The Simpsons: Hit and Run is extensively thought to be one of many best-licensed video games on the market and somebody has now used that as the muse to make a brand new Futurama expertise. The Simpsons: Hit and Run launched in 2003, simply two years after Rockstar introduced Grand Theft Auto into the 3D open-world period with Grand Theft Auto 3. GTA 3 and its sequel, Vice City, have been smash hits and game changers for the trade. It wasn’t lengthy till a bunch of copycats began to pop up, however The Simpsons: Hit and Run took the idea and injected that Simpsons power into it. It was massively profitable and nonetheless holds a spot within the hearts of many to this present day. Ironically, a month previous to the discharge of Hit and Run, Futurama additionally obtained a video game that was obtained far much less positively.
Now, a bunch of builders generally known as Slurm Team is modding The Simpsons: Hit and Run to characteristic an all-new Futurama stage (by way of ResetEra). The stage is ready within the present’s principal setting, New New York, and options playable variations of Fry, Bender, and Leela, all with voiced dialogue (although it appears to be traces pulled from the present, as one would possibly count on). It’s a fairly bold endeavor and the outcomes up to now are fairly spectacular. Although a brand new Futurama game is probably going out of the query, it will doubtless scratch the itch of anybody who has been ready to expertise that world exterior of the medium of tv. As of proper now, the staff is anticipating it to be a demo to be completed by the top of August or someday in September.
In addition to this, one other developer by the identify of reubs on YouTube has been working to remake The Simpsons: Hit and Run. As it stands, there are not any plans to launch it (as a result of copyright legal guidelines), but it surely’s a exceptional achievement. The remake has already added new options reminiscent of a GTA 5-esque character switcher and extra. It’s definitely price giving a glance when you’ve got any love for the unique game.
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