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Psychonauts: Classic Xbox Platformer Now Available For Linux

Jun 02, 2012, 03:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Dean Howell)

Remember Psychonauts? Once regaled in glowing reviews and positive reception from press outlets, the now classic Psychonauts has made its way, unexpectedly, to Linux. The game, designed by influential point-and-click pioneer Tim Schaffer, was nothing short of a mid-decade masterpiece that breathed much needed air into the lungs of the original Xbox. Now, when you hear the phrase "mid-decade masterpiece", you might be thinking Resident Evil 4, or even God Of War. While not having the worldwide regard of both of those franchises, or the budget behind them, Psychonauts uniqueness shined among the swath of un-optimized multi-platform games available for the Xbox near the end of its life.

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