The Simpsons Arcade Confirmed, Priced, & Dated

The Simpsons Arcade Confirmed, Priced, & Dated

Coming sooner than you could possibly imagine

Written by Mark Delaney (N0T PENNYS B0AT) on 01 February 12 at 19:46

Hi-diddly-ho TA neighborinos! Some great news was announced by Konami today, confirming what had seemed evident a while ago: http://www.trueachievements.com/The-Simpsons-Arcade-xbo....htm is coming to XBLA. Joining other classic ports like Sonic and X-Men, the game is being re-released for the arcade market by Backbone Entertainment, and guess what? It's coming out this Friday, February 3rd.

Why the game isn't waiting for a Wednesday like other XBLA titles isn't known, but who's complaining? The game has been priced at 800 MSP. You'll be able to play as different members of the titular family in four-player online co-op and also experience new game modes, new bonus content like a Japanese version of the game, and other menu goodies like classic posters and character bios.

I'm 22 and I remember this game vividly and I'd reckon others my age or older will, too. Tie on your Bartman capes and party like it's 1991!
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norninja
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Posted on 01 February 12 at 19:47
Holy sh--- Ultimate nostalgia kick!!
KanjiKoka
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Posted on 01 February 12 at 19:48
Damn...about 600 msp too much.
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blrogrl808
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Posted on 01 February 12 at 19:48
OMG YES! I didn't think it was going to be so soon!
Fiire Fist Ace
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Posted on 01 February 12 at 19:49
i would get it if its like the simpsons hit and run.........loved that game back in the day
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Posted on 01 February 12 at 19:51
YESSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS
Nailz08
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Posted on 01 February 12 at 19:51
SOLD!
Litt45
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Posted on 01 February 12 at 19:51
might pick this one up
HolyFob
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Posted on 01 February 12 at 19:52
woohoow!!!
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blrogrl808
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blrogrl808
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Posted on 01 February 12 at 19:53
Fiire Fist Ace said:i would get it if its like the simpsons hit and run.........loved that game back in the dayNothing alike. You've never played The Simpsons Arcade?
Finknuts
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Posted on 01 February 12 at 19:57
Sweet. Brings back memories of roller skating in grade school haha.
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Posted on 01 February 12 at 19:57
800MSP? Very expensive.. I'll wait a deal to grab this one....
Mitchell204
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Posted on 01 February 12 at 20:00
Classic
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Posted on 01 February 12 at 20:04
this site is cool but slow with updating achievements www.x360a.org has achievements ahead of time including this game http://www.xbox360achievements.org/game/the-simpsons-arcade/...
COTTERS3000
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Played in Dandy Bear... Seemed legit.
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k0pp0
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Posted on 01 February 12 at 20:06
Think this will be a massive seller even with the 800 price point. I'll be getting it - depending on quality
psxfreak101
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Posted on 01 February 12 at 20:08
Actually completed this at the arcade once, which is madness (and probably quite pricy at the time, not that I would've known any better at that age). Most definitely buying it straight up!
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Posted on 01 February 12 at 20:10
Wow that's soon! This my ultimate arcade nostalgia game though... Decisions decisions...
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Posted on 01 February 12 at 20:14
Kl11ed U U suk said:this site is cool but slow with updating achievements www.x360a.org has achievements ahead of time including this game http://www.xbox360achievements.org/game/the-simpsons-arcade/...We do not post achievement lists here. It's a policy. That's something x360a does and they do it well.

This is *not* the first time we've covered this game, as we covered the rumor of its arrival in November.

Checking x360a, it doesn't look like they've covered this official release yet, so I don't think this particular critique is warranted!
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