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Ghostbusters II

MobyRank MobyScore
Atari ST
65
2.9
DOS
...
3.2
Amiga
68
...
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Description

Re-live the movie as you bust ghosts, collect slime, find the proper mixture, break outta jail and hunt down Vigo, the Scourge of Carpathia.

Screenshots

Ghostbusters II DOS ghosts in the courtroom - EGA
Ghostbusters II MSX Five Years later...
Ghostbusters II Amiga Firing flying ghosts.
Ghostbusters II Commodore 64 Dodging a hand.

Alternate Titles

  • "Cazafantasmas II" -- Spanish title

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User Reviews

Very nice movie-based game. Amstrad CPC Neville (1854)
Great Game! DOS Mike Jay (32)
Lots of disk switching and hard to play. DOS Old man gamer (302)
The Best Ghostbusters game made DOS Willie Simpson (6)
Ghostbusters? Ghostdusters! DOS naula (50)

The Press Says

Computer and Video Games (CVG) Atari ST Dec, 1989 85 out of 100 85
The Games Machine (UK) Amstrad CPC Jan, 1990 84 out of 100 84
CU Amiga Amiga Jan, 1990 84 out of 100 84
Computer and Video Games (CVG) ZX Spectrum Sep, 1991 82 out of 100 82
Amiga Format Amiga Jan, 1990 79 out of 100 79
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Amstrad CPC Jan, 1990 7.7 out of 12 64
Your Sinclair ZX Spectrum Jan, 1990 62 out of 100 62
Zzap! Amiga Jan, 1990 60 out of 100 60
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Amiga Jan, 1990 251 out of 1000 25
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Atari ST Jan, 1990 251 out of 1000 25

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Trivia

Development

This game was produced from design to code release in under 90 days.

Music

The fast development cycle probably explains why Dynamix reused the theme song from Deathtrack, a game they released the same year. This game was the first to use Activision's OmniMusic driver, which supported almost every sound card that existed at the time. This included digital sound support on an Ad-lib card (which lacked a DAC).

Release

Ghostbusters II for the Atari 2600 was only released in Europe.

Information also contributed by Indra was here and Olivier Masse
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