Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles arcade hits XBLA this Wednesday

This is it — the reason to own an Xbox 360 is here!

Through the leaks, rumors, and eventual truth, comes the release date for the classic arcade Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles on XBLA. How does this Wednesday sound? Better yet, it’s only 400 MS points.

From Gamerscore Blog:

Everyone’s favorite totally tubular turtles bring their radical ninja skills to Xbox LIVE Arcade. The 1989 arcade classic, “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles,” will be available for download on Xbox LIVE Arcade for Xbox 360 beginning Wednesday, March 14 at 0900 GMT (2 a.m. PDT).
 
True to the original arcade classic, gamers will be able to choose from one of four Ninja Turtles: Leonardo, Michelangelo, Donatello or Raphael and master their unique ninja weapons and abilities.

Gamers will have the unique opportunity to play through the original seven levels alone, or with up to three others co-operatively via Xbox LIVE.

“Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” will be available worldwide for 400 Microsoft Points.

Well, I’m sold. Now I just need to find three friends; me yelling “Cowabunga!” at the top of my lungs probably isn’t helping.

Nick Chester