A modder has created a The Simpsons: Hit & Run remake in Unreal Engine 5, and in line with its creator, they made it in below per week. The unique Hit & Run isn’t one of the best GTA-style sandbox games around, however it’s nonetheless arguably the perfect Simpsons recreation round – and now followers can take a look at what a contemporary remake of the sport could be like.

Modder and YouTuber Reuben ‘Reubs’ Ward has been making a reputation for themselves by remaking classic games in Unreal Engine 5, together with Call of Duty and even Skyrim – which will get re-released by Bethesda every other week in order that’s much less obligatory than his most up-to-date undertaking, remaking 2003’s The Simpsons: Hit & Run.

It’s not the total recreation, in fact – solely the primary mission of the sport, with Homer driving throughout city to choose up ice cream on the Kwik-E-Mart. Reubs pulled over the Springfield map from the unique Hit & Run – which was actually available on PC, truth followers – and remastered it, together with the character fashions, collectibles, automobiles, and even the Duff blimp flying overhead.

The course of Reubs undertook and a playthrough of the extent may be seen in the video beneath, and the total demo’s obtainable on their Patreon apparently. Rather sweetly, Hit & Run’s unique designer Joe McGinn gives their assist in the video’s feedback, saying “really gives a taste of what a full modern remaster could be. Impressive work!”

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Unfortunately, there’s unlikely to be a remaster because the Simpsons licence in video games alone has modified fingers a number of occasions since 2003, to not point out Disney now proudly owning the present itself. Still, it’s a pleasant glimpse at what fans can accomplish in Unreal Engine 5 – and it’s definitely higher than Lee Carvallo’s Putting Challenge, no less than.

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