As if TMNT hasn’t made a big enough splash on TV and the silver screen, our lovable Turtle siblings have also starred in several video games. In 1989, an action/adventure over world/side-scrolling hybrid game (think Grand Theft Auto-type gameplay, but in pre-3D days of 8-bit gaming) was released on the NES. The same year also saw the release of a an arcade side-scrolling fighting game, which followed gameplay made popular by the Double Dragon series. 25 years later, we have been graced with several TMNT video games that span multiple platforms. Some of the more popular of which have been Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Turtles in Time and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Fall of the Foot Clan.
While most of the early games were based on the 1987 TV series, many of the subsequent TMNT games would be based on the 2003 series. 2013 saw the release of TMNT: Out of the Shadows (many people found the following review helpful). The upcoming TMNT movie will likely inspire more TMNT video games, which we will be sure to review.
When Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles proved to be an arcade smash hit for Konami, there was no choice but to follow it up with another four-player side-scrolling adventure. Released in 1991, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Turtles in Time brought the
Following the success of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Arcade Game in arcades and on the Nintendo Entertainment System, Konami sought to capitalize on the home gaming system market once again. So, in 1992, the next NES chapter of the
With the success of the first TMNT console game earlier that year, Konami released a second game in 1989 specifically for arcade patrons. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles featured the four turtles racing across New York City to save April O’Neil
In 1989, Konami released Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles for the Nintendo Entertainment System, and the fandom went wild. Over four million copies were sold, and it became one the best-selling third-party NES games of all time. Based on the 1987