Costume Quest 2 (Xbox One) Review

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“But then it’s over. Six hours, maybe a touch more. All of those fancy timed attacks and defensive stances are whisked away as credits roll on a welcoming block party. These Halloween festivities are shutting down. Costume Quest 2 is too short, but ignoring the lean value proposition of Double Fine’s work, such a fleeting length is sensible. Soon the two leads Wren and Reynold will ditch their costumes. Christmas will close in. In a wider metaphor, they’ll grow up. These rare nights of dimly lit pumpkin carvings, creative make-up application, and fantasy will whittle away… fast. Making it so brief is as much of a message as Costume Quest 2’s gender-blind style.”

Read my full review of Costume Quest 2 at Pulp365

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