We now know when reviews for Pychonauts 2 will start pouring in.
It has been announced that the review embargo for Psychonauts 2 will drop later this month. The embargo will drop on August 23rd, a couple of days before the game releases. The embargo will be removed at 6:00 a.m. PST, or 9 a.m. EST. You can stay tuned to OpenCritic in order to see what critics think of the game.
Psychonauts 2 follows Razputin "Raz" Aquato, a trained acrobat and powerful young psychic who has achieved his dream of joining the international psychic espionage organization known as the Psychonauts. However, these psychic super spies are currently in a bit of trouble. Their leader has not been the same since he was rescued from a kidnapping. To make things worse, there is a mole hiding in the organization's headquarters.
Pychonauts 2 is a platform-adventure title with cinematic style and tons of customizable psychic powers that combines quirky missions and mysterious conspiracies. The game is the brain child of legendary game designer Tim Schafer, who is known other titles such as Grim Fandango and Broken Age. Players will be able to explore unique environments using Raz's ability to dive into people's brains in order to battle their inner demons, as well as unlock hidden memories and resolve their emotional baggage. Gamers will be able to wield a powerful array of psychic powers to blast, burn, and levitate things. They can even slow down time itself in order to solve environmental puzzles and battle strange enemies. Gamers will have the ability to leap acrobatically through the air, traversing tightropes and trapezes in a varied, challenging, and joyful platforming experience.
Psychonauts 2 will release on August 25th. The game will release for PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X/S.