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The Simpsons Wrestling

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Title Screen

The Simpsons Wrestling

Developer: Big Ape Productions
Publishers: Activision (US), Electronic Arts (EU)
Platform: PlayStation
Released in US: April 12, 2001
Released in EU: March 22, 2001

AreasIcon.png This game has unused areas.
DevTextIcon.png This game has hidden development-related text.
MovieIcon.png This game has unused cinematics.

The Simpsons Wrestling is a licensed wrestling game with bad graphics and mindless button mashing. Its only saving grace is the voice acting.

To do:
Examine this compendium of audio clips.

Unused Video

DUMMY.STR is the FOX Interactive logo, albeit with a watermark for the shareware version of VideoFramer.

Unused Levels

To do:
See if there are any other unused oddities relating to this level such as music.

There is a full but unused arena based on Springfield Elementary School. It can be seen by swapping the text krusty.s3d with school.s3d in the BIG.BIN file, which will cause the game to load the school level instead of the Krustylu Studios level.
Simpsons Wrestling school1.png Simpsons Wrestling school2.png

There is also an arena with a picture of the developers and mascot of Big Ape Productions as Simpsons characters. It can be loaded with the same method as the aforementioned level but with the text bigape.s3d.
Simpsons Wrestling Big Ape level.png

Development Text

There are two .txt files with short development notes, titled DUMMY.TXT and DUMMY2.TXT.

File Text
DUMMY.TXT Inserted to mark end of SLUS file.
DUMMY2.TXT To comply with TRC 4.1

Build Date


Pause the game and press Square, Circle, L1, R1 to see a build date, which is the same in both versions of the game.