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  • US version of Ghostbusters will not be region locked

    Good news European Xbox 360 owners. The North American version of Ghostbusters will not be region locked. This was confirmed by Atrai to Destructoid earlier today. Game’s out Jun 16, and now you won’t have to wait. Import away pals!

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  • Terminal Reality wrote two-thirds of Ghostbusters script

    Atari may be touting that Dan Aykroyd and Harold Ramis were the writers of the Ghostbusters game, but both men acknowledge that it’s more of a marketing ploy than anything. Speaking with The New York Times, Aykroyd said that Terminal Reality came to him with script in hand, and he and Ramis supplied the structure […]

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  • Home update ushers in photo sharing, BUZZ, Ghostbusters

    As of today, Home users will be able to share user created content in the way of photo sharing. Picture frames are to be made available in the Mall where you can then upload photos from your hard drive or select various default pictures, and then display them in your little PS3 apartments. You can […]

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  • Fat Princess, Ghosbusters demo and more coming to PSN in June

    The EU PS Blog has updated informing us all over what’s coming up on PSN this month and if the headline doesn’t give it away, it includes Fat Princess and a Ghostbusters PS3 demo. There’s Trash Panic and Numblast too, and some PSP classics are promised. Have a read.

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  • Atari will not be exhibiting at E3 this year

    Atari has decided not to exhibit at E3 this year, although the company still plans to attend. Speaking with Joystiq, an Atari representative told the site that a “proactive decision to attend but not exhibit at this year’s E3 event” was made so it could focus on “other selling and marketing initiatives” for Champions Online, […]

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  • Ghosbuster devs don't want customers confused over distribution changes

    Terminal Reality doesn’t want consumers to be confused over the constant publishing changes for Ghostbusters: The Video Game. After changing hands three times within a year, VP Joe Kreiner says the team is frustrated and hoping the alterations do not sully customer expectations. “It is not the ideal situation for a developer like Terminal Reality […]

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  • Atari confirms multiplatform Ghostbusters release for US

    Atari president Jim Wilson has confirmed that Ghostbusters will release on multiplatforms in the US come June, and that Sony will only publish the PlayStation versions in PAL regions. “The Sony Computer Entertainment partnership is exclusive to Europe, Atari is going to be publishing on all platforms in the US on June 16,” Wilson told […]

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  • Ghostbusters on Blu-ray will not have a game demo

    Atari has confirmed that there will not be a demo for Ghostbusters: The Video Game included in the Blu-ray edition of the movie. Online retailer ShopTo.Net listed a demo among the features on the disc, but Atari has told Joystiq that this was not true. “There will be no demo for Ghostbusters: The Video Game […]

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  • Check out the intro to Ghostbusters: The Video Game

    The intro movie for Ghostbusters: The Video Game showed up on GameTrailers today. If it’s any indication of how fun the game is going to be, we’re getting it day one. Not much longer to go – it’s out June 16.

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  • Target announces $1 pre-order program with $5 gift card incentive

    Target announced today a new reservation program beginning April 19, where for only one dollar you can pre-order games using a collectible reservation card. Upon returning to the store within seven days of the game’s release, you will get back your collectible card along with a $5 gift card to use towards a future purchase. […]

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  • Ghostbusters gets multiplayer dev diary and screens

    Atari has released a few new Ghostbusters screenshots, along with a dev diary from the game’s multiplayer developers. Threewave, the firm handling co-op for PC, PS3 and Xbox 360, was initially skeptical about working on the project because “movie licensed games are not something that Threewave, being a group of mostly hardcore shooter fans, usually […]

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  • Dan Aykroyd likes the look of Ghostbusters on Wii

    Dan Aykroyd has told Newsweek that he prefers how the characters look in the Wii version of Ghostbusters as the style resembles The Incredibles. “Honestly, I love the way we look in the Wii platform, because it resembles the animation that was done in The Incredibles,” he said. “Anybody who looks like an Incredible is […]

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  • Ghostbusters Blu-ray to include making-of game featurette

    Sony is to include a making-of featurette of Ghostbusters: The Video Game in the Blu-ray edition of the movie, due to land in stores June 16. Not surprising, since the game and the 25th Anniversary Edition of the movie are slated for release on the same day. Should at least give you something extra to […]

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  • Ghostbusters isn't coming to PSP, says Atari

    Remember that ESRB posting that said Ghostbusters was coming to PSP? It was a giant, marshmallow-shaped lie. Atari told Eurogamer so today. You’ll just have to play it on DS, Wii, PS3, PS2 and 360 when it releases this June.

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  • ESRB lists Ghostbusters for PSP

    Looks as though Ghostbusters is coming to PSP, if a recent ESRB filing is any indication. This means it’ll release for DS, Wii, PS3, PS2, PS3, 360 and PSP come June. Thanks to the hawk-eyed folks over at Kotaku.

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  • Ghostbusters - six-minute gameplay movie

    After the break. It’s direct-feed gameplay footage taken from the Spanish version of the forthcoming demo, apparently. It looks great. This has been grabbed from PartnerNet, supposedly. Naughty rabbits. The game’s out on June 19 for all formats. Thanks, Blerk.

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  • Alyssa Milano talks Ghostbusting, neglects to mention Sigourney Weaver

    Alyssa Milano appears in the movie after the break talking about her role in the Ghostbusters game. She’s reasonably hot. Milano was cast as the title’s leading lady after Sigourney Weaver decided she didn’t want to be in it, then changed her mind a little too later: her character had already been written out. Milano […]

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  • Alyssa Milano is new leading lady for Ghostbusters game

    Cutie Alyssa Milano will voice the leading lady in the upcoming Ghostbusters: The Video Game. When Sigourney Weaver declined to be part of the project, her character was written out and replaced with a new one, Dr Ilyssa Slewyn. Too bad for Weaver, who had a change of heart a bit too late — good […]

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  • Atari: Ghostbusters is "Gears of War lite"

    Atari’s told MTV that Terminal Reality’s upcoming Ghostbusters title is essentially a casual take on Gears of War. “We’re trying to make this pretty mainstream as far as a third-person shooter goes,” said senior producer Garrett Moehring. “Because that’s really what it is for the most part, it’s an action-shooter — Gears of War lite, […]

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  • Ray Parker Jr "working on" getting Ghostbusters into Rock Band

    Ray Parker Jr has told Eurogamer that he’s currently working on getting the original Ghostbusters theme into Rock Band. “We were just talking about that, we’re working on it now,” he said. “I think they should have Ghostbusters in Rock Band.” There’s no further detail, but Rock Band people and Ghostbusters people will no doubt […]

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  • Ghostbusters gets multiplayer dev diary and screens

    Atari has released a few new Ghostbusters screenshots, along with a dev diary from the game’s multiplayer developers. Threewave, the firm handling co-op for PC, PS3 and Xbox 360, was initially skeptical about working on the project because “movie licensed games are not something that Threewave, being a group of mostly hardcore shooter fans, usually […]

  • Dan Aykroyd likes the look of Ghostbusters on Wii

    Dan Aykroyd has told Newsweek that he prefers how the characters look in the Wii version of Ghostbusters as the style resembles The Incredibles. “Honestly, I love the way we look in the Wii platform, because it resembles the animation that was done in The Incredibles,” he said. “Anybody who looks like an Incredible is […]

  • Ghostbusters Blu-ray to include making-of game featurette

    Sony is to include a making-of featurette of Ghostbusters: The Video Game in the Blu-ray edition of the movie, due to land in stores June 16. Not surprising, since the game and the 25th Anniversary Edition of the movie are slated for release on the same day. Should at least give you something extra to […]

  • Ghostbusters isn’t coming to PSP, says Atari

    Remember that ESRB posting that said Ghostbusters was coming to PSP? It was a giant, marshmallow-shaped lie. Atari told Eurogamer so today. You’ll just have to play it on DS, Wii, PS3, PS2 and 360 when it releases this June.

  • ESRB lists Ghostbusters for PSP

    Looks as though Ghostbusters is coming to PSP, if a recent ESRB filing is any indication. This means it’ll release for DS, Wii, PS3, PS2, PS3, 360 and PSP come June. Thanks to the hawk-eyed folks over at Kotaku.

  • Ghostbusters – six-minute gameplay movie

    After the break. It’s direct-feed gameplay footage taken from the Spanish version of the forthcoming demo, apparently. It looks great. This has been grabbed from PartnerNet, supposedly. Naughty rabbits. The game’s out on June 19 for all formats. Thanks, Blerk.

  • Alyssa Milano talks Ghostbusting, neglects to mention Sigourney Weaver

    Alyssa Milano appears in the movie after the break talking about her role in the Ghostbusters game. She’s reasonably hot. Milano was cast as the title’s leading lady after Sigourney Weaver decided she didn’t want to be in it, then changed her mind a little too later: her character had already been written out. Milano […]

  • Alyssa Milano is new leading lady for Ghostbusters game

    Cutie Alyssa Milano will voice the leading lady in the upcoming Ghostbusters: The Video Game. When Sigourney Weaver declined to be part of the project, her character was written out and replaced with a new one, Dr Ilyssa Slewyn. Too bad for Weaver, who had a change of heart a bit too late — good […]

  • Atari: Ghostbusters is “Gears of War lite”

    Atari’s told MTV that Terminal Reality’s upcoming Ghostbusters title is essentially a casual take on Gears of War. “We’re trying to make this pretty mainstream as far as a third-person shooter goes,” said senior producer Garrett Moehring. “Because that’s really what it is for the most part, it’s an action-shooter — Gears of War lite, […]

  • Ray Parker Jr “working on” getting Ghostbusters into Rock Band

    Ray Parker Jr has told Eurogamer that he’s currently working on getting the original Ghostbusters theme into Rock Band. “We were just talking about that, we’re working on it now,” he said. “I think they should have Ghostbusters in Rock Band.” There’s no further detail, but Rock Band people and Ghostbusters people will no doubt […]

  • The Pitt gets first video tomorrow morning

    The second bit of Fallout 3 DLC, the Pitt, is to be shown in video for the first time on GTTV tomorrow morning. The show will also include a boss reveal from Ghostbusters and a new video of Obsidian RPG, Alpha Protocol. The episode airs on Spike at 1.00am PST tomorrow, which is 9.00am GMT, […]

  • Sigourney Weaver wanted in on Ghostbusters game too late

    Sigourney Weaver had a change of heart about appearing in the upcoming Ghostbusters: The Video Game — only it was a bit too late for her. Word a few months back was that she declined a role in the game, but later on when she found out that Bill Murray would reprise his role as […]

  • New Ghostbusters trailer doesn’t look at the trap

    Atari’s put out another Ghostbusters trailer, this time warning you not to look into the trap. What happens if you do? Ghosts. Skeletal ones. There’s a good dollop of gameplay footage in there, so it’s worth a watch. See it on Shacknews. Game’s out for every format under the sun on June 19.

  • Burnout Paradise Legendary Cars to include Ecto-1, General Lee and KITT

    Criterion has revealed that cars resembling Ghostbusters’ Ecto-1, General Lee from the Dukes of Hazzard and Knight Rider’s KITT will also feature in the Burnout Paradise DLC, the Legendary Cars Pack. The vehicles join the Back to the Future DeLorean in what we reckon is some of the best after-care a console developer has delivered […]

  • Sony Pictures lets Ghosbusters game date slip [Updated]

    A press release from Sony Pictures announcing the 25th Anniversary of the Ghostbusters movie,has inadvertently leaked the release date for Ghostbusters: The Videogame. From the release: America’s favorite paranormal psychologists are back to save the world, this time with unsurpassed picture and audio quality and advanced new bonus features in the Ghostbusters Blu-ray Disc, releasing […]

  • Harrison: I want to prove Kotick wrong over Ghostbusters

    Phil Harrison’s told MCV he wants to prove Bobby Kotick was wrong to dump Terminal Reality’s Ghostbusters when Activision merged with Blizzard. “What Bobby, perhaps unhelpfully said, was that those games were franchises which wouldn’t make $100m of revenue and generate sequels,” said the Atari boss. “If that’s his benchmark, then fine – and we’d […]

  • Ghostbusters boss “excited” by Atari plans

    After telling VG247 that “Ghostbusters will be published!” back in August, Terminal Reality boss Mark Randel feels great now that Atari has officially picked up the game and given it a June 2009 release date. “We’re doing great and can’t wait for people to play the game,” said Randel when asked how the team felt […]

  • Ghostbusters to launch in June 2009

    Atari’s confirmed that Ghostbusters will be published next June. The news comes from a publisher event in London today. The Terminal Reality title’s an all-format affair, and was feared lost in the galaxy collision that was Activision and Blizzard. Never fear, though. Phil came, he saw, he kicked its ass. Thanks, Techradar.

  • Ghostbusters officially goes to Atari

    Ghostbusters has officially been picked up by Atari, IGN reports. “Ghostbusters: The Video Game is a fantastic addition to Atari’s global line-up in 2009,” said company boss Phil Harrison. “The title has built considerable anticipation and excitement among game fans for its high quality action and all-out mayhem. There’s no more thrilling Ghostbusting experience to […]

  • Atari officially announced as publisher of Ghostbusters and Riddick, release windows revealed

    So it was rumored; so shall it be. After a relaxing summer in publishing limbo, Ghostbusters officially has a new shuttle onto shelves in the form of Atari. The company gave the universal sign for “no comment” when asked about Ghostbusters’ release date, but Variety’s sources claim it’ll launch next summer, riding a wave of […]

  • Ghostbusters gone to Atari, is a year away

    According to this Kotaku piece, Dan Aykroyd said on a US radio show today that Ghostbusters is to be published by Atari. And that it won’t be coming out for a year. At least it is actually on its way. Terminal Reality will be pleased. More through the link.

  • All mention of Ghostbusters wiped from Gamestop

    According to this Kotaku piece, Ghostbusters pre-orders have been cancelled at Gamestop and full refunds are being issued. It also looks as though the Terminal Reality title has been delisted at the retailer. Not looking so good. The game was a casualty of the Activision Blizzard merger. Someone publish this, please.

  • Ghostbusters to be “put out to tender”: source

    Speaking under conditions of anonymity, a UK source familiar with the situation surrounding the Activision Blizzard merger has confirmed that Ghostbusters has not been canned, and is to be put out to tender. The game was assumed lost overnight when Activision confirmed that the only Vivendi games to make the transition in Acitivision Blizzard would […]

  • New Ghostbusters screens and hands-on

    IGN, better known as “the site that gets everything first,” has posted up new shots and impressions of Sierra’s upcoming Ghostbusters game. Expect the pre-E3 glut to start roundabout now, so it’s going to be preview preview preview for the next few weeks.

  • Exclusive: First Ghostbusters PKE meter and library ghost footage

    Amazing what you find when you’re wandering around with a video camera. Vivendi was showing off first footage of Ghostbuster’s PKE meter in action recently at the MCM London Expo, in a trailer including confirmation that the scary old lady library ghost has also made the cut. Take a look after the link. There’s footage […]

  • Ghostbusters script is 480 pages long, says actual Ghostbuster

    Speaking to videogaming247, Ernie Hudson – the actor who played Winston Zeddmore in the Ghostbusters movie – has revealed the length of the upcoming game’s script. Basically, it’s a half a Haze. “You know, I read the script, and it’s a really good script,” he said. “It’s huge. It covers every possibility. A regular film […]

  • Sierra forks out “a lot” of money on European Ghostbusters ambulance – pictures

    Sierra showed off Ecto-1 at the MCM Expo in London this weekend, and told videogaming247 that the car is actually a different one to the Ghostbusters-mobile currently being dragged around the US to promote the upcoming game. According to the Sierra rep, the firm had to buy the European car in Holland. They’re rare, we […]

  • Giant Stay Puft Marshmallow Man appears at MCM Expo in London – picture

    Sierra turned up at the MCM Expo in London over the weekend, showing off Ghostbusters and putting up a giant Stay Puft Marshmallow Man to promote the game. As you can see, our inflatable friend was a whopper. Unfortunately, the game itself wasn’t playable, and was only being shown on a screen at Sierra stand, […]

  • Bourne and Ghostbusters for MCM London Expo

    Sierra announced this morning that The Bourne Conspiracy and Ghostbusters will both be on show at the MCM London Expo this weekend. The showing, taking place at the London Excel Arena in Docklands, will see the appearance of actual Ghostbuster Ernie Hudson, who’ll be on hand for autographs and interviews. Press release after the link.

  • First Ghostbusters gameplay footage released

    After the link. It’s taken from the newly-launched British TV show Playr. Looks smashing.