Netflix is bringing some turtle energy to its suite of cellular video games by including Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder’s Revenge, a contemporary tackle the basic TMNT arcade video games. Shredder’s Revenge was first launched for PC and consoles in 2022, however now, you’ll be able to play it on iOS or Android if in case you have a Netflix subscription.
Shredder’s Revenge does lots to seize the spirit of the old-school beat ‘em up video games: it has lovely pixel artwork, side-scrolling ranges, and lets as much as six folks play on the identical time. However the sport can be designed to be welcoming to individuals who could not have grown up with the unique TMNT arcade video games, which could make it simpler for brand new gamers to leap in. If you wish to be taught extra, you’ll be able to learn Andrew Webster’s interview with designer Frederic Gemus, who spoke in regards to the design philosophy behind Shredder’s Revenge.
My transient time with the cellular model has been promising. I downloaded Shredder’s Revenge on iOS and hopped into a web based occasion. Whereas I used to be initially frightened in regards to the sport’s contact controls, the on-screen buttons are huge and responsive. Even on my iPhone 12 Mini, they by no means felt like they hindered my expertise, although I did lose observe of my character each every so often on the cellphone’s small display screen. (The sport additionally labored with my Spine One controller, if you happen to want bodily controls.)
My group, which began as three however crammed out to the complete six folks, cruised via the primary degree, and if I hold enjoying, I believe I’ll do it with on-line events. However if you wish to staff up with your folks whereas enjoying the cellular model, they’ll should be Netflix subscribers as nicely, since crossplay for the cellular Shredder’s Revenge solely works between Android and iOS gamers, Netflix spokesperson Chrissy Kelleher confirmed to The Verge.