Torchlight 2: No Real-Money Auction House, Offline Mode, Loves Mods

Runic Games with its successful hit Torchlight, bluntly inspired by Diablo, has sent the above Tweet perhaps in recognition of the recent spread of nerd-rage over the recent announcements on Diablo III: an auction house with real money, no offline mode, and a constant online connection that effectively eliminates mods.

It's not certain whether Torchlight 2 will have real-money auction house, but chances are that they won't trying something as controversial in such a short period of time, particularly when they are concentrating on bringing multiplayer experience into their excellent single-player game. While Diablo has a huge following, Torchlight II has the power to take away a lot of fans from their base (and vice versa), especially if they release around the same time.

For whom will you place your bets?