Who ya gonna call? The Ghostbusters are back for an all new adventure! With Manhattan overrun again by supernatural creatures, gamers take the role of a new recruit joining the famous Ghostbusters team. Equipped with a variety of unique equipment and gadgets, players hunt, fight and wrangle a wide range of ghosts in an all-new battle to...
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Release Date: Jun 16, 2009

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The Ghostbusters are back for an all new adventure! With Manhattan overrun again by supernatural creatures, gamers take the role of a new recruit joining the famous Ghostbusters team. Equipped with a variety of unique equipment and gadgets, players hunt, fight and wrangle a wide range of ghosts in an all-new battle to save New York City from its latest paranormal plague.
  • THE AUTHENTIC GHOSTBUSTERS GAME EXPERIENCE - Delivering a special gaming experience to the tremendous Ghostbusters fan base around the world, Ghostbusters™: The Video Game features the original cast from Columbia Pictures' classic Ghostbusters films, including Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Harold Ramis and Ernie Hudson - together again for the first time in over 20 years. Supporting the original Ghostbusters crew are the talents of Annie Potts, Brian Doyle Murray and William Atherton.
  • UNIQUE GHOST BUSTING ACTION - Like the films before it, Ghostbusters™: The Video Game is all-new classic adventure with Dan Aykroyd and Harold Ramis returning to the helm to script and create a new storyline that leads gamers through the trials and tribulations of the world's leading paranormal ghost busting team. Players experience a variety of frightening new ghosts, even some based on ideas from Aykroyd and Ramis that never made it into the original feature films.
  • EQUIPMENT, GADGETS & ENEMIES - Ghostbusters™: The Video Game features never seen before ghost hunting, wrangling and trapping game mechanics with upgradeable gadgets. Gamers can wear ghosts down into a weakened state with the Proton Pack's Blast Stream and use the Capture Stream to wrangle them into the trap, execute different strategic tactics with the new Slime Tether and Stasis Stream, and scan and analyze targets using like the P.K.E. Meter and Paragoggles.

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows XP SP2, Windows Vista 32-bit and 64-bit
    • Processor: Intel® Core™2 Duo E4300 or AMD Athlon X2 +3800 *
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: ATI Radeon X1800-series 512MB, Intel G45 Express Chipset, NVIDIA GeForce 8400 512MB **
    • DirectX®:
    • Hard Drive: 9 GB free hard disk space
    • Sound: DirectX 9.0c-compatible sound card

    • * Dual core processors, such as the Intel Pentium D 805, are not supported
    • ** Video cards that have only 256MB of RAM are not supported
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows XP SP2, Windows Vista
    • Processor: Intel® Core™2 Duo E8400 or equivalent
    • Memory: 4 GB System RAM
    • Graphics: ATI Radeon HD 4800 series, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 260 series or higher video card
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Hane
( 1.3 hrs on record )
Posted: June 27
the real ghostbusters 3

10/10 would join the ghostbuster squad
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Overglock
( 3.1 hrs on record )
Posted: June 27
I consider this to be the 3rd movie. It's not game of the year material by any means, and Bill Murray kinda phoned in his lines, but it's everything a Ghostbusters fan could want (minus a ghost BJ).
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ZipDashSmash-ZiNxZ
( 21.0 hrs on record )
Posted: June 26
Especially with the reboot coming up, I was itching to play a related game. Everything I'd read and heard said that this is the most Ghostbusters-esque in terms of gameplay. They were spot on. Highly entertaining and very fun, even though it's short. I would consider this to be the spiritual successor of the franchise (i.e. Ghostbusters 3). If you enjoyed the original films, you have to play this to get a good last hurrah out of the original themes and cast. They all play their own characters again!
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thewatergamer
( 3.7 hrs on record )
Posted: June 26
This game might as well be called Ghostbusters 3, don't bother seeing the Piece of hollywood ♥♥♥♥ coming out, buy this game instead and play through it, you will not regret it if you are a fan of Ghostbusters
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BlueBlurRunner
( 3.9 hrs on record )
Posted: June 26
Though I have only just purchgased this on Steam, I have played this exstensively on Xbox360 and I can asure everyone that this is a fantastic Ghostbusters adventure. The return of the original cast makes it feel like a true continuation of the films and the gameplay incorporates everything a Ghostbuster does. Especially property damage. The story is a brilliant fit into the other two films, including characters and locations merely namedropped in the films and have fleshed them out greatly. The AI are, for the most part, very good. they can get into some stupid situations, such as one goes down, another goes down helping them and then you are the only one left, that kinda thing.

On the whole it is a very fun and enjoyable game. It's certainly one of the best licensed games I have ever played and the fact that it is in continuity with the films really makes it feel like the Ghostbusters 3 that never came out. Makes sense, as it was made off of a script for a third film.

*NOTE* After having now played some of this on Steam, the game checks out much the same as it did on the Xbox360. Well, except for the load times. They are REALLY long. Even if the Xbox version had long load times, I didn't notice. This is probably because they played an animation of your equipment with the Ghostbusters Theme in the backgroiund to keep me amused.
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Bison Zabi
( 0.4 hrs on record )
Posted: June 26
I ain't afraid of no feminist.
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Doodlez
( 0.3 hrs on record )
Posted: June 26
No issues running the game on Windows 10, for me atleast.

Runs great at 60 FPS with my GTX 970, 3570K CPU and Win 10.

Also great voice acting from the "real" ghostbusters.

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Guy LeDouche
( 3.6 hrs on record )
Posted: June 25
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stabPirate
( 9.5 hrs on record )
Posted: June 25
THIS is the real Ghostbusters III movie. ♥♥♥♥ the 2016 movie
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Smackm0nk3y
( 8.2 hrs on record )
Posted: June 25
If you like the movies, then get this game. I thought it was fantastic, especially since the 4 original ghostbusters lended their voices for the entire game. Its kinda like playing a movie. Egon upgrades your proton pack all through the game which helps keep the gameplay interesting. Easily a favorite of mine. Just sad that I just now got around to playing it. Lots of replay value here.
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23 of 25 people (92%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
Recommended
8.3 hrs on record
Posted: June 1
Ever wanted Ghostbusters 3 to be a thing but also wanted to be a ghostbuster yourself?
Well here ya go.

Ghostbusters: The Videogame really is great, but only because of the Ghostbusters coat of paint. You run around and reel in ghosts and shoot at generic spookies which would be kinda boring if you didn't do it in the whole 'Bustin getup with your sweet lil' proton pack and the other Gostbusters in tow. One of the best things about this game is that the voice acting is done, for the most part, by the original actors (Murray, Aykroyd, Ramis, Hudson, etc.)
All I'm saying is: if you like Ghostbusters, consider buying this game. If you don't like Ghostbusters, then why are you here, broh.
Ok let's look at the important stuff:

Plot:

Ok so there's ghosts and things but the important part is that it's written by Dan Aykroyd and Harold Ramis

Gameplay:
-An essential thing to note is that you, throughout the course of the game, unlock four different proton stream things, each serving a different purpose and each having a special attack or ability.
-The enemies tend to either be destructible objects brought to life or just straight up ghosts. The ghosts tend to be the most difficult as they need to be captured.
-You have access to a half life physics gun stream that is used to wrangle ghosts, solve puzzles, and move debris.

Graphics:

-Is good, looks good
-the proton pack is filled with detail which is ♥♥♥♥ing great

ok now that that's out of the way let's talk about the pros and cons

Pros:
-It's Ghostbusters
-But not the new Ghostbusters
-As in it's the original one with Bill Murray and that one guy whos last name is spelled weird
-somewhat above average gameplay
-excellent graphics that still hold up (for the most part)

Cons:
-several of the boss fights feel underwhelming
-occasional lag discharge

My final verdict is that this game is great, even though it's a movie game.
I'll give it a neat ol' 8/10
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14 of 16 people (88%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
2.5 hrs on record
Posted: June 5
It's Ghostbusters III. And it is a GOOD Ghostbusters III.
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10 of 10 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
9.3 hrs on record
Posted: June 20
If you're a fan of the Ghostbusters films (the originals anyway), this game is a must play! It brings back Dan Aykroyd and (the late) Harold Ramis to write the script, for one thing, and another, the original ghost busters (plus a few other characters) return to voice their respective roles!

You play as "The Recruit" an otherwise nameless character who is just trying out to be a Ghostbuster. I sort of wish there was a co-op with this game, but that said, you do get to play alongside the other awesome ghostbusters almost at all times, so I guess I can't really complain.

The gameplay is fairly simple, and they teach you how to do everything well enough. The look and feel of the game certainly matches the films, so they nailed that. You'll also find the trademark Ghostbusters humor intact. It's a genuinely funny game, while also delivering a few creepy moments, before bringing you back to chuckle again.

There are many easter eggs throughout the game that fans will appreciate, from a nametag of a certain character on a wall, to a large painting that talks to you, and if you've seen Ghostbusters 2, you know which one I'm talking about.

Another cool thing is you get to visit some iconic places from the film, beside the Ghostbusters' Firehouse, which you can freely walk around in and check things out, you get to go to the Sedgwick Hotel from the first film, among others.

Overall, this game feels like the Ghostbusters 3 we all hoped we'd get, but now sadly never will. The humor, the look, the cast is all here in true form. You'll laugh, you'll cheer and maybe get a bit spooked, but you'll have a great time doing it all.

I highly recommend it for anyone, fan or not, to check out! I promise you'll come away with a smile...and maybe a ghost or two as well.
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24 of 39 people (62%) found this review helpful
22 people found this review funny
Recommended
2.6 hrs on record
Posted: May 28
IF THERE'S SOMETHING STRANGE
SLEEPING IN YOUR BED
(LEMMIE TELL YOU SOMETHING)
IF THERE'S SOMETHING WEIRD
SLEEPING IN YOUR BED
(LEMMIE TELL YOU SOMETHING)
BUSTIN MAKES ME FEEL GOOD
(BUSTIN BUSTIN BUSTIN BUSTIN BUSTIN BUSTIN BUSTIN B-B-BUSTIN
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5 of 6 people (83%) found this review helpful
Recommended
9.5 hrs on record
Posted: June 25
THIS is the real Ghostbusters III movie. ♥♥♥♥ the 2016 movie
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
18.1 hrs on record
Posted: May 29
Best ghostbusters game ive ever seen altough theres no multiplayer at this time I know of its still amazing!
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
0.3 hrs on record
Posted: June 26
No issues running the game on Windows 10, for me atleast.

Runs great at 60 FPS with my GTX 970, 3570K CPU and Win 10.

Also great voice acting from the "real" ghostbusters.

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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
6 people found this review funny
Recommended
0.4 hrs on record
Posted: June 26
I ain't afraid of no feminist.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
2.1 hrs on record
Posted: June 11
Great game. Ghostbusters is my favourite movie. they really made a good job doing this.
WHEN THERES SOMETHING STRANGE IN YOUR NEIGHBOURHOOD
WHO YA GONNA CALL???
no really who...
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
18.4 hrs on record
Posted: June 21
Theres not much to be said none of the other reviews haven't already said about how awesome this game is. The only real problem I have with it is that we did not get the Multiplayer component of the game on PC like the PS3 and Xbox 360 versions of the game came with. I loved the multiplayer on 360 and really wish it was brought over to this version of the game as well.
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