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EA Mobile Launches New Simpsons Game

Simpsons News — Posted 20 Jul, 2007 by Scott

Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:ERTS) today announced The Simpsons™: Minutes to Meltdown, an original game developed exclusively for mobile phones starring the world’s favorite animated family. Created in conjunction with Fox Mobile Entertainment and Gracie Films, Minutes to Meltdown takes mobile gamers on a fast-paced, action-packed adventure through Springfield. The game, which features Homer and a colorful cast of Springfieldians, can now be downloaded directly from major wireless carriers in North America and Europe and on the web via Jamster (

In Minutes to Meltdown, gamers guide Homer as he races against the clock and rushes through Springfield in order to stop a meltdown at the Springfield Nuclear Power Plant. Players start in the Simpsons’ home then progress through fun, mobile-friendly missions in their quest. Along the way, players will interact with Bart, Mr. Burns, Apu and more of their favorite Springfieldians.

“The Simpsons are an internationally favorite family with the TV show airing in over 50 countries,” said Mitch Feinman, SVP, Fox Mobile Entertainment. “Fans of The Simpsons and gamers alike are going to love Minutes to Meltdown. It’s easy-to-use but hard-to-master and provides you a chance to experience life in Springfield.”

Visit Springfield for an amazing adventure with the Simpsons. Guide Homer in a race against time as he tries to prevent a meltdown at the Springfield Nuclear Power Plant. Along the way, interact with Bart, Mr. Burns, Apu and more of your favorite Springfieldians. Avoid hazards like burning tires and giant sinkholes while you navigate Homer through his fast-paced, perilous mission. Watch out for Krusty the Clown, Officer Lou and others who try to stop Homer from saving the day.

Features may vary by handset.
Play as Homer Simpson. Race against time to save Springfield from impending doom.
Meet your favorite Springfieldians. Cross paths with some of Springfield's favorite residents, including Marge, Lisa, Bart, Maggie, Mr. Burns, Barney, Moe, Apu, Krusty the Clown and many more.
Fun mission-based gameplay. Explore the Simpsons' home as you search for Homer's car keys. Rush through Downtown Springfield as you avoid attacks from townspeople and potential disasters. Race against the clock in order to get to the Springfield Power Plant in time to stop a meltdown.
Vibrant graphics, dynamic animations and amusing sound effects. Experience and enjoy the ingenious world of "The Simpsons" on your mobile phone.

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