlght II may remember that word or an official editor has been passed around. In a great twist of humor, Runic Games decided to release the finished editor on April 1'st...except it wasn't a joke. The new editor is named GUTS, and it will allow players to create, tweak, customize, and explore new possibilities in the world of Torchlight II.

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]]> http://www.co-optimus.com/article/9974/torchlight-2-guts-editor-released.html http://www.co-optimus.com/article/9974/torchlight-2-guts-editor-released.html Torchlight 2 Co-Op Night and Steam SaleEric Murphy

I swear, whoever is in charge of setting up sales at Steam keeps an eye on our chatter here, because the past several PC co-op nights we've announced were accompanied by a Steam sale for the same game. Perhaps it's just coincidence, since Steam is always having sales, but I like to think we have some influence on the industry.

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]]> http://www.co-optimus.com/article/9718/torchlight-2-co-op-night-and-steam-sale.html http://www.co-optimus.com/article/9718/torchlight-2-co-op-night-and-steam-sale.html Torchlight 2 Sells Over 1 Million CopiesNick Puleo

Runic Games sent out a tweet last night letting the world know that Torchlight 2 has done quite well since it launched in September on the PC.  The 6 player co-op, action/RPG has sold over 1 million copies to date.  Not bad for a game our community chose as their Indie Co-Op GOTY.  

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]]> http://www.co-optimus.com/article/9474/torchlight-2-sells-over-1-million-copies.html http://www.co-optimus.com/article/9474/torchlight-2-sells-over-1-million-copies.html Torchlight 2 Co-Op FAQNick Puleo

Torchlight 2 has been anticipated for quite some time, especially after many had sour feelings with Diablo 3.  We've compiled a handy FAQ as a compendium to our database entries to help understand the game's cooperative multiplayer.  This is everything you need to know about Torchlight 2's cooperative experience spelled out in plain English.

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]]> http://www.co-optimus.com/article/8962/torchlight-2-co-op-faq.html http://www.co-optimus.com/article/8962/torchlight-2-co-op-faq.html PAX 2012: Torchlight 2 Hands On Preview and Video InterviewNick Puleo

September 20th, 2012.  Torchlight 2 finally has a release date thanks to a big announcement by developer Runic Games at PAX.  They definitely didn't want you to forget it as it was plastered all over their booth on the show floor.  With the game's release imminent, we sat down and played through a near final build of Act 2 in the game.  

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]]> http://www.co-optimus.com/article/8913/pax-2012-torchlight-2-hands-on-preview-and-video-interview.html http://www.co-optimus.com/article/8913/pax-2012-torchlight-2-hands-on-preview-and-video-interview.html Torchlight 2 Will Release September 20thTally Callahan

Torchlight 2 has been an illusive tease for quite some time now. We've been positively aching for this game while Runic has been polishing it until it shines. It seems as if our prayers have finally been answered, however: the official word is that Torchlight 2 will release September 20th, a paltry three weeks from now!

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]]> http://www.co-optimus.com/article/8858/torchlight-2-will-release-september-20th.html http://www.co-optimus.com/article/8858/torchlight-2-will-release-september-20th.html More Polishing Needed For Torchlight 2, Release Date Up In The AirChristopher Metz

Some things just need a little more time to cook before they’re well done, much like how Torchlight 2 is coming along. Runic Games has decided to officially delay the game’s release to properly balance and polish the final product.

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]]> http://www.co-optimus.com/article/8633/more-polishing-needed-for-torchlight-2-release-date-up-in-the-air.html http://www.co-optimus.com/article/8633/more-polishing-needed-for-torchlight-2-release-date-up-in-the-air.html E3 2012: Torchlight 2 Interview With Runic GamesLocke Vincent

It is always a privilege to talk to Runic Games, and this time at E3 2012 we were able to sit down and play through Torchlight 2 with them. We checked out the four classes, the pets, and of course the loot and I must say that it is shaping up to be an amazingly fluid action rpg experience.

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]]> http://www.co-optimus.com/article/8429/e3-2012-torchlight-2-interview-with-runic-games.html http://www.co-optimus.com/article/8429/e3-2012-torchlight-2-interview-with-runic-games.html This Week in Co-Op: I Can See Your Torchlight 2Nick Puleo

This Week in Co-Op, Tally and Nick take you on an epic journey into the Torchlight 2 beta and their live streaming of the event from last week.  

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