ecto h2o , also known as ecto 8 is the ghostbusters thugboat used by the ghostbusters to get to shandor's island in the Newly 2009 released pc game by atari .
It is a simple thug boat with tire bumpers all aroud it , the cabin section is painted white with the no ghost logo , it as the blue stroboscope and red lights , same as the ecto 1 and ecto 1a , also a parabolic dish is visible on the boats roof and a particle canon .
the game is available for Pc , x box and ps3 , also a derivate version featuring the ecto h2o is available for the playstation 2 and wii console witch is the same as the pc version but cartoony and it is also available in the even more derivate version for the nintendo dsi .
In none of the aforementioned games you can actually drive the ecto h2o it is merely used to bring you to the isle by another ghostbuster , in fact in no game ( exept the dsi version in witch you can use only the ecto 1a ) can you control any ecto vehicles .
Ecto H2O is also refered as the ecto 8 .
Ecto h2o is essientially a highly modified thug boat .
Three players cooperative game where each teams could choose from three different colorfull characters , the red , blue and yellow team had each three characters for a total of 9 different characters available .
The screen was splited in three horizontal bands simulating corridors of space structures like ships and starbases , every plyers could move independently of each others .
Many starships , planets , star bases are infected by acid spitting xenomorph ( alien monsters ) and your mission is to either eliminate the alien threat or to self destruct the bases before they get overrun by xenos .
The game spawned many home version for the atari 2600 , atari 7600 , Nes , atari st , commodore 64 , also available for the game cube as a conversion of the arcade game