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Old 12-04-15, 03:45 PM
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re: Psychonauts 2 (8/25/2021: PC, PS4, Xbox)

Originally Posted by mattysemo247 View Post
Sounds like it's going to be bundled with the original game as well. Wonder if it will be remastered.
Psychonauts was nominally "remastered" a few years ago when it was updated to work on newer versions of Windows and on OS X and Linux, adding SteamPlay features:
http://www.1up.com/news/psychonauts-...-now-available
Steam users with the game already installed will find a new update brings with it several welcome changes and additions. Achievements and cloud saves have been introduced, and the difficulty of the Meat Circus has been toned down...

Additionally, Double Fine has released a new, free iOS app -- the Psychonauts Vault Viewer -- that allows you to watch all of the Memory Vaults from the game on the iOS device of your choice.

I think this is the extent of any "remastering" that will be done. It'd be nice if they could port a version of the original to XB1 or PS4, but that's not explicitly mentioned (the console add-on only mentions getting the sequel game).
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re: Psychonauts 2 (8/25/2021: PC, PS4, Xbox)

Originally Posted by slop101 View Post
It's weird that they don't want to do console versions, as they'll more than double their sales if they do.
Yeah they're offering them here, they're just charging an insane $18 premium if you want that version. I'm voting with my Wallet here. I'll pick it up once it's out.
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re: Psychonauts 2 (8/25/2021: PC, PS4, Xbox)

Originally Posted by Jay G. View Post
??? They're making XB1 and PS4 versions of the game.
Doesn't it say for PC only? Or maybe that was the original pitch?
Old 12-04-15, 04:28 PM
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re: Psychonauts 2 (8/25/2021: PC, PS4, Xbox)

Originally Posted by slop101 View Post
Doesn't it say for PC only? Or maybe that was the original pitch?
I'm not sure what you mean by "original pitch," but the Fig site lists both PS4 and XB1 as "supported platforms," and this text is included in the campaign description:
Please note that a console version of Psychonauts 2 for PS4 or Xbox One is available as an add-on to every tier above 'Basic Braining' for an additional $18.
The rewards boxes for 'Basic Braining' also states "+ $18 for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One versions as an addon."
Old 12-07-15, 05:11 PM
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re: Psychonauts 2 (8/25/2021: PC, PS4, Xbox)

Also coming to the PS4 as a VR game is Psychonauts in the Rhombus of Ruin. This game bridges the gap between the two Psychonauts games. It's expected to release sometime in 2016. This is a completely separate game and not part of the current Psychonauts 2 crowdfunding campaign.

I suspect this is being funded with Sony's help since it's exclusive to their platform. Perhaps a PC with Occulus/Vive support will come later.

http://www.doublefine.com/news/comme...ombus_of_ruin/
Old 12-13-15, 07:46 AM
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re: Psychonauts 2 (8/25/2021: PC, PS4, Xbox)

It's up to $2.5 million (75% funded), with 30 days to go.


They posted a 3-part retrospective of the original game:

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/oVizZG0QL9Y" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oVizZG0QL9Y

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/9WWSsw-16vw" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9WWSsw-16vw

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/E3zFPss3-9I" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E3zFPss3-9I
Old 01-06-16, 06:48 AM
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re: Psychonauts 2 (8/25/2021: PC, PS4, Xbox)

The game is 99% funded, with 6 days left:
https://www.fig.co/campaigns/psychonauts-2
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re: Psychonauts 2 (8/25/2021: PC, PS4, Xbox)

Originally Posted by Jay G. View Post
??? They're making XB1 and PS4 versions of the game.
pfffft...he obviously meant a wii-u version when he said they would double the sales
Old 01-08-16, 09:25 PM
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104% funded now.
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The original Psychonauts is now available on PS4 in the US (Europe release in a few weeks pending PEGI rating). It looks :
https://store.playstation.com/#!/en-...US211200000001

No news on an XB1 release. Double Fine seems to have a comfy relationship with Sony at the moment, so it may be at least a timed exclusive.

Also, "Psychonauts in the Rhombus of Ruin", the Playstation Virtual Reality title, is going to be shown for the very first time next week at E3
https://www.fig.co/campaigns/psychonauts-2?update=179
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New update on the game:
https://www.fig.co/campaigns/psychon...te=188#updates


Fig just got approval from the SEC to take investor funds, so those who want to actually invest ($500 share price) and potentially see returns can sign up now:
https://www.fig.co/campaigns/psychonauts-2/invest

Here's a documentary episode on the making of Psychonauts 2, this one focusing on the lead-up to the launch of the Fig campaign:
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The PSVR title Psychonauts In The Rhombus Of Ruin was released today.

Here's a making-of for that game:

Reviews seem to indicate it's a really well done VR title, but at about 2 hours of gameplay, might be considered too short by a lot of players:
http://www.metacritic.com/game/plays...hombus-of-ruin
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re: Psychonauts 2 (8/25/2021: PC, PS4, Xbox)

I guess they are getting ready for this to come out. Just downloaded full game bc preorder. Think about 28.5 GB.
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Originally Posted by gerrythedon View Post
that was a fantastic trailer and great song. Even if I didn’t know anything about or play a little of first, I would buy this in a heartbeat, and yes, I know GP, day 1.
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re: Psychonauts 2 (8/25/2021: PC, PS4, Xbox)

so far so great...87%
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Re: Psychonauts 2 (8/25/2021: PC, PS4, Xbox)

I was really hoping to play the original before this came out, but have been shorter on gaming time than expected. Seeing as how I’ve got a backlog of other things I want to get to, I’ll probably just jump right in with the sequel. A couple reviews I read make it sound like it’s not necessarily important to have played the first one.
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Re: Psychonauts 2 (8/25/2021: PC, PS4, Xbox)

I barely remember the story of the first one, so I'm thinking of watching some YouTube stuff or reading the Wiki to refresh my memory. I was going to also replay the original, but I never got around to it.
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Re: Psychonauts 2 (8/25/2021: PC, PS4, Xbox)

Looks to be fairly long too. Few reviews I saw said 20+ hours and that was without doing all the side quests.
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Re: Psychonauts 2 (8/25/2021: PC, PS4, Xbox)

Yeah you guys have right idea. I tried to jump into first and was liking, but just got pulled away by another and another…

I know this is only takes place days after events of 1st and I wish I could get to it, but kinda interested in jumping into this sometime this weekend. Will just read about story and end for first, but I do want to play it, so maybe I shouldn’t spoil. I dunno. This is tough.
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Re: Psychonauts 2 (8/25/2021: PC, PS4, Xbox)

Playing this weekend. Maybe only playing this bc of this review. Looks so freaking good…


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Very good summary of the story so far for those, like me, who didn't get a chance to go back and play the two prior games.
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Re: Psychonauts 2 (8/25/2021: PC, PS4, Xbox)

I played through the first chapter/act. About an hour or so.
Pretty fun so far.
I had started the first game but just couldn't get beyond the dated visuals. P2 seems to do a good job at catching you up on the backstory. And it looks great, creepy, weird.
So far my only frustrating parts are the weird jumping - hold A to jump longer, then hit A again to double jump - it's just a little counter intuitive - and I've fallen a ton of times.
There are two settings that I may try - No Fall Damage (the fall damage already isn't too burdensome) and Story Mode (makes you stronger in combat).
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I finished the game, and got plenty of collectibles in under 23 hours. This is a very satisfying sequel for those that were fans of the original. Loved the story, and I MIGHT go back and try to 100% it, but I doubt it. I hated searching for a random figment in the first one, and I don't think I'm going to do it in this one.

Do not even try to 100% this game before beating it. It is literally not possible to find everything until after you beat the game.
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Re: Psychonauts 2 (8/25/2021: PC, PS4, Xbox)

I played the first chapter. Thought it was okay but not great. Combat was kind of weird and not very fun when there are multiple enemy types being thrown at you at once. I had a bit of a hard time keeping track of my character in the fray. It's very cute and well voiced, but not as polished or as fun to play as the new Ratchet and Clank game. I may turn on that combat assist.

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