The Simpsons will be at E3 for some reason

It's just over two weeks until E3 2019 officially starts and among the announcements being pushed out ahead of time is that the writers and producers of The Simpsons will be in attendance. They'll be part of a panel during E3 Coliseum on June 11, the series of talks and demos put on by Geoff Keighley. And what will they be talking about or maybe demonstrating? No idea.

Remaster of Virtual Springfield perhaps? A sequel to Hit & Run? Bonestorm, but like for real? Or just another mobile game? We have no way of knowing if there's even a game announcement behind this or if it's just an opportunity to have the people behind The Simpsons take part in The E3 Experience.

Earlier this year, The Simpsons consulted with Riot Games for an episode in which Bart becomes a pro gamer. It was called 'E My Sports'.

Jody Macgregor
Weekend/AU Editor

Jody's first computer was a Commodore 64, so he remembers having to use a code wheel to play Pool of Radiance. A former music journalist who interviewed everyone from Giorgio Moroder to Trent Reznor, Jody also co-hosted Australia's first radio show about videogames, Zed Games. He's written for Rock Paper Shotgun, The Big Issue, GamesRadar, Zam, Glixel, Five Out of Ten Magazine, and, whose cheques with the bunny logo made for fun conversations at the bank. Jody's first article for PC Gamer was about the audio of Alien Isolation, published in 2015, and since then he's written about why Silent Hill belongs on PC, why Recettear: An Item Shop's Tale is the best fantasy shopkeeper tycoon game, and how weird Lost Ark can get. Jody edited PC Gamer Indie from 2017 to 2018, and he eventually lived up to his promise to play every Warhammer videogame.