Friday, March 4, 2011

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (NES)

Before I get started with my little rambling about a sweet video game, I just want to apologize for the past couple days. I have not been able to be as active as I normally am. My reasons are good, but I don't like that I had to leave all my followers out in the cold. I appreciate the support that I get from you guys and the rest of the blogging community. Thanks for sticking with me. Now, on to some sweet video game action!

Thinking back nostalgically about old Nintendo games, I remembered Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II the Arcade game. TMNT II was without a doubt, a fantastic co-op experience to take out some foot soldiers. After some thought, I remembered that there was a lesser known Ninja Turtles game, the first one. How many people are with me on this?


Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles was released in 1989 for the NES as part of the growing wave of Ninja Turtles empire. This 1p game was not quite as fun as its successor (Turtles II the Arcade Game), however, it did incorporate some fantastic options in the game play including the ability to switch between turtles whenever you felt like it. Navigating the different levels of the game also allowed you to use the Turtle Van for a short while, we all know how cool that is!

Despite all the hours that I've logged playing that game as a kid,  I've never actually beaten this game (I used to get lost in one of the levels). I might have to fix the old NES up so I can try this game out again and hopefully finish it this time!

33 comments:

  1. Absolute classic. Played in my early school days so often
    Baxxmans

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  2. I AM A TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLE.

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  3. Good times with NES
    never played tmnt though :/

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  4. Omg... those old times...i miss them.

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  5. This game used to frustrate the hell out of me

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  6. Teenage mutant ninja turtle! used to watch this stuff all the time! Love it!

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  7. Who doesn't love them? I remeber when they were on TV. The movies sucked, though.

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  8. I remember that game, fer sure. :)

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  9. i used to play this game for HOURS.

    i dont think i ever made it past the first level. :/
    i was only 4 or 5.

    but i 100% remember. :D

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  10. I used to play this game. If I remember right you picked up pizzas as tokens or health.

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  11. i broke my SEGA GENESIS playing this hahah i used to pause the game every time a damm turtle kick and show it to my brother "look what i'm doing!!" ahaha nice times

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  12. This was the game that convinced me to get a NES due to nostalgia last week.

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  13. hell yea i remember playing this at a friends

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  14. Woot! I love TNMT! Followed!
    alphabetalife.blogspot.com

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  15. yes love it, i pleyed turtles on Genesis, it was fun !

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  16. Glad that you're still blogging.
    Ha ha, hope you beat it soon!

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  17. good memories, very fun game, very good

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  18. Funny, this was my very first GameBoy game. This brings back memories.

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  19. this game was so addictive
    i miss old times

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  20. remember this game..it was so awesome

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  21. Never played but want to now - if only to drive that van!
    Also, great attitude about the blogging. Nice one.

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  22. :D Oh the memories I friggen loved TMNT..

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