E3 06: 2K Games possesses Ghost Rider

Publisher confirms itself as the mystery buyer of the game based on Marvel's Spirit of Vengeance.

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Last December, Majesco announced that it had sold off the rights to two comic-book-based games it had been working on to an unnamed publisher for $8 million. In March, 2K Games stepped forward as the purchaser of The Darkness, immediately leading to questions about whether it had also picked up Ghost Rider. At the time, a 2K Games rep told GameSpot, "We have only announced Darkness. Anything else is just speculation."

That speculation proved accurate today, as 2K Games announced that it will indeed publish the Ghost Rider game that takes its cues from both the upcoming Nicholas Cage film and the Marvel comic book series. The game is being developed "for console and handheld systems" and will arrive alongside the film in February 2007. Majesco had previously planned to release the game this year for the Xbox, PlayStation 2, and PlayStation Portable.

Climax Group is still developing the game. No rating or pricing information has yet been announced.

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You bet!

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hmm i'm not holding my breath on this one

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I use to read the comics, I hope that they do right by it.

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well this will be interesting ...

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Ghost Rider, Ghost Rider, Ghost Rider!!!! Oh YEAH, i Love Ghost Rider. This game is going to be awsome, the movie is going to be awsome. I CANT WAIT.

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We shall see if it ends up being good.

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Just release this game at PS2 or PS3 not at the other console, if they want to sell BIG.

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hum... hope this is not like that fantastic four game.. that was a big fluke...

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I LOVED DareDevil so I'm looking forward to the movie. And because I'm a big Ghost Rider fan, I would also pick up the game

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please not like the baseball game

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yay.......more comic book movies/games (booo)

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this games going to be SO AWSOME

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What is ghost rider? I know some old dudes on this other forum who got really excited about the new movie. It's something from the 70's 80's insn't it...

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Let's hope it's good... but I smell "flop".

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The film's no longer releasing Summer 2006, then? Ghost Rider is really the sole Marvel property that I'm actually interested atm in getting the game of, watching the movie, etc. ...Hopefully some screenshots will be released soon.

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Bad choice....should have gotten Ubisoft to develop this game.

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thats good now that 2k Games has both Ghost Rider and The Darkness in their possession

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Johnny Blaze..!!!!!! There is a movie set to release based on Ghost Rider, and nicholas Cage is playing the part of The ghost Rider himself (Johnny Blaze){Method Man}

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the second i heard there will be a ghost rider movie i knew there would be a game of it

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^^^ They are making it into a movie. And yes they will ruin it just like they did with Punisher. At least we still have the Spiderman and X-men movies.

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Oh no! Another Marvel comic turned into a bad game. Why do they keep doing this? We can be thankful, they haven't yet turned it into a movie. lol

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Its obvious that i do.

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STUUUPID!!!! I mean really who really knows who ghost rider is?

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yeah. can't wait for the movie.

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Long over due, its about blasted time!

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it will may end up like a fantastic 4 game...meaning soon to be a budget title right after release...let's hope not

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sounds entertaining

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eh...hopefully it will be good

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I agree with atomD21, comic games need to be more like the comic and less like their movie counter-parts.

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Its going to be bad, I can feel it...

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This movie is going to be good, I mean heck it has Nicolas Cage in it. As far as the game, we will have to wait and see.

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good for them

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Hope this game is bug-free...unlike their basketball games!!!

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Yeah, I hope it's good. More like the comic and less like the movie would be better.

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Awseome 2K makes good game hopes they will make the game a good one.

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Interesting. I just hope the game turns out good like Ultimate Spider-man,Hulk ultimate destruction and past marvel games

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it will be interesting to see how they will make the game