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Your First Peek into the Upcoming Teenage Ninja Turtles Gameplay

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By Jerry Walters - - 5 Mins Read
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles trailer screenshot
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Outright Games and Paramount Game Studios have unveiled fresh screenshots for their highly anticipated title, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutants Unleashed.

While fans were hoping for a trailer to kick things off, the slow reveal process has only heightened interest in the game following its initial announcement.

The newly released screenshots offer a glimpse into the gameplay and character design of the upcoming title.

One standout image features Bebop and Rocksteady, showcasing their beastly transformation rather than the traditional humanoid versions of a rhino and warthog.

Fans can immerse themselves in the world of the iconic pizza-loving crime-fighting quartet as they take on all-new mutants in this thrilling 3D brawler/platformer.

Taking on the roles of Leonardo, Raphael, Donatello, and Michelangelo, players will navigate the streets and sewers of New York City as they face a new wave of mutants causing havoc in the city.

Each turtle character boasts unique playstyles, allowing for diverse combat experiences throughout the game.


Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Unleashed gameplay, turtle takes on opponent
Credit | Outright Games


Whether playing solo or teaming up with a friend in two-player local co-op mode, fans can expect an engaging and action-packed gameplay experience.

The game's narrative picks up after the events of the recent film, and the Turtles are back in action as they work to restore peace to the city.

Moreover, as players progress through the game, they will encounter familiar characters from the film and navigate an immersive world above and below ground.


Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutants Unleashed gameplay
Credit | Outright Games


In addition to the upcoming game release, fans can look forward to a new show set in the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles universe, set to debut on Paramount+ this summer.

The show will serve as a bridge between the films and is slated for two seasons.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutants Unleashed will launch in Q4 of this year on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Nintendo Switch, PC, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X|S.

Players who purchase the Walmart edition of the game for $39.99 will receive an exclusive in-game outfit, offering a unique gameplay experience for franchise fans.

The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles have often been likened to Batman for their ability to appeal to family-friendly audiences and mature viewers.

While Batman's darker persona has taken the spotlight in mainstream media, the gritty origins of the TMNT franchise remain relatively underground, literally and figuratively.

Since their debut in Mirage Comics in 1987, the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles have expanded their universe across various mediums, including cartoon shows, live-action adaptations, video games, and toys.

However, many casual fans are unaware of the ongoing TMNT comic books published by a variety of outlets, from Archie Comics to IDW Publishing.

Enter IDW's comic series, which offers a fresh and accessible take on the iconic crimefighters.

The recently released spinoff, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Last Ronin (2020), delves into a dystopian version of New York City, following the lone surviving Ninja Turtle on a path of vengeance for his fallen brothers.

With a darker and more brooding narrative, this series caters to older fans seeking a mature and edgier storyline.

The Last Ronin franchise has expanded to include a video game adaptation, signaling its growing popularity among fans.

Despite some setbacks the game's developers face, the project remains in development, much to the excitement of eager players.

TMNT co-creator Kevin Eastman has expressed enthusiasm for the multimedia expansion, acknowledging the resurgence of interest from original fans and newcomers alike.

In a recent interview with Game Informer, Eastman highlighted the unexpected success of The Last Ronin series, attributing its appeal to a wide range of audiences.

From long-time fans rediscovering the franchise to newcomers seeking a fresh take on the classic characters, the series has garnered a dedicated following that shows no signs of waning.

Overall, the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles universe continues to evolve, blending elements of nostalgia with contemporary storytelling to captivate audiences of all ages.

As the Last Ronin saga unfolds, fans can expect a thrilling and immersive experience that pays homage to the franchise's enduring legacy.

Stay tuned for more updates on the release date and additional details surrounding this exciting new title.