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Psychonauts 2

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Total Reviews: 117
VSG Recommendation: Play It
Critics Consensus: Psychonauts 2 is everything we could have hoped for – witty, eccentric, and just as imaginative as the original. This is one of the best games you’ll ever play.
Psychonauts 2
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Critics Recommend
Critic Reviews: 117
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Critics Consensus

# Reviews: 117

Psychonauts 2 is everything we could have hoped for - witty, eccentric, and just as imaginative as the original. This is one of the best games you'll ever play.

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Critic Reviews for Psychonauts 2

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High Score - 100/100
100%
Average Score - 89/100
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Low Score - 70/100
70%

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46% of scored reviews fell within the range of 86 to 92 / 100

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Edwin Evans-Thirlwell (Eurogamer)

As witty, eccentric and imaginative as the 2005 action-platformer, with a more developed understanding of mental health.

August 23, 2021 |

Improved platforming underpins a glorious return to one of gaming’s most inventive and empathic universes.

August 23, 2021 |
89/100
Matthew Castle (PC Gamer)
8/10
Tom Marks (IGN)

Even with a few rough edges, Psychonauts 2 is just about everything I could have hoped for from this long-awaited sequel.

August 23, 2021 |

Edwin Evans-Thirlwell (Eurogamer)

Recommended - (Read Review)

As witty, eccentric and imaginative as the 2005 action-platformer, with a more developed understanding of mental health.

Matthew Castle (PC Gamer)

89/100 - (Read Review)

Improved platforming underpins a glorious return to one of gaming’s most inventive and empathic universes.

Tom Marks (IGN)

8/10 - (Read Review)

Even with a few rough edges, Psychonauts 2 is just about everything I could have hoped for from this long-awaited sequel.

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Best Platformer
Best Action Game

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Psychonauts 2 is a mind-bending trip through the strange worlds hiding inside our brains. Freshly-minted special agent and acrobat extraordinaire Razputin “Raz” Aquato returns to unpack emotional baggage and expand mental horizons. Along the way he’ll help new friends, like this magical mote of light voiced (and sung) by Jack Black. Raz must use his powers to unravel dark mysteries about the Psychonauts team and his own family origins.

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