Tribute Games Reveals Retro-Inspired “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder’s Revenge” for Consoles, PC
On Wednesday, Nickelodeon, Dotemu, and developer Tribute Games announced Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder’s Revenge, an all-new beat ’em up game with a retro aesthetic.
Designed to be a spiritual successor to both the original 80s TMNT cartoon and the classic Konami arcade games, Shredder’s Revenge features up to four-player co-op, a vibrant pixel art style and turtle-ish tunes. (Thanks directly to Jesus Christ himself that they didn’t go with the 3D look of the Turtles in Time remake- blech!)
Despite being light on gameplay, the reveal trailer is actually quite telling. Each turtle has a unique set of animations, and it appears that they have different run speeds, too, with Michelangelo being the fastest and Donatello the slowest. Several classic environments were also on display, too, including the streets of Manhattan, the sewers, and the Technodrome.
Of course, this being a “current-year” game, the trailer had to show April O’Neil inexplicably being just as badass as the turtles, but it might actually be pretty fun to have April as a playable character. Maybe Tribute Games will be cool and throw in Splinter, Casey Jones, and – I don’t know – Fugitoid as unlockable characters (not DLC). Be cool, Tribute. Be cool.
Shredder’s Revenge was confirmed to be “coming soon” to both Steam PC and consoles, though exactly which consoles and a specific release date were not announced.
You can check out the announcement trailer below, followed by a full breakdown of Shredder’s Revenge game from the game’s Steam page.
HEROES IN A HALF SHELL
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder’s Revenge features groundbreaking gameplay rooted in timeless classic brawling mechanics, brought to you by the beat ’em up experts at Dotemu (Streets of Rage 4) and Tribute Games. Bash your way through gorgeous pixel art environments and slay tons of hellacious enemies with your favorite Turtle, each with his own skills and moves – making each run unique! Choose a fighter, use radical combos to defeat your opponents and experience intense combats loaded with breathtaking action and outrageous ninja abilities. Stay sharp as you face off against Shredder and his faithful Foot Clan alone, or grab your best buds and play with up to four players simultaneously!
TURTLE BOYS DON’T CUT SHREDDER NO SLACK
With Bebop and Rocksteady assaulting Channel 6 and stealing super gnarly devices to support Krang and Shredder’s latest twisted plan, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder’s Revenge sees the Turtles battling across a righteous range of timeless TMNT locations. From Manhattan and Coney Island, to city rooftops and dank sewers, help the fearsome foursome trounce Foot Soldiers, Triceraton Warriors, and Rock Troops all the way to Dimension X!
Enjoy stunning full-color pixel art graphics and a vintage TMNT vibe that will rock you straight back to the awesome 80s. Every character, vehicle, weapon, item, and background is directly inspired by the 1987 TV show, making you feel like you hopped into the television — with a dope mix of killer humor and action-packed adventures!
● Gnarly game design takes you back to the ’80s
● Beautiful full-color pixel art graphics
● Old-school gameplay enhanced with super-fresh mechanics
● Up to four players simultaneously
● Play with iconic TMNT characters and vehicles in diverse gameplay options
● Radical new story mode
● And totally more to come!
Source: Niche Gamer
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