Excerpt: The TNMT license has had more than its fair share of sub-par games since the early ‘90s, but it’s also seen some excellent games as well - like the arcade games that turned into great console games.
Conclusion: Concept: America’s favorite reptilian ninjas settle their grievances Smash Bros. style
Graphics: The original comic was drawn in black and white with a pencil, and it was still more fun to look at than these comic-esque cutscenes. Thankfully the in-game graphics look great.
Conclusion: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Smash Up tries so hard to compare itself to Game Arts’ benchmark-setting Super Smash Bros. Brawl that you’d think it actually weighs up. But the bar has been set so ridiculously high by the Smash Bros.
Excerpt: Check out the Video Review. After 25 years of success, the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles franchise has seen better days. The television series has fallen out of relevancy, the 2007 CG movie didn’t do much in terms of critical acclaim, and the past few video games have been anything but impressive.
Excerpt: My childhood was filled with movies, television shows, and toys starring everyone’s favorite mutated reptiles: the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Because of this, it is pretty cool to see that somewhat of a TMNT resurgence is beginning to take place.
Excerpt: When it comes to game advertising, you've got to see through the lies and decipher the actual truth. So when Ubisoft announced that TMNT: Smash-Up was "developed by the team behind Super Smash Bros Brawl" (Game Arts, who only really developed a tiny part of Smash Bros.
Conclusion: TMNT: Smash Up does so much right in the ring that it's a shame that it is sucker punched by a shallow character roster, lack of battle arenas and poor presentation. This Turtle is certainly wet behind the ears
Pros: Solid mechanics, Deep online mode, It's the freakin' Turtles!, Multiple control options
Cons: Limited character roster, 3 Rabbids = turd, Few fighting arenas, Forgettable ‘rock' soundtrack, Lacklustre presentation
Excerpt: Préparez-vous au combat et entrez dans l'arène avec Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles - Smash Up. Un seul but : la victoire contre tous vos opposants ! Préparez-vous au combat et entrez dans l'arène avec Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles - Smash Up. Un seul but : la victoire contre tous vos opposants !...