Ghostbusters (2009)

Video Game  -  Action | Comedy | Horror  -  16 June 2009 (USA)
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You play the newest employee of the paranormal investigations and eliminations business as a new wave of Gozer related hauntings plagues New York City.

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The year is 1991, it is two years since the events of Vigo the Carpathian plagued New York City. Now the Ghostbusters are going strong and looking to franchise out the business. You play as a new recruit in Ghostbusters International, and just as you get started with GBI, an ancient evil descends upon New York City and several familiar faces return. Written by Thomas Walters

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Trivia

In issue #4 of the Ghostbusters comic series, published by IDW, it is revealed that the Rookie's name is Bryan Welsh in the realistic version and Chad Fuller in the stylized versions. In the stylized versions, the Female Rookie's name is Maddie Collins. See more »

Goofs

When listening to messages on the answering machine back in the firehouse, if only one message remains on the machine it will say "You have one new messages." However, this is not so surprising, especially considering that it is 1991 technology. In those days, the extra circuitry required to eliminate that minor grammatical error in an answering machine may have substantially increased the unit's cost, and so been deemed unnecessary by the manufacturer. See more »

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Dr. Raymond Stantz: Venkman. Come in please! Pandemonium up here! Chucks of the building missing everywhere! You are required at the sight now!
Dr. Peter Venkman: [via walkie talkie] So happy to be of demand, but these sugar balls have got me nailed down. I can't get pass them. They're disgusting, and they are unhealthy.
Dr. Raymond Stantz: Uh, did I mention there's a spectacularly beautiful lady in distress?
Dr. Peter Venkman: I'll be right there.
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Despite being made in 2009, the intro movie for this game carries the 1980s Columbia Pictures logo on it, just like the original Ghostbusters movie. However, the Columbia logo seen before the main menu loads is the modern one. See more »


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Ghostbusters Original Motion Picture Score
Composed and Conducted by Elmer Bernstein
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27 September 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I've been a fan of ghost busters since i was a kid. i saw the movies, watched the cartoon, i was even a ghost buster for halloween when i was 8 years old.

well i was looking through game demo's on xbox live and saw that there was a Ghost Busters video game. so i downloaded the demo and played it. at first i wasn't too impressed. catching the ghosts were fun and awesome but i felt the demo showed it as more of a puzzle game. well 2 years past since then and i was in the store looking for a cheap game to entertain me and i saw it on the shelf and it was pretty cheap. so i decided oh well i guess ill get it. it will entertain me for a while.

while playing it i actually got into it. the characters were just as i remembered. especially Bill Murray's character. and i got really excited to fight the Stay Puft marshmallow man lol.

well yea it is sort of a puzzle game and it seems even more ridiculous than the ghost busters movies but you got to remember Ghost Busters is not supposed to be a horror movie or game. its supposed to be a comedy and this team of misfits just gets into this kind of trouble while investigating and catching the paranormal.


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