When comparing Psychonauts vs Castle Crashers, the Slant community recommends Castle Crashers for most people. In the question“What are the best PC games for kids?” Castle Crashers is ranked 3rd while Psychonauts is ranked 20th. The most important reason people chose Castle Crashers is:
The most fun to be had with the game is during four player co-op play. The unlockables and upgrades also keep the player wanting to come back and play just a bit more with their friends. The co-op is available as local and online.
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Pro Allows looking in the strange minds of different characters, literally
Each of the levels in the game are themed after different characters in the game, where the player enters their mind. This makes for a varied experience that will not get stale. It also allows for different gameplay elements due to the different tasks that are asked of the player to complete in each.
Pro Co-op up to 4 players
The most fun to be had with the game is during four player co-op play. The unlockables and upgrades also keep the player wanting to come back and play just a bit more with their friends.
The co-op is available as local and online.
Pro Individualistic levels
Each level in the game has its own look and design which can keep the gameplay varied thanks to creating a need to explore in order to see what comes next. Ranging from deserts to ice filler terrain, there is no level that looks the same.
Pro Gameplay with a sense of humour
There are several jokes and silly moments throughout the game. All done without speaking any word. This keeps the game lighthearted and amusing thanks to the humor of the creators and how they infused it into the game itself.
Con Poor textures and animations
Even at the time of release (as the game is a bit old now) the textures used and the animations found within are a bit lacking, which may detract from the experience.
Con Fair amount of grinding
There is a good amount of grinding that will need to take place for players to be able to advance past certain bosses.
Con Bugs that appeared in the original XBox title were not fixed for the PC port
There are still bugs and glitches in the game that were in the original XBox version. Even though there were simple fixes for some of these the dev nor publisher bothered to address them.