Ghostbusters Fans News Feed http://www.gbfans.com/rss/news.xml The Latest News Stories and Site Updates from Ghostbusters Fans. Ghostbusters Exclusive Lootcrate Coming in June http://www.gbfans.com/community/viewtopic.php?t=41384 2016-05-25T14:51:09-04:00 AJ Quick <a href="http://loot.cr/ghostbustersfans" class="postlink"><img src="http://www.gbfans.com/images/news/ghostbusters-exclusive-lootcrate-coming-in-june.png" class="img-responsive img-post" alt="Image" /></a><br /><br /><em>When you’re looking to celebrate over 30 years of Ghostbusting, who you gonna call? Loot Crate! The Ghostbusters Crate has 5 EXCLUSIVE items from all 3 films, a $90+ value for $50 (incl. S&amp;H). Enter your email <a href="http://loot.cr/ghostbustersfans" class="postlink">here</a> and we’ll ring the bell when it’s time to order.</em><br /><br /><strong>5 EXCLUSIVE Ghostbusters items:</strong><br />-A t-shirt that will make you feel good<br />-A replica to charge up your collection<br />-A figure to make your friends green with envy<br />-2 non-Carpathian pieces of art<br />-Decor that ain't afraid of no house (haunted or otherwise)<br /><br /><!-- m --><a class="postlink" href="http://loot.cr/ghostbustersfans">http://loot.cr/ghostbustersfans</a><!-- m --> Wed, 25 May 2016 20:51:09 +0000 Ghostbusters Ecto Cooler Returns to Stores May 30th! http://www.gbfans.com/community/viewtopic.php?t=41359 2016-05-19T20:15:17-04:00 AJ Quick <a href="http://ecto.cool/" class="postlink"><img src="http://www.gbfans.com/images/news/ecto-cooler-is-back-may-30th.jpg" class="img-responsive img-post" alt="Image" /></a><br /><br />Ecto Cooler is coming back big from Hi-C and the Coca-Cola Corporation. 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 Ghostbusters (2016) Minimates are Back! http://www.gbfans.com/community/viewtopic.php?t=41123 2016-03-31T21:46:24-04:00 AJ Quick <a href="http://www.gbfans.com/shop/minimates/" class="postlink"><img src="http://www.gbfans.com/images/news/ghostbusters-2016-minimates.png" class="img-responsive img-post" alt="Image" /></a><br /><br />Minimates are back with a brand new set featuring the characters from the 2016 movie.<br /><br /><em> We're getting a new Ghostbusters movie, with a new Ghostbusters team, and now we're getting new Ghostbusters Minimates! The new Ghostbusters team is presented in four new two-packs, including Erin Gilbert with Jillian Holtzman, Abby Yates with Rowan's Ghost, Patty Tolan with Slimer and a rare, one-per-case set of Slimed Patty with a ghost to be revealed! Each Minimates mini-figure features up to 14 points of articulation and fully interchangeable parts. In scale to all Ghostbusters and Real Ghostbusters Minimates!</em><br /><br />Pre-order now in the GBFans Shop: <br /><br /><!-- m --><a class="postlink" href="http://www.gbfans.com/shop/minimates/">http://www.gbfans.com/shop/minimates/</a><!-- m --> Fri, 01 Apr 2016 03:46:24 +0000 GB2: The Board Game Coming Soon to Kickstarter http://www.gbfans.com/community/viewtopic.php?t=41021 2016-03-11T10:30:29-04:00 AJ Quick <img src="http://www.gbfans.com/images/news/gb-board-game-2.png" class="img-responsive img-post" alt="Image" /><br /><br />Cryptozoic Entertainment, the minds behind the first <a href="http://www.gbfans.com/shop/ghostbusters-the-board-game/" class="postlink">Ghostbusters: The Board Game</a>, have announced today they will doing a followup board game that will be making its way to Kickstarter this April.<br /><br /><em>Cryptozoic Entertainment, leading creator of board games and collectible cards, and Sony Pictures Consumer Products are proud to announce the upcoming April launch of the Kickstarter campaign for Ghostbusters: The Board Game II!<br /><br />Following on the heels of last year’s successful Kickstarter campaign and retail release of Ghostbusters: The Board Game, the second game in the series ups the ante with lots of new game elements, including Slime Blower Pack Ghostbusters, Ooze entities that can split apart and join back together, allies, new equipment like Ecto Goggles and Portal Destabilizers, and much more!<br /><br />The game features an original story by Ghostbusters comics writer Erik Burnham that has the Ghostbusters investigating mood slime that has flooded the city, creating earthquakes and riots in another attempt to bring Vigo and his minions back. In line with the story, the map tiles in the game depict buildings destroyed by earthquakes and fires, as well as collapsed streets that expose sewers infested with slime, tunnels with derailed subway cars, and ghost trains. The impressive new figures are based on designs by Ghostbusters comic book artist Dan Schoening.<br /><br />The Ghostbusters are back for more! Keep an eye out for the April launch of the Kickstarter campaign for Ghostbusters: The Board Game II!</em> Fri, 11 Mar 2016 17:30:29 +0000 Ghostbusters Pinball Machines Coming From Stern Pinball http://www.gbfans.com/community/viewtopic.php?t=41014 2016-03-10T12:58:50-04:00 AJ Quick <a href="https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.1033107310066345.1073741853.112118442165241&amp;type=3" class="postlink"><img src="http://www.gbfans.com/images/news/ghostbusters-stern-pinball.jpg" class="img-responsive img-post" alt="Image" /></a><br /><br /><em>Stern Pinball, Inc., the world's oldest and largest producer of arcade-quality pinball machines, proudly announced today the availability of its much anticipated Ghostbusters pinball machine inspired by the original Columbia Pictures blockbuster “Ghostbusters” film. The Ghostbusters pinball machine will be available in Pro, Premium, and Limited Edition models. The game will immerse players in the amazing and fun challenge of catching mischievous ghosts in an adventure-filled pinball environment capturing the world of Ghostbusters.<br /><br />The Ghostbusters pinball experience highlights the humor of the film as the player progresses through the game. The game also includes custom speech by original “Ghostbusters” cast member, Ernie Hudson, who guides the player into becoming the newest member of the Ghostbusters team!<br /><br />Ghostbusters pinball is designed to be easy to play but difficult to master. It features a moving interactive Slimer toy target and a fresh distinctive layout that integrates traditional pinball devices with unique multifunction two-way ramps featuring a magnetic diverter and scoring switches. In addition, the game features a modern take on a ball transfer target, combative open field drop targets, a ball eject target, a captive ball target and custom molded toys.<br /><br />The Premium and Limited Edition models also feature an interactive ghost hologram target with animations, “para-normal” magnetic action slingshots, distinctive ramp architecture and additional custom molded toys.<br /><br />All models feature beautiful and unique hand drawn art by renowned illustrator Jeremy Packer a.k.a. Zombie Yeti.<br />Pricing and Availability In United States:<br /><br />Pro Model: $US 5,995<br />Premium Model: $US 7,595<br />Limited Model: $US 8,795<br /><br />Ghostbusters pinball is available through authorized Stern Pinball distributors and dealers around the world. More information available at <!-- m --><a class="postlink" href="http://www.sternpinball.com/">http://www.sternpinball.com/</a><!-- m --></em> Thu, 10 Mar 2016 19:58:50 +0000 Ghostbusters (2016) Official Trailer http://www.gbfans.com/community/viewtopic.php?t=40946 2016-03-03T07:04:29-04:00 Kingpin <iframe width="400" height="255" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/w3ugHP-yZXw?rel=0" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe><br /><br />A month after it was officially teased by Sony, the trailer for Paul Feig's <em>Ghostbusters</em> has now finally been released to the public.<br /><br />After being kicked out of college due to her past catching up with her, Erin Gilbert (Kristen Wiig) joins forces with former friend and paranormal investigator Abby Yates (Melissa McCarthy), along with nuclear engineer Jillian Holtzman (Kate McKinnon) and former transit worker Patty Tolan (Leslie Jones) to take on the growing paranormal threat to New York City. They're not anybody's first choice, they're not professionals, they're not licenced... they're the Ghostbusters.<br /><br /><em>Ghostbusters</em> hits theatres on July 15th. Thu, 03 Mar 2016 14:04:29 +0000