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Eric Fox is a psychic who lives in San Francisco and earns his living performing magic shows in seedy nightclubs. This changes when Eric meets Laina, a mysterious woman who trains him to venture inside other people's minds. Laina then hires Eric as a private detective to travel into the minds of the people who attend a wake held in honor of her father, which has died under unclear circumstances.

Psychic Detective is an interactive movie with adventure elements. The player can choose people whose minds Eric is able to read, and also interact with objects for further insight into the storyline. Many of these decisions and interaction choices branch the storyline, leading it to different endings; one of these endings is reached if the player chooses not to interact at all and let the movie unfold by itself.


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PSExtreme Online 1996 79 out of 100 79
Player One Apr, 1996 70 out of 100 70
NowGamer Nov 30, 1995 6.1 out of 10 61
Digital Press - Classic Video Games Dec 28, 2005 6 out of 10 60
Playmag Apr, 1996 59 out of 100 59
Video Games May, 1996 57 out of 100 57
Mega Fun Apr, 1996 56 out of 100 56


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There are a number of suggestive scenes (including a softcore sex scene) that are absent from the Playstation release. The PC and 3DO versions have these scenes intact, however.


  • PCGamer
    • April 2001 - #7 Weirdest PC Game Ever Made
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Adam Baratz (1483) added Psychic Detective (PlayStation) on Apr 16, 2001
Other platforms contributed by Terok Nor (28954) and curacao (287)