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Psychonauts

published by Majesco in 2005-06, developed by Double Fine Productions, running on PlayStation 2
type: action/reflex, platformer
genre: Science Fiction, Humorous, Cartoon
perspective: 3rd person
player options: single player
languages: eng
4.2/5

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Official description
Psychonauts are operatives that possess psychic powers. When a crazy scientist begins abducting psychonauts for their brains, it's up to you to put an end to it once and for all. Playing as new cadet Raz, you must develop your paranormal powers, which include telekinesis, fire-starting, clairvoyance, and telepathy. Enter the minds of other people to collect figments of their imaginations, to resolve their emotional problems, and to unlock their memory vaults. As you progress in your missions, you'll earn even more psychic powers that will help you solve a variety of puzzles.

Features:
* Play as new cadet Raz; put an end to a crazy scientist's evil ways
* Develop paranormal powers, including fire-starting, clairvoyance, and telepathy
* Enter the minds of other people to collect figments of their imaginations
* Resolve their emotional problems and unlock their memory vaults
* Earn psychic powers along the way that will help solve a variety of puzzles
* Delivers challenging puzzles that span a wide range of difficulty
* 13 incredible levels; three in the "real" world and ten in the minds of lunatics
* Complete missions to learn special psychic powers
* Stunning depth of play with a non-linear plot and multiple paths to the conclusion
* Strange, psychically-charged, third-person shooter from the mind of Tim Schafer
Aibo - # 2007-08-27 02:07:17 - official description
Description
Double Fine Productions/Majesco Entertainment Company won the 6th annual (2006) Game developers Choice Awards - Best Writing. Tim Schafer and Erik Wolpaw were designated in the nomination.
(Zerothis) - # 2008-04-21 08:34:25
Technical specs
display: textured polygons
Authors / Staff

management

Tim Schafer (creative director)

graphics

Scott Campbell (art design)

audio

Peter McConnell (composer)
External reviews (3) - average: 84% - median: 86%
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IGN2005*8.6/1086%
Metacritic2005*86/10086%
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The Next Levelus200520054/580%
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