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Postby meowzamusic » Tue Jul 08, 2008 9:34 am

Shipley wrote:It has been 25 years since Ghostbusters was filmed.

Some of you might like seeing Old Indy, Old Rocky, Old John McCain

Heh, I just couldn't resist.
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Postby Learned » Tue Jul 08, 2008 11:14 am

TheBookPolice wrote: Just feed 'em some french bread pizza, they'll pass right out.


Stouffer's? A childhood staple of mine.
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Postby MadMind » Tue Jul 08, 2008 3:23 pm

MadMind wrote:
Shipley wrote:It has been 25 years since Ghostbusters was filmed.

Some of you might like seeing Old Indy, Old Rocky, Old John McClane... But Harold Ramis was never an action hero, and looks far from fit these days.

Keeping it as a game keeps it in the early 90s and keeps the characters and their actions believable.

Ghostbusters 2 was never held in very high-regard, so that bubble has already burst. And like you said it's been 25 years - I don't really see the presentation of a G3 film having anything to lose.

I feel pretty much the same for the green-lit 2009 Pee-Wee Herman Movie - nothing to lose.
Go Pee-Wee!
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Postby TheBookPolice » Fri Sep 05, 2008 10:08 pm

http://www.avclub.com/content/newswire/ ... ing_closer

Ugh. Get ready for a even worse repeat of the cartoon naming rights schism of the mid-80's. I predict that none of the original 'Busters will want to participate in the movie.
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Postby gozer » Sun Nov 09, 2008 1:38 am

TheBookPolice wrote:
meowzamusic wrote:Where's gozer when we need him?

Her. (feisty little minx, isn't she?)


"i thought gozer was a man"
--it can be anything it wants to be
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Re: Ghostbusters 3 to happen as video game?

Postby Shipley » Sun Nov 09, 2008 10:56 am

In the time since this thread was started, publisher Vivendi was purchased by Activision, who then dropped the game. It had no home for almost 3 months, but is now planned for next summer for the 25th anniversary of the original movie. Atari also picked up the long in the tooth sequel to Chronicle of Riddick, which also doesn't deserve to be a movie but will be a blast as a game.
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Re: Ghostbusters 3 to happen as video game?

Postby Shipley » Fri Dec 05, 2008 10:21 am

http://www.gametrailers.com/player/43328.html

the trailer for the now Atari published game.
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Re: Ghostbusters 3 to happen as video game?

Postby boston_jeff » Fri Dec 05, 2008 11:10 am

That Lost Boys remake on TNT the other night was the bomb.
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Re: Ghostbusters 3 to happen as video game?

Postby Shipley » Mon Apr 27, 2009 9:15 am

http://www.gametrailers.com/player/48373.html

Here is the pre-title scene, complete with music and voices. This is such a day one purchase, even if the game part ends up being bad, I'll enjoy it for the atmosphere and writing.
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Re: Ghostbusters 3 to happen as video game?

Postby MadMind » Thu Apr 30, 2009 12:57 am

Shipley wrote:This is such a day one purchase, even if the game part ends up being bad, I'll enjoy it for the atmosphere and writing.

Hey now, you scoffed when I said I was going to purchase Aliens: Colonial Marines before even looking at the reviews!
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MadMind wrote:I'm going to get it before even looking at the reviews.

The last time I heard someone say that, he was short $60 and holding a copy of the last Sonic The Hedgehog on Xbox 360.

Unfortunately for me, it looks like Aliens: Colonial Marines has been delayed until 2010 or later (it was first announced in 2006!). It's never a good thing in the game industry when you don't get any new info or photos from a game in development for over a year. Either the game is in development hell or they just haven't officially announced it's cancellation yet.

As for Ghostbusters 3, I'll be looking forward to it, but I'll wait for positive reviews.
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Re: Ghostbusters 3 to happen as video game?

Postby Shipley » Thu Apr 30, 2009 9:34 am

Thats fair, though for give me if I have slightly more faith in Ramis and Aykroyd than I do in Aliens and Gearbox.
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Re: Ghostbusters 3 to happen as video game?

Postby uwstudent » Thu Apr 30, 2009 12:52 pm

Heard back around xmas that Gearbox got rid of a bunch of people. Don't remember hearing if the Aliens game was affected or not.
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Re: Ghostbusters 3 to happen as video game?

Postby MadMind » Thu Apr 30, 2009 7:38 pm

uwstudent wrote:Heard back around xmas that Gearbox got rid of a bunch of people. Don't remember hearing if the Aliens game was affected or not.

I'll answer this in the appropriate thread.
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Re: Ghostbusters 3 to happen as video game?

Postby Shipley » Tue Jun 16, 2009 3:23 pm

Game in hand, only about 20 minutes of play time, but the atmosphere, graphics and control for the tutorial trapping all work like you'd expect.

critical reviews seem to be hovering around a B, which sounds about right. If it can keep this up for another 8 hours I'll be very satisfied.
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