Is The Simpsons: Hit and Run Remake Actually Happening?
FansThe Simpsons – Hit and RunYou may have noticed that the 2003 game has been featured in the news recently. In recent years, however,The Simpsons – Hit and RunGaming discussion has occasionally brought up the possibility of a rumor about a possible re-release. This time, however, the talk of the game is not about a rumor, but rather a playable demo for a possible remake.
In the last few weeks, a playable version of The Simpsons: Hit and Run had been made available. However, it has since been removed. The demo gave a glimpse at The Simpsons Hit and Run as it would look if it were remade today, but it wasn’t made in an official capacity. Instead, Reubs, a YouTuber, made the demo and it received widespread applause from Joe McGinn (the original designer). Is it possible that the remake could soon be on the horizon with The Simpsons – Hit and Run being back in the news?
The Amazing Fan-Made Remake Of The Simpsons: Hit and Run
Reubs is a popular character in The Simpsons – Hit and Run. The Youtuber and developer managed to recreate the opening level in The Simpsons – Hit and Run using Unreal Engine 5. The results were impressive. The fan-made remake was able to produce 4K graphics and ray trace and was made available to the public via the creator’s Patreon account. It was an impressive achievement that made many people even more excited about the possibility of a future remake of the Simpsonsvideogame. But, the excitement soon ended as the demo version of Simpsons was not available for gamers.
Recently, the creator removed the playable demo and it is no longer available for download. Reubs mentioned copyright concerns as the reason the game was canceled prematurely, but declined to provide any further details. It’s not surprising that the remake included many assets from The Simpsons, Hit and Run,. The fan remake received a lot attention in its short time, and the original video was viewed over 1 million times. This fan remake could have demonstrated the affection that fans of The Simpsons have for this gaming IP, which has been neglected for nearly 20 years.
Could The Simpsons: Hit and Run Remake be Possible?
There has been no official announcement about a Simpsons: Hit and Run movie remake despite fan interest. The copyright claim for the Hit and Run remake may indicate an intent to use Simpsons: Hit and Run IP. It is only available on PC, GameCube and PS2 and is almost 18 years old. The copyright protection of this IP may seem surprising. The creator of the fan-made remake didn’t confirm who took down the remake. Fans are left in the dark as it is unclear if the takedown was related to a remake.
Gamers would be interested in a remake of The Simpsons’ Hit and Run. There have been rumors about a highly-requested remake for The Simpsons: Hit and Run in recent times. This could explain why a fan-made remake might be removed, but none of these have proven to be true. Matt Selman (Producer of The Simpsons) has expressed his support for a possible remake and stated that he would love to see one. He also voiced his concerns about the licensing issues of the franchise. Notably, Disney now owns the franchise and Radical Entertainment has since closed down. It is difficult to imagine a Simpsons Hit and Run remake, but it appears that it would be a huge success.