It is clear that The Simpsons Hit & Run was a great success when it came out back in 2003, garnering great reviews and making the community of Xbox gamers and platforms like PC, among others, fall in love. The lead designer of The Simpsons Hit & Run has recently spoken about the game. Adapting the GTA formula and customizing it within the Simpsons universe was a master move.
20 years have passed since the game was released, and many of us will awaken that nostalgic side of our childhood to know any news related to a possible remake of the game. The main designer of The Simpsons Hit & Run, Joe McGinn, has spoken about it, leaving statements that many of us will feel represented.
The lead designer of The Simpsons Hit & Run would be delighted to see a remake of the game
Joe McGinn was lead designer on The Simpsons Hit & Run at Radical Entertainment. In a personal interview for GamesRadar, has given his point of view about a possible remake of the beloved gamealleging by the way, that he is unaware of any official source that allows him to know if a remake of the title is really in development or not.
If the game was developing its remake version, obviously it would not be by the original studio or publisheras Vivendi Universal Games went bankrupt years ago and it is currently unknown which company owns the rights to The Simpsons Hit & Run.
However, McGinn explains that Radical Entertainment back in the early 2000s, focused on titles of the moment such as the GTA saga, which was exploding in the markets with its diverse installments and well received by the community. With this formula in mind, they tried to customize it for the simpsons universe. McGinn left statements like:
“We didn’t just want to look at the exploration of the game world, but the possibility of space. It seems obvious today but it was revolutionary then: gta It was one of the first games that gave you the freedom to solve a mission however you wanted.
The fact is that the main designer of The Simpsons Hit & Run He is not the only one who is looking forward to someone officially taking the reins of the project, and dares to develop a remake of the beloved title. Many of us are waiting for that news, although for the moment we will have to content ourselves with content made by the community itself or independent developers.