Psychonauts developer Double Fine has several new games in the works

Double Fine, the Microsoft-owned studio responsible for the popular Psychonauts series, reportedly has several new games in the works.

There are several games in progress in double finethe studio best known for psychonauts Series. Players haven’t seen many new releases from Double Fine since Psychonauts 2 released in 2021, but this situation may change soon.

Psychonauts 2 was, at the time of its release, one of the most eagerly anticipated sequels in recent memory, despite serving as a sequel to a cult classic that struggled to find a substantial audience. AND Psychonauts 2 well reviewed even after such a long wait between the first entry in the series and the second. In a world full of quality platforms, Psychonauts 2 stood out from its peers, improving on everything its predecessor did. The game was also released on most consoles and PC which gave it a greater chance of gaining recognition.


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Double Fine has several games in development to follow up on their Psychonauts 2 success, judging by recent comments from studio head Tim Schafer. In the Double Fine making-of documentary for Psychonauts 2entitled Double Fine PsychOdyssey and released for free on YouTube, Schafer said the studio stopped development on several games. Schafer lamented that the company had to pause games from Derek and Lee, two Double Fine developers who had interesting projects in the works. The unfortunate pause was necessary, as everyone needed to contribute to ensuring Psychonauts 2 crossed the finish line. Double Fine announced just before the release of the game they developed Psychonauts 2 no crisis, which would require careful management of team members and available resources. Understandably, the game suffered delays that pushed it back from its originally planned release date.

In the midst of the long development cycle of the Psychonauts 2, Xbox Game Studios acquired Double Fine. This acquisition came as part of a wave of similar moves that saw Microsoft bring other studios under its wing, including Obsidian Entertainment, Playground Games and Ninja Theory. However, Double Fine seems to have stuck to its indie roots despite having new owners with deeper pockets.

Although Double Fine has not mentioned the names of any projects currently in development, the studio has produced a string of hits in addition to psychonauts Series. Founder Tim Schafer is being inducted into the AIAS Hall of Fame, with a body of work dating back to his time at LucasArts, when he worked on titles like Secret of Monkey Island It is dark fandango. More recent successes with Double Fine include the likes of Costume Mission, HeadlanderIt is broken age. Given that pedigree, new Double Fine projects are often cause for celebration. It will be interesting to see what the company is working on, when it is ready to show the public the fruits of its labor.

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