Stevie Grant writes: "It’s hard to doubt that the beat ‘em up genre is at least important to the retro scene and early videogame history as a whole. And while the genre has stopped being relevant it has in many ways made a come back into the download market in the last few years. With this come back we have seen a lot of retro revivals and inspirations including many early 90′s cartoon property arcade games such as the X Men and The Simpsons.
The Simpsons Arcade Game was a game that I thought would never be released to home consoles. As a kid I used to play it regularly on one faithful holiday. Ever since that I have had fond memories of The Simpsons Arcade Game but never thought to see or play it ever again. Step in BackBone Entertainment, an experienced company whose resume contains many Sega classics and retro brawler ports. But does this game still hold up, and should you actually care? Hit the jump to read the full review."