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Role Playing (RPG) (Hack ‘n Slash)


Delve back into the action RPG world of Torchlight - the heroes are summoned by guardian-warrior Syl on a quest that was started by the now-missing Alchemist. The players will have to track him down, exploring much more of the fast-paced, monster-ridden world. Featuring multiplayer for the first time, Torchlight II also features character customization, plenty of modding ability, replayability with new game+ and the return of pets and fishing.

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12/15/2012 (2 of 2 found this helpful)

A Warm, Fluffy Diablo Clone

I can't help but think of Torchlight II in comparison to Diablo III (which I had finished not too long before diving into the multiplayer aspect of this game). Both are hack n slash adventures with the same type of elements (including different character classes, leveling up stats and abilities and, of course, all that lot) and essentially the same goals. That being said, while Torchlight II isn't a failure, it doesn't reach the heights of the king of hack 'n slash pleasure for a a variety of reasons.

Presentation: Compared to Diablo III, Torchlight II takes on a much more vibrant, slightly cartooney feel. The game does a good job of giving each character class a nice unique range of abilities (I was the Berserker - with an affinity for duel-wielding one-handed weapons). I als...

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  Nelson Schneider
Nelson Schneider
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12/15/2012 (2 of 2 found this helpful)

Click, Click, Click

“Torchlight 2” is the sequel to 2009’s “Torchlight,” a “Diablo” clone by Indie developer, Runic Games, which counts two co-founders of Blizzard (the company behind “Diablo”) among its ranks. As such, the ‘Torchlight’ series of games receives a lot of praise from “Diablo” fans. I’m not a “Diablo” fan. I disliked the first game and never bothered with the second, which is the one that drives fans into a quasi-religious fervor thanks to the revolutionary-in-2001 addition of online co-op multi-player. But thanks to the Indie pricing attached to “Torchlight 2” and a group of 4 friends seeking an online multi-player experience, I found myself with a second chance to experience the groundbreaking gameplay that defined the Hack ‘n Slash subgenre of RPGs. Afte...

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