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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Return to New York

Hack of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Description:

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Return to New York is a rebalance and minor remaster to the original TMNT game released in 1989. Renowned for it’s difficulty, inconsistent gameplay, and a very overpowered Donatello, the old game manual reveals a story loosely based on the 1980’s cartoon “Shredder and Splintered,” in which the Shredder has a retromutagen gun that could turn Splinter back to human, but also the TMNT back to normal turtles.

The main goal of this game is to give each turtle a different set of abilities to encourage use of the whole team in different situations throughout the game. Some gameplay elements have been added to facilitate this. Also, the story and setting of the game has been enhanced as much as possible.

  • Leonardo, as the leader, is the best all around ninja
  • Raphael, the brawler, does best one-on-one vs strong enemies
  • Michelangelo, with his agility, works well for crowded areas and tricky jumps
  • Donatello, with his intelligence, excels in special situations and attacking from a safe distance

Notable features include:

  • New stats for each turtle including attack, 1/2 health boost, speed, jumping, special weapons, and defense (see readme)
  • Turtles can be swapped on the fly by pressing Up/Down+Start to cycle through
  • In-game save feature that saves progress on each new world map
  • Almost all game text has been rewritten to reflect the characters, plot, and NYC setting
  • Minor graphical changes to more closely mirror the source material
  • Minor gameplay changes to increase the challenge in some areas

ROM / ISO Information:

  • File MD5 5E24CCD733D15E42D847274E7ADD0A76
  • File SHA-1 89ADF2D9E453FC7FC491F968495C80C0C4A568D5
  • File CRC32 83213CA0
  • ROM MD5 2DDDC2CAE0A7FE890235AEF72A9A86AE
  • ROM SHA-1 B239C2D48E84CA676DEE4461D4D6A1F77F34255D
  • ROM CRC32 EE921D8E

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Credits:

Credits
ContributorType of contributionListed credit
rainponchoHacking
RetroRainOriginal Work
mersoxOriginal Work

User Review Information

Nice, but breaks second level

Reviewed By: Legend on 28 Sep 2017

I like the changes in the characters. But unfortunately, if you happen to lose Leonardo or Michealangelo before the second level, there is a jump that is simply not possible to make in order to progress in the game since Don and Raph just can’t jump high enough.

Version 1.0 Recommended - Yes

User Reviews
HeadlineAuthorDateVersionRecommended
Like it.akzkal01 Feb 20191.0Yes
Breaks the game, but still a huge improvementTheSiege07 Mar 20181.0Yes
Nice, but breaks second levelLegend28 Sep 20171.0Yes