Costume Quest 2

Rating Summary

Based on 33 critic reviews
Fair Man

OpenCritic Rating

71

Top Critic Average

25%

Critics Recommend

Based on 33 critic reviews
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70 / 100
Oct 9, 2014

Adorable, amusing, colorful and well-animated, but the combat is too simplistic and repetitive to remain interesting throughout the game.

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IGN

Top Critic

7.8 / 10.0
Oct 29, 2014

Costume Quest 2 improves on the first's combat and funny campaign, but the health and navigation systems need a revamp.

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8 / 10
Oct 15, 2014

Costume Quest 2 isn't a long game - it took me around six hours to complete, including almost all the side quests - but even a short game can outstay its welcome, and while there is still a great concept at the core of Double Fine's Halloween series, if anything this sequel is even further away from nailing it than its predecessor. Shallow and repetitive, Costume Quest 2's winsome appearance and occasional wit never quite obscure the busywork at its core.

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Oct 7, 2014

Costume Quest 2 is more treat than trick. Some unfortunate repetition means it's best enjoyed in moderation, but it's still colourful, sweet and slightly addictive.

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4 / 10
Oct 30, 2014

A disappointing sequel that only compounds the failures of the original, while also featuring Double Fine's least amusing script so far.

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6.8 / 10.0
Oct 7, 2014

Slight improvements to the original game are welcome, though it's still not quite as fun as it is funny

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6 / 10.0
Oct 6, 2014

Costume Quest 2 has charm, but not much imagination

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7 / 10
Oct 12, 2014

Costume Quest 2 is a charming sequel that fixes most of its predecessor's flaws, though it remains a very short, overly simple experience.

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Oct 8, 2014

Lightweight but inventive, Costume Quest 2 feels like a Pixar adventure masquerading as an RPG. It goes out of its way to keep things simple... perhaps too simple at times. But its simplicity is redeemed by its terrific art and wry sense of humor, and most importantly, the sheer fun of its premise.

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8 / 10.0
Oct 7, 2014

Costume Quest 2 still has that Double Fine charm and any game that includes a Blazing Saddles joke in 2014 is okay in my book.

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