List of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles video games

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Genre(s)Action, action-adventure, fighting, role-playing, puzzle, sports
Developer(s)Konami, Red Fly Studio, Game Arts, Magic Pockets, The Bakers Games, PlatinumGames, Ubisoft, Overloaded, Nickelodeon, Wayforward Technologies
Publisher(s)Konami, Activision, Ubisoft, Nickelodeon, Viacom
Platform(s)Nintendo Entertainment System, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, MSX, ZX Spectrum, PlayChoice-10, Game Boy, PlayStation 2, Xbox, GameCube, Nintendo DS, Microsoft Windows, Game Boy Advance, Mobile phone, Xbox 360, Wii, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Portable, Nintendo DS, Android, iPhone, iPod, iOS, Nintendo 3DS, Kindle Fire, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
Platform(s) of originNES
Year of inception1989 (1989)
First releaseTeenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1989)
Latest releaseTeenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Legends (2016)

The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles video games have been produced since 1989,[1] largely by Japanese video game manufacturer Konami.

The older TMNT games are mostly based on the 1987 TV series, with elements borrowed from the movies, the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Adventures, action figures and the Mirage comics and role-playing books; the newer TMNT games are based on the 2003 TV series, the 2007 film, the 2012 TV series, 2014 film and IDW comics.

Video games[edit]

Title Details

Original release date(s):
  • NA: June, 1989
  • JP: May 12, 1989 (1989-05-12)
  • EU: August 17, 1990 (1990-08-17)
Release years by system:
1989 – Nintendo Entertainment System
1990 – Amiga, DOS, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, MSX and ZX Spectrum
2007 – Wii Virtual Console (removed in 2012)
Notes:

The first TMNT video game, an action-adventure game in which the player can switch between any of the four turtles at any time. The game involves overhead areas which the player must explore in order to enter the main side-scrolling portions.



Original release date(s):
1989
Release years by system:
1989 - Arcade[2]
1990 – NES
1991 – Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS and ZX Spectrum
2007 – Xbox Live Arcade
Notes:

A side-scrolling fighting action game. This installment included a "II" in the title when released on the NES for continuity purposes on that console.


Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Original release date(s):
1989
Release years by system:
1989 – Handheld electronic game


Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: Splinter Speaks

Original release date(s):
1990
Release years by system:
1990 – Handheld electronic game


Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Pizza Drop

Original release date(s):
1990
Release years by system:
1990 – Redemption game


Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: World Tour

Original release date(s):
1990
Release years by system:
1990 – Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS and ZX Spectrum
Notes:

Part of a series of Electric Crayon coloring book games.



Original release date(s):
1990
Release years by system:
1990 – Game Boy
Notes:

The first TMNT game for a portable platform. A side-scrolling platform game featuring bonus stages.



Original release date(s):
1991
Release years by system:
1991 – DOS
Notes:

Released exclusively for PC. The Turtles have a different "walk mode" and "fight mode", with different offensive and defensive moves in each. The game draws more heavily on elements from the Mirage comics than its contemporaries.



Original release date(s):
1991
Release years by system:
1991 – Pinball



Original release date(s):
1991
Release years by system:
1991 – Arcade
1992 – Super Nintendo Entertainment System
2009 - XBLA and PSN
Notes:

This is the second TMNT arcade game produced by Konami. It was a scrolling fighting game based on the 1987 TV series. It was ported to the SNES as Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles IV: Turtles in Time in 1992, becoming the first TMNT game for the SNES. In 2009, the game was re-released in 2.5D by Ubisoft for XBLA and PSN.

The game features a sample of the song "Pizza Power" from the live performance The Coming Out of Their Shells Tour.



Original release date(s):
1991
Release years by system:
1991 – Game Boy
Notes:

This is the sequel to TMNT: Fall of the Foot Clan. Like the first Game Boy game, the player can select a turtle between stages, but when a turtle is defeated during a stage, he is captured, like the first NES game. The player can get a chance to rescue a captured turtle after clearing a stage.



Original release date(s):
1991
Release years by system:
1991 – NES
Notes:

The third TMNT game for the NES. A side-scrolling beat-em-up similar to the previous game, with the addition of each turtle having a new special attack.


Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III: Shredder's Last Stand

Original release date(s):
1991
Release years by system:
1991 – Handheld electronic game


Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Basketball

Original release date(s):
1991
Release years by system:
1991 – Handheld electronic game


Teenage Mutant Hero Turtles

Original release date(s):
1991
Release years by system:
1991 – Handheld electronic game


Teenage Mutant Hero Turtles: Four for Four

Original release date(s):
1992
Release years by system:
1992 – Handheld electronic game



Original release date(s):
1992
Release years by system:
1992 – Sega Genesis
Notes:

This is the first TMNT game released for the Sega Genesis. It features a lot of the same character animations as Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Turtles in Time, and some levels were reused from that game with a few minor cosmetic changes. However, there is a completely new plot, some new levels, and one new boss. The Japanese Mega Drive version of the game was released as Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Return of the Shredder.



Original release date(s):
1993
Release years by system:
1993 – Game Boy
Notes:

This was the third and last game in the Game Boy series. The player begins the game taking control of Michelangelo, who must rescue the other turtles, along with Splinter and April, from their cells.



Original release date(s):
1993
Release years by system:
1993 – SNES, Sega Genesis, NES
Notes:

Developed by Konami. It is a fighting game. While the title is the same, the game is drastically different for each console. Like many competitive fighting games of the era, Tournament Fighters borrowed heavily from elements contained in the Street Fighter II video game.


Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Dimension X Assault

Original release date(s):
1995
Release years by system:
1995 – Handheld electronic game


Ninja Turtles: The Next Mutation

Original release date(s):
1997
Release years by system:
1997 – Handheld electronic game



Original release date(s):
2003
Release years by system:
2003 – Game Boy Advance
Notes:

This is the first TMNT game released for the Game Boy Advance. This single player only game is unique in that each Turtle has his own set of levels to complete. In addition to the traditional side-scrolling levels, there are third-person view races, a shell-glider level for Donatello and a bike race between Raphael and Casey Jones.



Original release date(s):
2003
Release years by system:
2003 – GameCube, Xbox, PlayStation 2 and Microsoft Windows
Notes:

Konami was commissioned to adapt the 2003 TV series into a video game franchise, resulting in a new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles game. The plot of this game is loosely based on the first season. Only supports 1-2 players.



Original release date(s):
2004
Release years by system:
2004 – GameCube, Game Boy Advance, Xbox, PlayStation 2 and Microsoft Windows
Notes:

The second of the Konami games based on the 2003 TV series. Just as the previous game was an alternate retelling of the first season, Battle Nexus adapts episodes from Season 2. Many improvements were made over the previous installment, including the addition of up to 4 player local co-op. It also features a slightly altered port of the original Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles arcade game as an unlockable.



Original release date(s):
2005
Release years by system:
2005 – GameCube, Nintendo DS, Xbox and PlayStation 2
Notes:

The third and final Konami game based on the 2003 TV series, this time adapting elements from the third season. Mutant Nightmare is the first TMNT game to be rated E10+. As with Battle Nexus, up to 4 players can play simultaneously. It also features a slightly altered port of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Turtles in Time arcade game as an unlockable.



Original release date(s):
2005
Release years by system:
2005 – GameCube, PlayStation 2, Xbox and Microsoft Windows
Notes:

This is a party game spin-off. It is entitled TMNT: Mutant Melee in the United States, and was only released on the Xbox and GameCube in that country.


Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Fast Forward: Ninja Training NYC

Original release date(s):
2005
Release years by system:
2005 – Mobile phone
Notes:

Produced by uclick and developed by Overloaded, this is a mobile game based on Season 6 of the 2003 TV series, subtitled Fast Forward. It is the first adaptation of the TMNT series on mobile phones, and it includes both a fighting game mode and a platform game mode.


TMNT: Battle for the City

Original release date(s):
2006
Release years by system:
2006 – Plug and play
Notes:

Based on the 2003 series.


Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutants and Monsters Mayhem

Original release date(s):
2006
Release years by system:
2006 – Plug and play
Notes:

Based on the 2003 series.


Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Way of the Warrior

Original release date(s):
2006
Release years by system:
2006 – Plug and play
Notes:

Based on the 2003 series.


TMNT: The Power of 4

Original release date(s):
2006
Release years by system:
2006 – Mobile phone
Notes:

Produced by uclick and developed by Overloaded, this is a mobile game based on the 2007 CGI movie. It is an arcade game, which combines action-adventure and racing levels.


TMNT: Ninja Adventures

Original release date(s):
2007
Release years by system:
2007 – Windows
Notes:

TMNT: Ninja Adventures is a mini game and activity center for Microsoft Windows. It was released by Focus Multimedia Ltd in May 2007. It was only sold in the UK. In the US, Ninja Adventures was packaged with TMNT action figures.



Original release date(s):
2007
Release years by system:
2007 – Xbox 360, Wii, PlayStation 2, PlayStation Portable, Nintendo DS, GameCube, and Microsoft Windows
Notes:

The first TMNT game developed by Ubisoft, this is a game based on the 2007 CGI movie, that was released three days before the movie.[3] It is a single player action-adventure game. Ubisoft released the game on March 20 after winning the rights from Konami, who had produced all the previous games.[4] There is no multi-player mode in the GBA version.

Nick Harper, the game's creative director said, "The TMNT movie is all about the emotions associated with family and teenage angst. We've taken that philosophy and turned it into gameplay mechanics that will be fun and challenging.[5] The game features collaborative team-ups between the turtles. However, the game also features single-player campaigns for the brothers.



Original release date(s):
2007
Release years by system:
2007 – Game Boy Advance
Notes:

TMNT is a hack and slash video game developed by Ubisoft Montreal and published by Ubisoft for the Game Boy Advance. It is based on the 2007 CGI movie and was first released in North America on March 20, 2007, and was later released in Australia on March 22, 2007, and in Europe on March 23, 2007.


Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Ninja Tribunal

Original release date(s):
2009
Release years by system:
2009 – Mobile phone
Notes:

RPG based on the fifth season of the 2003 TV series


TMNT: The Shredder Reborn

Original release date(s):
2009
Release years by system:
2009 – Mobile phone
Notes:

Sequel to The Ninja Tribunal



Original release date(s):
September 22, 2009
Release years by system:
2009 – Wii, PlayStation 2
Notes:

Developed by Ubisoft, the company assembles an all-star team of folks who worked on Super Smash Bros. Brawl and former members of the Ninja Gaiden and Dead or Alive series to craft TMNT: Smash Up. It is a 4-player fighting game for the Wii and PS2.[6]



Original release date(s):
August 5, 2009
Release years by system:
2009 – Xbox Live Arcade
2009 – PlayStation Network
Notes:

A side-scrolling fighting action game [7]



Original release date(s):
November 10, 2009
Release years by system:
2009 – Nintendo DS
Notes:

The last TMNT game published by Ubisoft, and is a side-scrolling fighting action game [8]


Nickelodeon Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Totally Turtles Tabletop Pinball

Original release date(s):
2013
Release years by system:
2013 – Tabletop Pinball


Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Rooftop Run

Original release date(s):
April 18, 2013
Release years by system:
2013 – iPhone
2013 – iPod
2013 – Android
Notes:

Endless runner based on Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2012 TV series from Nickelodeon.


Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Rumble

Original release date(s):
August 26, 2013
Release years by system:
2013 – iOS, Android
Notes:

TMNT game published by Swappz Interactive and based on Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2012 TV series from Nickelodeon



Original release date(s):
August 28, 2013
Release years by system:
2013 – Xbox Live Arcade, Microsoft Windows
April 15, 2014, PlayStation Network
Notes:

First TMNT game published by Activision and Red Fly Studio. Loosely based on the 2012 series.



Original release date(s):
October 22, 2013
Release years by system:
2013 – Xbox 360, Wii, Nintendo 3DS
Notes:

Second TMNT game published by Activision. The PlayStation 3 and Wii U versions of this game were cancelled.


Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Training Lair

Original release date(s):
July 22, 2014
Release years by system:
2014 – Xbox 360 Kinect
Notes:

Based on the 2014 film.



Original release date(s):
July 23, 2014
Release years by system:
2014 — Nintendo 3DS , Android, IOS
Notes:

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is a video game based on the 2014 film of the same name, developed by Magic Pockets and published by Activision for Nintendo 3DS. It was confirmed in a tweet by Danny Woodburn, that he is reprising his role as Splinter.



Original release date(s):
October 28, 2014
Release years by system:
2014 – Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
2014 – Nintendo 3DS
Notes:

Activision has announced Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Danger of the Ooze, a new side-scrolling action-adventure title heading to PS3, Xbox 360 on October 28, 2014 and 3DS on November 11, 2014.

Developed by WayForward Technologies, the game is designed to span the gap between seasons 2 and 3 of the TMNT animated show currently airing on Nickelodeon.


Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Battle Match

Original release date(s):
December 9, 2015
Release years by system:
2015 – iPhone, iPad, and Android
Notes:

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Battle Match is a mobile Match-3 game based on the fourth season of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2012 TV series). Developed by Tiny Castle Studios and published by Nickelodeon.


Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Portal Power

Original release date(s):
January 6, 2016
Release years by system:
2016 – iPhone, iPad, Android, and Kindle Fire
December 14, 2017 – Microsoft Windows
Notes:

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Portal Power is an action and adventure mobile game based on the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2012 TV series).

Developed and published by Nickelodeon.

Released on Steam on December 14, 2017.



Original release date(s):
May 24, 2016
Release years by system:
2016 – PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Xbox One, Xbox 360, and Microsoft Windows
Notes:

Developed by PlatinumGames and published by Activision.



Original release date(s):
June, 2016
Release years by system:
2016 – iPhone, iPad, Android, and Kindle Fire
Notes:

Developed and published by Ludia.



Original release date(s):
May 14, 2017
Release years by system:
2017 – iPhone, iPad, Android, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Microsoft Windows
Notes:
  • Developed by Netherrealm Studios and published by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment
  • DC Comics fighting game.
  • Also featuring playable guest characters from Netherrealm Studios' Mortal Kombat series and Dark Horse Comics' Hellboy.
  • Ninja Turtles make their playable guest appearance as part of the DLC Fighter Pack 3. With Leonardo as the "default" Turtle outside the Gear Loadout.
  • In their character ending, the Turtles explain that they wound up in the DC universe after Krang and Shredder attempted to send them to Dimension X. After defeating Brainiac, the Turtles celebrate with a “Super Salty” pizza courtesy of Harley Quinn, which actually contains the edible nanotechnology 5-U-93-R, augmenting the Turtles to Kryptonian levels of strength and durability, allowing them to easily defeat Krang and Shredder upon their return to their dimension.



Original release date(s):
  • NA: October 23, 2018 (2018-10-23)
Release years by system:
2018 – PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch
Notes:

This is the first Nickelodeon crossover video game for consoles to feature Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles characters.

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