Ghostbusters Fans News Feed http://www.gbfans.com/rss/news.xml The Latest News Stories and Site Updates from Ghostbusters Fans. 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 Ghostbusters (2016) Teaser Trailer http://www.gbfans.com/community/viewtopic.php?t=40851 2016-02-14T10:50:59-04:00 AJ Quick <iframe width="400" height="255" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/Zen753JD5kI?rel=0" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe> Sun, 14 Feb 2016 17:50:59 +0000 Ghostheads - GB Fan Documentary on Indiegogo http://www.gbfans.com/community/viewtopic.php?t=40363 2015-10-31T16:00:40-04:00 AJ Quick <a href="http://www.ghostheadsmovie.com" class="postlink"><img src="http://www.gbfans.com/images/news/ghostheads-documentary-banner.jpg" class="img-responsive img-post" alt="Image" /></a><br /><br />Ghostheads, the first Ghostbusters fan documentary is looking for your help to fund production through the crowd funding website, <a href="https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/ghostheads" class="postlink">Indiegogo</a>. Your contribution will help fund production, sort out licensing and hopefully attract the attention of some of the cast and crew from the film. Rewards include copies of the documentary, signed toys and prizes from WWE Superstar Zack Ryder (also a huge GB fan), and even production credits. <br /><br />More information about Ghostheads:<br /><br /><em>&quot;Ghostheads is a documentary that explores the extreme side of the Ghostbusters fandom. Within the documentary there will be storylines mixed in with interviews from Ghostbuster fans all over the world, such as U.S., Canada, Mexico, Australia, Italy, and the UK to name a few places. Robin Shelby (who played Slimer in GB2) is narrating the film.&quot;</em><br /><br />You can contribute to the Ghostheads campaign between now and November 24th by visiting the website:<br /><br /><!-- m --><a class="postlink" href="http://www.ghostheadsmovie.com">http://www.ghostheadsmovie.com</a><!-- m --> Sat, 31 Oct 2015 22:00:40 +0000 LEGO Unveils Ghostbusters Firehouse (75827) http://www.gbfans.com/community/viewtopic.php?t=40323 2015-10-27T11:31:49-04:00 AJ Quick <a href="http://www.gbfans.com/shop/lego-ghostbusters-firehouse-headquarters/" class="postlink"><img src="http://www.gbfans.com/images/news/ghostbusters-lego-firehouse-75827.jpg" class="img-responsive img-post" alt="Image" /></a><br /><br />LEGO has unveiled today their latest in the Ghostbusters LEGO line up, the Ghostbusters Firehouse Headquarters. This set is 4634 pieces, making it the third largest LEGO set that has ever been produced. It will be available in January 2016 at a price of $349.99 in the US, $399.99 in Canada.<br /><br /><em>Recreate iconic Ghostbusters scenes with the 2-story Firehouse Headquarters, featuring laboratory, living quarters, containment unit and much more. Capture the ghosts with the proton packs and restore order, or solve other supernatural cases! Includes 9 minifigures: Peter Venkman, Raymond Stantz, Egon Spengler, Winston Zeddemore, Janine Melnitz, Dana Barrett, Louis Tully, Library Ghost and Zombie Driver. Also comes with Slimer, Pink Ghost and Blue Ghost.<br /><br />Slide the Ghostbusters heroes down the fire pole into action. Chase the ghosts and secure them in the containment unit. Turn the librarian old lady into a scary ghost with the double-sided face and extra wig! Run tests on Louis in the lab to see if he's possessed! Suspend ghosts around the building's exterior with attachable transparent arms. Dodge the slime oozing up through cracks in the pavement.<br /><br />Measures over 14&quot; (36cm) high, 9&quot; (25cm) wide and 14&quot; (38cm) deep.</em><br /><br />Available for pre-order in the <a href="http://www.gbfans.com/shop/lego-ghostbusters-firehouse-headquarters/" class="postlink">Ghostbusters Fans Shop</a>. Tue, 27 Oct 2015 17:31:49 +0000 PKE Surge at Dragon*Con 2015 http://www.gbfans.com/community/viewtopic.php?t=40002 2015-09-03T10:29:34-04:00 bpontheair <img src="http://www.gbfans.com/images/news/pke-surge-2015.jpg" class="img-responsive img-post" alt="Image" /><br /><br />Labor Day weekend means it’s time for the seventh annual PKE Surge at Dragon Con! Ghostheads from all over the world will converge on downtown Atlanta for a fresh dose of mass hysteria.<br /><br />The annual Saturday parade will feature approximately 100 GB faithful and seven Ectomobiles, followed that evening by dinner at Mellow Mushroom. At the dinner, the traditional awards will be handed out, along with prizes generously donated by GBFans, Funko, Diamond Select Toys and other members of the Ghostbusters community. Participants in the ZKT Scavenger Hunt will also have chances to win some “Heavy”-duty prop replicas.<br /><br />The Ghostbusters panel takes place Sunday morning, and ‘busters are invited to visit the PKE Surge fan table in the Hilton. Filming for the new “<a href="http://www.ghostheadsmovie.com/" class="postlink">Ghostheads</a>” documentary will also take place all weekend.<br /><br />Four days of dozens of Ghostbusters and PKE Surge in Atlanta: It’s slime time!<br /><br />For more information, join the <a href="https://www.facebook.com/groups/1385840801635127/" class="postlink">PKE Surge Facebook Group</a>. Thu, 03 Sep 2015 16:29:34 +0000