Psychonauts 2 Debuts First Gameplay At E3 2019 (VIDEO)
There were numerous highlights from Xbox’s latest E3 2019 presentation, not only for its epic collection of titles, but also for its healthy assortment of surprises. One of these tidbits that caught gamers off-guard was the announced acquisition of studio Double Fine Productions, Xbox Game Studios now heading publishing duties for all the studio’s future releases, including long-awaited sequel Psychonauts 2.
This big reveal was complimented by the first gameplay for Psychonauts 2, the footage briefly showing off series protagonist Raz as he performs on-the-fly platforming and combat as a member of the titular psychic police force. The montage notably features several bizarre teeth-based stages that could could only exist in the mind, or at least one as obsessed with dentistry as Dr. Loboto. Check out the gameplay below alongside an official description from Xbox.
Razputin Aquato, trained acrobat and powerful young psychic, has realized his lifelong dream of joining the international psychic espionage organization known as the Psychonauts! But these psychic super spies are in trouble. Their leader hasn’t been the same since he was kidnapped, and what’s worse, there’s a mole hiding in their headquarters. Raz must use his powers to stop the mole before they execute their secret plan—to bring the murderous psychic villain, Maligula, back from the dead!”
Psychonauts 2 is set to launch for Linux, Mac, PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One sometime in 2020.
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