Who remembers Konami’s “The Simpsons” arcade cabinet from 1991? If so, you’ll be happy to know that Arcade1Up is releasing a modern version of this game for your home. Sure, this title has already been ported to the Commodore 64, MS-DOS, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, but there’s nothing like enjoying the game on a real standup machine. Arcade1Up’s versions is a 3/4-sized replica and comes complete with a deck protector, matching riser, as well as vintage artwork from the original machine. Read more for a short video and additional information.
Sure, the SEGA Dreamcast was not a commercial success during its 1999 – 2001 run, but many are still diehard fans of the game console. One such person stumbled upon a Dreamcast devkit and on it was a tech demo of The Simpsons: Bug Squad game developed for Fox Interactive by Red Lemon Studio around twenty years ago. Since this was only a proof of concept, music and sound effects were not added, but you do get to see a beautiful cel shaded rendition of The Simpsons’ home. Read more for the tech demo and additional information.
The Simpsons is set to unveil a new couch gag on Sunday’s new episode, and it has the national quarantine in mind. It opens with the family taking part in extreme sports in a new animation style titled “The Extremesons”. Whether it be Homer going wingsuiting onto a jet or Bart being dropped out of a helicopter for a snowboarding session, this intro has it all. Read more to watch.
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If The Simpsons home at 742 Evergreen Terrace ever got an extreme makeover, this is what it might look like, according to NeoMam Studios. Yes, there has already been an animated feature film The Simpsons Movie, but these renders give us a better idea of how the home’s interior should the movie studios opt to create a version with real human actors. You’ll get a glimpse of the living room in a “luxe style”, Marge & Homer’s room in an “industrial style”, the kitchen in a “smart home style”, and more. On a related note, did you know that in 1997, a real world replica of the house was constructed at 712 Red Bark Lane in Henderson, Nevada, and given away as the grand prize in a contest? Read more for a virtual tour of the rooms.
The Simpsons producers consulted with League of Legends maker Riot Games for their upcoming Esports episode to “help ensure “the experience depicted in the episode was authentic to the players, fans and coaches who compete professionally in League of Legends,” according to LCS commentator David “Phreak” Turley. That’s not all, The Simpsons writer Al Jean Tweeted a screenshot from the episode and also noted that Bart won’t be playing Bonestorm or Super Slugfest, but rather a six-player game called Conflict of Enemies. Read more for the Tweet and additional information.
To help the Simpsons, gamers at home must journey through all of Springfield (as well as vast worlds beyond!), vanquish an amazing array of villains, and fight their way through parodies of multiple popular games
Push Play unveils B.A.R.T. (Biomechanical Artificial Roving Terrain), which is “based on the idea of a self contained and movable environment.” Pricing and availability have not yet been announced. Click here for more pictures.
On top is the beautiful sky dome where cute Unibear is looking out at the world. If you are in NYC this weekend, come and see the show at the Showroom NYC in the East Village