The Simpsons Arcade is coming home soon. Classic fighters will join Tastemakers’ boutique Arcade1Up, which offers collectors vintage arcade simulators.
Like the other Arcade1Up collections, The Simpsons Arcade is a 3/4 sized replica of the original. This will include a deck protector. matching lifter and vintage artwork that makes the cabinets as you remember them.
Simpsons Arcade will also come with Wi-Fi capability so players can connect with Arcade1Up owners. A second unannounced bonus game will also be included in the cabinet. Open for pre-orders 15 Jul.
The Simpsons Arcade is the beloved retro game of the first season.
The Simpsons arcade game debuted in 1991 as a tribute to the show’s first season. Make it a beloved invention of the fans. Playing is quite fun too. The personalities of each Simpson family member are clearly demonstrated in their fighting style.
It was re-released on PSN and Xbox Live in 2012, but was removed a year later. And since then it’s hard to find.
So while Arcade1Up’s release won’t be cheap — machines typically retail for hundreds of dollars — it will be the most authentic home version ever, and Arcade1Up isn’t finished yet. Stay tuned for IGN Expo on Friday. On June 11 there will be an additional reveal of the machines.
And of course, keep an eye on our E3 2021 schedule as Summer of Gaming continues.