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Steam Top 10

Here's Valve's accounting of the 10 bestselling games on Steam for this past week:

  1. Borderlands 2
  2. Torchlight II
  3. XCOM: Enemy Unknown
  4. Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
  5. Total War: Master Collection
  6. Arma II: Combined Operations
  7. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3
  8. Saints Row The Third
  9. FTL: Fater Than Light
  10. Borderlands 2 Season Pass

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25. Re: Steam Top 10 Oct 1, 2012, 00:49 Shok
netnerd85 wrote on Sep 30, 2012, 19:33:
Played the Torchlight 1 demo and that was a yawn fest. What's different about II?

Torchlight 2 is like TL1 on steroids. The loot system is better, levels are bigger and varied, and the game overall is more polished. It did take me a while to get into it though since it didn't really get its hooks in me until I played a character to level 20 or so, stashed some gear in the shared stash, and then started a different class. I have only played on veteran difficulty. I went from an embermage that was dying left and right to a kickass engineer that got to level 20 in half the time it took me to get the mage there.

But little did I know the augmented loot would hook me. There are some weapons that augment with a certain number of mob kills. I got a hammer for my engy that augmented after 10 champion kills. So I had to run around with it for a few hours just to see what the augmented stats turned out to be. Unfortunately, by the time I finally got the 10 kills there was a better weapon. But now I can put this augmented weapon into my shared stash for a new character to wipe the floor with and not have to get the 10 kills.

I'm surprised how much I have gotten into TL2. I played TL1 maybe 4-5 hours max. I'm up to about 12+ hours on TL2 and I've barely got through level 20...
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