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Torchlight 2 $9.99 on 12/2 only. Gamestop


#1 Japakneez   You are big foo CAGiversary!   2258 Posts   Joined 9.9 Years Ago  

Posted 30 November 2012 - 05:31 PM

Credit to goodgirls from SD. This may be gamestop.com only and requires steam client to play.


ON SALE NOW (12/2 only)
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Edited by Japakneez, 02 December 2012 - 07:41 AM.
Made the link clickable


#2 Bosamba   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   2002 Posts   Joined 3.7 Years Ago  

Posted 30 November 2012 - 05:46 PM

Thanks OP.
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#3 Da Sage   CAG in Training CAG Veteran   9 Posts   Joined 2.5 Years Ago  

Posted 01 December 2012 - 12:33 AM

Good deal, definitely in for one!!!

#4 shurija   Geronimo! CAGiversary!   1308 Posts   Joined 5.5 Years Ago  

Posted 01 December 2012 - 12:35 AM

In for two. Thanks, OP.

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#5 pun123   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   1799 Posts   Joined 9.9 Years Ago  

Posted 01 December 2012 - 01:35 AM

thats a steal, great game.
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Posted 01 December 2012 - 02:00 AM

I can use GS credit right? If so I am definitely buying this.
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#7 Chrono Gear   For the Horde! CAGiversary!   4640 Posts   Joined 4.6 Years Ago   Has been playing Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate
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Posted 01 December 2012 - 02:01 AM

I'm going to wait for it to be included in Humble Indie Bundle 7 or 8 and just BTA to get it. Wouldn't it be hilarious if I'm right? I think it's going to happen...

#8 motoki   Big Fish Grandma CAGiversary!   11056 Posts   Joined 3.7 Years Ago   Has been playing Big Mutha Truckers 2: Truck Me Harder
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Posted 01 December 2012 - 02:45 AM

I'm going to wait for it to be included in Humble Indie Bundle 7 or 8 and just BTA to get it. Wouldn't it be hilarious if I'm right? I think it's going to happen...


Maybe eventually after a long time but it's a fairly new release and that's not likely to happen soon.

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Posted 01 December 2012 - 02:49 AM

I'm going to wait for it to be included in Humble Indie Bundle 7 or 8 and just BTA to get it. Wouldn't it be hilarious if I'm right? I think it's going to happen...



Don't hold your breath. Took like... three years for Torchlight 1 to appear in the Humble Bundle and only then because Torchlight 2 obsoletes it and they wanted to give people a taste so they'd buy the sequel. I'm sure it might be in a bundle some day but you'll be waiting a year at least. Probably two.

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Posted 01 December 2012 - 03:01 AM

Really wish they'd put this out on consoles.

#11 Chrono Gear   For the Horde! CAGiversary!   4640 Posts   Joined 4.6 Years Ago   Has been playing Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate
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Posted 01 December 2012 - 03:19 AM

Maybe eventually after a long time but it's a fairly new release and that's not likely to happen soon.


Don't hold your breath. Took like... three years for Torchlight 1 to appear in the Humble Bundle and only then because Torchlight 2 obsoletes it and they wanted to give people a taste so they'd buy the sequel. I'm sure it might be in a bundle some day but you'll be waiting a year at least. Probably two.


Works for me, I'm in no hurry at all. :)

#12 DANIEL   DANNY FAKnTASTIC CAGiversary!   579 Posts   Joined 10.8 Years Ago  

Posted 01 December 2012 - 03:58 AM

is this game better than diablo 3?

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#13 Mooby   Herp Derp CAGiversary!   7795 Posts   Joined 4.5 Years Ago  

Posted 01 December 2012 - 04:04 AM

It has its problems but... yes, it's better. Just don't expect the same AAA level graphical polish, voice acting, etc. that Blizzard can easily afford whereas Runic cannot.

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Posted 01 December 2012 - 04:26 AM

It has its problems but... yes, it's better. Just don't expect the same AAA level graphical polish, voice acting, etc. that Blizzard can easily afford whereas Runic cannot.


Really? They must have made night and day improvements over Torchlight 1. I wouldn't put the two in the same league. Both are great but they are very much a hamburger (Torchlight) versus steak (Diablo) argument.

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Posted 01 December 2012 - 05:15 AM

Really wish they'd put this out on consoles.

That makes two of us. I actually enjoyed the first one more on the 360. Does anyone know if 2 supports a game pad?


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Posted 01 December 2012 - 05:22 AM

great price for a great game
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Posted 01 December 2012 - 05:23 AM

That makes two of us. I actually enjoyed the first one more on the 360. Does anyone know if 2 supports a game pad?


Nope.

Physical damage in this game sucks btw, as in an order of magnitude difference in damage.

I thought the first game was better for single player, but the multiplayer makes TL2 more fun. My main is like an 86 Embermage.

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#18 SelmaBlair   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   444 Posts   Joined 5.2 Years Ago  

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Posted 01 December 2012 - 08:12 AM

is this game better than diablo 3?


The big problem with Diablo 3 was the end game portion and I'm not that far into Torchlight 2 to be able to compare it.

The gameplay is on par with D3 or better and the loot is wayyyyy better in TL2 (I've found like 10 legendaries in 5 hours rather than the 2 I found in Diablo 3 after 100 hours). For $9.99 you can't go wrong if you like dungeon crawlers.

#19 elessar123   "AT LAST, SIR TERRY, WE MUST WALK TOGETHER." CAGiversary!   10145 Posts   Joined 6.1 Years Ago  

Posted 01 December 2012 - 08:22 AM

The big problem with Diablo 3 was the end game portion and I'm not that far into Torchlight 2 to be able to compare it.

The gameplay is on par with D3 or better and the loot is wayyyyy better in TL2 (I've found like 10 legendaries in 5 hours rather than the 2 I found in Diablo 3 after 100 hours). For $9.99 you can't go wrong if you like dungeon crawlers.


Um, I really doubt you found 10 legendaries. Legendaries have red text. I think you mean uniques, with gold text.

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#20 Jodou   Infamous CAGiversary!   11515 Posts   Joined 6.4 Years Ago   Has been playing Final Fantasy XIV Online: A Realm Reborn
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Posted 01 December 2012 - 04:56 PM

Same price it was on Steam last week; I wouldn't be surprised if it's closer to, if not, $5 during the winter sale.

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#21 lwhitit   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   620 Posts   Joined 3.9 Years Ago  

Posted 01 December 2012 - 05:22 PM

Same price it was on Steam last week; I wouldn't be surprised if it's closer to, if not, $5 during the winter sale.


Yep. This is what i am holding out for.

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Posted 01 December 2012 - 05:58 PM

I really doubt this will make $5 on the Steam winter sale. That probably won't happen until 2013 some time.

As stated, this game doesn't support a controller which is also probably one of the reasons why there isn't a console version of this or Diablo 3 for that matter. You'd have to completely redo the UIs and you'd lose a lot of the inventory management which works really well for these games.

The good news though is that Torchlight 2 runs well even on fairly low end PCs.

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Posted 01 December 2012 - 06:12 PM

I can use GS credit right? If so I am definitely buying this.


Yep!

#24 David Hibiki   Well then... CAGiversary!   9263 Posts   Joined 12.0 Years Ago  

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Posted 01 December 2012 - 06:21 PM

Same price it was on Steam last week; I wouldn't be surprised if it's closer to, if not, $5 during the winter sale.


Yes, this.

As far as TL2 being better then D3? Almost in every way. D3 has better graphics and a better online setup (TL2 took me 24 hours to get logged into Ruinic's servers and me and my dad had some issues getting together online) but that's really all I can think of. The value is much better with TL2 obviously and the game is just overall better. It's a shame Diablo carries the name and will grow on regardless of how the expansion turns out , where as I'm hoping for another Torchlight but even if it sold one million copies that's only 1/10th what Blizzard has gotten with D3, and at a higher price and income from RMAH.

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Posted 01 December 2012 - 08:02 PM

Really? They must have made night and day improvements over Torchlight 1. I wouldn't put the two in the same league. Both are great but they are very much a hamburger (Torchlight) versus steak (Diablo) argument.


Terrible analogy, especially if you haven't played T2 yet. Its leagues better than D3.

It's more akin to sitting down at an overpriced "fancy" restaurant (D3) to having a hearty homecooked meal (T2).

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Posted 01 December 2012 - 08:13 PM

Yes, this.

As far as TL2 being better then D3? Almost in every way. D3 has better graphics and a better online setup (TL2 took me 24 hours to get logged into Ruinic's servers and me and my dad had some issues getting together online) but that's really all I can think of. The value is much better with TL2 obviously and the game is just overall better. It's a shame Diablo carries the name and will grow on regardless of how the expansion turns out , where as I'm hoping for another Torchlight but even if it sold one million copies that's only 1/10th what Blizzard has gotten with D3, and at a higher price and income from RMAH.



Not if you just bought D3 for $10 over BF at the Microsoft sale. :D Either way I am owning both of these. Biggest difference...I can play T2 on my computer right now but will have to wait for an upgrade for D3...so T2 wins for now.

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Posted 01 December 2012 - 08:17 PM

Not if you just bought D3 for $10 over BF at the Microsoft sale. :D Either way I am owing both of these. Biggest difference...I can play T2 on my computer right now but will have to wait for an upgrade for D3...so T2 wins for now.


D3 is not a bad game it's just (imho) way overpriced unless you managed to snag the TRU or Microsoft deal for it.

But you bring up a good point about Torchlight 2. It's very forgiving of even older and lower end PCs unlike a lot of other PC games.

#28 Mooby   Herp Derp CAGiversary!   7795 Posts   Joined 4.5 Years Ago  

Posted 01 December 2012 - 08:22 PM

Really? They must have made night and day improvements over Torchlight 1. I wouldn't put the two in the same league. Both are great but they are very much a hamburger (Torchlight) versus steak (Diablo) argument.



Torchlight 1 was basically a tech demo for Torchlight 2. So, yes, there are major improvements that flesh it out as a full game with multiple acts, proper bosses, proper classes, proper talent trees, etc. If Diablo 3 is 'steak' it's Salisbury steak... a glorified hamburger. Game play and content wise D3 has no advantages over Torchlight 2. It's flashier, has better graphics, and a dedicated (I hesitate to say secure) server but that's only relevant for people using the RMAH.

#29 hwmusic   Bloodrocuted CAGiversary!   604 Posts   Joined 4.5 Years Ago  

Posted 01 December 2012 - 09:09 PM

Really? They must have made night and day improvements over Torchlight 1. I wouldn't put the two in the same league. Both are great but they are very much a hamburger (Torchlight) versus steak (Diablo) argument.


diablo 3 blows though compared to diablo 2. I think diablo 2 was much better than torchlight 1 or 2 though, combined.
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#30 gotdott   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   2349 Posts   Joined 4.4 Years Ago  

Posted 01 December 2012 - 10:21 PM

Torchlight 2 isn't that much better in the replay value category. It's just too easy of a game that you sleepwalk through it. It's still a great game, but I only really had fun when I was playing with friends on hardcore at the higher difficulties because then it became more "fun" than a simple point and click through levels.