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The Real Ghostbusters (Commodore 64)

The Real Ghostbusters Commodore 64 Title

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Description

After the success of the Ghostbusters film (and indeed of the licensed game from Activision) a cartoon TV series was created, which this game is based on. The player controls a Ghostbuster, who has 10 levels full of ghosts to clear up.

This is done by first shooting the ghosts using a gun, and then by using a photon beam (by holding down the fire button) to suck them in for storage in the backpack. Photon recharges can be collected, as can the potential for an improved shot, as well as a shield. The Ghostbusters mascot Slimer also appears as a power-up, which hovers around the player's character killing ghosts on contact.

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The Real Ghostbusters Commodore 64 Stage 5
The Real Ghostbusters Commodore 64 When you shoot ghosts with the zapper, their spirit floats away
The Real Ghostbusters Commodore 64 Gate Open!
The Real Ghostbusters Commodore 64 Using your zapper

Alternate Titles

  • "Meikyuu Hunter G" -- Japanese title

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The Press Says

The Games Machine (UK) Jun, 1989 78 out of 100 78
Commodore Force Aug, 1993 57 out of 100 57
Commodore User May, 1989 32 out of 100 32

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Martin Smith (63159) added The Real Ghostbusters (Commodore 64) on May 05, 2005
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