They were both great. I loved the campaigns of both, maybe 1 more than 2, but the T-hunt co-op was just absolutely fantastic. Some of my fav co-op ever. Would love UBI to follow-up with some new gen games in the series tbh. Seige doesn't do it, although I think it's good in its own right.
I'm biased, but D3 is the best game. However, since PoE is free and has gone through many improvements, give it another shot. The skill map is crazy cool and allows for so many "experiments". Torchlight is fun but it's the real beginner game, and since D3 grabbed you again, just get that. It's gotta be real cheap now. Season 9 starts real soon too btw, with a patch full of changes and new cosmetics.
I'm in chapter 3 and the soldier drops are out of control. It's really dumb, and is ruining the exploration and side mission grind for me. Put it on easy thinking maybe it'd slow, but no dice. The game has some rough edges and is annoying too often imo....and the Magitek soldier drops are on top of that list. I have become resolved to just sprint away and ignore them if at all possible, despite them being fun to murder, lol.