Psychonauts 2: a video tells us about pins and upgrades

Psychonauts 2: a video tells us about pins and upgrades

Psychonauts 2

Double Fine has released a new video of Psychonauts 2 to talk about two fundamental elements of the progression of Raz, the protagonist: the pins and the power-ups. The first are real pins that can be purchased to get different bonuses to powers or generals. Three can be worn at a time. The upgrades, on the other hand, concern the powers and can be purchased by spending Raz's intern credits, which he accumulates by carrying out missions and finding pshichiche cards.

If you are looking for more information about the game, read our preview of Psychonauts 2, in which we wrote:

Psychonauts 2 could be the biggest and most important production of Double Fine, at least as regards the most recent years, which clearly demonstrates the great potential of this game given the precedents of the team. After a troubled development, the new economic stability found within Xbox Game Studios should ensure maximum creative freedom for Tim Schafer and his companions, so we expect Psychonauts 2 not only to be a worthy heir to the first chapter but to fully achieve the vision. original team on the entire series. We have not seen much and the wait could still be long, but what has emerged so far excites us, both for the obvious madness that transpires from the project (and the addition of Jack Black only increases it), and for what it could be the great return of a now marginal but always glorious genre like the 3D platformer with adventure elements.

For the rest we remind you that the release of Psychonauts 2 is scheduled for August 25, 2021 on PC, Xbox One, Xbox Series X and S and PS4.

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Before Psychonauts 2, Snag The Original Mind-Bending Platformer For Just $1

Ahead of the launch of Psychonauts 2, players can catch up on the game's crude, mind-bending story by picking up Psychonauts for dirt cheap. The 2005 release is currently the cheapest a game will usually go before just being free, costing just $1.

The discount, in effect for the next five days, doesn't apply to every platform Psychonauts is currently listed on. Customers can pick the game up for Xbox One or Xbox Series X|S on the Microsoft Store as well as for PC via Steam at its discounted price. On the PlayStation Store, however, Psychonauts still costs $10.

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Of course, Psychonauts is also included with Xbox Game Pass, so if you're already a subscriber, you can jump in and see what the game's about right now. If you're not currently signed up, you can get your first month for $1, so it's an equally great way to get access to Psychonauts (and the library of 100+ other games). Plus, you'll automatically have access to Psychonauts 2 when it launches August 25.

The Psychonauts virtual reality adventure Rhombus of Ruin is also heavily discounted until Psychonauts 2's release. The game, which usually costs $20, is currently down to just $2. As a VR-only title, though, customers will need either a VIVE, Oculus, or other PC-compatible VR headset to play, and it can only be purchased on Steam.

Psychonauts 2, the long-awaited sequel to Psychonauts 1, was originally announced back in 2015 during that year's Game Awards show. However, without a publisher to fund the game, developer Double Fine turned to a crowdfunding platform called Fig, asking players for a whopping $3.3 million. By the time the crowdfunding campaign had ended, more than 24,000 backers had given Double Fine over $3.8 million to make Psychonauts 2.

Likewise, Psychonauts 2 was meant to release in 2018. The game was delayed year after year until finally settling into its current 2021 release date. That date isn't changing either, with Psychonauts 2 going gold on August 6.

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