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The Real Ghostbusters Atari ST Title screen


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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.


The Real Ghostbusters Atari ST Mummies!  Traps!
The Real Ghostbusters Atari ST Blasting my proton pack
The Real Ghostbusters Atari ST Game over!
The Real Ghostbusters Atari ST High score table

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The Real Ghostbusters Magazine Advertisement

Alternate Titles

  • "迷宮ハンターG" -- Japanese spelling
  • "Meikyuu Hunter G" -- Japanese title

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Critic Reviews

Computer and Video Games (CVG) Jun, 1989 61 out of 100 61
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Jun, 1989 586 out of 1000 59
The Games Machine (UK) Jul, 1989 55 out of 100 55
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) May, 1989 5.6 out of 12 47


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Martin Smith (75946) added The Real Ghostbusters (Atari ST) on May 05, 2005
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