A third Ghostbusters movie arrives in theaters this week, after decades of trying to revive the comedy sci-fi series. But for many fans, including some of the folks who made Ghostbusters, the third movie was a 2009 video game.
After performing admirably on just about every system imaginable, Atari is finally ready to bring Ghostbusters: The Video Game to the PlayStation Portable and PSPgo next month.
It's not often that the public gets word of what it costs to make a specific game. But a multi-million-dollar range was given for the latest Ghostbusters game in a Texas newspaper.
Ghostbusters: The Video Game comes to us bearing a twin-blockbuster burden: Both as a game, and also as the first true representative of a beloved franchise to come along in 20 years.
Online head-to-head comparisons of the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 versions of Atari's Ghostbusters: The Video Game indicate that one of those high-def consoles is offering a less "feel good" experience.
Giant Bomb's biggest Ghostbusters fans have played the new Ghostbusters game, only to be reminded that video game humor has its limits.
And it isn't just proton streams being crossed either. The developers have lined up a bevy of backpack-centric weapons for the Ghostbusting team to bust out in multiplayer, including a thin green ray and a...blue ray. Bout time they upgraded to blue ray, isn't it?
Following this morning's announcement of Sony's exclusive PAL Ghostbusters publishing deal, Atari clarifies their publishing plans for North America, including the release of the PSP version worldwide.
Buried in plain sight in Sony Europe's announcement on the PAL timed exclusivity of Ghostbusters on the PlayStations 3 and 2, the PSP looks to be getting its own version of the game after all.
Atari's Ghostbusters: The Video Game is coming to every platform it possibly can. Obviously those various ports are going to be very different. The Nintendo DS experience isn't going to match the PlayStation 3 experience.
Normally, the ESRB is a great resource for leaked information, such as the unannounced PSP version of Atari's Ghostbusters: The Videogame it rated the other day. Sometimes it's not such a great resource.
Atari hopped up from their New York Comic Con attendance, just dropped this fresh look at their upcoming Ghostbusters game. Ghostbusters : The Video Game will be hitting six platforms come June 16.
Terminal Reality put out the call for playtesters to go hands on with Ghostbusters: The Video Game a few weeks ago, giving local folks a chance to play the game months before its release.
This is a corrected version of the story that ran earlier today by AJ. In it we incorrectly stated that Bill Murray's voice would not be in the console game. We reconfirmed with Atari that Murray's voice will be in the console games. We apologize for any confusion.
Usually when a game goes for simultaneous multi-platform releases, I immediately write off the Wii version.