It looks like all of the rumors were true as we are getting Ghostbusters: The Video Game Remastered before the end of the year here for the PS4, Xbox One, PC, and Switch. All of the platforms are covered here as Saber Interactive aims to help celebrate the 35th anniversary for the franchise with this title. The one that is has a unique story from Dan Aykroyd and the late Harold Ramis that was supposed to be the third in the canon for the Ghostbusters. Yes, that was the aim before the reboot and upcoming film were even thought of. It is also why the original cast was in the mix to voice all of their characters. Any of the true fans of it all know this by now.
In terms of details for this remaster of Ghostbusters, there is not much else besides the following video for it all. It is safe to assume it will have all of the HD visuals and upgraded aspects we normally get with remasters. The big thing being the fact that the game will be making the jump from the PS3 and Xbox 360 over to all of the current gen platforms. Even if some of you will be upset that it will only be on PC via the Epic Store. It is something you will have to deal with if you want to have more Ghostbusters in your life. Have a look and see what is in store for us by the end of the year.
Ghostbusters: The Video Game Remastered — Reveal Trailer
Saber Interactive has announced Ghostbusters: The Video Game Remastered, an HD re-release of the acclaimed action-adventure game featuring the original cast of Columbia Pictures’ classic films. Ghostbusters: The Video Game Remastered delivers a unique story from Dan Aykroyd and Harold Ramis that captures the supernatural comedic fun and fright fans love from the franchise, which celebrates the 35th anniversary of Ghostbusters this year.
As the new rookie on the Ghostbusters crew, you’ll team up with your favorite characters from the films, reunited by the voices of Aykroyd, Ramis, Bill Murray, and Ernie Hudson as Stantz, Spengler, Venkman, and Zeddemore, alongside Annie Potts, Brian Doyle-Murray, William Atherton, and Max von Sydow. Manhattan is overrun once more by ghosts, demons and other paranormal creatures unleashed by a mysterious force, and only the Ghostbusters can drive this evil back to whatever dimension it crawled from and save the Big Apple.
Hunt, fight and trap a variety of new and familiar ghouls and phantasms, all remastered in HD resolution. Ghostbusters: The Video Game Remastered equips you with cool gadgets and upgradeable weapons to play with in huge boss fights and destructible environments. Scan and analyze targets with the P.K.E. Meter and Paragoggles, then strap on your Proton Pack to wear ghosts down with the blast stream before wrangling them with the capture stream.
Ghostbusters: The Video Game Remastered is expected to launch later this year on the PlayStation 4 computer entertainment system, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and Windows PC via the Epic Games store.
Did you figure that this Ghostbusters was going to get a remaster or did you think it was a lot of false rumors out there? Will you take this as the true third story to the franchise or will you be sticking with the films and cartoons for it all? Do you think this could be setting up something else for the anniversary that we have yet to hear about? Let us know what is on your mind down in the comments and then feel free to discuss. For more on Ghostbusters: The Video Game Remastered, be sure to keep checking back here. We will be bringing you all of the news and updates for it.