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Ghostbusters are back in an all new story penned by the original creators. When Manhattan is once again overrun by ghosts and other supernatural creatures, it's up to you to take on the role of a new recruit joining the famous Ghostbusters team. Equipped with a variety of unique weapons and gadgets, players will hunt, fight and capture a wide range of supernatural villains in a funny and frightening battle to save New York City from its latest paranormal plague.

[edit] Features

  • Authentic Ghostbusters game experience: Delivering a special gaming experience to the tremendous Ghostbusters fan base around the world, Ghostbusters: The Video Game features the original film cast from Columbia Pictures' classic Ghostbusters films, including Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Harold Ramis and Ernie Hudson, together again for the first time in over 20 years. Supporting the original Ghostbusters crew are the talents of Annie Potts, Brian Doyle Murray, and William Atherton.
  • Unique ghostbusting action: Like the films before it, Ghostbusters: The Video Game is an all-new classic adventure with Dan Aykroyd and Harold Ramis returning to the helm to script and create a new storyline, leading gamers through the trials and tribulations of the world's leading paranormal ghostbusting team. Experience a variety of frightening new ghosts, even some based on ideas from Aykroyd and Ramis that never made it into the original feature films.
  • Weapons, gadgets, and enemies: Ghostbusters: The Video Game features never-seen-before ghost hunting, wrangling, and trapping game mechanics with upgradeable gadgets. Gamers can blast ghosts into a weakened state with the proton pack's blast beam and use the capture beam to wrangle them into the trap, execute different strategic tactics with the tether gun and stasis trap, and scan and analyze targets using the PKE Meter and Ghost Light.

Forum Posts


Atari patches higher resolution into PS3 Ghostbusters

Now matches 360 version, says publisher

Aug 26, 2009, by Sean Ridgeley | 4 comments
Atari: Ghostbusters rings up one million sales

The PKE meter is goin' wild

Jul 27, 2009, by Leo Chan | 0 comments
Ghostbusters PS3 graphics inferior to 360 version

Developer explains

Jun 18, 2009, by Sean Ridgeley | 9 comments
Ghostbusters PC game lacks online play and DLC

But it is cheaper than console version

Jun 15, 2009, by Kevin Spiess | 7 comments
Ghostbusters: The Video Game becomes PlayStation exclusive in Europe

North America still gets multiplatform release for upcoming Terminal Reality-developed Ghostbusters game

May 06, 2009, by Leo Chan | 0 comments
Target announces new game reservation cards

Collectible cards go for $1.00, purchase includes $5.00 gift card

Apr 16, 2009, by Lydia Sung | 6 comments

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Sep 27, 10 2:55am
excellently faithful to the films and laugh out loud funny 8/10 GhostbustersTheVideoGame
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Aug 12, 10 10:00am
brilliant its like the 3rd film we have all been waiting for GhostbustersTheVideoGame
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Feb 15, 10 2:36pm
bought this game used @ a Hollywood Video going out of business sale;it has no manual and I can't figure out how to play the game with 2... GhostbustersTheVideoGame
Dec 17, 09 6:51pm
Funny and good fun, definitely worth the purchase but can be finished in a day. A good day though. GhostbustersTheVideoGame
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Jun 28, 09 4:19am

Count me as part of the crowd that donned the proton pack as a child and mimicked the...

Jun 25, 09 1:15pm
Fun interesting game to play. They did great at connecting the movies with the games. GhostbustersTheVideoGame
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Release Dates
  • North America:
    • Oct 30, 2009 (PSP)
    • Jun 16, 2009 (PC)
  • Japan: Sep 26, 2008
  • Europe:
    • Nov 6, 2009 (XBOX360)
    • Oct 30, 2009 (Wii)
    • Jun 19, 2009 (PC)
  • Australia:
    • Nov 19, 2009 (XBOX360)
    • November 2009 (Wii)
    • Jun 25, 2009 (PC)
    • Jun 19, 2009 (PS3)
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