Torchlight Review

The game has an energy to it that is infectious. Right from the start, you sense the game has an overactive pulse that propels you ever forward. You must finish this level. You have to complete a set of unique armor even if it means re-slaughtering an entire map four or five times. And so on.


What really helps on the Xbox 360 is being able to move your character with the left thumbstick instead of repetitively clicking everywhere with your mouse on the PC. This alleviates the strained wrist so common to click-fests, and probably why I

The downside to this style of game is that there is a lack of any attachment to the people in the town or even to the town itself. Torchlight

This is where

During that time, they also have specific attacks and resistances based on the type of fish you fed it.


If there is one area in which the XBLA version of

Ron Burke is the Editor in Chief for Gaming Trend. Currently living in Fort Worth, Texas, Ron is an old-school gamer who enjoys CRPGs, action/adventure, platformers, music games, and has recently gotten into tabletop gaming. Ron is also a fourth degree black belt, with a Master's rank in Matsumura Seito Shōrin-ryū, Moo Duk Kwan Tang Soo Do, Universal Tang Soo Do Alliance, and International Tang Soo Do Federation. He also holds ranks in several other styles in his search to be a well-rounded fighter. Ron has been married to Gaming Trend Editor, Laura Burke, for 21 years. They have three dogs - Pazuzu (Irish Terrier), Atë, and Calliope (both Australian Kelpie/Pit Bull mixes).

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