It’s a miracle that Psychonauts 2, the sequel to the 2005 cult hit Psychonauts, is even being made. After years of running on different tasks like Brütal Legend and Broken Age, developer Double Fine Productions has returned to the psychic international of Raz, however fanatics must wait no less than every other yr ahead of they’ll have the ability to play it.
In an replace be aware at the crowdfunding platform Fig, Double Fine published it had entered “full production” on Psychonauts 2, with more than one groups running on degree design in addition to puzzles and struggle. However, the studio now realizes the venture gained’t have the ability to hit its authentic 2018 free up window.
“Now [that] we are in full swing, we know a lot more about the size and scope of the game we are going to make, how long it will take us to make it, and the amount of time we need to make it great,” the studio mentioned.
There isn’t a company free up window now, with venture lead Zak McClendon pronouncing in a developer diary video that the studio doesn’t need to decide to a brand new date till it is aware of precisely when the sport can be in a position.
The video additionally displays off designs for Raz Aquato’s circle of relatives, who have been observed within the authentic Psychonauts inside of reminiscence vaults. Based at the early sketches from the vaults, they got colour and ultimately became in-game fashions, with all of the brilliant and zany quirks you’d be expecting from a Psychonauts circle of relatives. Their ultimate design resembles one thing out of of the stop-motion movie The Boxtrolls, which works completely with the tone of the collection.
For those that sponsored the sport right through its crowdfunding length, your rewards can be coming in a while. T-shirts, posters, a black velvet portray, and a Raz mini-figure are all nearing manufacturing, so that you gained’t be ready till the sport in reality releases to be able to obtain them.
If you’re itching to get your arms on a brand new Psychonauts recreation presently, take a look at the PlayStation VR recreation Psychonauts within the Rhombus of Rain. It takes position between the unique recreation and the sequel, and lines many psychic powers for fixing puzzles.