Bustin’ Doesn’t Feel Good in the New Ghostbusters Game

Jeditor’s noteI just realized today that Activision is charging $50 for this pile of trash. Get ready for downright brutal reviews when it releases.

The highly-anticipated Ghostbusters reboot releases in about a month. And in the very same week a twin-stick shooter that takes place after the film will be available. None of the main characters from the film are in the game. Instead, original recruits made up of two guys and two girls fill out the cast, each with unique weapons and upgrades.

I’ve played many similar shooters to this, and this is easily one of the dullest ones. Each level consists of going from one point to another, shooting ghosts, zombies — which as far as I know were never in the original films– and flying flaming skulls in the face until they die, while capturing others. Why do you kill some ghosts and capture others? I have no idea, as it wasn’t explained.

Read the full hands-on E3 2016 preview here.

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