Lost In Translation/Real Ghostbusters, The (arcade)

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The Real Ghostbusters
The Real Ghostbusters marquee.
No screen shot.
The Real Ghostbusters control panel.
Manufacturer Data East USA
Released 1987
8-way Joystick
2 Button(s)
Main CPU HD6309 (@ 3.000 MHz)
M6502 (@ 1.500 MHz)
Sound CPU Mono
YM2203 (@ 1.500 MHz)
YM3812 (@ 3.000 MHz)
Raster (Horizontal)
256 x 240 pixels
58.00 Hz
1,024 Palette colours
Screens 1
ROM Info 22 ROMs
1,153,024 bytes (1.10 MiB)
MAME ID ghostb · ghostb3 · meikyuh

About The Game

The Real Ghostbusters is an arcade video game based on the TV series of the same name.

Ray, Egon and Winston shoot their way through the ghosts which haunt Manhattan.


This game is known in Japan as "Meikyuu Hunter G".

Polystar / Datam released a limited-edition soundtrack album for this game (Deco History Scene I : Data East Game Music Scene One - H25X-20008) on 25/09/1988.

Cabinet and Artwork


Commodore Amiga ("The Real Ghostbusters", 1988, Activision)
Amstrad CPC (1988)
Atari ST (1988)
Commodore C64 (1989)
ZX Spectrum (1989, Activision)

External Links

The contents of this page are licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License.
The sources used include MAME (version 0.113u2) and history.dat (revision 1.28 - 2008-10-18).
Please see http://www.arcade-history.com for credits.