Lego Dimensions Adds New Ghostbusters Year 2 Content

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Our associates at Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment sent over information and a press release unveiling year 2 content. Which includes Ghostbusters (2016) story pack, where ghostheads can play the complete movie!

Today, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment unveiled exciting new content coming to the bestseller LEGO Dimensions, which includes beloved franchises such as Harry Potter, Sonic The Hedgehog, Adventure Time, Mission Impossible, E.T. and The Goonies, as well as upcoming properties Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them and the new Ghostbusters team.

Along with the addition of new properties, the expansion will include all-new battle arenas, bigger adventure worlds and introduce story packs, which will provide players with even deeper, story-driven gameplay.

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Cryptozoic Entertainment Ghostbusters II The Board Game Successfully Funded

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Our associates at Cryptozoic Entertainment and Sony Pictures Entertainment sent a new press release for the upcoming Ghostbusters The Board Game II. (GBI Blog Post, March 12, 2015)

Raising over $765,000, the campaign more than tripled its initial goal of $250k, thanks to the support of 4,383 backers.

Backers can sign up for Kickstarter Pledge Manager updates to stay up on the game’s progress and/or change their pledge level.

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Ghostbusters The Board Game II Gets Real

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Our associates at Cryptozoic Entertainment and Sony Pictures Entertainment let us know about a new add on for the upcoming Ghostbusters The Board Game II. (GBI Blog Post, March 12, 2015)

Ghostheads probably never thought their would be new The Real Ghostbusters game pieces in the 21 Century. If you’re supporting Ghostbusters The Board Game II through Kickstarter it could become REAL

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Cryptozoic Entertainment Ghostbusters II The Board Game Kickstarter Active

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Our associates at Cryptozoic Entertainment and Sony Pictures Entertainment sent a press release for the upcoming Ghostbusters The Board Game II. (GBI Blog Post, March 12, 2015)

Ghostbusters: The Board Game II builds off the successful original and introduces new miniatures, campaigns, powers, events, entities, gear… and GHOSTS. A standalone expansion, the game can be played on its own or mixed and matched with the original board game, which raised over $1.5M last year on Kickstarter. It includes 54 Miniatures including new Courtroom and Slime Blower Ghostbuster figures.

With authentic art from Ghostbusters comic book artist Dan Schoening and a script by Erik Burnham, the game is filled with references, in-jokes and Easter eggs that fans will love. Ghostbusters: The Board Game II is a flexible action-strategy game with unpredictable adversaries and a wide range of abilities, with 12 reversible tiles and campaigns that last from 20 minutes to multiple hours to let 1-4 players bust ghosts however they like.

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Titans Merchandise Announces Ghostbusters II Vinyl Figures

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After producing Ghostbusters blind box vinyl figures, (GBI Blog Post, February 15, 2015) Titans Merchandise has announced 12 Ghostbusters II vinyl figures are being made.

This 3″ blind-boxed collection features the returning legendary quartet of Venkman, Stantz, Spengler and Zeddemore plus familiar faces such as Louis Tully, Janine, Dana and, of course, Slimer! As if that wasn’t enough there’s the upgraded Ecto-1 as well as new villains in the form of Nunzio Scoleri, Janosz Poha and the terrifying Vigo The Carpathian!

Each figure is 3” blind-boxed and certain pieces come with a character-specific accessory.

PLUS: 4 hidden chase figures for you to hunt and collect!

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Cryptozoic Entertainment Launching Ghostbusters II The Board Game

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Our associates at Cryptozoic Entertainment and Sony Pictures Entertainment sent over additional information for the upcoming Ghostbusters The Board Game II. (GBI Blog Post, March 12, 2015)

Cryptozoic to Launch Second Ghostbusters Board Game Kickstarter on April 11

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Lake Forest, CA – March 22, 2016Cryptozoic Entertainment, leading creator of board games and collectible cards, and Sony Pictures Consumer Products are proud to announce the upcoming April 11 launch of the Kickstarter campaign for Ghostbusters: The Board Game II.

This new crowdfunding campaign follows the successful Ghostbusters: The Board Game 2015 Kickstarter campaign and retail release. The new board game is crafted with fans in mind, and allows players to:

Switch between Proton and Slime Blower Packs with new custom figures and double-sided Character Cards

Battle challenging new Plazm enemies that combine into stronger versions to attack and split up in defense. Immune to Proton Streams, these phantoms can only be taken down by Ghostbusters wielding Slime Blower packs.Use new Ghosts to bring new Slime tokens that can inhibit the Ghostbusters’ sight, movement, maneuvers and combat rolls.

Recover stolen experimental Ghostbusting equipment and level the playing field with new weapon, trap, utility and tome cards to survive challenging Event Cards and reap the rewards before things go from worse to apocalyptic.

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Ghostbusters II The Board Game Launching

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Our associates at Cryptozoic Entertainment and Sony Pictures Entertainment sent over news and a press release for a new upcoming Ghostbusters: The Board Game. (GBI Blog Post, February 10, 2015)

The second board game ups the ante with lots of new game elements, including Slime Blower Pack Ghostbusters, Ooze entities that can split apart and join back together, allies, new equipment like Ecto Goggles and Portal Destabilizers, and much more!

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UK Toy Fair: Ghostbusters 2016

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From Sunday, January 24-Tuesday, January 26, 2016 the British Toy & Hobby Association brought fans and licensees The Toy Fair aka UK Toy Fair.

Some photos with accompanying words showed the first photos of upcoming Ghostbusters merchandise. Even if its only for Ghostbusters 2016, ghostheads haven’t seen this level of merchandise to directly tie into the Ghostbusters franchise since The Real Ghostbusters. That’s how it feels!

Its possible North American licenses will bring us similar or the same products. As far as we know these products are for the European market. Safe assumption we’ll know and see Ghostbusters products for the colonies and Canada at Toy Fair New York. Continue reading

Mattel Ghostbusters 2016 Prototype Figures

In November 2015 Sony Pictures VP of global consumer products, Mark Caplan talked about (Ghostbusters International Blog Post, November 11, 2015) Ghostbusters merchandise in the coming year. Naturally this includes the upcoming Ghostbusters 2016.

Figures from Mattel are forthcoming. Ghostheads didn’t quite know what the “new” team would like in toy form, until January 7, 2016.

Paul Feig, the director of Ghostbusters (2016) tweeted:

Our Mattel 6″ prototypes.

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They were described as prototypes. I’m not quite sure what changes would need to be made, if any.

Photo Source: Mattel