COW-A-BUNGA DUDE! Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2: The Arcade Game!

May 16, 2010

“Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles! Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles! Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles! Heroes in a half shell. TURTLE POWER!” – excerpt  from the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Cartoon

It’s that time again; my slow but steadily developing “COW-A-BUNGA DUDE!” series is back! Throughout the “COW-ABUNGA DUDE!” series, we will be examining the different Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle games that have been developed throughout the years. Today, we are taking a look at Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2: The Arcade Game.

Back in the 80’s and 90’s, the Ninja Turtles where the hottest thing since sliced bread. Kids couldn’t help but devour, with great tenacity, the seemingly limitless merchandise available. Cloths, toys, bed sheets, bubble bath (my personal favorite), are just a few examples of the items children, like me, demanded from their parents. This merchandise included video games!

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COW-A-BUNGA DUDE! The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles!

December 19, 2008

Earlier today I was watching the original Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie, you know, the one made in 1990 that used a mixture of muppetry (thanks to Jim Henson Studios) and animatronics to bring the turtles to life on the big screen. After watching the movie for the “God only knows” time,  it got me thinking about how much the Turtles where more than just a movie, comic, set of video games, and just about every other consumer good you could think of. They were a way of life.

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