Revealed At E3 2019: A Mario Party-Style Simpsons Game Was In The Works At EA
Electronic Arts considered developing a Mario Party-style Simpsons game, but it was too ambitious and it was ultimately canceled. The news comes from an
It’s unclear what developer was tasked with working on the unannounced and unreleased Simpsons party game, and it’s also unknown if any actual development was done on the title or if it was only conceived in the planning stage.
Whatever the case, it’s almost always exciting to hear about unannounced games and think about what they could have been. This is also true for the Simpsons party game. There are seemingly countless opportunities for fun and silly Simpsons-style mini-games. You could imagine something about Homer eating donuts, Bart skateboarding, or Barney drinking as many beers as possible. The possibilities are pretty much endless.
Also during the livestream, Selman talked about how much he enjoyed 2007’s The Simpsons Video Game for its meta-narrative in particular, even if the gameplay wasn’t all that great. He also enjoyed how God was the final boss.
It’s no surprise that EA would want to try to make its own Mario Party-style game, as Nintendo’s franchise is enduringly popular. The latest instalment, Super Mario Party, has sold more than 6.4 million copies which makes it one of the Switch’s most successful games.
The Simpsons Video Game in 2007 was the latest Simpsons console/PC game. During the livestream, Burns said the producers are always thinking about how they could make more Simpsons titles, but, sorry, there is no word yet on if Hit & Run 2 will ever happen.
More E3 news:
- Zelda: Breath of the Wild 2 teased
- New Xbox console, Scarlett, revealed
- Xbox Scarlett details: 8K, 120 FPS, SSD
- Elden Ring is From Software and George RR Martin’s new game
- Cyberpunk 2077 release date announced
- Final Fantasy VII Remake release date announced
- Marvel’s Avengers revealed
Source:: Gamestop News