PsychOdyssey - a documentary on game development | Feb 2023

PsychOdyssey Documentary

This documentary on the development of Psychonauts 2 has 32 episodes spanning years of behind the scenes footage at the Double Fine Productions studio. This is a candid look at game development, both in normal times and affected by the pandemic, that can help gamers understand the terms, process, and difficulty in making a game.

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2 Player Productions and Double Fine Productions present Double Fine PsychOdyssey, an unprecedented documentary experience seven years in the making.

Ten years after the release of their flagship video game Psychonauts, Double Fine Productions returns to its most celebrated franchise with Psychonauts 2. Now facing the pressure to produce a worthy sequel, the studio must confront overly ambitious designs, poor morale, technical challenges and financial woes, all during a turbulent span of time for the world.

Double Fine PsychOdyssey is the direct continuation of the acclaimed series Double Fine Adventure, and offers even deeper insight into the passion, humor, and heartbreak of video game development.