Friday The 13th Developer Could Be Making A Ghostbusters Game

According to a recent rumour, Friday the 13th developer Illfonic is making a Ghostbusters video game.

As reported by TheSixthAxis, Illfonic co-founder Raphael Saadiq seemingly revealed the news during the Questlove Supreme podcast. When talking about games that the studio has made, Saadiq said: “Friday the 13th,  the last one, Predator, and we’re working on Ghostbusters right now.

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Unfortunately, any potential platforms were not revealed for the rumoured Ghostbusters game. However, Sony Pictures does distribute the Ghostbusters movies, including Ghostbusters: Afterlife which arrives in cinemas on November 19th. This means it’s entirely believable that the game could end up being a PlayStation exclusive.

I must admit – the original 1984 movie is my favourite film of all time. News of a potential new Ghostbusters game is pretty exciting. However, there’s the fact that Illfonic developed Predator: Hunting Grounds, which was… Poorly received, to say the least. Much like Friday the 13th, Predator: Hunting Grounds is an asymmetrical multiplayer game, and I’m not a fan of that genre either. So, if these rumours are true, let’s hope that the Ghostbusters game steers in a different direction.

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I loved Ghostbusters: The Video Game of 2009, which was essentially a sequel to Ghostbusters 2 (1989). This was a fun game that was co-written by Dan Aykroyd and Harrod Ramis. The original voice cast also returned to reprise their roles. Overall, it was a fun and very faithful adaptation.

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However, the one thing that I felt was missing from the 2009 game was a multiplayer co-op campaign. Would you like to see the series move include a proper story campaign? I would, especially if said mode can be played solo or with friends.

As always, we must take all rumours with a pinch of salt. That said, we would love to hear your thoughts on these rumours across our social media channels.

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