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Multiplayer details released for Ghostbusters, crossing streams not mentioned

Wednesday, 11th March 2009 14:20 GMT By Stephany Nunneley

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Kombo.com has listed full multiplayer details for each version of Ghostbusters: The Video Game.

Online play lets you earn money and get new ghost-busting equipment, apparently. There are 12 maps with six different power-ups and game types, and an Instant Action mode.

The big list is posted after the jump, just in case you want to remain remotely surprised when it comes out in June.

And no. There’s no mention of crossing the streams.

Via Joystiq

MULTIPLAYER FEATURES:

Unique Multiplayer Features:

  1. Play as one of the Ghostbusters: Choose to play as any one of the four original Ghostbusters or the rookie
  2. Unique Achievements: Players are given scores and ranks for each match that are also applied to their online profile. Difficulty scaling is available according to rank
  3. 6 Unique Power-ups: To help players on even the trickiest of jobs, unique power-ups such as the Ghost Shrinker or Ethereal Shield are available
  4. Limited Ammunition: To ensure teamwork, players must pick up ammunition for each type of equipment with ammunition levels being shown on the proton pack
  5. Unique AI Features: To add another dimension to the hunting, wrangling and trapping experience of being a Ghostbuster, ghosts have unique AI features such as more aggressive behaviour, the power to sabotage traps and the ability to fuse with other ghosts
  6. Full VOIP support: Voice support for both Xbox 360 and PS3 allows for easy communication between players.
  7. Two Multiplayer Co-op Game Modes:  Instant Action: players can test their mettle in a variety of Job Types across a selection of 12 different maps to see if they’ve got what it takes to be a true Ghostbuster;  Campaign Mode: players work through one of four different environments busting ghosts to earn cash and upgrade their equipment.

12 maps across 4 themed environments:

  • Library
  • Streets
  • Cemetery
  • Museum

Six Unique Job Types:

  1. Survival: Survive a paranormal onslaught
  2. Containment: Capture all the ghosts
  3. Destruction: Eliminate mysterious artifacts to prevent spawning ghosts
  4. Protection: Protect Egon’s devices
  5. Thief: Save the artefacts from being stolen by ghosts
  6. Slime Dunk: Dunk the most Slimers

Online Multiplayer Features:

  • Leaderboards and player statistics: have you got what it takes to be the world’s greatest Ghostbuster?
  • Ranking: Skill and rank based matchmaking is available.
  • Most Wanted Ghosts: these ghosts appear are special ghosts that appear mid game based on the experience of the current players – it’s your job to trap them all.

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  1. Blerk

    The ListenUP guys seemed quite impressed with this on this week’s show – both the 360 and the Wii versions. I’d really love it to be great!

    #1 5 years ago
  2. No_PUDding

    Yeah they did.

    Great job Phil, nice to see Atari possibly becoming a major player again.

    #2 5 years ago
  3. Whizzo

    It really doesn’t feel like it was 25 years since I was sitting in my local cinema watching the original film, hopefully the game does justice to it.

    #3 5 years ago