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Ghostbusters World mobile game revealed

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Following the success of 2016's Pokémon Go, and the growing influence of augmented reality, Sony Pictures and Ghost Corps have announced a partnership with 4:33 Creative Lab (and their partner, NextAge) to produce Ghostbusters World, a mobile game which will see players battle and (hopefully) capture a wide selection of ghosts from the live action, animated, comic, toy and videogame instalments of the Ghostbusters franchise (From the poster alone, there's the Sandman from The Real Ghostbusters, Tempus from Extreme Ghostbusters, potentially Ivo Shandor from Ghostbusters: The Video Game, Bug-Eye from the Kenner toy line, and Gertrude Aldridge from Ghostbusters: Answer The Call).

The mobile game is planned for release later this year, and will be available for Android and iOS.

For a preview of what the final game may look like, check out the alpha footage below:




Posted By: Kingpin at February 24th, 2018, 8:38 am

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Diamond showcases Real Ghostbusters figures

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Story updated 18/2/2018

Following the original announcement seven months ago, Diamond Select Toys has unveiled it's range of figures based on The Real Ghostbusters at New York Toy Fair.

Information from the plaques at Toy Fair suggest the following release schedule for the figures:

Summer 2018
•Egon Spengler
•Winston Zeddemore
•Slimer (with changeable expressions)

Fall 2018
•Peter Venkman
•Ray Stantz
•Stay Puft

Details on what accessories each figure will specifically be equipped with are yet to be confirmed, but the photos do reveal that each figure will come with a uniquely coloured proton stream (likely a nod to the classic Kenner toy series). Confirmed accessories in addition to the Proton Pack, include the Ghost Trap and PKE Meter.

More photos can be seen at Toy News International.

Image Credit: Toy News International.



Posted By: Kingpin at February 17th, 2018, 11:44 am

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Playmobil update - Box artwork, release date and holograms

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Following the previous article which revealed Playmobil's plan to release sets based on Ghostbusters II and The Real Ghostbusters, further details for the figures have been revealed:

•The Ghostbusters II sets will be released around the 26th of January.
•The Real Ghostbusters sets are expected to see release around mid-April

With the release of the box art (which can be viewed over at GhostbustersNews.com), it has also been revealed that the Ghostbusters II sets include smartphone feature, which would project a ghost within a transparent pyramid.



Posted By: Kingpin at January 9th, 2018, 12:54 pm

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Posted By: AJ Quick at October 8th, 2017, 8:24 pm

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Playmobil expands Ghostbusters range

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Following a Twitter response earlier in the month where toymaker Playmobil hinted that there could be more Ghostbusters products in the future, this news was confirmed during this weekend's New York Comic Con, where the company unveiled the next sets in their Ghostbusters collection, based on Ghostbusters II and The Real Ghostbusters.

The figures inspired by The Real Ghostbusters will come with an assortment of vehicles, much like some of the sets released by Kenner back in the 1980s. It has been noted that the Ghostbusters II and Real Ghostbusters sets will form a single second wave, which is believed to span eight sets in total, rather than second and third waves respectively in the licenced range.
This may mean that fans hoping for figures of Vigo the Carpathian, or the cartoon's notable villains may be left disappointed.

The new sets are expected to appear in stores in 2018.

Photo Credit: NerdNewsToday



Posted By: Kingpin at October 8th, 2017, 6:32 am

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