April Fools' Day trick
In the April 1991 issue of EGM, an April Fools' prank was published for this game. After inputting the code correctly, the player was supposes to have the ability to play as Simon Belmont from Castlevania
Freebies and Offers
The 1991 original Spectrum box release came with:
- Buy one get one free pizza offer
- Chance to buy an LCD Turtles game
- Free Turtle's Snapper camera (if the purchaser joined the Turtles Fan Club)
The 1991 original Spectrum box release had a manual that was printed on the back of a large Turtles poster that would look great on the wall. However the game also used a copy protection system and all the codes were on the back of the poster, so while playing one couldn't really have the poster on the wall at all
- The NES version is a conversion of the blockbuster Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles arcade game which was released in 1989 and became Konami's strongest title.
- According to Microsoft, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Arcade Game was the top-selling Xbox Live Arcade game for the Xbox 360 in 2007.
Information also contributed by Mumm-Ra.
- Commodore Force
- December 1993 (Issue 13) – #70 “Readers' Top 100”