Perspective: Side view
Visual: 2D scrolling
Gameplay: Arcade, Beat 'em up, Fighting
Narrative: Martial Arts
Published by: Konami Industry Co.
Developed by: Konami Industry Co.
Platforms: Arcade Machine, Nintendo (NES)
It is a beat 'em up based on the animated series of 1987, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. As with all merchandise related to the ninja turtles, the name of this game was altered to Teenage Mutant Hero Turtles in Europe. It was released for the Nintendo Entertainment System under the name Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Arcade Game. the Game was included as an extra in the Game Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2: Battle Nexus.
The player chooses one of the four turtles: Leonardo, Michelangelo, Donatello, and Raphael. Then Shredder kidnaps the friend of the turtles, April O'Neil and her mentor Splinter, who must hunt, save their companions, and defeat the evil Shredder. Up to four players (two in some versions) can take control of any of the turtles. Donatello has slower but more far-reaching attacks, Michelangelo and Raphael have fast but short-range attacks, and Leonardo is a well-balanced tortoise, with a speed and medium range.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2: Battle Nexus
The arcade version of the Ninja Turtles is included as hidden bonus in the game Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2: Battle Nexus for PlayStation 2, Xbox and GameCube. In this version the music has been altered as well as the majority of the voices.