Recently, Markus ‘Notch’ Persson twitted to Tim Schafer, creator of Psychonauts, that he would be more than willing to back the developer in their venture to create Psychonauts 2, which was not only music to Schafer’s ears, but to anyone who has ever played the first Psychonauts.
The original Psychonauts had a budget of $13 million. It seems logical that the sequel would need to at least match the original, finance wise. For Notch, this proved to be no problem, what with the mattresses full of money he has garnered from the runaway success of his sensational hit, Minecraft. In Notch’s own words, “Yeah, I can do that.” However, don’t be looking for Psychonauts 2 to grace your consoles in the near future. As Schafer said, “These things take time to figure out…”
[Source: Shack News]