- Today Sony Assistant Producer Charles Hefele
has announced that The Simpsons: Arcade Game will be hitting PSN tomorrow.
To quote: Speaking as a lifelong Simpsons
fan, I'm just as excited for this game to come out as everyone else – the wait to finally see this game make its way to home consoles seemed endless!
We worked closely with Gracie Films and Fox to time the release of the game with the 500th episode of The Simpsons so that fans of the show could experience the classic game during an important milestone for the series.
It's been a great collaborative effort with Gracie Films
to find a balance between preserving the authenticity of the original arcade game and making just enough tweaks to adapt it for PS3.
The original game is already great, so we decided we would focus primarily on making it as faithful a port as possible while adding various gameplay modes and bonus content.
We also listened to fans' suggestions from our previous arcade conversions, particularly in respect including more challenging ways to play these classic arcade games when you remove the quarter-crunching element. To that end, we've included several different gameplay modes in The Simpsons Arcade, so...