The Itchy & Scratchy Game

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ItchyandScratchy title.png
The Itchy & Scratchy Game
Publisher: Acclaim Entertainment
System(s): Sega Game Gear
Genre: Action

Number of players: 1
Release Date RRP Code
Sega Game Gear
$44.95[1] T-81218
Sega Game Gear
£? T-81218-50
Sega Game Gear
?F T-81218-50
Sega Game Gear
DM ? T-81218-50
Sega Game Gear
?Ptas T-81218-50

The Itchy & Scratchy Game is a Sega Game Gear action game based on the Simpsons franchise. It was once set for release for the Sega Mega Drive too, but was cancelled for unknown reasons. A prototype has since been found.

Magazine articles

Main article: The Itchy & Scratchy Game/Magazine articles.

Promotional material

EGM2 US 05.pdf

Print advert in

EGM² (US) #5: "November 1994" (1994-xx-xx)
also published in:

  • Electronic Gaming Monthly (US) #65: "December 1994" (1994-xx-xx)[2]

  • Game Players (US) Vol. 8 No. 2 "February 1995" (1995-xx-xx)[3]

Virtual Bart MD US Manual.pdf

Mega Drive version advertised on the back of the US Virtual Bart manual

Physical scans

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
Sega Game Gear
Based on
1 review

Game Gear, US
TIaSG GG US Box Back.jpgNospine.pngTIaSG GG US Box Front.jpg
TIaSG GG US Cart.jpg
Game Gear, EU
TIaSG GG EU Box Back.jpgTIaSG GG EU Box Spine.jpgTIaSG GG EU Box Front.jpgTIaSG GG EU Box Spine2.jpg
TIaSG GG EU Cart.jpg
Game Gear, AU
ItchyScratchy GG AU cover.jpg

Unreleased versions

Itchy&ScratchyGame MD title.png
The Itchy & Scratchy Game
Publisher: Acclaim
Developer: Bits Corporation
Planned release date: 1994-08[4]
System(s): Sega Mega Drive
Status of prototype(s): Prototype dumped
ROM size: 1MB

Technical information

ROM dump status

System Hash Size Build Date Source Comments
Sega Mega Drive
SHA-1 860d9bd7501d59da8304ab284b385afa4def13a0
1MB 1995-01 Download.svg (439 kB) i


  1. File:GamePro US 068.pdf, page 125
  2. File:EGM US 065.pdf, page 291
  3. File:GamePlayers US 0802.pdf, page 47
  4. File:Mega UK 22.pdf, page 83

The Simpsons games for Sega systems
Sega Mega Drive
Bart vs. the Space Mutants (1992) | Krusty's Fun House (1992) | Bart's Nightmare (1993) | Virtual Bart (1994)
Sega Master System
Bart vs. the Space Mutants (1992) | Krusty's Fun House (1993) | Bart vs. the World (1993)
Sega Game Gear
Bart vs. the Space Mutants (1992) | Krusty's Fun House (1993) | Bart vs. the World (1993) | Bartman Meets Radioactive Man (1993) | The Itchy & Scratchy Game (1995)