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Psychonauts by TAFKAM 09/26/2005, 12:43pm PDT
Psychonaughts: I'm interested in this one for the sole reason that OMM's Erik worked on it. I'm hoping he did a lot of the writing, because honest to god Tim Schafer is not that funny. Grim Fandango was his only game that approached amusing, but that was mostly due to the main character's voice actor's delivery rather than any of the actual writing.

(PC) Psychonauts was excellent. The humor was great, the game was long and the gameplay was fun. I'm not one for console-type games but this one really grabbed me. I downloaded it initially for the Erik factor, to try it for about twenty minutes and then throw it away but it grabbed me. Your main character drops one-liners that are actually funny and other than some horrible camera angles in a few levels the game was great. It's easily one of the best games I've played in the last few years and tragic that the publisher apparently aborted it with next-to-nothing advertising. Look for this one to be on many of those 'BEST GAMES YOU HAVEN'T PLAYED' lists. I am a Planescape cultist and put this game in the same league. Different type of game of course, but the level design, plot, voice-acting and script were Tier1 - It's a platformer with collectible elements. You'll laugh out loud at many points (Goggolor, housewife G-Man), be frustrated by others (acrobatic circus level) but overall I recommend it highly. It starts out slow but accelerates quickly after giving you some time to adjust to the style.

I'm giving this one about another two months before a replay. 9/10.
Review request roundup by FABIO 09/26/2005, 9:18am PDT NEW
    Re: Review request roundup by Worm 09/26/2005, 9:40am PDT NEW
        Next level down (not shown): "LEAVING FOREVER" NT by Ray of Light 09/26/2005, 10:00am PDT NEW
        Here are some crappy demo impressions I posted somewhere else. by Worm 09/26/2005, 11:40am PDT NEW
            how about the U.S. PC version? NT by there fucking in that? 09/26/2005, 4:01pm PDT NEW
                Fade outs and bikini tops. by Worm 09/26/2005, 4:49pm PDT NEW
    Psychonauts by TAFKAM 09/26/2005, 12:43pm PDT NEW
        Re: Psychonauts by bombMexico 09/26/2005, 1:59pm PDT NEW
        early review! by FABIO 09/28/2005, 1:16pm PDT NEW
    Fahrenheit by Mysterio 09/26/2005, 2:41pm PDT NEW
        Re: Fahrenheit by Mysterio 09/26/2005, 2:55pm PDT NEW
        Fahrenheit? by FABIO 09/26/2005, 5:35pm PDT NEW
            Way to proofread, MOTHERASSHOLE NT by Reader 09/26/2005, 6:04pm PDT NEW
                ? by Motherhead 09/26/2005, 10:22pm PDT NEW
            Re: Fahrenheit? by Mysterio 09/26/2005, 10:51pm PDT NEW
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