NFG Summary:Psychonauts is a mind-bending action adventure game that takes players on a surreal journey into the depths of bizarre characters’ minds. With its unique blend of psychic powers and a captivating storyline, players are immersed in a world of infinite possibilities, battling nightmares and unlocking their ultimate dream of becoming a psychic superhero. Get ready to unleash your powers as Raz and unravel the secrets of an evil plot that threatens to steal the minds of psychic children in this thrilling and mind-altering adventure.

Categories: 3D, Platformer
Meta Score: 88
Store: Psychonauts (Price: $ 0,63)
User Score: 81.0
Platform: Xbox, PC, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Xbox Series X
Publisher Names: Majesco
Support Language: English, French, German
Publish Date: 2005-04-20


PC Requirements:

  • OS: Windows 98 SE/2000/XP
  • Processor: 1.0 GHz Pentium(R) III and AMD Athlon(tm)
  • Memory: 256 MB of RAM
  • Graphics: 64 MB GeForce ™ 3 or higher or ATI(R) Radeon 8500 or higher (except GeForce 4 MX and Go series)
  • DirectX®: version 9.0 or higher (included with game)
  • Hard Drive: 3.75 GB minimum hard drive space
  • Sound: DirectX&reg 9.0 or higher compatible sound card
  • Controls: Windows-compatible keyboard and mouse


Psychonauts is a wildly surreal action adventure game where personal paranormal powers are unlocked in order to plunge into the minds of bizarre characters. Journey deep into these crazy worlds of infinite possibility to thwart the secret plan of an evil madman and realize the ultimate dream of joining an elite force of psychic superheroes, the Psychonauts. Delve into people’s minds as Raz, a powerful young cadet at psychic summer camp. While working on his levitation merit badge, Raz discovers that someone is kidnapping psychic children and stealing their brains. In order to foil this evil plot and earn the title of Psychonaut, Raz must project himself into the minds of one bizarre character after another to battle their nightmares and mental demons. He does all this while continuing to earn his psychic merit badges in Telekinesis, Clairvoyance, Pyrokinesis and more.

Positive Comment(s)

It’s a quirky and sometimes twisted game, but it’s fun, and it’s got a good story to it.86Next Level Gaming
The visuals in this game are stunning and the soundtrack will have you hooked from the very first note. It’s a must-play for any Xbox gamer.100GameShark
This stylish adventure is just what we hoped it would be – a deranged, oddball jaunt through a fun, bizarre world – proving that a creative mind is indeed a terrible thing to waste.83Game Revolution
Creative mayhem, and is at times crazy fun to play.83Just Adventure
Psychonauts is a unique, fully realized world complemented with beautiful, artistically-minded aesthetics, addictive gameplay, and a touching regard for the humanity of its characters.98XboxAddict
The uniquely quirky presentation, brilliantly conceived storyline, excellent cut scenes and tremendously varied gameplay all combine for a totally refreshing and fun game experience.80AceGamez
If you’re a fan of sharp humor, great stories, stellar gameplay, or Invader Zim, you simply can’t go wrong with this gem.96Xequted
Call us crazy, but we’re willing to bet the farm that the world of Psychonauts is the most inventive, creative, and downright vision that’s ever graced a videogame. [May 2005, p.76]95Official Xbox Magazine
Insanity is what makes Psychonauts entertaining and unusual, so it is a shame you have to spend several hours in the mildly eccentric minds of instructors before getting to the cool part of the game.80The New York Times
One hell of a good platformer with an awe inspiring story to keep it going if gamers feel the platforming is getting redundant.95XGP Gaming

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No Negative Comment

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