Video Game History : The Simpsons Skateboarding (PS2)

While The Simpsons have featured some creative games, they also imitated others. The Simpsons Skateboarding for PS2 was an obvious rival to the Tony Hawk series. While Tony Hawk’s games have dropped in popularity in recent years, back in 2002 they were far from ignored. The game featured a similar set-up to Tony Hawk’s ProContinue reading “Video Game History : The Simpsons Skateboarding (PS2)”

Video Game History: The Simpsons Wrestling (PS1)

While the early 90’s had plenty of games based on The Simpsons, I really think The Simpsons Wrestling in 2001 was the start of the modern era of their video games. While the older games featured mainly Bart, The Simpsons Wrestling featured most of the well-known characters. The late 90’s and early 2000s were alsoContinue reading “Video Game History: The Simpsons Wrestling (PS1)”

Fun Fact: When Barbara Bush Apologized To The Simpsons Cartoon

When The Simpsons made their rise to fame in the early 1990’s, then-First Lady Barbara Bush commented publicly saying “It was the dumbest thing I had ever seen, but it’s a family thing, and I guess it’s clean.” on the matter. Show-writers responded by sending her a letter “written” by Marge Simpson. Barbara Bush respondedContinue reading “Fun Fact: When Barbara Bush Apologized To The Simpsons Cartoon”

Fun Fact: The Springfield That The Simpsons Is Based On

In the TV series, The Simpsons, their hometown of Springfield is located in an unknown state and the show’s writers have given contradictory “clues” of where its located in America. While the fictional one is based on many things, Matt Groening says it’s officially named after the Springfield in his home-state of Oregon.

The Simpsons: Bart Vs. The World (NES) Review

I’ve heard bad things over the years about this game, but hey I’m a Simpsons fan, and I’m willing to try a few things out. The game is basically just a slump of mini-games ranging from trivia to actual levels with “real” gameplay. I really liked the trivia section in its blue glory. Memory cardsContinue reading “The Simpsons: Bart Vs. The World (NES) Review”