Ghostbusters Fans News Feed http://www.gbfans.com/rss/news.xml The Latest News Stories and Site Updates from Ghostbusters Fans. Ghostbusters & Ghostbusters II props go to auction http://www.gbfans.com/community/viewtopic.php?t=41540 2016-06-19T07:09:53-04:00 Kingpin <img src="http://i1273.photobucket.com/albums/y409/Kingpin1055/Tripod_Traps_article_zpsz4e96avl.jpg" class="img-responsive img-post" alt="Image" /><br /><br /><strong>Profiles in History</strong> has in the past made a name for itself (sometimes good, occasionally bad) for bringing some of the most recognisable <em>Ghostbusters</em> and <em>Ghostbusters</em> II props to auction. The latest auction listing features some notable lot items from both films:<br /><br />*<strong><a href="http://www.invaluable.com/auction-lot/ghostbusters-ii-working-force-field-generator.-1604-c-623443ca51" class="postlink">Lot 1604: Ghostbusters II working force field generator</a></strong> - more commonly referred to as the &quot;Tripod Traps&quot;.<br />*<strong><a href="http://www.invaluable.com/auction-lot/ghostbusters-ii-working-kettlebell-prop.-1605-c-4af48339da?campaign=rr" class="postlink">Lot 1605: Ghostbusters II working Kettlebell prop</a></strong><br />*<strong><a href="http://www.invaluable.com/auction-lot/ghostbusters-vintage-original-ambulance-filming-m-1283-c-a9747119c5?campaign=rr" class="postlink">Lot 1283: Ghostbusters vintage original ambulance filming miniature</a></strong><br />*<strong><a href="http://www.invaluable.com/auction-lot/ghostbusters-life-size-terror-dog-suit.-1281-c-0954bceb11?campaign=rr" class="postlink">Lot 1281: Ghostbusters life size &quot;Terror Dog&quot; suit</a></strong><br />*<strong><a href="http://www.invaluable.com/auction-lot/ghostbusters-2-original-storyboard-panel.-1284-c-f9f4c5b810" class="postlink">Lot 1284: Ghostbusters 2 original storyboard panel</a></strong> Sun, 19 Jun 2016 13:09:53 +0000 Ghostbusters Returns to LEGO Dimensions http://www.gbfans.com/community/viewtopic.php?t=41468 2016-06-09T02:00:41-04:00 Kingpin <img src="http://i1273.photobucket.com/albums/y409/Kingpin1055/Article_zpswl4of3pe.jpg" class="img-responsive img-post" alt="Image" /><br /><br />Following the release of the <em>LEGO Dimensions</em> <em>Ghostbusters</em> Story Pack, Slimer and Stay Puft Fun Packs earlier this year, Amazon's Spanish site has leaked details about <em>LEGO Dimensions</em> Series 2 ahead of the official announcement, including a new Story Pack based on the 2016 Ghostbusters movie.<br /><br />The set features Abby Yates, a miniature Ecto-1, a Chinese Restaurant environment set for the Dimensions Toy Pad, and like the set based on the 1980s film, will unlock a themed adventure world based on the new one.<br /><br />Other 1980s properties that have been confirmed will be appearing in <em>LEGO Dimensions</em> in the near future include <em>The A-Team</em>, <em>E.T.</em>, <em>Beetlejuice</em>, <em>The Goonies</em>, <em>Knight Rider</em> and <em>Gremlins</em>.<br /><br />The release date and price are yet to be confirmed. Thu, 09 Jun 2016 08:00:41 +0000 Ghostbusters Limited Edition Loot Crate Now Available http://www.gbfans.com/community/viewtopic.php?t=41459 2016-06-08T14:47:25-04:00 AJ Quick <a href="http://goo.gl/AMWy40" class="postlink"><img src="http://www.gbfans.com/images/news/ghostbusters-limited-edition-lootcrate.jpg" class="img-responsive img-post" alt="Image" /></a><br /><br />Loot Crate is celebrating over 30 years of proton packs, free-floating apparitions, and slime with the Ghostbusters Crate! We'll be equipping you with EXCLUSIVE gear and collectibles to properly commemorate the rebirth of the franchise ahead of the July 15th release of the new film.<br /><br />The limited edition Ghostbusters Crate features EXCLUSIVE items representing the original and new films. 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It has the same great taste and same great green color as the original. Available in juice boxes, and special color changing cans. Look for it hitting store shelves by May 30th! It will be sold everywhere regular Hi-C products are sold! Fri, 20 May 2016 02:15:17 +0000 Ecto-1 designer Stephen Dane has passed away http://www.gbfans.com/community/viewtopic.php?t=41321 2016-05-10T15:22:13-04:00 Kingpin <img src="http://i1273.photobucket.com/albums/y409/Kingpin1055/Steve_Dane2_zpsjfgas4kb.jpg" class="img-responsive img-post" alt="Image" /><br /><span style="font-size: 85%; line-height: normal"><strong>Photo</strong>: Behind the Marquee</span><br /><br />It is with sadness that we report the passing of Stephen Dane, Hardware Consultant for <em>Ghostbusters</em> as well as the man responsible for designing the look of Ecto-1.<br /><br />Mr. Dane is also credited with work in conceiving the look of the Proton Packs and Ghost Traps, building the physical prototype of the Proton Pack, designing the appearance of Slime Scoop and Slime Blowers, and visualising the look of the Ecto-1's sister car, the Ecto-1A. Beyond <em>Ghostbusters</em>, Dane worked on <em>Blade Runner</em>, <em>Miracle Mile</em>, <em>Red Dawn</em> and <em>Back to the Future: The Ride</em>. Tue, 10 May 2016 21:22:13 +0000 Build-a-Bear to release Ghostbusters plush toys http://www.gbfans.com/community/viewtopic.php?t=41315 2016-05-09T18:33:20-04:00 Kingpin <img src="http://i1273.photobucket.com/albums/y409/Kingpin1055/Build_a_bear_zpswol9csng.jpg" class="img-responsive img-post" alt="Image" /><br /><em>&quot;Who you gonna stuff?&quot;</em><br /><br />Keen observers in recent weeks have spotted promotional posters appearing at Build-a-Bear Stores in both the United States and the United Kingdom, showcasing Ghostbusters-themed products that are planned for release later this year.<br /><br />The company has a history of providing plush toys themed on licenced properties, ranging from DC and Marvel, to <em>Star Wars</em>, <em>Pokémon</em> and <em>How to Train Your Dragon</em>. Thanks to this latest development, fans will be able to pick up toys based on Slimer, the no-ghost logo, and dress their toys up in the Ghostbusters' jumpsuit and Proton Pack.<br /><br />Details regarding the deal and products are currently limited, so keep an eye open for updates as more information becomes available. Tue, 10 May 2016 00:33:20 +0000 Ghostbusters: Video Game (2016) Teaser Trailer http://www.gbfans.com/community/viewtopic.php?t=41193 2016-04-14T12:22:58-04:00 AJ Quick <iframe width="400" height="255" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/hjNPOG_X1eY?rel=0" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe><br /><br />Coming July 12th! Four players, girls and guys, must don their proton packs to exterminate the paranormal. Based on the new movie and available for <a href="http://goo.gl/ceED3m" class="postlink">Xbox One</a>, <a href="http://goo.gl/byzdK5" class="postlink">Playstation 4</a> and Windows PC (via Steam).<br /><br /><em>Activision Publishing, Inc., in collaboration with Sony Pictures Consumer Products, has announced a pair of new Ghostbusters video games set in and inspired by the comedic action world of the upcoming Ghostbusters film, in theaters July 15. Taking place after the events of the new movie, both Ghostbusters games introduce new casts of rookies keeping watch over the station while the now-famous Ghostbusters tour the country stopping high-profile poltergeists. When paranormal phenomena unleash apparitions across New York City, these new squads of recruits must don their proton packs and wrestle those rogue spirits back to the afterlife!<br /><br />The console game, Ghostbusters, is a third-person action role-playing game positively charged for thrilling couch co-op with up to four players locally. As rookie Ghostbusters, players can level up their characters’ gear and abilities by tackling objectives, defeating ghastly creatures and discovering hidden collectibles in Manhattan’s most haunted haunts. There are four heroes to choose from, and each has his or her own unique personality and play style, bringing special strengths to support the team.<br /><br />Ghostbusters is expected to arrive on the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, Xbox One and Windows PC via Steam on July 12.<br /><br />The mobile game, Ghostbusters: Slime City, lets players be a Ghostbuster and save New York City from a new wave of threats. Team up with other players in asynchronous co-op, and collect powerful ghosts to rise to the top of the leaderboards. Players can also craft their own proton packs from any number of combinations of components, as well as upgrade their own headquarters and complete jobs around the city for new weapons and rewards.<br /><br />Ghostbusters: Slime City is expected to launch in July on select iPhone, iPad and iPod touch devices via the App Store, select Android devices via Google Play and select Kindle devices through the Amazon Appstore.</em> Thu, 14 Apr 2016 18:22:58 +0000 Ghostbusters Movies Get 4K Ultra HD Release in June http://www.gbfans.com/community/viewtopic.php?t=41140 2016-04-04T09:21:38-04:00 AJ Quick <img src="http://www.gbfans.com/images/news/gb1-4k-release.png" class="img-responsive img-post" alt="Image" /><br /><br /><em>Fans will now be able to experience particle beams and ectoplasm like never before when Ghostbusters and Ghostbusters II debut June 7 on next generation 4K Ultra HD disc with High Dynamic Range (HDR) from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (SPHE). Perfect for Father’s Day gifting, each 4K Ultra HD release will also include the recent anniversary Blu-rays, bursting with all the bonus materials, including previously released legacy content, commentary and the interactive Slimer Mode.<br /><br />As two of the first Sony 4K Ultra HD disc releases, both films were fully restored from the 35mm original camera negatives, thereby utilizing in 4K the full resolution, detail and color depth inherent in the film. 4K Ultra HD is the perfect way to finally experience these comprehensive restorations at full 4K resolution in the home – it features four times the resolution of high definition, along with High Dynamic Range (HDR), which produces brilliant highlights, vibrant colors and greater contrast on compatible displays. Additionally, both films have been remixed specifically for the home theater environment with Dolby Atmos® audio, delivering captivating sound that places and moves audio anywhere in the room, including overhead. <br />These new 4K Ultra HD releases precede the July 15 U.S. premiere of Sony Pictures’ highly anticipated new motion picture, Ghostbusters, from director Paul Feig, starring Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon, Leslie Jones, and Chris Hemsworth.<br /><br />Also, as part of the excitement surrounding the arrival of the new film, SPHE will release over 50 episodes of the iconic 1980s animated series, The Real Ghostbusters, on DVD July 7 and on Digital, from Ivan Reitman, DiC and Sony Pictures Television.</em><br /><br /><img src="http://www.gbfans.com/images/news/gb2-4k-release.png" class="img-responsive img-post" alt="Image" /><br /><br /><a href="http://www.gbfans.com/forum/viewtopic.php?p=4859490#p4859490" class="postlink">Read More</a> Mon, 04 Apr 2016 15:21:38 +0000