Konami and Digital are serving up a delicious pizza pie of a retro collection with Eclipse Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Cowbanga CollectionNow available on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Windows PC, Xbox One and Xbox Series X. Featuring a pizza baker’s dozen titles from three consoles, a handheld, and a few arcade originals — as well as Japanese versions where applicable and plenty of concept art — it’s a retro feast.
Since there are so many titles to choose from in the collection, we’re going to take a look at which pizza toppings are worth a look at Rough. Beyond the beloved arcade beat-’em-up classics, here are five games to cover Cowbanga Collection which are worth checking out.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Hyperstone Heist (Sega Genesis)
The Sega Genesis gets a bad rap for its more limited color palette and crunchier sound chip than the SNES, but its faster processor often leads to faster arcade action (thanks blast processing!). Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Hyperstone Heist The acclaimed beat-’em-up arcade game remixes both levels and enemies with some original touches in its own unique experience.
hyperstone robbery It is also the only TMNT video game to feature Tatsu, Shredder’s bald henchman, played as a boss by Toshishiro Obata from the original Ninja Turtles live-action films.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: Back from the Sewer (Game Boy)
like its predecessor, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2: Back from the Sewer is a side-scrolling beat-em-up along the lines of bad friends, You move your turtle from left to right beating the Foot Soldiers until you reach a boss at the end of each stage.
back from the sewer Enhances the predecessor of the original with larger, more distinctive graphics. In fact, the sprites are so large that it can be difficult to dodge projects like Krang’s missiles or flying ninja stars. Not a long game by any stretch, it’s fun as a quick diversion with great graphics for the system.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 3: The Manhattan Project (NES)
The follow-up to the best-selling port of the famous arcade game, a beat-’em-up that’s not unlike final battle, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 3: The Manhattan Project Leads the heroes from the beach to Krang’s spaceship in a half-shell.
Late release for NES, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 3: The Manhattan Project Is a graphical marvel with a punchy soundtrack. The slowdown happens when too many enemies appear on the screen, but it’s worth it to play through this unseen classic.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 3: The Radical Rescue (Game Boy)
far better than it has any right to be, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 3 Gamers embark on a valiant quest to rescue his Terrapin brothers from a massive fortress as Michelangelo. An early example of the Metroidvania genre, players explore from room to room, acquire abilities, fight bosses, and eventually play as other Ninja Turtles.
Despite forcing players to be Michelangelo with the bat, the game’s groovy cover art features a peeved Leonardo full of ’90s rage like a mutant rat in a cage. There is an impressive scope of play with a high level of challenge. It’s not just defense that’s radical here.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Tournament Fighters (NES)
Fighting games caused an arcade revival in the mid- to late ’90s with a one-two punch street fighter 2 And mortal Kombat, While 16-bit systems were full of fighting games, the aging NES barely got any.
One of the last games released for the system, the NES Edition. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Tournament Fighters A well-worn style is a novel take on it. For reasons, the Turtles fight without weapons and have different colors, making it easy to tell who is playing in each match.
In addition to each character having a special move (disappointingly, story mode is only turtle-focused, though you can play as more characters in multiplayer mode), a random fireball falls on the playing field. Like a proto Poké ball, when players pick it up they can make a special move. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Tournament Fighters Better than you’d expect on the NES.