Once upon a time, Ninja Turtles games used to kick some serious shell, but unfortunately those days are long past. The last truly great Turtles game was probably 1991’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Turtles in Time, with most games since then being fairly standard licensed schlock.
Well, that might be about to change, because the masters of the modern beat ’em up Platinum Games are apparently working on a new Ninja Turtles game. The existence of the game, entitled Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutants in Manhattan, was discovered when a rating from Australia’s Entertainment Classification Board popped up. The Aussies gave the game an M, although the Australian M-rating is essentially the equivalent of an American T-rating. Don’t worry, the game probably won’t contain any giant turtle schlongs.
Platinum Games’ most recent licensed title was the well-received Transformers: Devastation, so hopefully they do the Turtles the same kind of justice. There’s no release date for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutants in Manhattan, but do know it’s coming to PC, Xbox 360, Xbox One, PS3 and PS4.
What do you folks think? Excited to get your hands on a Platinum Games take on the Ninja Turtles? Or are you cutting Ninja Turtles games no slack?