Ghostbusters: The Video Game Xbox 360 Cheats

Rating 3

Ghost "thruster" hint

In the museum, while chasing the Chairman with Alyssa, you will enter an exhibit that shows the burial customs of the Gozerian Cult. Once you enter this room, quickly turn to the right and you will see three portraits in the dark. Use the Stasis Stream to illuminate the painting. You will see a skeleton creature kissing a woman, but he has pulled up her dress and appears to be touching her.

Rating 3

Upgrades total

All the upgrades cost will cost you $166,500.

Rating 2

Player Awards

Unlock the following awards by performing the corresponding tasks:

Ain't Afraid Of No Ghost Get the least amount of knockouts.
Befriender Most ghosts turned into good guys with Pink Slime.
Best Rescuer Most Artifacts returned to the safe zone.
Blink Out Most ghosts eliminated by destroying Evil Relics.
Broke Least cash earned in the match.
Comeback Kid Trap three ghosts in "Sudden Death".
Commando Highest ghost defeat to player knockout ratio.
Darkest Matter Most ghosts hit with the Shock Blast including the Stasis beam.
Dead Aim Most ghosts hit with the Meson Collider including alternate fire.
Demolitions Man Most ghosts damaged in a single explosion.
Destruction Master Most Evil Relics destroyed.
Duckin and Dodgin Most dodges and jumps.
First Death First knockout of the round.
First Rescuer First player to destroy an Artifact thief.
Ghosticle Most ghosts frozen with the Stasis Beam.
Gloop Dreams First person to perform 5 Slime Dunks in the match.
Itchy Trigger Finger First Person to shoot in the round.
Keeping An Eye Out Longest period of time in PKE goggle view.
Light Show Lowest accuracy with the Proton beam including the Boson Dart.
Long Time Wrangler Longest ghost wrangle.
MVP Most points in Slime Dunk.
Marathon Runner Longest total distance traveled in the match.
Medic Most revivals of teammates.
Most Revived Most times revived by a teammate.
My Ghosts My Trap Most ghosts trapped in your own trap.
Nice Shootin Tex Highest accuracy with the Proton beam including the Boson Dart.
Purist Fewest power-ups collected in the match.
Rampager Shortest period of time between destroying two Evil Relics.
Red Handed The player who destroys the most Artifact thieves.
Rollin In Dough Most cash earned in the match.
Slammer Most wrangled ghost slams.
Slime Magnet Most times slimed.
Slimer Most shots with the Slime Blower including the Slime Tether.
Slimer Dodger Least number of times knocked down by Slimer.
Slimer Wrangler Longest amount of time wrangling Slimer.
Slowpoke Shortest total distance traveled in the match.
Smashy Smashy First player to destroy 10 Evil Relics.
Soul Survivor Longest run without getting knocked out.
Team Savior Revived each teammate at least once.
Tech Head Most power-ups collected in the match.
The Real Ghostbuster Trap or destroy the most ghosts.
True Protector Trap three ghosts in a row while the active PKE Disruptor remains undamaged.
Vendetta Be the first to destroy or capture a ghost after it has damaged a PKE Disruptor.
We Came We Saw First person to trap 10 ghosts.

Rating 2

NES Ghostbusters easter egg

Look at one of the monitors on a desk upstairs at the Ghostbusters' headquarters to see the ending screen from Ghostbusters on the NES.

Rating 2

Spider Witch preview

When hunting Slimer, you will find room 1221-- the Spider Witch's room. Looking through the Paragoogles at the lower left decoration will reveal a glowing spider.

Rating 2

Ghostbusters eastere eggs

  • While in the hotel ballroom with Slimer, press by the piano to occasionally hear the same notes that Peter played in Dana's apartment in the first movie.

  • In the Sedgewick Hotel level, you will pass room 1204 while hunting for Slimer. Inside can be heard the original Ghostbusters commercial from the movie. This is also a reference to Dana Barrett, who had a habit of leaving her television turned on too loud.

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Rookie's real name

Check your messages when you get back from the Stay Puft Marshmallow level. The new person's father or friend says "You're doing adequate work out there Luke, keep it up!", revealing his name to be Luke Hoss.

Rating 2

Watchmen easter egg

While listening to the answering machine messages, one will be of a man talking in a gruff voice asking, "Who busts the Ghostbusters?"

Rating 1

Ghostbusters II easter eggs

  • In front of the water fountain in the firehouse is a window looking back into storage where you can see the "Ghostbusters II" sign and some doors from Ecto 1A.

  • While in the firehouse just before returning to the closed-up Sedgewick, play through the phone messages. You will hear a woman asking for the number to Ray's Occult bookstore.

Rating 1

Madame de Pompadour easter egg

The portrait of Ivo Shandor's mother we see on Shandor Island is in fact modeled after Francois Boucher's 1750s portrait of Madame de Pompadour, courtesan to Louis the XV of France. Though a political and historically significant figure, she was pretty much a prostitute.

Rating 1

Unlockable Options

Unlock the following options at the "Options" menu by performing the corresponding tasks:

Equipment Strength Upgrade Collect all art.
Faster Health Recovery Collect 50% of the art.
Gozerian Rookie Outfit Complete the game under the Gozerian difficulty. This outfit will allow you to be immune to sliming.
Increased Scanning Speed Scan 50% of the ghosts and scannable objects.
Invulnerability Complete the game with all art collected and scan 100% of the ghosts and scannable objects.
No Equipment Overheat Scan 100% of the ghosts of scannable objects.

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...And You Want to Keep It? (20 points) Collect a Cursed Artifact.
Aim for the Flat Top! (10 points) Eliminate a creature.
Are You A God? (100 points) Beat the game on "Professional" difficulty.
Back Off Man. I'm a Scientist (40 points) Get 100% PKE scans for every paranormal creature.
But the Kids Love Us! (20 points) The children's reading room has a story to tell, but it will take more than your eyes to see it.
Disaster of Biblical Proportions (20 points) Beat the "Central Park Cemetery" level.
Egon's Guinea Pig (10 points) Use one of every pickup.
Employee of the Month (10 points) Be top earner in each Xbox LIVE job type.
Get Her! (20 points) Beat the "Checking Out the Library" level.
Ghost Fever Grips New York (20 points) Beat the "Museum of (Super)Natural History" level.
Ghostbusters Drinking Game (40 points) Quench your thirst wherever possible to avoid being scared spitless.
Gozer's Most Wanted (15 points) Successfully complete each Xbox LIVE job in every location.
Heat 'Em Up (20 points) Purchase all upgrades for the Proton Gun.
Hedgebuster (10 points) The hedge maze is a real eyesore; do some Protonic pruning.
I Ain't 'Fraid of No Ghost! (10 points) Trap a ghost.
I Don't Want My Face Burned Off (20 points) Purchase all upgrades for the Meson Collider.
I Feel So Funky (5 points) Get slimed by a charging ghost.
I Looked at the Trap, Ray! (20 points) Recover 20 of your own full ghost traps.
I Love You When You Rough-House! (10 points) The tidy arcitectural office could use some Proton-based humbling.
I'm Picking Up A Signal... (20 points) Get a 100% PKE scan on a paranormal creature.
I'm a Ghostbuster, Not a Doctor! (20 points) Revive your teammates 20 times.
I've Quit Better Jobs Than This. (20 points) Clean up the coat room.
It's Slime Time (20 points) Use the Slime Tether on 15 ghosts.
It's a Living (10 points) Trap over 50 ghosts in your Xbox LIVE Ghostbusting career.
Kosher! (10 points) Remedy a dubious food choice to make the bar mitzvah as orthodox as it can be.
Let Me Guess, Gozer Worshippers (20 points) Beat the "Lost Island Rising" level.
Loans Paid Off (10 points) More than $100,000 earned in Xbox LIVE.
Mother Pus Bucket! (20 points) Purchase all upgrades for the Slime Gun.
Nice Shootin', Tex! (30 points) Beat the game with less than $100,000 in property damage.
No Job Too Big (10 points) Defeat all Most Wanted Ghosts.
On the Payroll (10 points) Successfully complete one Xbox LIVE campaign.
Once S'more into the Breach (20 points) Beat the "Panic in Times Square" level.
One down, on the Ground! (20 points) Airborne coffins are an affront to gravity; use your Proton Pack to avenge Mother Nature.
Overachiever (15 points) Get $2,500,000 in Xbox LIVE, over 30 post-job awards, and 50 jobs completed.
Payday! (10 points) Be the overall top earner in each Xbox LIVE campaign setting.
Slam Dunk! (15 points) Slam dunk a ghost into a trap.
Slime Dunk! (15 points) Trap a ghost using the Slime Tether.
Somebody Saw a Cockroach on 12 (20 points) Beat the "Return to the Sedgewick" level.
Spores, Molds, and Fungus (40 points) Collect all Cursed Artifacts.
Stasis Dunk! (15 points) Trap a ghost using the Stasis Stream.
The Destructor (30 points) Beat the game with more than $3,000,000 in property damage.
The Flowers are Still Standing! (20 points) Beat the "Welcome to the Hotel Sedgewick" level.
Total Protonic Reversal (5 points) Knock yourself down with your own weapon.
Wanted! (10 points) Defeat three Most Wanted Ghosts.
We Came, We Saw... (50 points) Beat the game on "Casual" or "Experienced" difficulty.
We Have the Talent! (20 points) Beat the Firehouse training level.
We Have the Tools! (40 points) Purchase all available equipment upgrades.
We be fast! They be slow! (20 points) Purchase all upgrades for the Dark Matter Generator.
You Gotta Try This Pole! (5 points) Slide down the fire pole.
You Never Studied (10 points) Keep your ears open to learn everything you can about the Civil War.

Rating 1

Peter's desk area

Look at the wall behind Peter's desk to find some funny things:

  • Newspaper clippings - "Teacher's Death was Natural", "OMG Ten Ghostbusters They are Gonna Blow Your Mind" , "Beware Central Park at Midnight", "Vigo Painting Melted: It was awesome when it exploded"
  • Degrees - "Your Name Here", "Hey", "The Big Apple: To the Cause"

Rating 1

Fan fiction easter egg

Go upstairs at Ghostbusters headquarters to find a drawing by a child on pink paper hanging near some electrical equipment. The text "To Uncle Egon, from Ed." Appears on it. This is a reference to the fan fiction Ghostbusters videos "Freddy vs. Ghostbusters" and "The Return Of The Ghostbusters" which features Egon's nephew Ed Spengler.

Rating 1

Indiana Jones easter egg

One of the messages on the answering machine is from a Professor Jones who is attempting to locate the Vigo painting, stating that it belongs in a museum.

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The Real Ghostbusters easter egg

In the basement on the far work station there is a PKE meter modeled after the one from The Real Ghostbusters.

Rating 1

"Nice Shootin', Tex!" achievement hint

To unlock this achievement without having going through Story mode a second time, acquire amemory card and a hard drive. With a completed saved game file on your hard drive, start a new game on your memory card. Play past the training mission and save the game as soon as you get into the hotel mission. Then, quit the game. Load the saved game file from the hard drive and go to the final Boss. Go into the "Options" menu, then to the "Game Play" setting and change the "Memory" setting to the memory card. Defeat the Boss and the achievement will be unlocked.

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Spanish headlines

Back in the firehouse after the "Shador Island" level, there are Spanish newspapers scattered about. The headline reads "Un Cubano En El Cosmos," which means "A Cuban in Space."

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Player Ranks

The following are the player ranks in order:

  • Intern Ghostbuster
  • Rookie
  • Greenhorn
  • Supernatural Investigator
  • Novice Ghostbuster
  • Paranormal Examiner
  • Slime Collector
  • Spook Spotter
  • Spirit Trapper
  • Ghostbuster
  • Proton Slinger
  • Slimer Snagger
  • Phantom Blaster
  • Ecto Exterminator
  • Elite Ghostbuster
  • Wraith Wrangler
  • Soul Hunter
  • Specter Slayer
  • Defender of New York
  • Ghostbuster of the Yea

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Fountain locations

The fountains can be found in the following locations:

Fountain 1 At the firehouse.
Fountain 2 After you enter the Sedgewick Hotel, the soda machine room on your right.
Fountain 3 After the water drains from the hallway but before you reach the Sargassi Lounge, the corner of the elevator lobby.
Fountain 4 In the laundromat Zeddemore breaks into at Times Square. By the cursed artifact, pushing bone, in the back room.
Fountain 5 After the cut-scene of Hoss and Stanz and the two office workers in the elevator at Times Square, you will be at the architectural office. The fountain is at the corner of the hall.
Fountain 6 In the Public Library hallway leading to the juvenile reading room.
Fountain 7 After the Egyptian and Mummification exhibits at the Museum, Venkman will spring out to surprise Hoss and Zeddemore in a maintenance hallway. The fountain is there, right next to the Azatoth Head artifact.
Fountain 8 When revisiting the Sedgewick, you need to turn the power back on at the generator room. The fountain is in the generator room.

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The Extreme Ghostbusters easter egg

While in the firehouse, go down by the containment unit and look on one of the work desks to see a circular ghost trap that was used in the late 1990's cartoon called The Extreme Ghostbusters.

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Message Machine in HQ hint

In Ghostbusters HQ, there's a table upstairs with a phone. Interact with the message machine to the left of it to listen to a variety of voicemail. There is new voicemail each time you go to Ghostbusters HQ.

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Most Wanted Ghost locations

Library (Reading Room, Basement Stacks, Twisted Stacks)

  • The Book Of Pain - Complete a job in any library level.
  • Captain Of The Guard - Capture the book of pain, and kill 20 paper enemies.
  • Olga The Terrible - Capture the captain of the guard, and complete five jobs in the library.
  • Dredge - Capture olga the terrible, and complete 10 library thief jobs.

Times Square (Streets, Office, Rooftops)
  • Smelly Ned - Complete five containments in the times square maps.
  • Dolnasky - Capture smelly ned, and collect 50 power-ups.
  • Grimgreave - Capture dolnasky, and kill 20 gargoyles and/or cherubs using slams.
  • Binky - Capture grimgreave, and complete 10 survivals on the times square maps.

Museum (Rotunda, Mayan, Egypt)
  • Grundel - Complete five museum protections.
  • Sharpshooter Bailey - Capture grundel and 15 civil war ghosts.
  • The Maestro - Capture sharpshooter bailey and complete 10 museum survival jobs.
  • Grand Pappy Sargassi - Capture the maestro and complete 15 jobs on the museum levels.

Cemetery (Graveyard, Altar, Lost Temple)
  • Mad Mad Minimo - Earn $50,000 in any cemetery job in a single match.
  • The Darkest - Capture Mad Mad Minimo and kill 15 Black Slime monsters.
  • The Clawed Menace - Capture the darkest and kill 50 cemetery crawlers.
  • The Uprising - Capture the clawed menace, and complete 10 survival jobs in the cemetery.

Any level except for Slime Dunk
  • Rotten Slimer - Capture 10 slimers.
  • Wee Slimer - Capture rotten slimer, and win at least three slime dunks.
  • Polar Slimer - Capture wee slimer, and achieve 20 slime dunks on each of the slime dunk maps.
  • Glutton Slimer - Capture polar slimer, and complete 60 jobs.

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O.J. Simpson easter egg

One of the messages from the Vigo painting is a reference to the O.J. Simpson trial, reading "I see the evil in the times to come. The glove won't fit."

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Sleazy hotel

When using your PKE Meter to track Slimer, go up to Room 1206 and to the right of the vase he is hiding in. A man and a woman arguing (or doing something else) can be heard through the door.