Publisher: Electronic Arts
Developer: Radical Entertainment
Ship Date: Fall 2001
The Simpsons Road Rage blends renowned Simpsons wit and edge-of-your-seat
racing action into a rip-roaring, reckless and riotously-funny arcade-style
driving game. Mr. Burns is up to his greedy ways again, purchasing the
Springfield Transit Corporation and jacking up the fares. Refusing to
shell out the high rates, Springfield citizens are forced into humorous
"road rage" as they brave angry commuters, jam-packed back-routes and
the challenge to make enough money to buy back the Transit Corporation
before time runs out. No time for donuts, Homer.
Â· Over 25 Simpson characters, featuring voices, animations and unique
relationships with other characters, are behind the wheel or wandering
the streets of Springfield begging for a ride.
Â· Wreak havoc in 5 Springfield neighborhoods featuring over 100 Simpsons
Â· Bonus system rewards players of all skill levels and lets players
choose which characters and cars they want to unlock.
Â· Interactive worlds provide an intensely busy community environment
alive with traffic and pedestrian interaction that adds to commuters'
Â· Two-Player split screen action lets players beat opponents in a race
for the next passenger, or steal their passenger mid-ride!
Â· Jumps, powerslides, and speed-starts are all done with a simple arcade-style
Â· Cruise through a variety of terrain including hills, jumps, mountains,
forests, and timesaving short cuts.
Â· Story Mode allows for 40 to 60 unique passenger deliveries, plus seven
Â· Sunday Driving Mode lets players pick up passengers and explore the
city at a leisurely pace.
Â· Radical Toon Renderer™ technology provides authentic Simpsons animated
Â· Radical's H-line technology maintains the 2D animated look of the
show in the new 3D environment