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Psychotoxic

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Psychotoxic
Psychotoxic cover
Developers
Nuclearvision Entertainment
Publishers
Germany Vidis
Europe, North America Whiptail Interactive
Russia, Ukraine 1C Company
Engines
Vision
Release dates
Windows September 3, 2004[1]
Reception
Metacritic 40
Taxonomy
Monetization One-time game purchase
Microtransactions None
Modes Singleplayer
Pacing Real-time
Perspectives First-person
Controls Direct control
Genres FPS
Art styles Realistic
Themes Supernatural
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Psychotoxic is a singleplayer first-person FPS game developed by Nuclearvision Entertainment and published by Vidis and Whiptail Interactive.

The game was released for Windows on September 3, 2004.[1]

Availability

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
StarForce 3.4.71.17 DRM in English release, bad sectors in German release. 3 CDs.
Windows

Demo

A two-level demo consisting of The Underground Garage and The Harbor.
Available to download from PCGamingWiki Files.

Essential improvements

Patches

The latest English version is 1.04. The latest German version is 1.02.

Game data

Configuration file(s) location

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\bin\*.cfg[Note 1]

Save game data location

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\bin\SaveGame\[Note 1]

Video

Video settings.
Video settings.

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Use the widescreen fix (1680x1050 only).
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
High-fidelity upscaling
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
60 FPS
120+ FPS
High dynamic range display (HDR)

Input

Input settings.
Input settings.

Audio

Audio settings.
Audio settings.

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
Royalty free audio

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
German
Censored.
Polish
Fan translation, download.

VR support

3D modes State Notes
vorpX
G3D
User created game profile, see vorpx forum profile introduction.

Issues unresolved

"OpenGL Error: #436"

A leftover debug error tied to StarForce DRM, commonly caused by physically defective game discs.[1]

Other information

API

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 8
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

Middleware

Middleware Notes
Audio FMOD

System requirements

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 2000, XP
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium III 1.3 GHz
System memory (RAM) 128 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 3.2 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce 3
ATI Radeon 7000
64 MB of VRAM
DirectX 9.0c compatible
Sound (audio device) DirectX 8 compatible
Other 4x CD-ROM/DVD-ROM drive


Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 When running this game without elevated privileges (Run as administrator option), write operations against a location below %PROGRAMFILES%, %PROGRAMDATA%, or %WINDIR% might be redirected to %LOCALAPPDATA%\VirtualStore on Windows Vista and later (more details).

References