The second it was announced, Torchlight Frontiers skyrocketed to the top of my interest. I really wasn’t expecting an MMO out of this franchise — and with housing, no less!
After spinning in my chair and making gleeful noises, I came back down to earth when I discovered that not everyone shared my enthusiasm about this project. Some of my friends who are fairly big MMO fans questioned the need and purpose of a Torchlight online game. Apparently there’s some thought that isometric Diablo-clones, also known as action-RPGs, don’t make the best MMO material.
When we take into account titles like Marvel Heroes, Devilian, and Path of Exile, what do you think? Do action-RPGs make for good MMO material, or is the format too unorthodox and fast-paced for massively multiplayer fun?