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Burnout Paradise Legendary Car Collection pack is free today

The Burnout Paradise Legendary Car Collection DLC pack is free today on Xbox 360. Criterion has made the pack free in honor of writer director, actor and all around funny guy Harold Ramis, who died this week. The Legendary Car Collection includes the Hunter Manhattan Spirit which resembles the Ecto 1 in Ghostbusters, one of […]

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  • Harold Ramis "glad" he passed up directing Super Mario Bros film

    Harold Ramis — director of such films as “Caddyshack,” “Groundhog Day” and “Analyze This” — thinks he dodged a bullet Bill by ducking out of a directorial role in the notoriously awful Super Mario Bros film. “(Producer) Roland Joffe wanted me to direct the ‘Super Mario Bros.’ movie,” Ramis told the Associated Press. “I took […]

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  • Ghostbusting: Making a game funny like "writing three hit movies"

    Ghostbusters writer and general superstar Harold Ramis has told explained to GamesRadar why writing funny games is so difficult. Basically, it’s a stupid amount of work. “To make a game so funny with so many comic alternatives, that would be like writing three hit movies,” he said. “The scripts are impossibly long. That would be […]

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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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  • Ghostbusters' Harold Ramis says game voiceovers "took forever"

    Poor old Ghostbusters scriptwriter Harold Ramis didn’t know how much work was involved in writing and voice-acting a game. “It was a little weird. I had no idea because I’m not a gamer,” he told MTV. “The game scripts are like 250 pages. You need all these alternatives so it took forever. A lot of […]

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  • 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 […]

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