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Ghostbusters: The Video Game
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Release Date (US):
June 16th, 2009
Release Date (UK):
June 19th, 2009
Online Players:
Terminal Reality
T [Teen]
PSU Rank:
137 of 1166 Games
PSU Rank on PS3:
125 of 0 Games
Additional Information:
Also available on Xbox 360, PC, PS2, DS, and Wii

About Ghostbusters: The Video Game

Ghostbusters: The Video Game was penned by original Ghostbusters writers Harold Ramis and Dan Aykroyd and reunites members of the original cast for the first time in 20 years. Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Harold Ramis, and Ernie Hudson lend their voices and in-game likenesses to the original story set two years after Ghostbusters II, with Manhattan once again overrun by ghosts and supernatural forces. The game also features performances from fan favourites such as William Atherton (Walter Peck), Annie Potts (Janine Melnitz) and Brian Doyle-Murray (portraying Mayor Jock Mulligan).



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Captures the Ghostbusters spirit without taking too many gambles.

We like

  • The familiar soundtrack and voice work
  • The enjoyable ghost-trapping mechanic
  • How the developer has captured the Ghostbusters vibe

We dislike

  • The weak upgrade system
  • The unexciting boss battles
  • The repetitive gameplay

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We hate to say it, but we’re nowhere near as excited now that we’ve finished Ghostbusters: The Video Game as we were prior to its release. Inevitably, taking on such an iconic brand as Ghostbusters comes with huge expectation, and when they're not achieved we're bound to feel a little despondent. That’s exactly the case with Ghostbusters: The Video Game. It’s good, but it’s not as brilliant as we ...

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