Set between Psychonauts and the upcoming Psychonauts 2, Psychonauts in the Rhombus of Ruin is releasing on February 21 in North America and Europe, exclusively for PlayStation VR, Double Fine announced today.
Picking up right where Psychonauts ends, Rhombus of Ruin sees Raz, Lili, Sasha, Milla, and Coach Oleander flying into the heart of the Rhombus of Ruin, a deadly and mysterious part of the ocean, to rescue Truman Zannotto, the Grand Head of the Psychonauts. After everyone’s been kidnapped and imprisoned in the Rhombus, you must use Raz’s psychic powers to reunite the group.
Double Fine’s James Spafford says:
You’ll assume the role of Raz, an intrepid young psychic and now fully fledged member of the Psychonauts — an elite group of international psychic secret agents! You’ll see through Raz’s eyes in first person, using his various psychic powers to affect the world, and solve puzzles: the power of Clairvoyance will allow you to see through the eyes of others and explore the environment, while other abilities such as Telekinesis and Pyrokinesis allow you to move things around with the power of your mind… or just set them on fire.
Psychonauts in the Rhombus of Ruin is a standalone chapter, and “was designed to be as fun for long time fans as it is for people new to the franchise, so if you’ve never played Psychonauts before that won’t be a problem.”