Press Release: Nickelodeon & Activision Team Up To Produce New TMNT Video Games

Press Release: Nickelodeon & Activision Team Up To Produce New TMNT Video Games

Nickelodeon and Activion have announced that they have signed a deal to release new video games based on the hit CG animated series Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Hit the jump for the full press release.

Nickelodeon and Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. ATVI +0.38% today announced a worldwide, multi-year deal to develop and publish video games inspired by the new CG-animated series Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Under the new agreement, Activision has the global rights to produce interactive games based on the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles property.

"Activision is a leader in the gaming industry and we are honored to have them as the global video game partner for our new hit series Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles," said Sherice Torres, Senior Vice President of Entertainment Products, Nickelodeon Consumer Products. "We are confident that these upcoming games will take gamers through interactive environments and action-packed adventures that truly capture the essence, tone and exciting elements of the Turtles.

"The fans of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles are unique in that they span generations and are very passionate,"
said Kurt Niederloh, Vice President, Activision Publishing Minneapolis, Inc. "We respect this passion and look forward to working with Nickelodeon to create games that embody the spirit of the property."

Nickelodeon's Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles premiered Sept. 29, 2012 and was an instant hit, drawing almost 12 million viewers during its premiere weekend. Funnier and with more ninjutsu than ever before Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles explores the companionship of four teenage brothers learning to rely on themselves and one another as they unravel the mystery of their existence and grow to become the heroes in a half-shell that they are destined to be. The premiere episode was executive produced by Ciro Nieli, Joshua Sternin & J.R. Ventimilia and Peter Hastings. The series airs regularly on Nickelodeon, Saturday mornings at 11a.m. ET/PT.

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Thegoddamnbatman52 - 2/7/2013, 10:07 AM
cmax - 2/7/2013, 10:22 AM
I'd love to see a TMNT action/rpg series like Ultimate Alliance.

That'd be awesome!
MatioShack - 2/7/2013, 10:24 AM
Do. It. Right!!! I can't take the disappointment of another shitty turtles game. There hasn't been a good one since Turtles in Time.
DukeAcureds - 2/7/2013, 10:28 AM
The Konami games were awesome and the Arcade game is classic. Anybody else spot the TMNT Arcade game in Wreck-It Ralph?
SaxoWolf - 2/7/2013, 10:30 AM
Ramiel - 2/7/2013, 10:31 AM
Awesome show! Hopefully, the game(s) are just as awesome! Booyakasha!
DukeAcureds - 2/7/2013, 10:37 AM
Perv dog is classic.
AlexDeLarge87 - 2/7/2013, 10:44 AM
Why cant they make one game which is based on CGI series and one which is more adult oriented like the very first comics.
AlexDeLarge87 - 2/7/2013, 10:47 AM
the new cgi series doesnt really strike me with its extravagant humor.
AlexDeLarge87 - 2/7/2013, 10:48 AM
i now kids like it but they should give something for us older people too.
DukeAcureds - 2/7/2013, 10:51 AM
AlexDeLarge@ That'd be cool. I can't believe they've not given this property to Rocksteady.
DC4everLantern - 2/7/2013, 11:21 AM
Turtles in Time next Generation...? AWESOME!!!
FlashFacts - 2/7/2013, 12:39 PM
turtles in time is my favorite game. i can see myself playing when im old and grey. but u need another person to beat it.
AlexDeLarge87 - 2/7/2013, 1:26 PM
Gusto@ Look who´s talking :D
AlexDeLarge87 - 2/7/2013, 1:28 PM
and HEY im only 25. I´ve just seen much.
AlexDeLarge87 - 2/7/2013, 1:36 PM
ps. Rapist turtle creeps me out. Reminds me of one old dude who use to stalked teens in my neighborhood and gave them money if they let him show his genitals.
thewolfx - 2/7/2013, 1:42 PM
I remember when activision was good, when they had spiderman back ps2
cyclopstb - 2/7/2013, 1:47 PM
I hope this effect the return of the arcade games to xbox live.
mgeoff88 - 2/7/2013, 6:52 PM
New TMNT games based on the CG cartoon? I don't know... I would rather they makes new games based on the 80's cartoon.

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