New Ghostbusters Game Announced With First Gameplay Trailer

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Activision have dropped the first trailer for their new Ghostbusters game, coming to PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC, and it looks… interesting, I guess. 

Called simply Ghostbusters, it’s a top down co-op game with a cartoony visual style (I like how they’ve managed to make it look like a Wii U game). At least the box art looks decent…

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Rather than playing as the original cast or the reboot’s all female crew, it seems we’ll be taking control of a new gang of recruits, a mix of guys and girls. See, this way they don’t piss off anyone, but please no-one.

Bizarrely, the game is set after the events of the new movie which comes out on July 15 – yet the game comes out a few days before on July 12. Let’s hope there aren’t too many spoilers. As in the films, you’ll be busting ghosts in New York City.

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You can check out the trailer below, which features a healthy dose of everyone’s favourite ghoul Slimer – along with a slightly irritating voiceover. I know it’s hard to judge a game from an early trailer, but I can’t help but feel it looks a lot like we’ll almost exclusively be standing still and pointing weapons at ghosts till something happens.

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As if that wasn’t enough for you greedy Ghostbusters fans, Activision have also announced a mobile title called Ghostbusters: Slime City, which should also be out in July. No further details on that one yet, but it’ll be launching on iOS and Android devices.


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