If you click on a link and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. Learn more.

Streets Of Rage 4 publishers announce new Ninja Turtles beat 'em up

Heroes in a half-shell (sing it with me)

I have warm childhood memories of the Ninja Turtles arcade cabinet at the swimming pool. As I waited for my mum, I'd furiously waggle the joystick and mash buttons while watching the demo screen I couldn't afford to play beyond. Now kids just shout at Twitch, tch. But I understand the Turtlesarcade gae was beloved by people who did have spare coins, so maybe they'll be interested to hear that one of the studios behind Streets Of Rage 4 today announced Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder's Revenge.

DotEmu today announced they're publishing this new side-scrolling thwackfest, with development duties falling to Tribute Games. Tribute have previously made games including Mercenary Kings and the fine Flinthook.

As is the way, up to four Turtles (in co-op) will be kicking their way from New York City to Dimension X. I feel someone tries to make a new Turtles beat 'em up every few years but most fail to capture that nostalgia and vanish fast enough that I, uh, don't even remember their names. But if you fancy a new Turtles like the old Turtles, DotEmu might be the folks who'd want to release such a thing.

Our Streets Of Rage 4 review said it was faithful to its heritage almost to a fault, but that makes it "a sturdy score-attacking blowout to while away some hours, perfecting your flying knees and enflamed uppercuts, arguing over who deserves the trash salad."

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder's Revenge is coming "soon" to PC via Steam, as well as unspecified consoles.

About the Author

Alice O'Connor avatar

Alice O'Connor

News Editor

When not writing news, Alice may be found in the sea.

Join the Rock Paper Shotgun supporter program

Sign up today and get access to more articles like these, an ad-free reading experience, free gifts, and help us create more great writing about PC games.

See more information

Comments

We love having a friendly, positive and constructive community - you lot are great - and we want to keep it like that. Our main commenting rule is "be excellent to each other". Please see our code of conduct, where you can find out what "be excellent" means. TL;DR? Respect others, think before you post, and be prepared for puns.

More News

Latest Articles

We've been talking, and we think that you should wear clothes

Total coincidence, but we sell some clothes

Rock Paper Shotgun Merch