There aren’t many games that the majority of gamers can all agree are absolute bangers, but 2003’s Simpsons Hit and Run is a definite exception.
Hit and Run, which released on GameCube, PlayStation 2, Xbox and Microsoft Windows, had you drive around in a series of unlockable Simpsons vehicles and get to the bottom of an alien mystery.
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Heavily influenced by Grand Theft Auto 3, the title featured solid gameplay set against the adored backdrop of The Simpsons. It’s an unshakeable classic and players have been clamouring for a remake or sequel for years now.
In an unexpected turn of events, it seems that The Simpsons writers will have a panel at this year’s E3 2019, leading many to speculate that not only will we be getting a new game, but that it might actually be a Hit and Run remake or sequel.
Naturally, the gaming community was sent into a tizzy, with people literally begging for this to be a Hit and Run-related panel.
“If it isn’t Simpsons Hit and Run remastered then you have wasted my time,” tweeted one gamer.
Another said: “My E3 wishes: Simpsons Hit and run for PC.”
Another fan tried to give us a reality check, writing: “people who see ‘the Simpsons producers hosting an E3 panel’ and think there’s gonna be a hit & run remaster have the sheer optimism i need in my life right now.”
Hey, never stop dreaming, right?
E3 2019 kicks off in just a few days time, starting on June 11 and running until June 14.
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