Originally released as merely “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” in arcades, the title of this four-player brawler needed to be modified on some platforms because a game with that title already existed on the time. So Konami spun it as a sequel to the principle aspect-scrolling game and called it Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Arcade Game.
Even supposing Splinter defeated Shredder and Casey Jones tried to crush him in a garbage truck, Shredder‘s titanium helmet protected him from determined doom. He woke up on a garbage ship and floated attend to land on a raft made out of styrofoam cups that were non-biodegradable. Once on land he started coaching stronger Foot Soldiers, but they alone were now not adequate. Shredder, the employ of his translocation matrix beam, then travelled via the universe looking out out stronger allies. He recruited a member of the Ideal Galactic Sword residing in Sector Six of the Oead Huge title Zone and on the ice planet of Traglodoon he stumbled on a bounty hunter named Tora. Together, Shredder, his minions and his two unusual allies hold worked together to kidnap April O’Neil. Splinter has taught them smartly and now it is as a lot as the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles to assign her!
From the standpoint of the residence versions, this game modified into once critically somewhat a few from the old installment which conducted in a more open-ended formulation, but lacked powerful within the formulation of liscenced entities similar to tune and characters. Well-liked entries within the franchise after this title persevered to find on this gameplay blueprint.
The sport follows the traditional beat-em-up system. You switch your personality around on a 3D plane from a 2D perspective and defeat all enemies on the masks in repeat to proceed to the reliable.
You may want to per chance hold between all four of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles:Donatello, Leonardo, Michelangelo and Raphael. The arcade model helps 4 player co-op, whereas the residence model simplest helps 2. In the arcade model, Michelangelo and Raphael hold quick vary, but like a flash shuffle. Donatello has long vary, but unhurried shuffle. Leonardo is balanced. In the residence model, every of the turtles behave identically.
The controls for this game are straightforward. One button attacks and the somewhat a few one jumps. Whereas you happen to press attack whereas leaping, it is likely you’ll per chance well develop a soar kick that is broad for retaining distance and heading off hazard. Pressing the attack button straight away after urgent the soar button will continue to exist your turtle the employ of a somewhat a few attack that does more hurt and can aloof defeat most enemies in 1 hit.
Many projectiles would be deflected or mirrored by a smartly timed attack and there are a whole lot of objects within the ambiance that, if attacked, will change into projectiles or bombs of your bag.
There may be simplest 1 energy-up which is pizza that restores your smartly being. The supreme somewhat a few formulation to keep smartly being and/or extra lives is to keep 200 components. Every enemy defeated is price 1 point. In co-op modes that you would be able to borrow a existence from one other player within the event you hold bustle out.
The sport stars out on the live of a constructing the set up the turtles set up a constructing that is on fire. Turtles to the rescue!
Scene 1: “Fire! We gotta find April out !!”
The sport begins out in April‘s burning residence constructing. The fireside could well now not hurt you, but there is a whole lot of somewhat a few things that can. To boot to to struggling with the foot clan and Roadkill Rodney, it is advisable to ogle out for cannonballs which can per chance be falling down flights of stairs. The first boss within the game isRocksteady. After defeating him, Shredder will kidnap April.
Enemies Offered: Total Foot Soldier, Cannonball, Dagger Foot Soldier, Roadkill Rodney, Rocksteady, Shuriken Foot Soldier, SMG Foot Soldier, Sword Foot Soldier
Scene 2: “C’mon after that Shredder creep !!”
Now it is likely you’ll per chance well be within the metropolis streets and also it is likely you’ll per chance well find to trip the principle of many interactive objects within the ambiance similar to signs, fire hydrants and manhole covers. The second boss you stumble upon is Bebop. Once defeated, it is likely you’ll per chance well fabricate your formulation into the sewers. You may want to per chance think that being within the sewers the set up the turtles are living would come up with an advantage, but things are procedure more harmful down right here. The Foot Clan, robots and even metal gates are out to find you! Baxter Stockman in his human develop awaits you on the quit.
Enemies Offered: Bebop, Boomerang Foot Soldier, Mouser, Rocket, Sledge Hammer Foot Soldier, Human Baxter Stockman, Steel Gate, TNT Foot Soldier
Scene three: “Let’s melt snow and rebuild N.Y. City.”
This ambiance is weird to the residence model of the game. It modified into once now not in arcades. See out for atrocious snow males and snow plows. Caring for the boss, Tora, will set an quit to his atrocious weather machine and live within the season altering to Spring and the snow melting. Next yow will detect yourself in a parking garage the set up parked autos will bustle over players with dreadful reflexes, Foot Soldiers will dreadful out of the attend of autos, and explosives barrels are abundant. Baxter Stockman has mutated into his fly develop and is attend for revenge because the boss of this residence. Your reward is a kiss from April.
Enemies Offered: Parked Automobile, Hail, Mutated Baxter Stockman, Snowball Foot Soldier, Snowman, Snowplow, Tora
Scene 4: “Let’s find to that secret factory !!”
It be time to purchase to the freeway. Revel in riding within the turtle van and on a skateboard whereas dodging the Foot’s autos, motorcycles and helicopters. No bosses right here, stunning a whole lot of stress-free with autos. The dwelling all over which you fling on a skateboard is additionally weird to the residence model.
Enemies Offered: Bomb Foot Soldier, Automobile Foot Soldier, Helicopter, Bike Foot Soldier , Spear Foot Soldier
Scene 5: “C’mon let’s bust this joint !!”
Here, it is likely you’ll per chance well finally fabricate it to the key factory the set up it is likely you’ll per chance well be offered to a whole lot of traps and mechanical enemies. Defeat Lieutenant Granitor to assign Splinter.
Enemies Offered: Cyborg, Lieutenant Granitor, Laser, R.C. Helicopter, Turret
Scene 6: “Let’s defeat the enemy’s ninja magic !!”
Now entering Shogun’s Dojo. Pause away from Foot Soldiers that spoil the the ground below you, sneak up on you from trap doors and pungee spikes. Develop fight with magical ninjas and tigers from Sector Six of the Oead Huge title Zone. This marks the point within the game the set up most of the enemies purchase bigger than the 2 long-established attacks to defeat. This residence is weird to the residence model.
Enemies Offered: Magic Tiger, Mechanical Scorpion, Pungee Spike, Shogun
Scene 7: “We gotta get the Technodrome!!”
Your whole talents will likely be set to the take a look at within the technodrome. It has a whole lot of enemies, traps and three bosses. After defeating Total Traag, Krang,Shredder and his color, the technodrome will explode and also it is likely you’ll per chance well be victorious.
Differences between the arcade and residential versions
- The arcade model’s audio and visuals are of larger fine.
- The arcade model helps 4 player co-op whereas the residence model simplest permits 2.
- The arcade model has somewhat a few stats for the somewhat a few turtles whereas the residence model presents every turtle the same stats.
- The arcade model presents you with simplest 1 existence whereas the residence model presents you three.
- The arcade model helps more than one enemy kinds on masks straight away and they’ll additionally be hurt by environmental hazards.
- The arcade model’s parking garage level ends with a boss wrestle consisting of each Bebop and Rocksteady on the same time whereas within the dwelling model they’re replaced by the mutated develop of Baxter Stockman.
- The arcade model’s levels are shorter.
- The dwelling model has three more levels, three more bosses and foot soldier variations that the arcade model does now not hold.
Arcade Technical Specs
68000 @ 8MHz CPU coupled with Z80 @ three.58 MHz
5 sound chips: YM2151 @ three.58 MHz, 007232, uPD7759 @ zero.sixty four MHz, analog sound samples, one personalized chip
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2: Battle Nexus
The arcade model is an unlockable extra. It be largely the same in addition to for altered tune and yelp clips.
Xbox Stay Arcade
The customary arcade model is emulated right here, but unusual components take care of achievements and netcode for online multiplayer were added. Several sources were modified to correctly partner with the 2007 keen movie merely titled TMNT. As of July 1, 2011, this model is now not any longer accessible for steal because Ubisoft’s rights to the TMNT license expired.
The handbook for the residence model of the game means that the story is presupposed to practice the events of the first are living action movie that modified into once released in 1990 and, in doing so, potentially merges the canon of the tv demonstrate with that of the motion images.
On this game, Pizza Hut trademarks served as in-game adverts.
In 1991 Electronic Gaming Month-to-month printed an April Fools’ joke pointing out that after resetting your game console 5 times and entering a code on each controller one and controller two, it is likely you’ll per chance have the option to play the game as Simon Belmont from Castlevania.
Microsoft talked about that Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Arcade Game sold more copies than any somewhat a few Xbox Stay Arcade game in 2007.
Michelangelo’s headband and joint pads are oddly coloured yellow on the arcade cabinet. The reliable color (orange) shows up in-game.