Ghostbusters News Round-Up - Sunday 17th April 2016

GakOid's round-up of Ghostbusters news from around the ecto-web!:


- With Ghostbusters Monopoly passing go next month, Ghost Corps has confirmed a Ghostbusters version of Yahtzee was also rolling onto game tables very soon! "America’s #1 dice game, Yahtzee has been slimed! Everybody's beloved Slimer is the shaker cup and the hit movie Ghostbusters is the theme for this take on YAHTZEE! Roll five Proton Packs for a Yahtzee with an lnter-dimensional twist. Game features custom Sllmer shaker and translucent dice." Ghostbusters Yahtzee is scheduled for release in July 2016!


- Die-cast retailer M&J Toys Inc. have unveiled a new product page for Hot Wheels' upcoming Ghostbusters (2016) ECTO-1 and ECTO-2 vehicles set, which is expected to be released in June 2016!

- Andrew Shaffer, author of the upcoming (in movie) Ghostbusters (2016) book, Ghosts From Our Past: Both Literally & Figuratively has announced that Simon Spotlight is publishing a Ghostbuster's Handbook for kids this June! Here's the cover:


This Ghostbusters handbook will have insider secrets and high-tech training tips from the best Ghostbusters around!

- Ghost Corps unveiled the fantastic photo below on their official Facebook page showing both upcoming Ghostbusters and Ghostbusters (2016) figures, vehicles, and play sets. It is speculated that most, if not all the figures, etc are from Mattel. The Ghostbusters (2016) figures were shown at this year's New York Toy Fair. "We've updated our display cases with new merchandise! Check out Ivan on the official Ghostbusters Snapchat right now for a more in depth look! #Ghostbusters". What's really new is the bottom of the display. It appears Mattel is re-releasing their former Matty Collector Ghostbusters figures in all new "classic" packaging. Except for a certain marshmallow ghost. Which basically hasn't been packaged that way since Kenner produced and sold a The Real Ghostbusters version 30 years ago. According to Ghost Corps, the classic figures come with parts to build a "no ghost" logo!

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