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Psychonauts 2 seems to be on the right track

The story of Psychonauts is one of the happiest underdog stories in recent memory. The original launched to critical acclaim in 2005 but underperformed so badly that plans for a sequel were scrapped fairly early on. The relative failure of ...

 
 
 
 
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Check out this new trailer for Psychonauts 2

The next trailer to drop at the Game Awards was our best look at Psychonauts 2 yet. The trailer opens with a voiceover talking about how Rasputin managed to worm his way into the Psychonauts before welcoming him to their base of operations,...

 
 
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Tim Schafer explains his creative process

One of the things I'm most interested in hearing about is how creators, well, create -- how they generate ideas and then go about bringing them to life. Everyone seems to have their own personal method. In the case of Double Fine's Tim Scha...

 
 
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Psychonauts in the Rhombus of Ruin is now available on PC

From seemingly nowhere, the once PS4 exclusive Psychonauts in the Rhombus of Ruin is now available on PC. The game doesn't shed its VR requirement, but it is available on the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift via Steam or the Oculus Store. Going for...

 
 
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Double Fine couldn't foresee a Psychonauts 2 delay

While Psychonauts 2 didn't have a firm release date, it now won't be making the originally planned 2018 window. Confirmed on an update over on Fig, Double Fine has stated that, "we know a lot more about the size and scope of the game we are...

 
 
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Check out the first gameplay footage for Psychonauts 2

Double Fine has just released another product update for Psychonauts 2 and it finally gives us a glimpse of the upcoming sequel's gameplay. You can watch Raz platform-hop, swing around and use telekinesis to mess with a bunch of dumb g...

 
 
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You'd have to be psycho to pass up on Psychonauts for free

The Humble Store is winding down on its end of summer sale and to celebrate, they are giving away Double Fine's classic platformer, Psychonauts, for the next day and a half. While I don't think it's necessarily aged as well as other games f...

 
 
 
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Review: Psychonauts in the Rhombus of Ruin

Not that you need any more reminders, but dang, it sure has been a while since the first Psychonauts. More than a decade later, Double Fine's funny psychic-power platformer has stuck with us, thanks in part to re-releases and also the uplif...

 
 
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Erik Wolpaw has departed Valve

It's been confirmed that Erik Wolpaw, one of the writers behind games like Portal and Left 4 Dead, is no longer working for Valve. Wolpaw and his writing partner, Chet Faliszek, joined Valve after their hugely influential Old Man ...

 
 
 
 
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Psychonauts returns with Rhombus of Ruin on February 21

Before Psychonauts 2 lands in 2018, we're getting a warmup with Psychonauts in the Rhombus of Ruin, a made-for-VR title that'll fill in some of the blanks between the original game and the sequel. As confirmed today, it's set for a Februar...

 
 
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Yogscast and Humble Bundle team up for an awesome cause

Yogscast is fairly popular, even if I couldn't name a single thing they've done. For a few years now, they've been hosting a "Jingle Jam" event to raise money for charities during the holiday season. It was only natural that Humble Bundle w...

 
 
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What games do you play when you're feeling down?

It's been one year since I moved out of my parents' place and started living with my now wife out in the San Francisco Bay Area. I've had five jobs in the past year, and sometimes, it's hard to get out of bed without thinking dark thoughts ...

 
 
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Psychonauts 2 update camps it up in Unreal 4

The latest update to backers of the crowdfunded sequel to Psychonauts went live a little while ago, and Double Fine's president Tim Schafer sat down with project lead Zak McClendon to show off some of what their team has been working o...

 
 
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The original Psychonauts is coming to the PS4

In case you hadn't already picked up Psychonauts when it was available on the Xbox 360, the PS3, or Steam, you'll be pleased to hear it's soon to make its way to the PS4. Or maybe not, I don't know. If you haven't bought it yet what are the...

 
 
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Psychonauts 2 campaign closes with $3.8M in funding

Double Fine took to new crowdfunding/investment platform Fig for the development of a sequel to the beloved Psychonauts. The project reached its funding goal of $3.3 million five days before the close of the campaign before closing out toda...

 
 
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The first Psychonauts 2 story info is starting to emerge

Since Psychonauts 2 recently got announced, many fans of the first game have been wondering where the plot of this new game might be heading. Thanks to a reddit AMA with Tim Schafer, we now know a lot about the plot of Psychonauts 2. In th...

 
 
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This Psychonauts making-of is a fun look at early Double Fine

After hearing that Double Fine was crowdfunding Psychonauts 2, the first thought to pop in my head was "Will there be another documentary?" 2 Player Productions did such a remarkable job capturing the studio's work on Broken Age and other p...

 
 
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People are throwing money at the Psychonauts 2 Fig campaign

The Psychonauts 2 Fig crowdfunding campaign has raised over $2 million. At the time of writing, 13,630 backers have raised $2,121,471, which means 64 percent of the $3.3M has already been achieved with 34 days of the campaign stil...

 
 
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Will Double Fine do a Psychonauts HD remaster?

Earlier this year, Double Fine released a remastered version of Grim Fandango and the studio has a similarly spit-shined rendition of Day of the Tentacle ready for release in early 2016. With that in mind, during Destructoid's rec...

 
 




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