The Simpsons video games have been available on nearly every type of gaming platform since the show’s launch 20 years ago, and today the iPhone and iPod touch get to be included on that long list thanks to EA Mobile.

thesimpsonsarcade_screen1The Simpsons Arcade for the iPhone and iPod touch is a side-scrolling button masher that will have you controlling Homer Simpson as he attempts to track down a mysterious doughnut that holds secret information regarding a treacherous scheme concocted by the evildoers of Springfield.

The game features an on-screen d-pad and only two other buttons that will allow you to punch, kick, jump, butt slam, belly flop, and even pick up and throw objects located in the environment.  You will also be able to earn and activate power-ups that will allow you to summon help from the entire Simpson family.  The Simpsons Arcade also includes touch and accelerometer controlled mini-games to mix up the gameplay.

The Simpsons Arcade contains over 25 levels in six different recognizable Springfield environments, tons of your favorite characters voiced by the real actors from the show, and authentic sound effects and music.

The Simpsons Arcade is now available in the App Store for $4.99.

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