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[Proton Pack On] Who Ya Gunna Call?

I'm_Chris_HansenI'm_Chris_Hansen Registered User regular
edited August 2008 in Games and Technology
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Official Site: http://www.ghostbustersgame.com/us/index.html

The Ghostbusters are back in an all new story penned by the original creators! With Manhattan newly overrun by ghosts and other supernatural creatures, it's up to you to take the role of a new recruit joining the original film cast of the 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.

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-All of the original actors are doing the voices

-It's being released across all platforms (obviously will be the most fun on Wii)


My inner child is crying tears of joy...I just really hope it lives up to its potential

Just have a seat over there for me
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  • Rhan9Rhan9 Registered User regular
    edited June 2008
    This... could be so good.
    Then again, it might not, but original cast doing voices, and same writers...

    Just watched the movie recently, it hasn't lost any of its charm.

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  • maximumzeromaximumzero I...wait, what? New Orleans, LARegistered User regular
    edited June 2008
    Will be picking up the Wii version.

    Cartoony Graphics + Remote-controller proton pack = win.

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  • FightTestFightTest Registered User regular
    edited June 2008
    I don't get this. How big of a market for this can there possibly be? I grew up in the 80s and actually saw the Ghostbusters movies when they were coming out and I don't even care about the game.

    Granted there are some hardcore Ghostbuster fans out there who will dig it but the only thing anyone younger than me has is a shitty cartoon, right? How is this going to succeed?

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  • randombattlerandombattle Registered User regular
    edited June 2008
    Rhan9 wrote: »
    This... could be so good.
    Then again, it might not, but original cast doing voices, and same writers...

    Just watched the movie recently, it hasn't lost any of its charm.

    NO YOU SHUT THE FUCK UP BEFORE YOU JINX IT!!



    Everyone if we all know this will be awesome then it will. No one can have any doubts or it wont work!

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  • SoshiKitaiSoshiKitai Registered User regular
    edited June 2008
    FightTest wrote: »
    Granted there are some hardcore Ghostbuster fans out there who will dig it but the only thing anyone younger than me has is a shitty cartoon, right? How is this going to succeed?

    You mean The Real Ghostbusters? The emmy-nominated one that lasted for a long time and several people enjoyed/loved it? Where tons of people had memories of watching that show?

    Or do you mean the rather disappointing Extreme Ghostbusters? The one that aired around 1997?

    ...I could understand how that one could be considered "shitty"... but some episodes were fucked up...
    (like the one where a horror novel author's creations came to life and forced the author to continue writing the series, in where the creations ::fugly surgeon-esque monsters:: would literally kidnap and "butcher" the victims and turn them into a fugly mindless stitched-up freakjob)

    ...and the original ending credits completely beat the family-friendly ending...
    (they replaced the original ending credits roll with the "new" one about 5-6 episodes in... the original just had credits rolling by, with the freakish monster/ghost-designs would roll on by... the new one was the same, except, they added music. The original had no music, and only the creepy moaning, groaning, and roaring of the monsters could be heard)

    Yet even as "unpopular" as that was, it still was "good" enough to get a video game... (mind you, a game no one bought, but you get the idea)



    I'm sure they can find a way to market to the younger generation (today's generation wouldn't even recognize the insignia of Ghostbusters)... afterall, the younger generation gamers do read gaming magazines... and they only reason they would ignore good ratings (if they do get good ratings) is if they thought it was shovelware... and as far as I know, I don't think there's any shovelware that has ghosts-capturing in it. ...so I'm sure it'll intrigue some.

    And btw, people younger than you still watched the movie...because it replays a lot on movie channels, and is considered to be one of the "MUST HAVES" in rental stores. :P

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  • randombattlerandombattle Registered User regular
    edited June 2008
    I'm pretty sure everyone knows Ghostbusters. It's like Star Wars. The movies came out ages ago but that doesn't stop people from watching it still.

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  • KlykaKlyka DO you have any SPARE BATTERIES?Registered User regular
    edited June 2008
    Was "Extreme Ghostbusters" the one with the guy in the wheelchair?

    Cause that was just stupid.

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  • Captain KCaptain K Registered User regular
    edited June 2008
    I remember when I was 8 or so and I played the NES Ghostbusters and it was so disappointing.

    I saw screenshots in some magazine of the Genesis Ghostbusters and I was so fucking jealous.



    haha I'm watching a video of the Genesis version on youtube... you can be Peter, Ray or Egon--you can't pick the black guy, that's ridiculous

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  • CadeCade Eppur si muove.Registered User regular
    edited June 2008
    I want this game to be so good on so many levels. They're redoing that battle with the Stay Puff btw, they weren't pleased with it.

    Also yes the original music theme is in the game, that's been confirmed and not only that but they got something like 45 minutes of unused music that's never been released or heard from the original movie!

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  • ArrathArrath Registered User regular
    edited June 2008
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    Huh. Howabout that, they finally found a good use for the 'Encase Character Models in Saran Wrap' shader that has been so popular.

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  • Bionic MonkeyBionic Monkey Registered User, ClubPA regular
    edited June 2008
    I have high hopes for this game, but it's a fucking travesty that it won't be co-op.

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  • RenzoRenzo Registered User regular
    edited June 2008
    I have high hopes for this game, but it's a fucking travesty that it won't be co-op.

    They had co-op going for a while, but players kept crossing the streams, so they took it out.

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  • IgortIgort Registered User regular
    edited June 2008
    Renzo wrote: »
    I have high hopes for this game, but it's a fucking travesty that it won't be co-op.

    They had co-op going for a while, but players kept crossing the streams, so they took it out.

    Hehehe.

    I thought there was co-op though?

    So excited for this game. Ghostbusters 1 & 2 were my favourite movies growing up.

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  • deowolfdeowolf is allowed to do that. Traffic.Registered User regular
    edited June 2008
    Renzo wrote: »
    I have high hopes for this game, but it's a fucking travesty that it won't be co-op.

    They had co-op going for a while, but players kept crossing the streams, so they took it out.

    And you win.

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  • BalefuegoBalefuego Registered User regular
    edited June 2008
    wait what

    how can this possibly not have 4 player co-op

    that is a fucking travesty

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  • IgortIgort Registered User regular
    edited June 2008
    Balefuego wrote: »
    wait what

    how can this possibly not have 4 player co-op

    that is a fucking travesty

    You can. Online.

    I just went and checked.

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  • BalefuegoBalefuego Registered User regular
    edited June 2008
    it better

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  • KlykaKlyka DO you have any SPARE BATTERIES?Registered User regular
    edited June 2008
    I think I read that 360/PS3 will have co-op and Wii will have some kind of competetive multi. Is that true?

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  • CadeCade Eppur si muove.Registered User regular
    edited June 2008
    The Wii game is more "kid friendly" than the 360/PS3 version and has a different art style to it.

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  • LewiePLewieP Registered User regular
    edited June 2008
    I only watched the Ghostbusters films for the first time recently.

    So great.


    I will probably pick this up at some point, either on the 360 or Wii.

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  • KlykaKlyka DO you have any SPARE BATTERIES?Registered User regular
    edited June 2008
    I'm sorry,but this is very appropriate:

    Wii Version:
    360/PS3 Version:

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  • IgortIgort Registered User regular
    edited June 2008
    Klyka wrote: »
    I'm sorry,but this is very appropriate:

    Wii Version:

    That whole segment of that film had me laughing so hard I thought I was going to die.

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  • Banzai5150Banzai5150 Registered User regular
    edited June 2008
    So the Wii gets the Sweded version of Ghostbusters? Swede!!!!

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  • XagarathXagarath Registered User regular
    edited June 2008
    The Wii version has less single-player levels than the 360/PS3, last I read.
    This is unimpressive.

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  • randombattlerandombattle Registered User regular
    edited June 2008
    I wonder if you are going to customize your ghostbuster or if it's just a standard Beef Mantoughstrong player character.

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  • mrsnackroadmrsnackroad Registered User regular
    edited June 2008
    This game will be awesome.

    This game will be awesome.

    This game will be awesome.

    If I keep saying it, it'll be true, right? Because, OH GOD, do I need it to be true.

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  • urahonkyurahonky Registered User regular
    edited June 2008
    Hmm... Now I'm torn.

    360 version -> online co-op
    Wii version -> wii remote blasting of ghosts

    I may end up with both it seems :(

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  • randombattlerandombattle Registered User regular
    edited June 2008
    urahonky wrote: »
    Hmm... Now I'm torn.

    360 version -> online co-op
    Wii version -> wii remote blasting of ghosts

    I may end up with both it seems :(

    You make that sound like a bad thing.

    If they are both great games and not the same then we get two ghostbuster games instead of 1!

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  • Crack_ShotCrack_Shot Registered User regular
    edited June 2008
    Xagarath wrote: »
    The Wii version has less single-player levels than the 360/PS3, last I read.
    This is unimpressive.

    There's probably not enough space on the disc to put that many levels on the Wii version.

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  • LewiePLewieP Registered User regular
    edited June 2008
    Crack_Shot wrote: »
    Xagarath wrote: »
    The Wii version has less single-player levels than the 360/PS3, last I read.
    This is unimpressive.

    There's probably not enough space on the disc to put that many levels on the Wii version.

    360 and Wii discs are the same size.

    Plus Wii assets should take up less space than 360 assets.

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  • urahonkyurahonky Registered User regular
    edited June 2008
    Crack_Shot wrote: »
    Xagarath wrote: »
    The Wii version has less single-player levels than the 360/PS3, last I read.
    This is unimpressive.

    There's probably not enough space on the disc to put that many levels on the Wii version.

    This makes no sense, since the 360 uses the same disks as the Wii does. DVD.

    And besides, the Wii would have lower graphics which means they should be able to fit more onto the disk, if you ask me.

    e: DAMN IT, get out of my head Lewie!

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  • mrsnackroadmrsnackroad Registered User regular
    edited June 2008
    Woah. Woah woah. Console wars in here? NAH. You know what this thread needs more of?

    Ghostbusters.
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    Wait, no.

    THE REAL Ghostbusters.
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  • Crack_ShotCrack_Shot Registered User regular
    edited June 2008
    That was a joke, guys.

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  • randombattlerandombattle Registered User regular
    edited June 2008
    THE REAL Ghostbusters.
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    Hell yeah! Remember the episode where the Ghostbusters fought Cthulhu? Man that was a sweet episode.

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  • mrsnackroadmrsnackroad Registered User regular
    edited June 2008
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    Ghostbusting is serious business, okay. We can't be taking this lightly or the ghosts win.

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  • KlykaKlyka DO you have any SPARE BATTERIES?Registered User regular
    edited June 2008
    god what is that and where do i get it?

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  • LewiePLewieP Registered User regular
    edited June 2008
    urahonky wrote: »
    e: DAMN IT, get out of my head Lewie!

    Hmm, I want a sandwich.


    Do you want a sandwich,

    I bet you do.

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  • urahonkyurahonky Registered User regular
    edited June 2008
    LewieP wrote: »
    urahonky wrote: »
    e: DAMN IT, get out of my head Lewie!

    Hmm, I want a sandwich.


    Do you want a sandwich,

    I bet you do.

    Scary. I am getting hungry for something with bread.

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  • agoajagoaj Top Tier One FearRegistered User regular
    edited June 2008
    Klyka wrote: »
    god what is that and where do i get it?

    Ghostbusters mod for Doom.

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  • mrsnackroadmrsnackroad Registered User regular
    edited June 2008
    Obviously, from that screen shot, you're playing as Peter Venkman - funny how most of the official games tend to forget Winston Zeddemore, but you can see him right there in the Doom mod.

    I am very enthusiastic about this game. Its too early to know much about the game - but, are they still shooting for a Halloween release?

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