Battle evil for free with Torchlight and Steam!
This deal caught my eye because I have (and really dig) Torchlight. Since I like Torchlight, I assume I’m going to like Torchlight II. The reviews on MetaCritc are even better than the original, hovering around 88/100.
The reason I loved Torchlight so much is that it is extremely similar to the Diablo series of games, and I used to be mildly addicted to Diablo II. As it turns out, Max and Erich Schaefer, who helped design Diablo and Diablo II, worked on the Torchlight series. If you are a fan of Diablo, you will certainly like this game.
In fact, a review on Game Informer had this to say:
Torchlight II is an excellent game no matter how you slice it. As big of a Diablo III fan as I am, the margin between the two is razor-thin – and I have to give the nod to Torchlight II.
That’s someone who is saying they like Torchlight II, a $20 indie game, more than Diablo iii from Blizzard. That’s crazy high praise for Torchlight II.
I’ll be picking this one up right away. For $4.99 ($15 off the original $19.99), knowing how great Torchlight was and seeing all the great reviews, I’m not even interested in trying out the free weekend. Of course if you aren’t sure, check out the free weekend. This is a digital download of a PC game, so there is no shipping.
(Expires: 12th January 2014, 10:00AM ET)