Tip: Are you in Europe, and can't purchase the game over the internet? Not to worry, Psychonauts is available from June 17th, 2005!
What is to be a glorious summer of Psychonauts content updates begins with the addition of the w.i.p. enemies section, detailing the game's many foes.
Ryan pulls the venerable Tim Schafer away from the excitement of Psychonauts' impending release for a few seconds, and asks him three brief (read: long) questions about the game and himself.
Psychonauts to really hit the mainstream media.
Majesco have just issued out a press release which sheds a little more light on what we can expect to see them doing with regards to marketing Psychonauts. It looks like they will not be holding back at all, with a "multimillion dollar marketing campaign" promised, involving "television, print, online and radio with multiple consumer promotions, a demo tour and street team activities.".

So, it looks like Majesco will be marketing Psychonauts very aggressively. With a "Humorous national TV campaign", a "print campaign in mass-market and gaming enthusiast publications", and lots of actual, physical features in many US cities, it looks like Schafer's latest will truly receive the recognition that it deserves. With a number of very positive reviews already beneath its belt, the future is looking very bright for the brave little psychic that could.

Needless to say, those of you that are in any of the ten focused cities for the campaign will definitely want to try and track down these street teams and get yourselves a piece of the action. You can read the entire press release here, where the activities taking place are explained in a little more depth. Now is also probably a good time to sign up for PsychoPortals if you haven't done so already.

In slightly sadder news, it looks like the PlayStation 2 version has slipped to a relase date of late spring, as confirmed by the quote "Psychonauts is scheduled to ship April 19th for the Xbox(R) video game system from Microsoft and PC, and for the Sony PlayStation(R)2 computer entertainment system in late spring.". Not particularly good news for Playstation 2 owners. Presumably it's down to issues in the porting procedure.

Posted by Ryan on April 7th 2005. 6 comments being displayed, with the oldest ones at the top.
Ryan
If anybody *does* see any Psychonauts TV ads, which appear to be implied, it'd be really nice if they could somehow be video captured or something.

Comment posted on April 7th 2005, 04:44 pm
dagrj
I hope all the marketing pays off. This game deserves to be a hit. At least by the looks of it.

Comment posted on April 7th 2005, 09:36 pm
netmonkey
Majesco is awesome. I retract the comments I made on the previous news post.

I'm still going to have to see it to believe it (the comercials on TV)

Comment posted on April 7th 2005, 11:41 pm
netmonkey
Majesco is awesome. I retract the comments I made on the previous news post.

I'm still going to have to see it to believe it (the comercials on TV)

Comment posted on April 8th 2005, 02:28 am
Ryan
Dude, how on earth did that double post occur? ;

Comment posted on April 8th 2005, 02:52 am
netmonkey
I don't know, but It's happened before. I'm using firefox 1.0.2 on Windows. Maybe you have a bug in your hands.

Comment posted on April 10th 2005, 09:33 am
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