Shack's Arcade Corner - The Real Ghostbusters

With Ghostbusters being a hot topic in 2015, Greg Burke managed to track down an arcade cabinet for The Real Ghostbusters, released back in 80s.


Ghostbusters has been a prominent topic in pop culture this year with the announcement of the upcoming franchise reboot featuring an all-female cast. In fact, a picture of the cast just went up earlier today.

Coincidentally, that happens to fall on the day that Greg Burke decided to re-visit the classic Real Ghostbusters arcade game. This top-down shooter was based on the classic animated series of the 80s, shooting more for a different kind of Ghostbusters experience. So it might not be so much a traditional Ghostbusters experience, but hey, it's got the music! And nothing says Ghostbusters more than that!

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    December 16, 2015 4:00 PM

    Shack Staff posted a new article, Shack's Arcade Corner - The Real Ghostbusters

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      December 17, 2015 8:29 AM

      I'm shocked I hadn't seen that game before. But, happy to have missed it; because it looks terrible.

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        December 17, 2015 9:06 AM

        It is terrible. I played through the first three stages or so a few weeks ago. Really bad.

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      December 17, 2015 10:59 AM

      Nice vid Greg as always LOL :) haha, "Meikyuu", that was great. I played this only on the C64 it was like a poor mans MERCS and like you said not really good which is a shame I was a huge Ghostbusters and like your self was juiced to play it.

      Man I have to say still to this day the Genesis Ghostbusters is still my favorite its amazing I love that game it should of been a Arcade cabinet.

      Dude Moon Walker is up next that game is freaking ACE!

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