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The Mindful Compassion of Psychonauts 2

We're not even two full weeks into 2022 and it is still maddening just how many great video games came out last year. But my mind kept going back to one title in particular, one that managed to…

January 12, 2022 | 01:00 EST

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Psychonauts 2 Review

We were long overdue for a Psychonauts sequel.16 years ago, Tim Schafer and the developers at Double Fine Productions released the first Psychonauts: a colorful platformer game on the PlayStation 2…

August 23, 2021 | 09:00 EDT

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Psychonauts Helped Fulfill My Childhood Dreams

Video games are one of the best ways to escape reality. They allow the player to experience things or go to places they would never get the chance to otherwise. Regardless of whether the experience…

August 17, 2021 | 12:00 EDT

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Difficulty in Games: Psychonauts 2's Invincibility Experiment

Whenever a new game comes out, everyone loves to focus on things like the art style or level design or specific mechanics that make the game stand out from its peers. After all, it's perfectly…

August 30, 2021 | 12:00 EDT

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Psychonauts 2

The long-awaited return of Psychonauts is finally here with Psychonauts 2, from Double Fine Productions.  Play as Raz once more, the now accomplished psychic with an array of powers as they uncover…

January 10, 2021 | 08:51 EST

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Everything We Can Learn From The New Psychonauts 2 Trailer

Information for Psychonauts 2 has been a pretty slow drip-feed, which means that the psycho-obsessed (like yours truly) put it upon themselves to comb over every new piece of art that’s released in…

December 30, 2020 | 11:00 EST

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Psychonauts 2 Looks As Psychedelic As You'd Expect

Sequel to cult classic psychological platformer Psychonauts, Psychonauts 2 features the voice talents of Jack Black as the Mote of Light. Raz returns in a psychedelic trailer with pools of starlight…

July 23, 2020 | 12:48 EDT

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Psychonauts 2 Restores Cut Content Due to Microsoft Purchase

With the release of Psychonauts 2 later this year, it appears that the influx of cash that came from Microsoft buying Double Fine and other studios such as Compulsion Games, InXile, Ninja Theory,…

July 10, 2020 | 12:13 EDT

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Knights And Bikes is Optioned For Animated Series

The power of friendship beats everything! In this case it's the friendship of two young girls. Earlier this year Knights And Bikes came out. Now it seems like the game is being adapted into an…

September 17, 2019 | 05:35 EDT

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Knights And Bikes

In Knights And Bikes, you play as the 1980s British island native Demelza and the recently arrived orphan Nessa, setting out to uncover a long-lost treasure in order to save Demelza's family from…

August 31, 2019 | 12:38 EDT

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Knights And Bikes Review

I think Stranger Things’ biggest contribution to fiction is repopularizing the Spielbergian “kids on bikes” trope. Now we can all revisit that innocent time when unsupervised children uncovered lost…

August 27, 2019 | 01:01 EDT

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Double Fine Says Psychonauts 2 Has Been Delayed Until Next Year

Long-awaited sequel Psychonauts 2 won't launch until 2020. Double Fine hasn't disclosed a reason for this delay. According to Dualshockers, Double Fine sent out a press release confirming the delay…

June 20, 2019 | 10:00 EDT

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Psychonauts 2 is Looking Like a Fantastic Mindbending Trip

It's been years since fantastic 3d platformer Psychonauts came out, and not quite as long since VR puzzle game Psychonauts in the Rhombus of Ruin proved the universe is still lovely. Or, as Tim…

June 12, 2019 | 11:00 EDT

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Xbox E3 2019: Psychonauts 2 New Footage Shown

Today, at Microsoft's E3 2019 press conference the first major look at Psychonauts 2 gameplay was revealed by Doube Fine Productions. After the announcement that Double Fine Productions had been…

June 9, 2019 | 06:01 EDT

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The Game Awards 2018 – Psychonauts 2's First Official Trailer Revealed

Psychonauts 2 got a new trailer with plenty of footage and exposition for fans of the franchsise. The trailer shows Psychonauts protagonist Razputin in a myriad of situations. A giant brain building…

December 7, 2018 | 12:14 EST

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Psychonauts 2 Delayed, Will Not Release in 2018

Fans of Tim Schafer have a bit of bad news on the horizon: Psychonauts 2 is being delayed and it won't be released in 2018 according to a campaign update for the game on Fig. Psychonauts 2 was…

December 21, 2017 | 06:40 EST

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Psychonauts in the Rhombus of Ruin Review - It's A Fancy Parallelogram

In 2005 the world was introduced to Psychonauts, a cult hit 3D platformer that combined clever mechanics with witty writing and a fun art style to make something that was well liked, even if it wasn'…

February 21, 2017 | 01:01 EST

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Starbreeze to Publish Psychonauts 2

It has been announced that Double Fine's highly anticipated game Psychonauts 2 will be published by none other than Starbreeze Publishing (Dead By Daylight, Payday 2). This news comes from a news…

February 6, 2017 | 09:30 EST

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Psychonauts in the Rhombus of Ruin Launching in February for PSVR

Fans of Psychonauts have been hoping for a sequel for a long time. Psychonauts 2 was announced during The Game Awards 2015 and, while it's not expected to come out until sometime next year, fans of…

January 30, 2017 | 02:53 EST

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Psychonauts in the Rhombus of Ruin

Taking place between the original game and Psychonauts 2, Psychonauts in the Rhombus of Ruin is a VR puzzle game where Raz tries to rescue Lili's father.

December 21, 2016 | 06:48 EST

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Psychonauts 2 Finishes Fig Campaign; Raises $3.8 million

Psychonauts 2 has been a success. At least, a success in terms of its crowdfunding campaign. In total, Double Fine was able to raise $3,829,024, with 24,109 backers for their campaign, with…

January 13, 2016 | 02:57 EST

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Fact or Fiction – Psychonauts 2 and FIG

Misconceptions. Fiction. Myths. All of these surround Psychonauts 2 and FIG—the latest big crowdfunding attempt. Poring through the documents, we've gone over and also talked with noted Game Lawyer…

January 9, 2016 | 05:32 EST

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Psychonauts 2 Crowdfunding Breaks $1,000,000 in 24 Hours

I guess gamers aren't that concerned about Double Fine's budgeting after all. Last night at The Game Awards, Tim Schafer announced that Psychonauts 2 was in development but would need a 3.3 million…

December 4, 2015 | 04:55 EST

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Game Awards 2015: Psychonauts 2 announced

In a surprise twist for the day Double Fine has announced a sequel to the popular Psychonauts. In the trailer we see how much has been stacked against the military. With nothing else to do the…

December 3, 2015 | 10:47 EST

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Grim Fandango Remastered Review

Grim Fandango Remastered is the latest release by Tim Schafer, working with his company Double Fine to update an over-15-year-old Lucas Arts classic. While the original 90's point-and-click adventure…

February 9, 2015 | 09:00 EST

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Broken Age Act 1 Review

Broken Age Act 1 feels like the start of something really interesting. It's scene-setting for what's to come, but it's well-handled and feels somewhat necessary. Act 1 is laying an essential…

January 28, 2014 | 11:57 EST