Ghostbusters Spirits Unleashed Video Game Multiplayer Ghosts

Four Ghostbuster trainees enter a building and start to hunt ghosts.

Screenshot, Illfonic

There’s one thing unusual within the neighborhood… and it could possibly be you. Effectively, in case you occur to be going through off in opposition to 4 would-be phantom exterminators within the upcoming Ghostbusters: Spirits Unleashed multiplayer sport from Illfonic. The 4v1, uneven co-op sport pits groups of 4 Ghostbusters, armed with proton packs, particle throwers, EKG meters, and ghost traps, in opposition to a player-controlled ghost whose objective is to scare folks, slime foes, and simply typically create as a lot supernatural havoc as attainable.

This is the official description of the gameplay: “As a Ghostbuster, be part of with different Ghostbusters to chase and lure ghosts in museums, prisons, accommodations, and extra, and seize the ghosts earlier than they’ll totally hang-out the areas. Or, because the Ghost, disguise, sneak, shock, scare, and naturally, slime Ghostbusters and civilians till every part has gone fully spooky. Use trickery, deception, and Ectoplasm to realize the higher hand and drive the Ghostbusters out.”

When you’ve seen final 12 months’s film Afterlifeyou’ve got seemingly observed that the sport takes place within the official Ghostbusters canon, which implies Winston Zeddmore (Ernie Husson) has reopened the firehouse and employed new ‘busters to deal with New York Metropolis’s undesirable hauntings, whereas Ray Stantz (Dan Aykroyd) runs Ray’s Occult Books, now positioned conveniently throughout the road from GB HQ. (I would not maintain your breath for Invoice Murray’s Peter Venkman to indicate up someplace, however who is aware of with this stuff.)

You’ll be able to see a number of battle maps within the trailer, together with a museum and a lodge, and in keeping with Polygon each the Ghostbusters and the ghosts shall be customizable, as one may count on. If you cannot handle to get 4 mates on-line on the similar time, the opposite characters shall be run by AI, natch. It appears to be like moderately enjoyable, and absolutely quite a lot of folks have been ready for a sport the place they may make a large number as Slimer. The all-ages Ghostbusters: Spirits Unleashed will come to PCs, PlayStations 4 and 5, and Xbox Ones and Collection X and S, with a nebulous launch date someday earlier than the top of the 12 months.


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