Torrence Davis of The Bitbag writes, "I'm sure through all the hoopla, many people didn't notice that the Sony publishing deal with Ghostbusters was for Europe only."
Good stuff Torrence glad you cleared that up. But through all the hoopla Ghostbusters this morning was going to be a great game. I wonder how people will defame it now after this news...you know...the word "exclusive" is the key to all mood swings.
Man, you speak the truth!
Like I said earlier, no point in losin out on the cash. :) Im sure there will still be a few kids who are unhappy with this. Its like they go out of their way to find reasons, lol.
The second I heard there was a Wii and PS2 version I knew not to expect too much. Sure, the game still has potential, but it is severely limited by being on those consoles. There are very few games that come out on PS3/360 + Wii/PS2 that turn out to be solid titles. When I want to get my GB fix all I gotta do is watch the old 80s episodes on Youtube.
I think for the Wii it's a completely different game, graphics wise and gameplay. I don't know if it's the same for PS2, I still think this game is going to kick ass its just ashame you can't actually play one of the original Ghostbusters. I would kill to play Bill Murray.
"The second I heard there was a Wii and PS2 version I knew not to expect too much. Sure, the game still has potential, but it is severely limited by being on those consoles. There are very few games that come out on PS3/360 + Wii/PS2 that turn out to be solid titles." The Wii and I assume PS2 versions are a different game than the 360/PS3 versions. Now I just hope that the game doesn't suck.
LOL unlucky for EU 360 owners, as 360 and Wii games are region locked...Good move by Sony as Europe is where most games and consoles for PS3 and PS2 are sold anyway.... But is anyway actually going to buy Ghostbusters anyway ? It doesnt seem like a huge game that will appeal to Wii owners, considering most Kids havent even heard of Ghostbusters. I think it will be a better game for 360 and PS3..
I'm with Tony on this one and have a feeling from earlier footage of the game that it was made for PS2 and beefed up for 360 and PS3. I hope I'm wrong, but of course time will tell.
Just in time before the fanboys started hyping up a game few really cared about before the news.
"But is anyway actually going to buy Ghostbusters anyway ?" I is one of your "anyway" people going to buy the game anyway? just messin with you..But I do plan to pick this up.
I hope no one "defames" the game as you suggest. It was always supposed to be multi-plat title, and to be honest, this clarification makes a whole lot of sense. All earlier press releases mentioned only SCEE, so this shouldn't be surprising. Regardless of this media SNAFU I'm still looking forward to June 16. Who ya gonna call!
@ Tony yeah dude, maniacmayhem is right. the PC, PS3, Xbox 360 versions are being developed by Terminal Reality. the PS2, Wii, PSP versions are being developed by Red Fly Studio. and the DS version by Zen Studios. so just because it's coming out on all of those platforms doesn't mean a thing since 3 different studios are making essentially the same game. also, the one developed by Red Fly will make use of puzzle elements versus the Terminal Reality versions which will be more like "Gears of War Light" and have a stricter emphasis on action than the Red Fly version.
"LOL unlucky for EU 360 owners, as 360 and Wii games are region locked..." Shows what you know. Not all 360 games are region locked, Microsoft allows the publishers to lock out regions however they like. Quite a lot of games are Region Free. Pretty much all Microsoft titles are Region Free, Capcom's are region free and quite a few others. Even EA, who used to only seem to do Region Locked games, have started releasing RF titles. Ghostbusters (360) could very well be Region Free )Although I'm sure there's an agreement with sony to lock it out of the PAL territories or something). In fact, it's not immediately clear what's happening with Australia, which has the same region code as the rest of Europe so who knows what will happen for European 360 owners that are really despirate for this game.
since it has already been developed as a multiplat title, making it an exclusive would make no difference to quality anyway... so there is noooo point
awww you see guys sony care about xbox 360 and wii owners having something to play :D
i will still be getting the ps3,psp,and ps2(if the price is cheap) versions
Were you not the guy that said in an earlier post that you recently lost your job? Now I'm not saying you can't afford all 3 versions but you sound like a liar.
damm! this would have been a great NA exclusive. sony needs to catch up here in the states.
are people disagreeing that sony needs to catch up in America, or that it would be a great exclusive for them? both seem to be facts, as i look at the vgchartz. confusing.
Lol....Only on N4G. Agree if you having a good laugh...Disagree if you are a droid thats pissed off.
I've not got time to waste on agrees/disagrees i've got games to play. I got mercs 2 for 13 bucks been enjoying the online with a friend.
MacDougall, You need to try Demon's Souls. Addicting!
Yeah i seen your where on way more than usual and always on that game lol
I'm always on the network, not always playing!! But get used to it, I am going to be playing the crap out of DS!!
Looks like I'll be switching my pre-order back to the 360 version.
Why? do you like the sound of your 360 while playing? heheheheh :D Dont get mad. Just having a bit of fun. I guess you want to improve your gamerscore, or just love Live? anyway nothing can beat my smooth, reliable and noiseless PS3.
Yeah, i agree with all of you. Its so uncool to play VIDEO GAMES on a VIDEO GAME CONSOLE. Lol. Wow. Just wow.
HAHAHAHA! In your FACE BX81! Man you got OWNED by the SONY #1 Fanboys raztad and PS3Diablo! See what happens when you post something that contains the numbers 3, 6, 0! That'll teach you to post anything here! PS3 RULES! OOOOOOP! *faints*
@maniac You are too easy calling out me fanboy. Yeah, Im a PS3 owner but mature enough to understand what means quality hardware. Im not into this ridiculous fanboy warzzzz. Not so sure about you.
The point of it all was your response to him was unnecessary. Why do you feel you should tell him that his 360 is noisy or remind him about your reliable PS3? Looking at BX81's original post, all he said was he was switching his order back to the 360. Did it hurt your feelings so much that you needed to tell him about your smooth, reliable and noiseless PS3? (your own words) I just jumped on your $ony fanatic train and rode shotgun along with you. Don't down it, crown it!
In any case, who cares? This game looks terrible and it's only trying to capitalize on nostalgia just like FF13. They make you think "Well, I haven't played/watched ____ for so long so I think I'll buy it!". I never planned on playing this game and I won't (though I mainly won't be playing the game because there are waaay too many releases coming out around that time). I will be too busy with inFamous and then I might try Prototype if I have time and then right around the time Ghostbuster's releases, the Batman game will come out. Batman > Ghostbusters so I won't be playing this Ghostbusters game and I doubt I will ever get around to trying it this year.
If this game is region free I'll be getting the american version when it's out. Hopefully it is as I will have quite a few games to play on my 360 around oct. when forza, halo, AC2 come out. edit: A disagree? So I wont be getting the american version when it's released and I don't wish it's region free as I wont be playing forza, halo, and AC2 after oct? Oh, Hey coward please tell me what I will be doing or why my comment deserved a disagree as you clearly know what I want more than me.
awww man ! That ruins how long i will get to call the 360 version a PORT. dammit torrence couldnt you just let it go for a while ? ghostbusters PS3 confirmed superior in Viva la france ??? man, that doesnt sound right. Oh well, Day 1 must buy PS3 AAA ALL DAY EVERYDAY !
lol you think i cant afford 3 games even though i have a ps3+psp+ps2 lol you must think im brooooooke like yoooooooou
Here here, take it and stop crying. sheesh, sony was just kidding. i bet the news earlier felt like a spanking. Now sony is saying they did it because they love you. 360 gamers, suck on my port. torrence made it up. he's late. out of the loop. lost it. not important. nobody and a liar.
You're a sad pathetic little person full of ignorance in a large way.
You guys are crazy. of course ps3 gamers have money. they only buy the finest things in life. I make money. PSP2 makes money. theres is no hard choices over here guys. we do what we want while you do what you can.
if theres something weird with your three six O, who you gonna call .........BOX BUSTERS! if theres something strange like a red ring O,who you gonna call.............. BOX BUSTERS ! OUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUU!! i aint afraid of ring"O"
This would have made a much bigger impact for Sony if they could have secured timed exclusive here in the states as well. Im still going to buy the game for the PS3 but I never understand regino exclusive stuff like this.
If there's something strange in your neighborhood(Don't worry it's just pp and his Boyfriends) Who ya gonna call? GHOSTBUSTERS If there's something weird and it don't look good(Don't worry it's only RRoD...AGAIN) Who ya gonna call? GHOSTBUSTERS ;-D
Wait I play the same game that is on the PS3, on my 360 and it's wrong? Wow! Not much of a choice? Last time I checked just because the new year started the rest of the games that were already out didn't just vanish. What is so funny is that you actually can't stand the 360 so much you leave lame comments. Sweetie I hate to inform you and the rest of the fanboys (both PS3/360), it's just a gaming console. So keep leaving your comments and pretend like you have a clue.
This press release only contained information about PAL regions because it was a press release from Sony Computer Entertainment Europe. Whether or not a deal was reached in the american territory is yet to be seen, even though I doubt it, it should still not be considered as a fact but rather speculation.
And Sony stepped in. :)
LOL! After reading the other threads on GB with all the chest thumping this one seems a bit more somber. Some people probably busy cleaning the egg off their face. Still lame that PAL 360 folks get shafted thanks to $ony. Hopefully it won't be region locked.
Kinda lame in the same way US PS3 owners got shafted out of Outrun on PSN because of Micro$oft.
Was it ever NOT clear that they meant Europe? I mean, the press release WAS from SCEE after all. But reading some of the replies on the other threads, it seems both sides jumped the guns, despite some of the spin going on above me. I mean we had: The Sony fanboys with the chest thumping and The 360 fanboys with the obligatory "So, it's not like a) this game is gonna be good; b) I wanted it anyway; c) this game will even sell. I mean, who wants to buy a Ghostbuster's game?"
Why did you have to spoil there fun? You know the droids dont get good news to often and we were enjoying the lulz of how stupid they are.
ah darn no more entertainment after this article cleared everything up. I was hoping the ps3 fans would start the hype train for this one before everything was cleared up. This is coming out for pc also so it's going to look better than both the 360 and ps3. But do I care for this game? No.
LOL and droids thought they had somthing
Yeah we fought we had +1 to the massive list of exclusives, what have you got?
360 owners got an entry level cost advantage. Oh wait that really doesn't help anyone who already has it.
Looks like this guy is all wet on this one. The real press release says "Sony Computer Entertainment today signed a deal with Atari to publish Terminal Reality's Ghostbusters, making the game a timed PlayStation exclusive." I don't see SCEE listed there. It's SCE which is the parent of all of the divisions. This is looking like a worldwide deal, not Europe only.
I was almost worried there for a second. I had at first assumed they would just aim to milk royalties from all the versions and not touch the release. Those poor europeans being forced to stick to fumbling around with dual analog when the wii control setup will obviously be far superior for the experience even if the graphics aren't super shiny hd. Who doesn't want to point at the ghosts with a wiimote instead?!?! and I can't wait for my chance to flick the nunchuck to spring a ghost trap. All this story is proving is that sony is still a company ruled by super evil greedy people who will do anything they can to get what they want. Even if it means short changing people. I hope for their sakes that ghost buster fans around the world don't backlash on them for chinzing everyone in europe for their own gain. Meanwhile here in the states I have a preorder that had better be filled or i am going to be mighty pissed off.
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