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The Itchy & Scratchy Game

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The Itchy & Scratchy Game
System(s): Sega Game Gear
Publisher: Acclaim Entertainment
Developer:
Genre: Action































Number of players: 1
Release Date RRP Code
Sega Game Gear
US
$44.95[1] T-81218
Sega Game Gear
UK
£? T-81218-50
Sega Game Gear
FR
?F T-81218-50
Sega Game Gear
DE
DM ? T-81218-50
Sega Game Gear
ES
?Ptas T-81218-50
Sega Game Gear
IT
T-81218-50
Sega Game Gear
AU
$? ?




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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

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) #0802: "Vol. 8 No. 2 February 1995" (1995-xx-xx)[3]

Virtual Bart MD US Manual.pdf

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

Physical scans

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
40
Sega Game Gear
40
Based on
1 review

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

Unreleased versions

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The Itchy & Scratchy Game
Publisher: Acclaim
Developer: Bits Corporation
Planned release date: 1994-08[4], 1995-04Media:NewReleasesCatalogueApril-May1995AU.pdf[5]
System(s): Sega Mega Drive
Status of prototype(s): Prototype dumped

Technical information

ROM dump status

System Hash Size Build Date Source Comments
Sega Mega Drive
 ?
CRC32
MD5
SHA-1 860d9bd7501d59da8304ab284b385afa4def13a0
1MB 1995-01 Download.svg (439 kB) i
Sega Game Gear
 ?
CRC32 44E7E2DA
MD5 63BB5A1A959CDC79BFBE05B022F64EBF
SHA-1 2D0C2BE09B977CC68A7E8F0FC415D8783AD7F8AE
256kB Cartridge (US/EU)

References


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 (1994) | The Itchy & Scratchy Game (1995)