Moving Out 2: House Crashers is a co-op extravaganza that brings the joy of furniture moving to the digital world. Just like its predecessor, this game manages to turn a mundane task into a hilariously chaotic adventure. The developers at SMG Studio have injected a healthy dose of silliness into the formula, making Moving Out 2 an absolute blast to play with friends. Get ready to laugh, yell, and maybe even break a few friendships along the way.
Let’s start with the visuals. Moving Out 2 is a veritable explosion of colors and wacky art design. From the sugarcoated Snackmore to the wizarding world of Middle Folkmore, each level is packed with personality. The environments are beautifully detailed, with absurd scenarios that will leave you scratching your head in disbelief. Who would have thought you would be navigating a tilting cottage held up by a giant landlord or transporting giant batteries through rooms with doors that only open one way? It’s pure madness, but in the best possible way.
The gameplay remains as ridiculously fun as ever. Working together with your teammates to maneuver furniture through tight spaces and dodge obstacles is a delicate dance of coordination. The controls are simple, yet deliberately clumsy, which adds to the hilarity. There’s nothing quite like the feeling of finally successfully moving a massive sofa through a narrow hallway, only to accidentally drop it at the last moment. Cue the collective groans and laughter from your friends.
Speaking of friends, Moving Out 2 truly shines in multiplayer. The level of chaos and the need for constant communication amplifies the enjoyment factor. It’s in these moments that the game transcends from being just another co-op experience to a riotous, unforgettably entertaining affair. And let’s not forget the moments of pure triumph when you and your buddies manage to execute a complex plan flawlessly. Those moments are what make Moving Out 2 special.
Now, here’s where things get a little controversial. Moving Out 2 falls short when it comes to solo play. The experience is just not as engaging when you’re tackling the challenges alone. The lack of a real partner to coordinate with takes away a significant part of the fun. It’s clear that Moving Out 2 is designed to be enjoyed with friends, and playing solo feels like a missed opportunity. Still, the singleplayer experience isn’t that bad if you enjoy beating time scores and can be really fun at times.
Despite this caveat, Moving Out 2 still delivers laughter by the truckload, especially if you have a group of friends to play with. The game’s clever level design, ridiculous scenarios, and tight gameplay mechanics make for an incredibly entertaining experience. Whether you’re bouncing toasters off umbrellas or crashing through pillars with a wrecking ball drone, Moving Out 2 keeps you on your toes and laughing all the way. So, gather your friends, brace yourselves for some chaos, and get ready to move out like never before.
Moving Out 2 is available on PC (Steam), Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, Xbox Series X and S, Playstation 4 and Playstation 5. I have reviewed the game on PC.