Newsbrief: 2K Marin and Harmonix's former design director Zak McClendon, who oversaw the development of Rock Band 4, BioShock 2, and The Bureau: XCOM Declassified, is now the lead designer on Psychonauts 2.
McClendon made the announcement on Twitter, explaining he joined Double Fine to help design the long-awaited sequel, which was green-lit after raising $3.82 million through new crowdfunding platform, Fig.
Before linking up with Double Fine McClendon had been working as a freelance game design consultant.
Happy to announce that, as of today, I'll be joining @DoubleFine as lead designer on Psychonauts 2! Could not be more excited!— Zak McClendon (@ZakMcc) February 23, 2016