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Tim Schafer and Notch are talking about making Psychonauts 2

Minecraft creator offers his services in getting sequel off the ground

You've got to love Markus 'Notch' Persson, the creator of Minecraft. Last year he responded to legal threats from Bethesda by offering to settle the dispute over a game of Quake 3.

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Now he's offered to be Double Fine Productions' white knight and help get a sequel to Psychonauts off the ground. What a guy.

Yesterday it was reported that Tim Schafer, founder of Double Fine and creator of Psychonauts, Grim Fandango and Full Throttle - amongst numerous other excellent titles - has been pitching Psychonauts 2, but publishers aren't interested.

The Minecraft creator spotted the statement on Twitter and sent a public message to Schafer saying "Let's make Psychonauts 2 happen," following up with "Also, I'm serious."

A Double Fine spokesperson has confirmed to Eurogamer that the duo are now in discussions.

"Tim and Markus are talking. Who knows what might happen?"

Last year Double Fine Productions bought back the publishing rights to Psychonauts. Schafer later said that he's "ready" to do a sequel to the much-loved platformer.

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