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Raz, a young psychic, must battle forces greater than he if he is to save his new-found friends at the Whispering Rock psychic camp, where children are having their brains mysteriously stolen.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Richard Steven Horvitz ... Raz (voice)
Nikki Rapp Nikki Rapp ... Lili Zanotto / Squeaky Flower / Squeaky Thistle (voice)
Stephen Stanton ... Sasha Nein / Bonita Soleil / Officer O'Lungfish (voice)
Alexis Lezin Alexis Lezin ... Milla Vodello (voice)
Nick Jameson ... Coach Oleander / Dr. Loboto / Pokeylope / Kochamara (voice)
Nika Futterman ... Dogen Boole / Whispering Rocket Lady / First Rainbow Squirt (voice)
David Kaye ... Ford Cruller / Hulking Lungfish / Lungfish Zealot / French Soldier (voice)
Doug Giorgis Doug Giorgis ... Bobby Zilch (voice)
Bill Tanzer Bill Tanzer ... Benny 'The Nose' Fideleo (voice)
Andy Morris Andy Morris ... Clem Foote (voice)
Colleen O'Shaughnessey ... Crystal Flowers Snagrash / Nils Lutefisk (voice)
Brett Pels ... Maloof Canola / Kitty Bubai / Chloe Barge (voice) (as Brett Walter)
Mark Ivanir ... Mikhail Bulgakov / Lungfish Zealot (voice)
Victoria Hoffman ... Elka Doom (voice)
Jeannie Elias Jeannie Elias ... J.T. Hoofburger (voice)
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Against his father's wishes, a young psychic prodigy named Razputin ("Raz" for short) leaves his life in the circus and sneaks into Whispering Rock, a summer camp where young psychics like him can learn to use their powers, and maybe someday become "Psychonauts", psychic secret agents who battle the forces of evil. Raz manages to impress the camp's head counselor, Morceau Oleander, as well as visiting Psychonauts Sasha Nein and Milla Vodello, who agree to let him stay... but only until his father comes to pick him up. But something's amiss at Whispering Rock: a sinister force is stealing the brains from Raz's fellow campers, leaving them mindless, TV-obsessed zombies. Raz decides to put his growing arsenal of psychic powers to good use and investigate the strange goings-on. Along the way, he'll journey into the minds of those around him, and face perils ranging from mad scientists to giant monsters to the psychotic mental constructs lurking within the deranged minds of insane asylum ... Written by Andrew P.

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Official Sites:

Double Fine Productions

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 April 2005 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Budget:

$15,000,000 (estimated)
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Originally Psychonauts was going to be published by Microsoft, and was set to be an Xbox exclusive. Development though got caught between the transition of the original Xbox and the Xbox 360. Microsoft wanted an Xbox 360 port, but was not willing to give the additional funding to do so. Microsoft subsequently pulled out of publishing since they didn't want to soley release the game for the original Xbox, and funding for an Xbox 360 port couldn't be established. Eventually Majesco picked up publishing for the game, and Psychonauts then became a multiplatform title for the PlayStation 2 and Xbox as well as the PC. See more »

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Raz: [holding a plunger as a disguise] I work in the sewers.
G-Man: Gross, I would never let you date my daughter.
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References Urutoraman: Kûsô tokusatsu shirîzu (1966) See more »

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the greatest game ever made!!
2 February 2009 | by jakedog-1See all my reviews

hey YOU. yes you! do you delight in originality, creativity, surrealism and the delightfully bizarre? Then psychonauts is the game for you. And don't worry if you don't, because this game is also for you!

It's almost impossible to sum up psychonauts as a whole. I don't really know why, or how..all i know that it is unequivocally the greatest game ever made. I think the closest I can get to beginning to grasp the brilliance of psychonauts is by listing some of the events that it features, out of context: -A deep voiced turtles' brain in a psychic death tank.- -A giant mutated lungfish called Linda.- -Homicidal girl scouts.- -A giant flying theater critic that shoots adjectives like 'vulgar' and 'uninteresting'- -Fiery dream milk flung by a psychotic milkman.- -A mental projection of napoleon that likes breaking bridges and a cougar with pyrokinesis.

SO WHAT THE HELL DO YOU THINK YOU ARE DOING. sitting here reading this review..the nerve of you! GO OUT AND PLAY THIS GAME OR YOU WILL HAVE LIVED ONLY HALF A LIFE!


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