Psychic Powers

Activities theme

Player character wields psychic powers.

235
games
51
platforms

Alternate name: Psionics

The first video game about Psychic Powers was released on December 1982.

LucasArts, Capcom and Midway has published most of these games

Related: (gameplay)
* Finite energy

Contrast:
* Naturalistic
Some of the more popularly known powers associated with psychics:
- Astral projection
- Psychokinesis
- Pyrokinesis
- Telepathy / mind reading
- Mind control
- Scrying

And there are some even more fantastic magic-like powers to this.

Ki and similar subjects about personal energy can be tied to psionics as well, though these are more in the form of potential energy in the body rather than mind, even though mind is part of it.
Implies the presence of either fantasy or sci-fi genre on the game entries.

This can be used even in some cases where the powers used appear to have fantastic properties to them (appear more magical than psychic), but the canon implies they're related to the psyche rather than something arcane.

Parent groups

Psychics, SciFi elements, Superhuman powers, Supernatural phenomena

Child groups

Mind-reading, Telekinesis

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Related groups

Video game
Psionics theme, No energy regeneration
Other
Magic, Technomagic, Visions, Energy regeneration, Super powers
Fiction genre
Paranormal

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Platforms

Windows 36
Linux 26
Xbox 11
PS2 11
PS 10
MS-DOS 10
Arcade 9
PS3 9
SNES 8
Mac OS X 7
X360 6
Mega Drive 6
Saturn 5
GBA 5
Amiga 5
GB 5
GameCube 4
Master System 4
Game Gear 4
Nintendo DS 3
N64 3
BeOS 3
3DS 3
BSD 3
Wii 3
Pandora 3
Mac OS Classic 2
PSP 2
ZX Spectrum 2
Amstrad CPC 2

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