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[GM] Torchlight Announces Exclusivity For The 360

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Travis Baldtree, the big guy for Runic Games has confirmed that Torchlight will be a 360 exclusive. This news came after the CES 2011 press event where Microsoft announced the game to be available for XBLA. Torchlight, a massive PC indie hit has seen over 500,000 sales. It carries controls similar to Diablo and can stand it’s ground in the hack and slash genre.
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Not sure how I feel about this.
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Not good.
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who cares lemme know when torchlight II is out
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who cares lemme know when torchlight II is out
I agree with this statement.
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Its reality. Microsoft provides loads of tools and support to ease the transition from PC to 360, and the hardware isn't all that different.

Sony on the other hand uses an overly complex hardware design that stumped greatest minds in the industry for 3 years before they managed to get it working properly. Even if Sony did provide the tools Microsoft does, which they don't, it would be way too much for an indie developer to handle.
    
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So, to me the article wasn't 100% clear on the situation. Basically from the previous comments here, he's just porting Torchlight (first one) to the 360? Torchlight II is still coming for the PC?
post #7 of 22
That is kind of ambiguous... exclusive how? To the 360, alright, but as opposed to what? Other consoles such as the PS3? I want my Torchlight II on PC, dammit.
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Torchlight 2 will be for PC. This article simply states that the PS3 isn't going to be getting the original Torchlight.

And to that I say whoop-de-flippin-dooo
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Ug, what next- support for Kinect?
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post #10 of 22
PS3 is stupidly annoying for developers to program on. At least Microsoft was intelligent enough to provide ample SDK's and support to maximize the games on the console. The PR idiots at Sony actually bragged about how difficult it is to program on the PS3.
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