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: With all new character classes, an expansive overworld, new quests, monsters, and lots of new dungeons, Torchlight II finally lets you play with your friends in the world of Torchlight with an expansive co-op multiplayer experience
Excerpt: Torchlight II allows for online co-op for up to six players. Each player in a co-op game sees their own loot, removing the often contentious problem of greedy players snapping it up and refusing to share. Enemy strength scales based on the number of players present.
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