Runic Games

Based in Seattle WA, Runic Games was founded in August 2008 by Travis Baldree, Max Schaefer, Erich Schaefer and Peter Hu. On October 27th 2009, Runic released their single-player Action RPG, Torchlight, as a digital download. Their upcoming projects include an MMORPG based in the world of Torchlight to be published by Perfect World Co. Ltd.

Recent articles about Runic Games

Runic Games shut down

Torchlight studio closed as parent company Perfect World focuses on online games-as-a-service

Runic co-founders say goodbye

Erich Schaefer and Travis Baldree going back to smaller-scale development

Torchlight 2 hits 2 million sales

Runic's sequel doubles Torchlight's two-year sales in just ten months

Torchlight II dev has "no plans" to work on MMO

Runic's planned Torchlight MMO will have to wait

Torchlight II dev finds digital "as profitable" as full retail

Runic Games sees an equal amount of profit in digital and a $60 retail release

Runic claims Torchlight assets stolen by Chinese developer

Armed Heroes Online dev defends inspiration for iOS title

Diablo III was originally an MMO

Runic Games' co-founder explains how Diablo III began development years ago

Runic CEO: Industry stifled by $200m projects

"I look forward to the end of boxes and disks," says Max Schaefer

Anti-SOPA movement gathering support from tech community

Wikipedia, NVIDIA, Anonymous and Reddit reject bill along with developers


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