Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Rise Out of the Shadows this Summer

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Cowabunga, dude!

Man, it has been too long since I’ve had a reason to say that. It’s been what, three or four years since the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles last appeared in a video game? Well, Turtle Power is finally back as Activision and Red Fly Studio today announce Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows, a 3D brawler inspired by the modern Nickelodeon animated series.

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Out of the Shadows will be released this summer as a digital download via Steam, PlayStation Network and Xbox Live Arcade. Players will do battle against the Foot Clan across levels set in New York City as hyper-realistic, 3D-style representations of Leonardo, Donatello, Michelangelo, and Raphael. The game will support online co-op up to four players (well, duh!), skill-based combat, and in-depth character development.

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A lot of these details still need to be fully explained, but for now a few screenshots and a brief announcement trailer will have to do.

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About the Author

Matt Litten is a 28 year old from-the-womb gamer turned video game reviewer/blogger and current editor/owner/operator of VGBlogger.com. Matt got his first taste of gaming as a youngster on the NES and Atari, and the rest is history from there. In 2004, three years removed from high school and still looking for a career direction in life, Matt landed his first gig in the video game review business writing for the now-defunct website BonusStage.com. After the sad and untimely close of BonusStage, the former staff went on to found VGBlogger.com, and after a short stint as US Site Manager for AceGamez Matt turned his attention to VGBlogger, and to this day is dedicated to making it one of the top video game blogs in all the blogosphere. Matt is a fair-minded reviewer and lover of games of all platforms and types, big or small, hyped or niche, big-budget or indie. But that doesn't mean he will let poor games slide without a good thrashing when necessary.