New ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder’s Revenge’ Update Adds Retro Filters & Modifiers on All Platforms

Publisher Dotemu and developer Tribute Games have announced that a new significant free update is available for their cooperative 2D brawler, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder’s Revenge, on PC, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One.

Players can now switch to retro-themed filters and utilize Custom Game options via the eleven modifiers listed below:

  • Free Play
  • Radical Ninja
  • Dopplegangers
  • Focused Fighter
  • Old-School Super
  • Respectful Reptile
  • Revive No More
  • Faster Foot
  • Blasting Baddies
  • Fiercer Foot
  • Aggro Adversaries

The full patch notes are quoted below:

NEW FEATURES

Gameplay

  • A new Arcade mode is here: Custom Game! Just like an actual arcade machine: customize your game experience using DIP switches: free play, old-school Super Attacks, faster enemies, no more taunts, and many more! You can see the customization in the lobbies of Custom Games. Achievements’ progression and unlocking is disabled in Custom Games.

Online

  • In the Character Select menu, the host can now set a maximum number of players for the lobby.

Graphics

  • Added come awesome filters: CRT (normal or curved) and VCR! Check them out in the Options menu.

FIXES

Gameplay

  • Fixed rare crash in Arcade mode when changing difficulty.
  • Cars can no longer deal massive damage when the player is considered Armored (for example: charging a Heavy Swing).
  • Fixed bosses sometimes unable to reach a player positioned at the very top or bottom of the stage.
  • Fixed bosses sometimes frozen after being hit by Raphael’s Super Flying Attack.
  • Fixed Score not kept for player when switching character after a continue.
  • Fixed April’s Super Flying Attack sometimes seemingly reviving KO’ed enemies.
  • Fixed reviving a KO player near the transition point (for example: escalators in the Crystal Palace Mall) that would sometimes prevent progression.
  • Fixed updating the timer for special statuses (for example: Infinite Ninja Power) when KO or in a cutscene.

Online

  • Guest players can now rejoin the same hosted game.

Input

  • Fixed input not correctly assessed when selecting between Backflip or Roundoff when turning around.

Menus

  • Fixed rare soft lock occurring in the World Map if the user completed Stage 8 after finishing Stage 10.

IMPROVEMENTS

Gameplay

  • Taunt now only fills up the first Ninja Power bar.
  • We no longer clear fully accumulated Ninja Power bars when KO on Chill difficulty.
  • Doing a throw now grants the player invulnerability.
  • Added more feedback in the HUD when trying to do a Super Attack without enough Ninja Power.
  • Many small animation tweaks were made to all bosses, often to make attacks easier to read.
  • Fixed Dirtbag’s dig holes collision detection that was too wide and deep.
  • Reduced the number of enemies spawned in Zorax’s stampede and the frequency of stampedes. Zorax also has a bit less health when facing multiple players.
  • Rat King now does Pied Piper less frequently.
  • Improved the Super Shredder fight in many small ways for a smoother pacing and tweaked some damage values. His grab is now used more frequently and is more efficient, though. Bummer dude!
  • Improved Statue of Tyranny pacing and tweaked some damage values.
  • Mother Mouser has a new bite animation to differentiate the charge bite from the idle bite, to give players time to react.
  • Mouser Model 3 and Mother Mouser are now acting a bit faster.
  • Radical Mode damage multiplier is now applied to all throws, Super Dive Attack, and charged Heavy Swing.
  • Fixed players sometimes falling outside of the screen repeatedly when respawning, at specific locations.

Online

  • Added a Refresh button to the lobby search list.
  • We improved the way the Arcade score is calculated: we now record each player individually, even if they leave the game.

Localization

  • Corrected or improved a few strings in Spanish, French and German.

Menus

  • The game will remember if How To Play was seen before, separately in Story and Arcade modes as they differ.
  • Improved the prompt to reset your story and character progress.
  • Pause menu in Arcade mode now shows the total play time.

Steam

  • Steam Input: improved support for PS5 controllers.

New images showcasing the list of new modifiers alongside new filters are viewable below:

In partnership with Nickelodeon, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder’s Revenge features all four turtles in a pixel art world that dates back to a classic 1987 design. It joins two retro gaming experts: Dotemu, the developer and publisher known for faithful ports and impeccable remakes and continuations of beloved gaming series, including Streets of Rage 4 and Ys Origin, which is practically on everything now.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder’s Revenge is now available on PC, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One.


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