Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder’s Revenge sold over one million units in its first week of release, publisher Dotemu and developer Tribute Games announced. It launched for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, and PC via Steam on June 16, as well as via Xbox Game Pass on June 16.
“Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder’s Revenge is the game I dreamed of working on ever since I began watching the original cartoon and funneling coins into the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles arcade cabinets as a kid,” said Dotemu CEO Cyrille Imbert in a press release. “We are immensely grateful to Nickelodeon for the opportunity to honor an era of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles that profoundly impacted the lives of everyone at Dotemu, and to our friends at Tribute Games for expertly capturing the classic thrill of the Turtles’ battles with the Foot Clan in a new experience that feels completely fresh and exciting to play.”
Tribute Games co-founder Jean-Francois Major added, “Tribute Games set out to make the ultimate celebration of a chapter in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles history that means the world to us, and it’s been wonderful to watch the accessible fun of beat-em-ups resonate with longtime fans and genre newcomers alike. We’re thankful for all of the support and encouragement the passionate Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles community has shown us since the reveal of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and we look forward to watching players continue to discover the easter eggs we’ve hidden throughout the game while chaining together some bodacious combos.”
Here is an overview of the game, via its 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 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 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 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 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 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles characters and vehicles in diverse gameplay options.
- Radical new story mode.
- And totally more to come!