User review spotlight: Carmageddon (DOS). Released in 1997.

The Real Ghostbusters

Genre
Perspective
Theme
Misc
MobyRank MobyScore
Amiga
41
...
Amstrad CPC
...
...
Commodore 64
56
2.2
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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.

Screenshots

The Real Ghostbusters Arcade Bonuses to collect.
The Real Ghostbusters Amiga Startup
The Real Ghostbusters Amstrad CPC Oh, dear. Looks like Snuffleupagus has grown an arm near his snout
The Real Ghostbusters Amstrad CPC Collect the gold key destroyed bosses leave behind

Alternate Titles

  • "Meikyuu Hunter G" -- Japanese title

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The Press Says

The Games Machine (UK) ZX Spectrum May, 1989 86 out of 100 86
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Atari ST Jun, 1989 61 out of 100 61
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Amiga Jun, 1989 60 out of 100 60
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Atari ST Jun, 1989 586 out of 1000 59
Your Amiga Amiga Jul, 1989 58 out of 100 58
The Games Machine (UK) Atari ST Jul, 1989 55 out of 100 55
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Amiga May, 1989 5.6 out of 12 47
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Amstrad CPC May, 1989 4.6 out of 12 38
Commodore User Commodore 64 May, 1989 32 out of 100 32
Zzap! Amiga Jul, 1989 26 out of 100 26

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Contributed to by Martin Smith (63136), Pseudo_Intellectual (44706) and *Katakis* (37844)