‘The Simpsons Hit & Run’ developer talks “weird determination” to scrap sequel

‘The Simpsons Hit & Run’ developer talks “weird determination” to scrap sequel

An govt producer for The Simpsons Hit & Run has revealed that a number of follow-up video games have been deliberate, with a prototype designed for the sequel.

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In an interview with Ben Hanson of MinnMax (by way of IGN), govt producer John Melchior revealed {that a} sequel to Hit & Run was within the works, however it was canceled earlier than any substantial work may very well be performed after Vivendi, the writer of The Simpsons: Hit & Run, turned down a deal for extra video games.

“It was a five-game deal for much less cash than I believe Vivendi paid for the primary sport” Melchior acknowledged.


“He [Melchior’s boss at the time] was similar to ‘I don’t perceive. I’ve it to you on a silver platter, why aren’t you simply saying sure and doing these video games?’ It was only a actually weird determination. I’ll by no means perceive it. Most individuals on the manufacturing degree by no means understood it.”

“It was unhappy as a result of there was no momentum loss between the delivery of this sport and the work being performed on the sequel,” he added.

Melchior additionally talked about a number of newly deliberate mechanics, stating that “we had airships and we had planes” earlier than later occurring to say a “blimp” flying round, suggesting that the Simpsons characters would be capable of take to the air in a number of autos.

In keeping with Melchior, there was completely little question of their minds that the sport would turn out to be a collection, stating “this was going to be a franchise, little question in anyone’s thoughts.”

The unique sport was launched again in 2003, leaving such an enduring legacy that followers have been clamoring for a remake of The Simpsons: Hit & Run for years. Earlier in 2023, one fan remade your entire title – however it’ll by no means be launched.


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