SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Runic Games, Inc. ("Runic Games"), a specialized developer of PC-based entertainment software in the United States, announced today that the launch of Torchlight for Xbox LIVE resulted in the game's best sale day in its history.
“We're very excited to bring Torchlight to the 360, and have been really gratified by the positive reaction. It's affirming to know that console players love this genre as much as we do. We think the experience translates pretty well to the couch,” said President Travis Baldree.
Torchlight for Xbox LIVE premiered as part of Microsoft’s House Party lineup on Wednesday, March 9th, 2011. Critics are saying that Torchlight is “a perfect example of how to port a PC title to console” (Ars Technica), and “easily the best RPG to be found on XBLA” (MTV Multiplayer).
For more information on Torchlight, gamers can visit the official website at http://www.torchlight360.com/, and http://www.torchlightgame.com to view additional game play details, trailer, and screenshots.
Runic Games is also continuing development of the PC-based multi-player sequel, Torchlight II.
About Runic Games, Inc.
Runic Games is a developer of PC-based entertainment software, designing games that focus on quality, approachability, and fun. Runic Games is staffed by a team with experienced members, including leads on "Diablo," "Diablo II," "Diablo II: Lord of Destruction," "Fate," "Hellgate: London" and "Mythos." Torchlight for PC won the GDC Award for Best Debut in 2009. Runic Games, a subsidiary of Perfect World Co., Ltd. (NASDAQ:PWRD), is located in Seattle, Washington, United States.