It snuck up with virtually no promotion, but the first video game based on Nickelodeon's animated TMNT cartoon series is now available on Nintendo Wii, Xbox 360, and Nintendo 3DS.
Check out the trailer below, then get it now!
In the first episode, "The Mutation Situation," the Turtles find out that alien Kraang has dropped mutagen canisters all over New York. Throughout Season 2, the heroes will have to recover those canisters before more mutants are created. Meanwhile, Kraang and Shredder have joined forces to stop the Turtles.
A special discussion about all things TMNT featuring co-creator Kevin Eastman! Join Eastman and other members of the IDW Publishing TMNT creative brain trust, including editor Bobby Curnow and writer Tom Waltz, for what promises to be one shell of a fun and informative time!
Members of the mutant marketing team for Playmates Toys-the master toy licensee for TMNT since the 1980s-prepare to "unleash shell," discussing what's now, new, and next for the articulated heroes on a half-shell. Get sneak peeks at future toys (perhaps some from season 2 of the Turtles' animated series or the upcoming TMNT movie), and ask questions of "team green" members who've worked on all three incarnations of the Turtles since their debut decades ago.Go Green! With the Lean, Mean, Ninja Team: Nickelodeon's Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles!
Check out Nick’s latest mutation as Executive Producers Ciro Nieli and Peter Hastings and Story Editor Brandon Auman discuss the upcoming finale for Season 1 and get an exclusive look at what’s in store for Season 2. Meet members of the incredible Ninja cast: Sean Astin (Raphael), Greg Cipes (Michelangelo), Rob Paulsen (Donatello), Mae Whitman (April O’Neil) and Kevin Michael Richardson (Shredder). Stick around for the “unmasking” of a fan-favorite character.IDW Kids Comics: A Panel for All Ages! Ponies, Turtles, and More!
Editors Sarah Gaydos, Bobby Curnow, and Tom Waltz (and a host of amazing creators) discuss the growing slate of all-ages titles at IDW -- including My Little Pony, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles New Animated Adventures, Samurai Jack, Powerpuff Girls, Ben 10, Ghostbusters, Popeye, KISS Kids, and more. Plus, free comics!
It'll be a story point, too, that brings classic and current Turtles together.Townsend Coleman (Michaelangelo) hinted at the reunion earlier this week on Facebook when he changed his cover photo to a picture of the outside of Nickelodeon Studios in Burbank, CA.
"We all have a nostalgia for these characters in all their incarnations, and any time we can serve it up, we take the chance," Nieli says. "The trick is finding a way to do it where it doesn't feel wedged in, where you don't even see it coming.
Nickelodeon and Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc., 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.Multiple sites are claiming that the first of three titles is due to come out this summer, although no supporting information or sources are cited. Watch here for more details as they're made available!
Directing in an Animated Television/Broadcast Production
Michael Chang, ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Never Say Xever’ – Nickelodeon Animation Studios
Storyboarding in an Animated Television/Broadcast Production
Irineo Marramba, Ciro Nieli, ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: I Think His Name is Baxter Stockman’’ – Nickelodeon Animation Studios
Voice Acting in an Animated Television/Broadcast ProductionCongratulations to the nominees! The Annie Awards will be announced and presented during a ceremony scheduled for February 2, 2013, in Los Angeles, CA.
Mae Whitman as April O'Neil – ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Rise of the Turtles’ – Nickelodeon Animation Studios
"Millions of families around the country will come together for the annual tradition of watching Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade and we couldn't be more thrilled to once again partner with Macy's to bring the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles to life," said Pam Kaufman, chief marketing officer, Nickelodeon Group. "Our new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles series has really struck a chord with fans and this spectacular float will offer them an exciting Nickelodeon entertainment experience."This is the first time ever the TMNT will have a dedicated float in the parade. They have, however, appeared in the parade before, though it was no where near as elaborate.
The paint scheme is being done as a partnership between Gordon, AARP, AARP Foundation and Nickelodeon's Helping and Leading Others program on Drive to End Hunger. As part of the program, national PSA have been airing on Nickelodeon channels to reach kids, parents and grandparents.
|Jeff Gordon and the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles introduce their new|
race car at a press conference on September 20, 2012.
Releasing in October this year, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Annual 2012 follows the adventure of Raphael and Casey as they find themselves in the middle of a criminal escapade gone wrong. Rival clans jockey for power in the NYC criminal underworld, and the Ninja Turtles are drawn into the chaos. Expect the unexpected in this exciting, all-new tale that sets up a crucial future TMNT storyline.The Annual will be 48 pages and in full color, with a retail price of $7.99.