Grab your board and a nice piece of asphalt and get ready to shred Springfield. A Skate Tour has come to Springfield, and the entire town has gone skate crazy on the half-pipes, ramps and rails. Super skater Bart Simpson is the favorite to win the whopping prize of 99 bucks, but Homer, Krusty and many others are going to show just what they're capable of when money is at stake. So quit your job, skip class and get to Springfield.
Springfield has been converted into one giant skate park in The Simpsons Skateboarding
. Here's your opportunity to thrash on top of, under, over, and through Springfield Elementary, KrustyLu Studios, the Kwik-E-Mart, the Springfield Gorge, Itchy and Scratchy Land, the Power Plant, and other locales. Everyone in town is jumping into the action, vying for the $99 in prize money. Each character has more than 40 moves, including unique tricks such as Bart's "In Your Dreams" move and Homer's "Stinkyfish."
In addition to the Simpsons family, players can select other favorites such as Otto, Professor Fink, Nelson, and Krusty the Clown. Each character brings to the event his or her own tricks, personality, and dialogue, recorded by the actual voice talent from the TV show. The game's five modes include Freeskate, Skate Fest, Trick Contest, Skillz School, and skateboard H-O-R-S-E. The more you skate, the more hidden boards, characters, and levels you unlock. The Simpsons Skateboarding includes single, dual, and head-to-head modes.