Quantcast
Notch begs internet to chill out over Psychonauts 2 - Destructoid




Game database:   #ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ         ALL     Xbox One     PS4     360     PS3     WiiU     Wii     PC     3DS     DS     PS Vita     PSP     iOS     Android


Notch begs internet to chill out over Psychonauts 2


7:15 PM on 02.15.2012
Notch begs internet to chill out over Psychonauts 2 photo



Just as Double Fine were about to announce their now highly-successful Kickstarter campaign, an interesting Twitter exchange between founder Tim Schafer and Mojang founder Notch set the online world into fits of hysteria, as Notch made an offer to fund a sequel to Schafer's cult classic Psychonauts. The tweet was half a joke until Schafer gave it weight by responding that the two should talk about it. 

Today, Notch has spoken out about the status of this project on his blog and is pleading people to temper their expectations. Stating that he's only communicated briefly with Schafer on the subject, he laid out some of the information he has, including that the cost to produce Psychonauts 2 was three times what his expectation had been initially and that other investors besides himself are interested in the project. So there are a ton of things which would have to clear up before any movement could happen and with Double Fine wrapped up in their adventure game, it could be some time before work could even begin in the first place.

To Notch's credit, he really sounds like he just doesn't want to let anybody down and I appreciate that. So, chill out, internet. If Psychonauts 2 can happen and Notch can fund it, awesome. In the meantime, try not to get your hopes up too high.

Hype! [The Word of Notch]






Comments not appearing? Anti-virus apps like Avast or some browser extensions can cause this.
Easy fix: Add   [*].disqus.com   to your software's white list. Tada! Happy comments time again.

Did you know? You can now get daily or weekly email notifications when humans reply to your comments.







Developer stuff

7:45 AM on 12.04.2014
2K announces new studio Hangar 13, working on a new game

2K has announced today that they have formed a new game studio called Hangar 13, located at their HQ in Novato, California. It's led by developer Haden Blackman (who began at LucasArts and has worked with DC and Marvel), and ...more



2:00 PM on 11.20.2014
Sakurai: Ridley as a playable Smash Bros. fighter 'wouldn't be Ridley any longer'

Super Smash Bros. fans are all about Ridley, and I get it. The Metroid character would be cool to play as, but it's just not happening. Not this time. Speaking to IGN, director Masahiro Sakurai laid out why: "...if we made Ri...more



1:30 PM on 11.13.2014
Assassin's Creed creator Patrice Désilets forms new studio

Assassin's Creed creator Patrice Désilets has announced the formation of a new Montréal-based studio, Panache Digital Games. Aside from the name, location, and this moose antler logo, (pictured below) no ot...more



View all Developer stuff






Back to Top




All content is yours to recycle through our Creative Commons License permitting non-commercial sharing requiring attribution. Our communities are obsessed with videoGames, movies, anime, and toys.

Living the dream since March 16, 2006

Advertising on destructoid is available: Please contact them to learn more