Psychonauts in the Rhombus of Ruin

Double Fine's Psychonauts VR spin-off Rhombus of Ruin launches on PC

Psychonauts-themed VR spin-off Rhombus of Ruin is now available on PC, developer Double Fine has announced. It supports both Oculus Rift and Vive, and arrives, happily enough, on the original game's 13th anniversary.

Rhombus of Ruin debuted early last year as a PSVR exclusive, and is set immediately after the events of the first Psychonauts. Once again, you play as goggle-wearing psychic pre-teen Raz and must use your formidable mental powers to save the day. Instead of adopting the platform mechanics of the original Psychonauts, however, Rhombus is more puzzle-driven.

Most of the game sees Raz tethered to one spot, and, much like in the first Psychonauts, progress requires that you use your psychic abilities to slip into the minds of other characters. Doing so lets you manipulate the world around them, hopefully facilitating your escape from the titular, Bermuda Triangle-like Rhombus of Ruin.

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Psychonauts PSVR game gets a release date

Psychonauts PSVR game gets a release date

Beware the power of Goggalor.

Psychonauts in the Rhombus of Ruin, the PlayStation VR-exclusive Psychonauts spin-off, is due on 21st February.

Set immediately after the events of the first Psychonauts - and before the upcoming Psychonauts 2 - In the Rhombus of Ruin is set in an airplane where lead character Raz uses his psychic powers to manipulate the environment and solve puzzles as he and the gang get imprisoned in the Rhombus of Ruin, a more psychedelic take on the Bermuda Triangle.

As with the first Psychonauts, he'll be able to use the power of clairvoyance to see through others' eyes, while the usual standby powers like telekinesis and pyrokinesis will likewise be in play.

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