Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutants in Manhattan

Rating Summary

Based on 54 critic reviews
Weak Man

OpenCritic Rating

46

Top Critic Average

0%

Critics Recommend

Based on 54 critic reviews
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No Recommendation / Blank
Jun 1, 2016

Platinum Games and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles might be a dream pairing, but a co-op focus makes for a game that's strangely compromised.

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IGN

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4.9 / 10.0
May 26, 2016

Even with a super-short running time, the repetitiveness that pervades Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutants in Manhattan makes this fight a slog. I've heard all the jokes the team has to tell and have marveled enough at the rogues gallery of bosses – both of which I could’ve done by watching this game on YouTube rather than playing it – so I'm not planning another trip to Manhattan.

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4 / 10
May 27, 2016

One of Platinum’s worst games so far, with dull and repetitive action that doesn’t do the heroes in a half-shell any justice at all.

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6 / 10.0
May 27, 2016

Controlling the turtles is fun, but the structure of the levels, missions, and bosses leave much to be desired

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4 / 10
May 27, 2016

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutants in Manhatten is both basic and overly complex, delivering almost none of the magic that made previous four-player Turtles games so memorable.

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3 / 10.0
May 26, 2016

this is the longest short game I've ever played

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May 25, 2016

The Platinum spark exists in Mutants in Manhattan, which is why it's tragic the developers couldn't spend the same resources they would on original IP like Bayonetta. As licensed games go, you could do much worse, but this TMNT outing feels like a collection of good ideas in need of a second pass.

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May 27, 2016

Aside from the graphics, everything here stinks, which makes sense because a lot of the game takes place in the sewers, and also because this game is crap.

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4.5 / 10.0
May 25, 2016

That exact design decision is emblematic of most everything wrong with Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutants in Manhattan. It does its best to spread little content as far as it can possibly go. It's a very short game that still manages to be far too long. The anchovies on the pizza is that it doesn't even necessarily succeed where Platinum Games usually excels. Cowabummer.

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5 / 10
Jun 1, 2016

Given how much I was hyped for the game, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutants in Manhattan is a bitter disappointment, meeting only some of the expectations I had and feeling like it was heavily rushed through development to meet a deadline. It’s not Platinum’s worst by any means, as it certainly looks and sounds the part, but the combat and level structure leave a lot to be desired. This is a classic case of a game that is more of a cowa-bummer.

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