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2K Marin and Harmonix's former design director Zak McClendon, who oversaw the development of BioShock 2 and The Bureau: XCOM Declassified, is now the lead designer on Psychonauts 2.

Chris Kerr, News Editor

February 23, 2016

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Newsbrief: 2K Marin and Harmonix's former design director Zak McClendon, who oversaw the development of Rock Band 4BioShock 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. 

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Chris Kerr

News Editor, GameDeveloper.com

Game Developer news editor Chris Kerr is an award-winning journalist and reporter with over a decade of experience in the game industry. His byline has appeared in notable print and digital publications including Edge, Stuff, Wireframe, International Business Times, and PocketGamer.biz. Throughout his career, Chris has covered major industry events including GDC, PAX Australia, Gamescom, Paris Games Week, and Develop Brighton. He has featured on the judging panel at The Develop Star Awards on multiple occasions and appeared on BBC Radio 5 Live to discuss breaking news.

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