I really wanted to love this game. I waited for this release since 2007 when rumors began flying and Hellgate: London made it's premier. I played the beta, fell in love with the content and was sure that this game was going to send me into seizures over how awesome it was going to be. When this game was released I was practically frothing at the mouth to play; I even went to bed early so I could wake up early and play the crap out of it.
I initially forgave Blizzard for the SNAFU that was the release. No release is perfect, and I gave them the benefit of the doubt on that. I played this game for weeks, if not a month straight before establishing that the entire release was a huge waste of time.
Endgame was what got me on this. The Inferno difficulty is damn near impossible and attaining the gear is such an unattainable goal that you can just forget it unless you want to spend about $2k on it, or purchase a subscription to a bot and start autofarming for the next 5 months.
The game is incomplete to say the least. No PVP, no progression system past 60 levels and a poorly thought out loot system.
I'm giving it a 5.5 simply because there is that remote chance that a few months worth of development time might make the game playable/fun for those who have made it to Inferno, but that is the extent of my hopes.
Torchlight II is hopefully going to give me my ARPG fix, because I can't bring myself to reinstall and play D3 anytime again soon unless something drastically changes.
I'm not counting on that much though.