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The Manhattan Project is a sequel to Mutant Ninja Turtles II. The third game in the series is very similar to the second one, being a Double Dragon-style brawler. The player selects one of the turtle protagonists who must then fight his way through the stages, taking out as many Foot Soldiers as possible, confronting and defeating the bosses, and finally facing Shredder. As opposed to the previous game, the turtle protagonists have each their unique powers.

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III: The Manhattan Project NES Groundchuck grabs a pipe to pummel Leonardo with
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III: The Manhattan Project NES Title screen (Japanese version)
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III: The Manhattan Project NES Heavy objects can flatten an unsuspecting turtle
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III: The Manhattan Project NES The last part of spaceship level

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Alternate Titles

  • "TMNT 3" -- common abbreviation
  • "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2: The Manhattan Project" -- Japanese title
  • "ティーンエージ ミュータント ニンジャ タートルズ 2 ザ マンハッタン プロジェクト" -- Japanese spelling

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Critic Reviews

Nintendo Land 2003 88 out of 100 88
Questicle.net Oct 04, 2013 B+ 83
Hardcore Gaming 101 2000 8 out of 10 80
PixlBit Aug 25, 2012 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
All Game Guide 2008 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Ultimate Nintendo: Guide to the NES Library 2016 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Retro Game Age Sep 02, 2011 8 out of 10 80
The Video Game Critic Jun 15, 2004 B 75
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) Feb, 1992 30 out of 40 75
Game Freaks 365 2006 7.4 out of 10 74

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Trivia

The first TMNT game wasn't titled as such in Japan, instead the NES port of the arcade game (which was renumbered II in the west) got to keep it's title as the first in the series. So because there was already a TMNT 2 in the US, but not in Japan, it got numbered differently in the different regions.

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Mumm-Ra (410) added Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III: The Manhattan Project (NES) on Mar 09, 2003