Boxes for the Xbox 360 and PS3 versions of the Ghostbusters game at Walmart.com have a special call-out, saying buyers get an in-game downloadable proton pack, exclusive to the massive chain. If the picture accompanying the item is any indication, the exclusive pack is slightly bronzed – which is to say, all it means is that everyone you play multiplayer with will know you shop at Wal-Mart. Still, perhaps it’s your thing. Do whatcha wanna do.
While Mike is down in Texas this week, he along with The Game Heroes crew got a chance to tour Terminal Reality’s studios in Dallas Texas to take a behind the scenes look at Ghostbusters: The Video Game! Including a look at gameplay footage, interviews, and an absolute first look at an exclusive in-game cinematic never before seen!!!
– The pole still works.
– A chat with Glen Gamble, who’s concerned we’ll lynch him.
– The proton pack animation (sharp eyes will notice the other GB equipment as well.)
– The Texas fans game in with their gear to be recorded as foley!
– Hilarious cinematic at the Sedgewick.
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This Thursday night (Friday morning at 12:30AM PST – but please, check your local listings) GameTrailers TV will be showing their interview with Dan Aykroyd at the New York press junket from a few weeks back. And as always, it’ll be online by end of day Friday.
Well, that’s what it looks like – the video opens up with a personal intro from Dan Aykroyd (hearkening back to his old radio-spots for the original movie) which says it’s for Walmart.com. Regardless, there’s some good footage (a bit spoilery, I will say that), and hearing Dan promote his baby is always heartwarming. For those that want to hear Dan, but not fiddle with video, or see more of the gameplay, you can listen to it below.
Dan Aykroyd for Walmart.com
And yes, I finally updated the ten year old Proton Charging audio bumper. Hopefully you all like it. Thanks to Clay for the link.
[UPDATE] Red Wes points out that the video is up on YouTube now. Niiiice. Again, be warned – spoilerific.
Amazon.com is offering a Ghostbusters ballcap, produced by BioWorld (makers of all that cool stuff Gamestop is offering) – it’s pretty cool, with it’s black and grey design and giant no-ghost logo on the front. It’s also pre-distressed, which I find kind of annoying. Call me an old man, but I like distressing my caps the old fashioned way…
…Telling it it has six-months to live (ba-dum TISH!)
Tip of the Hat, to Tim! Half-points to Paul for the pro bono writing.