The theme for the new Ninja Turtles game is sung by Mike Patton from Faith No More

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder's Revenge (opens in new tab) is a sidescrolling brawler currently in the works from Tribute Games, a studio founded by ex-Ubisoft staff who worked on games like of Scott Pilgrim vs. the World and TMNT for the Game Boy Advance. It debuted with a trailer that features a version of the theme song from the late-1980s Ninja Turtles cartoon, and yes, it's being sung by Mike Patton, the prolific singer from Faith No More, Mr. Bungle, and like 20 other bands.

Via Metalsucks (opens in new tab), here's what Patton had to say: "Working on TMNT was pure pleasure. I channeled my inner ninja spirit to deliver a track worthy of my half-shell brothers! it was an honor to serve them…and finally I made some music my nieces can enjoy!"

It's not the first time he's been involved in a videogame. Patton also provided voices for various Infected in Left 4 Dead, the Anger Core in Portal, the protagonist of Bionic Commando, and the title character in The Darkness and The Darkness 2.

While you're waiting for Shredder's Revenge, try Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Rescue-Palooza. It's a free fangame based on the old TMNT sidescrollers with 60 playable characters (opens in new tab).

Jody Macgregor
Weekend/AU Editor

Jody's first computer was a Commodore 64, so he remembers having to use a code wheel to play Pool of Radiance. A former music journalist who interviewed everyone from Giorgio Moroder to Trent Reznor, Jody also co-hosted Australia's first radio show about videogames, Zed Games (opens in new tab). He's written for Rock Paper Shotgun (opens in new tab), The Big Issue, GamesRadar (opens in new tab), Zam (opens in new tab), Glixel (opens in new tab), Five Out of Ten Magazine (opens in new tab), and (opens in new tab), whose cheques with the bunny logo made for fun conversations at the bank. Jody's first article for PC Gamer was about the audio of Alien Isolation, published in 2015, and since then he's written about why Silent Hill belongs on PC, why Recettear: An Item Shop's Tale is the best fantasy shopkeeper tycoon game, and how weird Lost Ark can get. Jody edited PC Gamer Indie from 2017 to 2018, and he eventually lived up to his promise to play every Warhammer videogame.