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Ghostbusters the Video Game Amazon.com Exclusive Slimer Edition -Xbox 360

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Platform: Xbox 360
Edition: Slimer Edition - Amazon.com Exclusive
Slimer Edition - Amazon.com Exclusive

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Platform: Xbox 360 | Edition: Slimer Edition - Amazon.com Exclusive
  • Shipping: This item is also available for shipping to select countries outside the U.S.
  • ASIN: B0025UOYR8
  • Media: Video Game
  • Release Date: June 16, 2009
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (15 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #44,701 in Video Games (See Top 100 in Video Games)
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Product Description

Platform: Xbox 360 | Edition: Slimer Edition - Amazon.com Exclusive


Ghostbusters: The Video Game, based on the smash hit motion picture franchise and featuring a completely new story, is coming to six game systems in 2009. Coinciding with the 25th anniversary celebration of the film’s original theatrical release, the game reunites original cast members to recapture the unique blend of humour and fright that established Ghostbusters as a pop culture sensation. Remember, don't cross the streams. It could end all life as we know it!
Familiar locations from the movies
Familiar locations from the movies
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New Enemies!
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Slimer Mini Figurine
Ghostbusters The Video Game

Who You Gonna Call?
The Ghostbusters are back in an all-new story penned by the original creators! With Manhattan newly overrun by ghosts and other supernatural creatures, it's up to you to take on the role of a new recruit joining the original film cast of the famous Ghostbusters team. Equipped with a variety of unique weapons and gadgets, you will hunt, fight and capture a wide range of uncanny phantasms and demons in an all-new funny and frightening battle to save New York City from its latest paranormal plague.

Game Features:

  • Based on the classic Ghostbusters films and features the original cast
  • Head out with unique weapons and gadgets
  • Battle an incredible variety of supernatural foes
  • Move through New York City and stop eerie enemies
  • Become part of the famous paranormal ghostbusting team
Included in the Slimer Edition:
  • An exclusive Slimer bust designed and created by the original movie sculptor, Steve Johnson. Comes complete with a certificate of authenticity signed by the sculptor himself.
  • Exclusive Ghostbusters Gamer Graffix Skins. 
  • An exclusive (in the US) Ecto1 Key Chain that lights up and makes a siren sound.

Cast from the Original Films
Ghostbusters: The Video Game features the original film cast from the classic Ghostbusters films, including Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Harold Ramis and Ernie Hudson. Aykroyd and Ramis also return to write the script and storyline for the game. Enter an exciting gameplay environment that authentically recreates the whimsical time period of the film and expands the lore and supernatural events that seemingly plague New York City.

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9 of 10 people found the following review helpful
By Phlosar
Platform for Display:Xbox 360|Edition:Slimer Edition - Amazon.com Exclusive
Fun: 5.0 out of 5 stars   
I ordered the special/collectors edition of Ghostbusters a few weeks ago when it was a daily video game deal. The Slimer statue is very impressive and was designed by the person who designed Slimer for the movies (Google Amazon Slimer for details). Thus this statue is not just cheap plastic junk. The details on it are very well done -- teeth, fingernails, bumps. The designer shows you what he intended Slimer to look like. It is about 10 inches high. The car is cute and the puffy stickers okay. Basically, try to determine what you would spend for the statue and add that to the basic game price. I separately ordered the Stay-Puft bank -- that would have been a nice addition to this set.

Compare this to the Batman CE, which has a cheap plastic batarang. All CE are not the same; I think Ghostbusters has one of the better ones.
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Slimer Edition Review September 25, 2009
Platform for Display:Xbox 360| Edition:Slimer Edition - Amazon.com Exclusive|Verified Purchase
This is a review of the Amazon.com exclusive Slimer Edition, not the game itself.

First of all, I was a little disappointed with the packaging. There is no special packaging to speak of. Instead, everything arrives in a plain, unmarked box. You would never know what was in it, if it weren't for the shipping label on the side. It looks like this is the exact box in which the set was shipped from the manufacturer to Amazon. Inside, there is an unmarked white box with the Slimer statue in it, the keychain, the puffy sticker sheet, and the game. It is just a normal copy of the game, sealed, with no special packaging. Check out the customer images, as I'll be putting up pics of the set (UPDATE: for some reason my pics won't show up, so you won't be able to find them unless Amazon gets the problem resolved). I see that Amazon is now offering a digital download of the Amazon.com Exclusive Slimer Edition Box Art. I didn't originally get this, but I e-mailed Amazon and they gave me a link to download it. It is just a PDF of special Amazon.com cover art, which you can print and slip into your game case, to make the game seem like a "special" edition. Now, on to the items.

Exclusive Ghostbusters Gamer Graffix Skins: Well, I'm not sure what makes these "skins". They are just a set of "puffy" stickers. You know, those stickers that are slightly raised and feel "puffy." When viewing Amazon's pictures, the picture that shows the Stay-Puft Marshmallow Man, Slimer, and the logo on a black background, is the sticker set. Each one of the images is a separate sticker.

Ecto1 Key Chain: This is sort of neat, but as stated by other reviewers, it DOES NOT light up. It just makes a noise.
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6 of 7 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Slimer Sculpture is Nice June 19, 2009
Platform for Display:Xbox 360|Edition:Slimer Edition - Amazon.com Exclusive
Fun: 4.0 out of 5 stars   
So overall the game is good. I'm about 4 hours into it and have enjoyed the levels. There is some great variety and the actual ghost trapping mechanics are fun. Fans of the movies and Tv series will be right at home.

The Slimer Edition Extras are nice. The Ecto 1 keychain has a replaceable battery and the car makes the Ecto1 siren sound when you press a button on top. There are no lights on the car, contrary to Amazon's description. The stickers are from gamergraffix, but instead of being a console wrap like they sell on their website, the Slimer edition has 4 removable stickers that you can stick on things. I haven't found a good use for them yet, but they might go good on something like a 3 ring binder.

The big win is the Slimer sculpture. This thing is really nice. Slimer is separate from the stand and he has a peg in his hand that connects him to the logo. He does not glow in the dark but he does look nice under a blacklight.
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4 of 5 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars One of the Best Movie based games around August 23, 2009
Platform for Display:Xbox 360|Edition:Slimer Edition - Amazon.com Exclusive
Fun: 4.0 out of 5 stars   
Let's face it, nearly all movie based games suck. In the past, only a couple gems have been able to slip through. Spider-man 2 for Xbox and PS2...and Gamecube. And Chronicles of Riddick for xbox and PC.

This is one of those games. Terminal Reality spent alot of time working on this. And they where obviously very proud of how it was going, at every turn of development they let the "scene" know what was going on, showed off screen shots, and was more than happy to talk about the game in interviews and the likes.

I won't get into the summary of the game.. but I'll talk about everything else.

The graphics are amazing. all the little details pop, the physics are impressive and at times, it can actually be a little creepy in the dark. Sound is phenomenal the proton packs and traps sound just the way there suppose to, all the explosions, ghosts taunting you, and for the most part, the voice work is good too. honestly though. Bill Murray sounds bored, or like he's to goo to be doing a voice over for a game.. I dunno, I didn't like Murrays work in this.

This game was also written by the 2 guys who wrote the movies. (Dan Akyroyd and Harold Ramis.) So, you would think the story is top notch!.. Well, it's OK, but no where near what I was hoping for. The ending kindof falls out too.

All in all though, this is a great game, let alone a great Movie based game.

EXTRA NOTE: The multiplayer aspects are all messed up.. PS3 version and Xbox360 version ONLY have online multiplayer. Don't get me wrong, it's fun!. But there is NO splitscreen.
on the other hand. The Wii gets Splitscreen, but NO online multiplayer. and for anyone thinking about the PC version... think again. It doesn't have ANY multiplayer AT ALL!.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars Game is fantastic, but Slimer fell apart!
I highly recommend the game. It is wonderful and really took me back to my childhood obsession with The Ghostbusters. Read more
Published on January 20, 2012 by Masa
5.0 out of 5 stars Pure Awesome!
I bought this game about a year or so ago from Amazon and just loved the special Slimer Edition! the stickers that came with it are really nice, and the Ecto-1 key chair is really... Read more
Published on January 10, 2011 by Dominic Owen
5.0 out of 5 stars its basically an 8 hour movie
being a big ghostbusters fan when i saw this game i had to get it. overall the game is what you would expect from a movie. Read more
Published on July 13, 2010 by S. Popa
5.0 out of 5 stars Must have game...great for online play also
Im a big Ghostbusters fan , so my review is a little biased....But Its been several months and im still playing the game online... Read more
Published on January 10, 2010 by Sidney Okamoto
5.0 out of 5 stars Ghostbuster game package
Great game package at a great price! We are Ghostbusters fans and couldn't be happier with this product package!
Published on December 25, 2009 by Kathryn Stonebraker
5.0 out of 5 stars Great game, short, but well worth playing.
If you're a Ghostbusters fan, this game is a must. If you've watched the first movie more than three times and would watch it again, then you should buy the game, no more reading... Read more
Published on November 23, 2009 by Lucas Sage
4.0 out of 5 stars If you like the movies, you'll like this.
The game is a lot of fun and really adds to the first two movies. The gameplay is fun and the storyline is entertaining. Would buy it again.

The Slimer statue is sweet! Read more
Published on November 4, 2009 by Dustin A. Shammo
5.0 out of 5 stars Its Just what i wanted!
Nothing much can let a guy down like me when I get a game in which I get to be a ghostbuster. The effects in the game are great! Read more
Published on June 29, 2009 by escapistgamer
4.0 out of 5 stars slimer edition, yeah right
Well there's nothing about slimer edition only the contents , i was hoping the slimer game cover as pictured (-A) big turn down for me. Well Amazon. Read more
Published on June 24, 2009 by latroncal
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