Posts Tagged ‘Wanako’

Atari Returns To Ghostbusters, Slime


A new game based on the comedy wraith-wrangling movies has been revealed by Atari, via USAToday for some reason, and it’s going to be called Ghostbusters: Sanctum of Slime. Mmm, sanctum. Although it returns to the tale of the rookie ‘buster from the previous game, it looks like Atari (and developer Wanako) are going down a slightly different route, with this game being a top-down action game distributed via the magic of a series of tubes. There is online and offline 4-player co-op. You will be able to drive Ecto-3, too. So that’s a thing that will happen.

The original game apparently sold of a million copies, which seems like a lot. Release date: No.

Demo Impressions: Assault Heroes

A Salted Peanut?

A less-than-four-Peggles demo for Ex-XBox Live shooter Assault Heroes has gone up over at Gamers’ Hell. From the splendidly named Wanako Games, it allows you to play for half an hour of unlimited play before having to cough up twenty dollars to continue. What are you continuing? Shooting. Lots of shooting, in the manner of Total Carnage – that is move and shoot separated in the manner of Robotron or Smash TV, scrolling upwards with infinite enemies to annihilate. Also, fundamentally, two player.

Which got the retrohead part of Jim and I enormously excited, so we ran around trying to get it working. Which is where things started to go awry.

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