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    Game:       Ghostbusters II, The New	
    System:     Nintendo
    Genre:      Action
    Author:     Seraph 0
    Real Name:  Andrew Almeida
    E-Mail:     Seraph_0@Hotmail.com
    Date:       August 31, 2003
                October 8, 2004
    
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    Table of Contents
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    1. Introduction
    2. Story
    3. Controls
    4. Enemies
    5. Bosses
    6. Walkthrough
    7. Review
    8. Copyright
    
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    1. Introduction
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    This game was never released here. Luckily though, some one found a rom of the
    PAL version of the game and its fun. It's basically "Ghostbusters II" for
    Gameboy, but with minor differences.
    
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    2. Story
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    An evil tyrant, know as Vigo, is trying to resurrect himself through a baby
    named Oscar. Oscar is the child of Dana Berret who is a girlfriend to Peter
    Veckman, a Ghostbuster. Naturally, the Ghostbusters must stop him before he is
    reborn.
    
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    3. Controls
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    Default Controls
    
    D-Pad    - Move Ghostbusters
    Start    - Pause/Status Screen
    Select   - /
    A Button - Proton Beam
    B Button - Ghost Trap
    
    - You must capture the ghost in your Proton Beam then use the Ghost Trap
    - To go to the options menu, press and hold A + B, then press Start.
    - The five Ghostbusters have no differences in skills.
    - Sometimes you can capture and trap a ghost through walls.
    - To kill most bosses, you must continually hit it with your Proton Beam until
      the boss turns pink, then trap it. You can hold down the button.
    - Your Proton Beam can be stretched for distance, just make sure how long it
      can go.
    
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    4. Enemies
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    Many of the ghosts are from the movie, others are new.
    
    Slimer           - The mascot of the Ghostbusters franchise. The green blob
                       slowly moves around and bounces of walls. On occasion, they
                       will stand still and throw objects at you. The other
                       colored Slimers, usually throw objects at you.
    
    Jogger           - This ghost runs around in a rectangle pattern, so he is very
                       predictable. Can be green or pink.
    
    Twin Pinks       - There are always two together. These pink, upside-down
                       ghosts move around fast in a circle. When one dies, the
                       other spins rapidly and splits into five little pink ghosts.
                       You cannot stop this from happening. The little pinks just
                       jump about.
    
    Chainsaw Maniac  - Not in any of the movies, this green phantom stays invisible
                       until you are in its sight. It will become visible and
                       charge you. You cannot capture it when it's invisible. Also
                       can be pink.
    
    Bathtub Menace   - This ghost is from the movie. It looks like an eyeless green
                       snake. It will wait until you are close enough and try to
                       grab you. It only attacks in one direction, so attack at the
                       any other side.
    
    Miner            - Lost souls from a mining accident, {I think}. They move in a
                       straight pattern and move in all four directions. They don't
                       exactly try to get you, just stop you.
    
    Jackhammer Miner  - Like the name says, a Miner with a Jackhammer. Slowly tries
                        to mow you down.
    
    Kart Miner       - A Miner who is joyriding a mining kart. They are really
                       fast, so try not to stay on the tracks. They usually
                       disappear if you don't capture them. Also, just because you
                       captured the Miner, doesn't mean you stopped the kart.
    
    Mallet Miner     - A Miner with a huge hammer. Same as the regular Miner.
    
    Blob             - A pink puddle of slime that hops about, trying to get you.
                       Take advantage of its slowness.
    
    Imp              - These flying, pink, elephant faced ghosts try to spear you
                       through the wall. I suggest you Proton Beam them through the
                       wall. They can also fly around the room and can go through
                       walls.
    
    Cyclops          - These green giants swing a ball-and-chain around. On
                       occasion, they will throw their ball-and-chain straight
                       ahead at fast speeds. The best way to attack is to get on
                       their blind side, (their left or right side}, where they
                       can't hit you straight on.
    
    Katana Ninja     - These ghosts can quickly disappear and reappear on the
                       screen. When they reappear they will charge you, or any
                       direction if you're not in range, and swing his katana
                       madly. Try to get around him before he starts swinging.
    
    Shurikan Ninja   - This Ninja is exactly like the Katana Ninja, but stands
                       still when it appears and throws three shurikans in three
                       directions. Try to get it just as it materializes.
    
    Jack-O-Lantern    - Looks like death with a pumpkin head. Like the Slimers,
                        moves slowly and bumps around the walls and objects. Swings
                        a scythe and comes in green or pink.
    
    Pillar           - These slime creatures are a puddle of black and red slime
                       that rises into a pillar and spit out blue spheres of
                       Ectoplasm.
    
    Top Spinners     - These odd creatures spin like a top in one of four
                       directions. Like the Miners, they don't seem to go after
                       you. Some are pink or red.
    
    Mimic            - These creatures are Bathtub Menaces, but mimic the walls of
                       the Museum.
    
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    5. Bosses
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    Here is the list of bosses, straight from the walkthrough.
    
    The Scoleri Brothers
    Level 1 - Court Building
    
    The tall and skinny brother, {TSB}, flies around in a horizontal eight pattern.
    The short and fat brother, {SFB}, chases you and  bounces of walls. Take out
    SFB first, so it's less annoying, then  of course take out TSB afterwards.
    Remember, you have to hit them  with Proton Beam, hold the button down, until
    it turns pink and then trap it. If you let go of him with the Proton Beam, it
    will disappear, then reappear somewhere else on the screen.
    
    Decapitated Heads
    Level 2 - Abandon Subway Tunnels
    
    The first two boxcars have floating heads. Each have there own look, but all
    spit balls of Ectoplasm at you. The first boxcar has four, the next has five.
    
    Conductor Slimer
    Level 2 - Abandon Subway Tunnels
    
    This Slimer has a conductor hat and a shovel, which he uses to throw blue
    Ecto-Flame at you. He throws three at one time, twice. To kill him is a little
    different. You cannot have a stable lock on him with the Proton Beam, so you
    must repeatedly shot him and trap him. Once you trap him, the train will stop
    and disappear. The next level is very tedious.
    
    Salamanders
    Level 4 - Sewers of Slime
    
    These red demons can breath fire and mix into the slime to protect itself.
    Every time you take one out, another takes its place. Be careful that they
    don't spawn or get under you. Don't bother with the trap until you have the
    last one. The last one will turn green and that's when you can trap it. There
    are a total of nine Salamanders.
    
    Uber Janosz
    Level 5 - The Museum
    
    This is the hardest boss battle. He continues to multiple and when you are
    trying to kill one, the others fire energy pulses from their eyes to stop you.
    Just hold the Proton Beam and dodge their attacks. Remember, your Proton Beam
    can have distance, but not to long. Their are a total of nine of them. The best
    strategy I found was to hit the one of them when their in a corner. When you
    destroy the last one, Janosz returns to normal.
    
    Vigo
    Level 6 - Altar
    
    He gets out of the picture and surrounds himself with energy spheres. Then he
    absorbs them and shots three large spheres from each hand. The best strategy is
    to wait until he fires his large spheres, then hit him in the waist and pull
    back just enough not to get hit by the smaller spheres. Eventually though, you
    will have to let go, {unless it dissipates}, to dodge the large spheres. Do
    this about 10x and he will fall back into his painting.
    
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    6. Walkthrough
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    Note that when certain conditions are met, like getting all the ghosts in a
    certain amount of time in one area, you can get a glowing bag of money which
    gives you 3000 points.
    
    Level 1 - Court Building
    
    Enemies - Slimer
              Jogger
              Twin Pinks
              Chainsaw Maniacs
    
    The first area has three Slimers and one Jogger. Follow the arrow and you will
    encounter Twin Pinks surrounding a woman. After capturing them, continue left
    and a new ghost appears. Finish of the ghosts and continue left. This room only
    has a Bathtub Menace, so take care of it and continue right. One Slimer will
    appear then continue downward. A Slimer and Jogger await you in this room.
    Continue left when you are done. Watch out for the Slimer at the end of the
    hall, it will throw desks at you. When you kill that one another appears and
    this happens four times. At the room at the end of the hall, three Slimers will
    be throwing furniture at you. Return to the beginning room and two Chainsaw
    Maniacs will appear. Continue up and another Slimer and Jogger await you. Go
    up, past the first room and into the courtroom. Be careful of the chairs and
    continue to end of the level, where the boss{s} await.
    
    The Scoleri Brothers - The tall and skinny brother, {TSB}, flies around in a
                           horizontal eight pattern. The short and fat brother,
                           {SFB}, chases you and  bounces of walls. Take out SFB
                           first, so it's less annoying, then  of course take out
                           TSB afterwards. Remember, you have to hit them  with
                           Proton Beam, hold the button down, until it turns pink
                           and then trap it. If you let go of him with the Proton
                           Beam, it will disappear, then reappear somewhere else on
                           the screen.
    
    Level 2 - Abandon Subway Tunnels
    
    Enemies - Miner
              Jackhammer Miner
              Kart Miner
              Mallet Miner
    
    Start by capturing the first miner, then continue up. Note that the only areas
    accessible are the ones with gates. Take out the five miners and continue up.
    The next area has two Jackhammer Miners trying to trap you. Don't run into the
    next area, their is a Kart Miner that can easily kill you. Take out him and the
    other Miner and continue up. This area has a lot of Kart Miners. Just stay of
    the tracks and you should be fine. Take care of all the different Miners and
    take the right path, the other path just returns you to the beginning of the
    area. The next area also has a number of different Miners. Continue right and
    yet another set of Miners, plus a new type of Miner. Continue right, kill the
    Miners, go up and kill all those Miners. The next area has no Miners, but
    bosses.
    
    Decapitated Heads  - The first two boxcars have floating heads. Each have there
                         own look, but all spit balls of Ectoplasm at you. The
                         first boxcar has four, the next has five.
    
    Conductor Slimer - This Slimer has a conductor hat and a shovel, which he uses
                       to throw blue Ecto-Flame at you. He throws three at one
                       time, twice. To kill him is a little different. You cannot
                       have a stable lock on him with the Proton Beam, so you must
                       repeatedly shot him and trap him. Once you trap him, the
                       train will stop and disappear. The next level is very
                       tedious.
    
    Level 3 - Peter's Apartment Building
    
    Enemies - Blob
              Imp
              Cyclops
              Katana Ninja
              Shurikan Ninja
              Jack-O-Lantern
    
    Like I wrote before, this level can get tedious, but at least there is no boss.
    The first area only has two Blobs. Take care of them and continue up, to fight
    five Blobs. The next door you go through will reverse your position, so don't
    keep pressing Up when you go through the door, or you will just be stuck in a
    loop. The next area has Blobs and Imps. Take care of them and continue down.
    The next area has five Blobs, do away with them and continue up. The next area
    may have the music of a boss, but this enemy is fairly easy. Continue down and
    watch out for the Katana Ninja. Kill it, and the Blobs and continue down. The
    next area has a lot of Imps, two Ninjas and a Blob. The next area has two
    Cyclopes. The next area has two Shurikan Ninjas. Continue down and trap there
    are two rooms with Blobs in them. When you kill all the Blobs in the left room,
    a Shurikan Ninja appears. When you kill the Blob in the right room, another
    appears and this happens three times. The next area has three Cyclopes and two
    Jack-O-Lanterns. The next area has three Imps flying around. After that,
    another room full of flying Imps and Blobs. The next room has two Cyclopes and
    a Jack-O-Lantern. Yah, more flying Imps. Watch out though, some are very close
    to the entrance. Take care of the rest of the enemies and continue down. The
    next area has flying Imps and spear Imps. Four Jack-O-Lanterns and three
    Cyclopes await you in the next room. Continue onto the next room and face five
    Jack-O-Lanterns. Thankfully, the next area is the last, but has seven
    Jack-O-Lanterns. Go up and past the first room. The next area is a cinematic of
    Janosz Poha, a slave to Vigo, kidnapping Oscar.
    
    Level 4 - Sewers of Slime
    
    Enemies - Pillar
              Slimers
              Top Spinners
    
    This level is kind of a pain, because of the slime rivers make you move slowly
    at times. The first area you are in has a Pillar in it. Destroy it and go up
    then right. This room has three new colored Slimers. Continue left and Pillars
    will appear. Continue up then kill all three of the Pillars on the lower left
    screen. Go down to face four Slimers and two Pillars. Return to the previous
    area and kill all Pillars, then continue up. The next area has a lake of slime,
    which has a whole lot of Pillars. The next area has Blue Slimers outlining the
    left of the screen, throwing objects at you. It also has a new enemy, Top
    Spinners. Continue down and face Pillars and Top Spinners. The next area is the
    last area and has all three enemies. The boss{s} awaits you in the next room.
    
    Salamanders - These red demons can breath fire and mix into the slime to
                  protect itself. Every time you take one out, another takes its
                  place. Be careful that they don't spawn or get under you. Don't
                  bother with the trap until you have the last one. The last one
                  will turn green and that's when you can trap it. There are a
                  total of nine Salamanders.
    
    Level 5 - The Museum
    
    Enemies - Imp
              Pink Twins
              Slimer
              Top Spinners
              Jack-O-Lanterns
              Mimic
              Jogger
              Cyclops
              Blob
    
    A little easter egg, look at some of the paintings and you'll see there are
    posters of "Ghostbusters". Also you should know that you will fight most of the
    bosses of the game though the level. The first room has no enemies, but the
    next one has lots of Imps. After taking care of them, the next room has the
    retuning Pink Twins. Continue up and another large number of Imps appear. A new
    color of Slimer awaits you in the next room. The following room has Top
    Spinners, although their more pink then red. The nest room has more Slimers.
    The first bosses await you in the next room. Same strategies as before, get the
    fat one, then the skinny one. Continue up and a couple of Jack-O-Lanterns await
    you. Same with the next room and then some Mimics and Chainsaw Maniacs
    afterwards. Continue left and the Jogger makes a return, along with some Mimics
    and Slimers. The next has two Cyclopes waiting to bash your head in. Continue
    left and more past enemies appear. The next room has some Blobs, and the next
    room has the Decapitated Heads. After that follow the arrows and face Uber
    Janosz.
    
    Uber Janosz - This is the hardest boss battle. He continues to multiple and
                  when you are trying to kill one, the others fire energy pulses
                  from their eyes to stop you. Just hold the Proton Beam and dodge
                  their attacks. Remember, your Proton Beam can have distance, but
                  not to long. Their are a total of nine of them. The best strategy
                  I found was to hit the one of them when their in a corner. When
                  you destroy the last one, Janosz returns to normal.
    
    Level 6 - Altar
    
    Not really a level, but still. Just continue to go up until the altar, there
    you will have the final battle with Vigo.
    
    Vigo - He gets out of the picture and surrounds himself with energy spheres.
           Then he absorbs them and shots three large spheres from each hand. The
           best strategy is to wait until he fires his large spheres, then hit him
           in the waist and pull back just enough not to get hit by the smaller
           spheres. Eventually though, you will have to let go, {unless it
           dissipates}, to dodge the large spheres. Do this about 10x and he will
           fall back into his painting.
    
    Ending
    
    After Vigo falls back into the painting and disappears, Oscar returns to the
    altar and Dana reclaims him. Stay for the credits to see some funny animations.
    
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    7.Review
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    Graphics    = 3
    Sound/Music = 4
    Gameplay    = 4
    Overall     = 3
    
    This game is fun, but you can beat it in like 1-2 hours. Graphically likable,
    but nothing special. The Music is well done, most of it is from the movie. The
    sound however, is nothing special. As for Gameplay, simple yet fun. Overall,
    its a fun game that you should at least play through once.
    
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    8. Copyright
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    Copyright 2003 - 2005 Andrew Almeida
    
    This document cannot be used for profit, such as printing it in magazines.
    This document may not be posted on any website without my permission.
    You cannot reproduce this document and alter it to make it looked like
    your own.
    
    All trademarks and copyrights contained in this document are owned by their 
    respective trademark and copyright holders.

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