Reviews and Problems with Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 3: Mutant Nightmare
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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 3: Mutant Nightmare
10 September 2010
Excerpt: A continuation of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles franchise, finds our 4 shell-minded ninjas in another cartoon beat-em-up similar to that of its predecessor "Battle Nexus", but with a few game enhancements to qualify "Mutant Nightmare" as an improvement. As I had no previous Ninja Turtle experience, I decided to get some input from 2 very experienced Game Tester friends of mine (Quinn and Levi, ages 9 and 10).
Excerpt: I am not familiar with the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles of today's youth. That is to say, I have never seen an episode of the new TMNT cartoon series. I did watch the old cartoon series back in the day, own all three TMNT movies (for better or for worse) on DVD, own some of the old comics, have the Pizza Hut TMNT Tour album on cassette (it's like an 8-track, but smaller) and at one time had honed my skills at drawing the pizza-devouring heroes on a half-shell to quite...
Pros: Slick graphics and audio that faithfully capture the tone of the toon, Simple combat with a good variety of attacks, Turtle-specific attacks and levels, More than 40 different story levels to explore
Cons: Fighting the same enemies repeatedly, Platform and puzzle elements further grind pace to a halt, Grabbing for the stylus whenever a touch screen puzzle occurs, Controls are rigid and often unresponsive
Excerpt: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 3: Mutant Nightmare is, like its predecessors, a beat-'em-up that's just a bit too heavy with repetitive combat. Unlike those earlier games, however, number three doesn't try to get cute with platforming elements or handicap its multiplayer experience with a shared health meter. It's a pure brawler.