Today’s press release from Atari says it all – the PSP version of the Ghostbusters video game is hitting the market ($29.99 SRP) and all the other systems are seeing a price-drop in their versions of the game.
‘Ghostbusters(TM): The Video Game’ On PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) Systems Slimes Its Way Into North American Retailers
Get Ready to Bust Some Ghosts On the Go This Holiday Season on PSP® system and PSP®go system
NEW YORK, Nov. 3 /PRNewswire/ — Atari, Inc., one of the world’s most recognized videogame publishers, announced today that this summer’s best-selling, Ghostbusters: The Video Game is now available at retailers across North America on the PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) systems (including the PSP®go system). After selling into retail more than one million units across North America in its first month, fans of the summer blockbuster title can now grab their proton packs, blast and wrangle ghosts on a 16×9 widescreen while on the run! Ghostbusters: The Video Game was released on June, 16, 2009 and quickly became one of the hottest video games of the year.
Ghostbusters: The Video Game, based on the smash hit motion picture franchise, is penned by original Ghostbusters writers and stars Harold Ramis and Dan Aykroyd and reunites many of the original cast members to recapture the unique blend of humor and fright that established Ghostbusters as a pop culture sensation. In collaboration with Sony Pictures Consumer Products and acclaimed development studios Terminal Reality and RedFly Studios, Atari published this completely all-new chapter of the blockbuster Ghostbusters saga to advanced gaming platforms to coincide with the 25th Anniversary celebration of the film’s original theatrical release.
Ghostbusters: The Video Game on the PSP® systems offers the ability to switch between four equipment sets to access eight unique proton pack functions and use gadgets like the PKE Meter and Paragoggles to scan and analyze targets. Get pulled into the world of the paranormal, unleash your blast stream and tear it up on the go. Ghostbusters: The Video Game for PSP system is rated E10 and is currently available for the recommended retail price of $29.99.
A great holiday gift, Ghostbusters: The Video Game is also currently available at retailers across North America for reduced prices on most consoles including the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft ($39.99), Windows PC ($19.99), PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system ($39.99) and Wii(TM) ($29.99). The PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system ($19.99), and Nintendo DS(TM) ($19.99) are also available for the holiday season. Set two years after Ghostbusters 2, with Manhattan once again overrun by ghosts and supernatural forces, the game also features performances from fan favorites such as William Atherton (Walter Peck), Annie Potts (Janine Melnitz) and Brian Doyle-Murray (lending his voice as Mayor Jock Mulligan).
For more information, be sure to visit the official Ghostbusters(TM): The Video Game website located at: www.ghostbustersgame.com.