Hiya to all PlayStation Weblog readers! I’m Matt McKnight the biz dev director and producer on the upcoming Ghostbusters: The Video Recreation Remastered. That’s proper, we’re breaking some information globally at the moment. The sport that’s been generally known as a love letter to Ghostbusters followers is making a comeback in full high-resolution glory!
I nonetheless bear in mind the primary time I ever heard about Ghostbusters. It had launched in cinemas in the summertime of 1984 and I knew needed to catch it on the large display screen. It was taking part in on the nice outdated Coronet Theater in San Francisco which is now a senior housing facility.
What adopted was a smash hit in creativity, comedy, and universe constructing. Invoice Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Harold Ramis, and Ernie Hudson had starred in one of the vital profitable motion comedy movies of its time, a movie written by Aykroyd and Ramis themselves.
Over 20 years later, Ghostbusters: The Video Recreation launched, and I used to be excited however cautious. Licensed video games can usually be an afterthought, however I couldn’t have been extra pleasantly shocked.
The sport was additionally penned by Aykroyd and Ramis, and featured a narrative set shortly after the occasions of Ghostbusters II. Murray, Aykroyd, Ramis, and Hudson are all within the sport with their voice and likeness. It turned a sport beloved by gamers that basically made you’re feeling such as you had been becoming a member of the group and taking part in a Ghostbusters film.
We’re extremely honoured and excited to announce Ghostbusters: The Video Recreation Remastered will probably be launching on PS4 in 2019. All the -in-game movies and cutscenes had been discovered on a tough drive in storage from one of many authentic creators and remastered in 4K HD. The good storytelling and audio has all been preserved whereas enhanced textures and lighting full the package deal.
For many who haven’t performed the unique sport, you’ll be part of the Ghostbusters as the brand new rookie recruit. Utilizing instruments just like the PKE Meter and trusty Proton Pack, you’ll be taught to hunt, wrangle, and lure ghosts with the group throughout iconic New York Metropolis areas like Occasions Sq. and Central Park. You’ll improve your ghost traps and Proton Pack. The Proton Pack could have alternate firing modes similar to Shock Blast and Slime Blower.
Entering into wild, humorous, and thrilling ghostly adventures with the Ghostbusters by means of all of the motion brings an enormous smile to my face, and we hope it does the identical for you. We are able to’t wait to announce extra particulars concerning the sport quickly. Till then, don’t cross the streams!