In June 2016, (Issue 123) of PlayStation (UK) Official Magazine Ghostbusters (2016) is prominently featured. In an article Chris Tremmel, project director on Activision’s upcoming Ghostbusters (2016) game (GBI Blog Post, April 16, 2016) provided additional details, such as game play.
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Last week Activision officially released details about their upcoming Ghostbusters video games. (GBI Blog Post, April 16, 2016) Around a certain web developer’s bedtime product information became available from retailers.
From GameStop (US):
Have you and your friends been experiencing paranormal activity? Grab your Proton Pack and join the Ghostbusters as you explore Manhattan, blasting ghosts, and trapping those runaway ghouls.
- Thrilling Multiplayer Experience: Play alongside your friends as the Ghostbusters in the 2-4 player local co-op campaign!
- Terrifying Ghost Trapping: Battle new and classic Ghostbusters characters, including Slimer, Gertrude Eldridge, Sparky and many more!
- Electrifying Weapon Choices: Dynamically swap weapons during battle with unique options for each character.
- Blockbuster Film Extension: An original story that takes place after the events of the movie! Ghostbusting fun for the whole family: Gamers of all ages and experience can dive right into the action.
Ghostbusters (2016) will be released on July 12, 2016 for both PS4 and Xbox One. With a retail price of $49.99 USD. The game can currently be pre-ordered from GameStop and Amazon.
With the release of Ghostbusters (2016) Activision will be launching not one, but two different Ghostbusters video games! Or adventures.
Scott Lowe, Activision’s Communications Manager wrote on the company’s blog:
This July, Ghostbusters returns to screens both big and small. That’s right, in addition to the new film from Sony Pictures, this July we’re introducing two all-new Ghostbusters adventures for consoles and mobile devices.—Ghostbusters and Ghostbusters: Slime City, respectively. Both games will feature new casts of rookies as they fight rogue sprits while the now-famous Ghostbusters are off stopping high-profile poltergeists.
On PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC, there’s Ghostbusters, a third-person action role-playing game with up to four-player local co-op. Each player can level up their character’s gear and abilities by battling ghosts, completing objectives, or discovering hidden collectibles. Players will have four heroes to choose from, each with their own unique personality and play style that benefit the overall team.
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