So you’re probably aware by now that Tribute Games is hard at work on a new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles brawler headed to consoles this year. However, as you retro fans know, one Ninja Turtles game just isn’t enough. Konami’s bringing us another – or rather, several, in the Cowabunga Collection!
During today’s State of Play broadcast, the company, alongside Nickelodeon, announced the new compilation, which will come to consoles and PC sometime this year. It’s a compilation of many Ninja Turtles games from various platforms, including the arcade, Super Nintendo, Sega Genesis and NES, as well as Game Boy.
What’s In the Cowabunga Collection?
While a full list of games isn’t available yet, a number of favorites are included in the collection. They are as follows:
- (SNES, NES, Genesis)Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Tournament Fighters
- (Arcade, NES)Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Arcade Game
- (NES) Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III: The Manhattan Project
- (Arcade, SNES)Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles IV: Turtles In Time
- (Sega Genesis)Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Hyperstone Heist
- (NES)Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles)
- (Game Boy) Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: Back From the Sewers, Fall of the Foot Clan and Radical Rescue
There will likely be more to come, but this already looks like an awesome collection in its own right. Konami has also made note that the collection will include online multiplayer for select titles (like Turtles In Time, The Arcade Game and Tournament Fighters), along with couch co-op.
That’s not all, kids. Like any good pizza, there’s extra value here. Konami has also provided a list of the features that will go alongside these games when the Cowabunga Collection arrives. They are as follows:
- Save anytime and rewind (in case you make a bummer mistake)
- New Gameplay Modes: Boss Rush and Challenge Mode are awaiting even the most elite of Turtle fans
- 11 Japanese Regional Titles – Release Versions – this will go alongside the U.S. versions, making the collection even more bodacious
- Button Mapping – this should be a saving grace for fans of Hyperstone Heist for sure
- HD texture updates – the games should look better than ever
- Unique Development Art and Sketches – a peek behind-the-scenes at the creation of these gems
- Historic TMNT Media Content – more gathering of resources showing how the games were put together, dudes!
Although Konami hasn’t provided a release date or specific platforms for the game, it’s likely to arrive on PS5/PS4, Xbox One/Xbox Series S/X and Nintendo Switch, alongside PC. We’ll know more as details arrive in the months ahead.
Yep, this news is definitely worth doing the Ninja Rap to. Check out the bodacious trailer below!
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