Ghostbusters: The Video Game
The real Ghostbusters return in this videogame sequel to the Ghostbusters movies. Stars Harold Ramis, Dan Aykroyd, Ernie Hudson and Bill Murray reunite to reprise their roles as Spengler, Stantz, Zeddmore and Venkman. Supporting the ghost busting crew are the talents of Annie Potts, Brian Doyle Murray and William Atherton.
With Manhattain newly overrun by ghosts and other supernatural creatures, it's up to you to take on the role of a new recruit joining the original, famous Ghostbusters team. Equipped with a variety of unique weapons and gadgets, you will hunt, fight and capture a wide range of uncanny phantasms and demons in an all-new, funny and frightening battle to save New York City from its latest paranormal plague.
Each version of the game will have its differences Xbox 360, PC and PS3 will feature realistic graphics and more of a single-player experience; Wii, PS2 and possibly DS will instead feature cartoon-style graphics and will be more oriented towards multiplayer. Terminal Reality, developer for the next-gen systems, has stated that the PlayStation 3 is the lead development platform due to its multiprocessing model, and as such, the game will be ported from PS3 to Xbox 360 and PC. TR president Mark Randell stated "We’ve found that writing for the PS3 first and then porting to the 360 and PC is a much simpler and more efficient procedure". Also, it was later stated that the developers found it was easier to work with on the PS3 than on Xbox 360.
Wii and PS2 developer Red Fly Studio commented that it is the same storyline of the (graphically) higher-end versions, but with multiplayer modes added. (Game Informer announced that there will be a free-for-all mode that will allow players to play not only as Peter, Ray, Egon, Winston, and Rookie which in these modes, you can choose for Rookie to be a Male or Female, and also will feature playable ghosts like Slimer and the Stay Puft Marshmallow Man.)
- US June 16, 2009
- EU June 19, 2009
- JP N/A
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