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Atari snaps up Ghostbusters game

Atari has confirmed the capture of Ghostbusters: The Video Game, a week after securing the publishing rights to The Chronicles of Riddick: Dark Athena. Hollywood actor Dan Aykroyd reported that Atari would publish Ghostbusters last month, and the game will arrive next year on PC, PS3, PS2, DS, Wii and …

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Kotick: Retail pressures killed Vivendis games

Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick has talked for the first time about what led to the company dropping ex-Vivendi franchises such as Ghostbusters and 50 Cent: and blamed a less than tolerant” retail environment. Speaking in the company’s earning call following the announcement of its Q3 fiscal results, Kotick was …

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Atari to publish Ghostbusters game, says Dan Aykroyd

Hollywood funny man Dan Aykroyd has said that the Ghostbusters game will be published by Atari and will be out this time next year. Speaking with Dallas radio station 105.3 KLLI this morning, the Ghostbusters actor said that the game has been picked up by Atari following its dismissal from …

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Vivendi titles to be sold off?

Ghostbusters and 50 Cent: Blood on the Sand could be sold off as Activision Blizzard assumes Vivendi’s release slate, the new publishing powerhouse has told MCV. While Crash, Spyro and Prototype have been confirmed for release by the new giant, the rest of Vivendi’s release schedule hangs in the balance. …

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Ghostbusters future remains in the balance

There are big question marks hanging over Terminal Reality’s video game adaptation of classic ‘80s movie outing Ghostbusters at the moment – but another spectre has appeared on the horizon with the news that a major retailer has removed all mention of the title from its website. Kotaku reports that …

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Ghostbusters set for 2009 release?

Variety reports that Ghostbusters IP holder Sony Pictures is exploring options to release the much-anticipated game next year. Last week Activision Blizzard made public its decision to drop the title – which had originally been slated for an autumn 2008 release – as part of its restructuring process. The Variety …

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Vivendi projects and studios facing the axe

Activision Blizzard has revealed that it will sell off unwanted studios and projects it acquired after its colossal deal with Vivendi games. Develop reports that North American studios High Moon Studios (developer of the recent Bourne game) and Radical (developer of upcoming game Prototype) are to be ‘realigned’ the publisher …

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SIERRA SPRING BREAK 08: Ghostbusters

Sierra has revealed that its next-gen Ghostbusters game will hit stores in October on PS3, 360, Wii, PS2, PSP and DS. Showing off the title at its Sierra Spring Break ’08 in Mallorca last week, Ghostbusters looks like living up to the hype surrounding it – both as a video …

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Atkinson: Boobs get in the way of gaming

TV babe Gemma Atkinson has praised Nintendo’s Wii in the build up to Play.com Live. The Hollyoaks star will be hosting Play.com Live at Wembley Stadium on March 15th and 16th, which boasts titles such as Ghostbusters and The Force Unleashed, as well as performances from the likes of We …

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Ghostbusters game to hit retail

Vivendi games is to release a game based on the ever-popular Ghostbusters franchise, due for release next year on the Xbox 360, PS3, Wii, PC, PS2 and DS. The entire original cast – Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Harold Ramis and Ernie Hudson – return to provide in-game voices for the …

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