Starbreeze Publishing Signs Double Fine’s Psychonauts 2

Starbreeze Studios handling marketing for Psychonauts 2

By Grayshadow, Posted 06 Feb 2017

The long awaited sequel to Psychonauts is finally getting made and today Starbreeze Studios announced that they will be handling the publishing rights for Double Fine's upcoming title.

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“Many of us gamers who’ve grown up during 70’s and 80’s have at some point come across the great games from Double Fine and Tim Schafer. Games like Grim Fandango, Day of the Tentacle, Full Throttle, and Brütal Legend are all in the list of personal all time favorites for many of us. We’re very proud to be able to add this prominent collaboration to our Publishing business. Starbreeze is looking forward to support Double Fine in bringing the new and exciting game Psychonauts 2 to young and old gamers world wide” said Bo Andersson-Klint, Starbreeze CEO in the official press release.

Psychonauts 2 is a third-person action-adventure platformer where players control Razputin Aquato, a new graduated Psychonaut with powerful psychic abilities. Raz diving into the minds of others and experience the world through their minds. Using Razputin's PSI powers, that include telekinesis, pyrokinesis, and levitation, and  Raz's acrobatic skills the player explores the mental worlds of the game's various characters.

The story of Psychonauts 2 picks up directly after the events of the first game where Raz arrives at Psychonaut headquarters. Excited to finally become an official Psychonaut Raz quickly finds himself torn between Psychonaut law, his friends, and sacrificing everything he has worked for.

Psychonauts 2 received $3.3 million in crowd-funding through Fig. The game is currently being developed for Xbox One, PS4, PC, Mac, and Linux and is scheduled to release in 2018.

Starbreeze Studios is also handling the physical release for Dead by Daylight.

Adam Siddiqui, NoobFeed
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Psychonauts 2


Platform(s): Xbox One, PS4, PC
Publisher(s): Xbox Game Studios
Developer(s): Double Fine Entertainment
Genres: Adventure
Themes: Platforming
Release Date: 2021-08-24

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