Excerpt: When the original Torchlight was released in 2009, it was easy to simply write it off as another Diablo clone. It featured the same dungeon-crawling gameplay, a similar level-up system and a never-ending quest for loot.
Summary: You've been patient and waited for this game to come out in the four years since it was announced. Was it worth it? Is it a worthy successor to the Diablo franchise? Will your mouse love you or hate you? Find out in this review.
Pros: Completely refined and focused gameplay, Much bigger world, You can finally play with friends
Excerpt: In 2009, Torchlight , by Runic games, took the world by storm. At the low price point of $20 it stood toe to toe with any action-RPG in the genre and introduced some much needed innovations and style. As much fun as it was, fans clamored for co-op.
Pros: More of everything–loot, pets, environments, monsters, etc., Vast world and lore to explore, exponentially expanded after completing the game, 4 new classes with new skill trees, SIX PLAYER CO-OP!!!
Cons: Not able to respec skills, Some connection bugs in coop, Limited social options, which are not available once you are ingame
Conclusion: Torchlight 2 is a good role-playing dungeon crawler with a lengthy story, lots of side quests, and even more systems designed to keep you hooked on its experience after you complete the campaign.
Pros: +Lengthy campaign with many side quests, +Four very varied playable classes, +Online co-op, +Great price
Cons: -Can seem a bit too complex, -Interface looks a bit dated