Background

You assume the role of Raz, an escaped circus boy who has some unique mental powers. Trying to start a new life he discovers the Psychonauts training program and tries to become a secret agent. Inside the minds of mental patients, monsters and other crazy personalities you discover the world that is inside their heads. Use one of your many abilites like telekinesis, pyrokinesis, clairvoyance to solve challenging puzzles.

Gameplay

Psychonauts is an Adventure game with platforming elements. Use your psychic powers to delve into ten different people's minds. Levels will be based on the type of person whose mind you have delved into, allowing for each level to be completely unique, with new enemies and challenges, and different styles of art. People have 5 different types of "emotional baggage". You have to find these to find out more about the person's past and who they are.

Features

  • Thwart an evil madman's secret plans in this wildly surreal action adventure
  • Enter the minds of bizarre characters; battle their nightmares and demons
  • Use cunning wit, paranormal powers, and logic to solve twisted puzzles
  • Defeat monsters, lunatics, and demons with the Psi-Blast; master psychic powers
  • Enjoy film-quality graphics with hand-crafted animations; original soundtrack
  • Delivers challenging puzzles that span a wide range of difficulty
  • 13 incredible levels; three in the "real" world and ten in the minds of lunatics
  • Complete missions to learn special psychic powers
  • Stunning depth of play with a non-linear plot and multiple paths to the conclusion
  • Strange, psychically-charged, third-person shooter from the mind of Tim Schafer

Hardware Requirements

Win 98 SE/2000/XP
1.0 GHz Pentium(R) III or AMD Athlon(tm)
256MB of RAM
64 MB GeForce (tm) 3 or higher or ATI(R) Radeon 8500 or higher (except GeForce 4 MX)
DirectX(R) 9.0c or higher compatible sound card
600MB HD space
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Sheer genius. Totally insane. Hilariously brilliant. Despite a couple of gameplay flaws, one of the best games I've ever played. Psychonauts Xbox

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