Psychonauts 2 is an upcoming platform video game published by Xbox Game Studios. The sequel of the cult classic Psychonauts was revealed back in 2019, and finally, this year, it is all set to hit the platforms. The game was announced at The Game Awards 2015 and is scheduled to release in August 2021 on the Xbox series X/S, Xbox One, and play station 4. Moreover, one can also find this game on Microsoft Windows, Mac OS, and Linux. Well, it felt like the game is never going to happen as the financial demand of developing the game hampered any serious attempt to release the game before. But finally, they ran a successful crowdfunding campaign worth $4 million to create the sequel.
Recently, Double fine and Xbox released the trailer of Episode 3 and gave us the overall look of the game footage. The Raz and his gang are back again with a Bevy of locations and dynamic platforming action. Today in the article, we will talk about this highly anticipated game, Psychonauts 2. Firstly, we will talk about the release date of the game thereafter, the plot, and the outlook of the game.
Psychonauts 2 Release Date
Psychonauts 2 will officially be released on 25 August 2021 on PlayStation 4. The original game was released back in 2005. Although the Psychonauts was a failure, people have a high expectation from the sequel. The introduction of the game is fantastic, the look and characters are amazing, and above all, the trailer is getting a good response from the audience. Fans are eagerly waiting for the release of the game.
Psychonauts is a story of a teenage kid, Raz. He is a gifted psychic who runs away from the circus to join the team of some other psychic kids. In the first part, Raz and his team stopped a deranged doctor from stealing the brain of the people. Impressed by his work, the Psychonauts officials hired him and his team to rescue the Grand Head of Psychonauts, Truman Zanotto. They succeed in the mission but discover that he is in a coma. Following the mission, they brought him back to the Psychonauts headquarters to figure out what to do next.
What to expect from Psychonauts 2?
Psychonauts follows the story of 10 years old boy Razputin ‘Raz’ Aquato, a trained acrobat and psychic, who runs away to become a super spy. The game is the continuation of Psychonauts in the rhombus of ruin with Raz having assisted Sasha Nein and Mila Vodella in a mission of rescuing the head of Psychonauts, Truman Zanotto. Following the mission, Raz and his team return to Psychonauts Headquarters, where they discovered that the organization had been changed by its second in command, Hollis Forsythe. The sequel will continue to explore the Raz’s family and their history. Moreover, in the second part, Raz might get a ‘girlfriend’.
Here is the trailer of the game Psychonauts 2.
More about Psychonauts 2
Psychonauts 2 is much more interesting and exciting than the original. There are more types of enemies now which are much better than the standard sensor variant seen in the original. These new enemies can explode a bad idea that chases you and are more powerful than the original ones. The villains are more nuanced than any other video game. The levels are just like the first part but are larger than anything seen in the Psychonauts.
Psychonauts 2 is third-person platform game similar to the original one. The player will control Raz, a psychonaut with powerful psychic abilities. Moreover, the player will use psi-power like the original one, but they are more powerful this time. In the game, players have to defeat their enemies to proceed with the levels.