A couple of weeks ago we told you about
a leaked prototype for a game based on the 1980s paranormal blockbuster film Ghostbusters
). The footage was provided by a video game development company called Zootfly
, which had begun work on the game, but had, yet, to acquire the intellectual property rights. This meant that, despite the awesomeness of the video provided, there was no guarantee the game would be made. However, it seems things have changed.
In a brief interview of Ghostbusters
star Dan Aykroyd by the Edmonton Sun
, Aykroyd lets slip that he will be revisiting his role as Dr. Ray Stantz for a Ghostbusters
video game: "Universal purchased the rights from Sony for a game. I'm actually going to have to perform and do some motion capture for them. That will be next year."
The hope is that Universal purchased the rights because of the hype that surrounded the release of the Zootfly footage, and they will hire Zootfly to be the developers of the game. Cross your fingers!
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