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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Cowabunga Collection coming to SDCC

KONAMI to Host Turtle Lair Gaming Lounge and Panel During San Diego Comic-Con 2022 Giving Attendees Hands-on with the Cowabunga Collection with Special Appearances by:  

  • Kevin Eastman – Artist, Writer, Producer, Co-Creator: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
  • Charles Murakami – Senior Producer, Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc.
  • Chris Kohler – Editorial Director, Digital Eclipse

LOS ANGELES and NEW YORK – July 12, 2022 – Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. (KONAMI) today announced that fans of the heroes in the half shell can experience the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Cowabunga Collection for themselves at the Turtle Lair gaming lounge during San Diego Comic-Con 2022 (SDCC 2022) from July 21-24 for all SDCC 2022 badge holders, ahead of the game’s launch.

TMNT Cowabunga Collection Panel @SDCC 2022

Kevin Eastman (Co-Creator: Teenage Mutant Nina Turtles), Charles Murakami (Senior Producer, KONAMI), and Chris Kohler (Editorial Director, Digital Eclipse) will host a panel discussing the past and present, digging into how this singular library of games changed brawlers, console, and arcade games forever.

When: July 22 from 3:15 – 4:15pm PT

Where: Room 6BCF

KONAMI’s Turtle Lair Gaming Lounge @ the Courtyard Marriot

453 Sixth Ave.

San Diego, CA


KONAMI’s Turtle Lair gaming lounge will feature appearances from the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Cowabunga Collection developers and special guests including Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Franchise Co-Creator, Kevin Eastman.

The first 500 people who arrive and play at the Turtle Lair at SDCC 2022 on Thursday July 21, will get a chance to receive fun giveaways including a limited edition black and white print of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles original artwork created by Kevin Eastman and a token for a limited entry signing with Kevin Eastman for Friday, July from 12-2pm. More details and updates will be revealed on the official KONAMI Twitter the week of the event.     

About Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Cowabunga Collection

In collaboration with Nickelodeon, thirteen radical games from KONAMI’s entire archive of retro 8-bit, 16-bit, and arcade TMNT titles and their Japanese versions* bring Leonardo, Donatello, Raphael, and Michelangelo to life on PlayStation®5, PlayStation®4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and PC Steam. Physical retail and digital versions will be available at SRP $39.99.

About Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

The games are based on the characters and themes of the 80’s children’s cartoon and comic book series, the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles often taking place in a fictionalized New York City, around the sewers, inside futuristic enemy bases and even across time itself! In collaboration with Nickelodeon, the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Cowabunga Collection will also include loads of extras using imagery from the original cartoons, comics and other historic TMNT media content in a compiled Museum connecting the franchise across the various mediums. Additionally, never-before-seen development art, sketches and game design material will also be included. 

©2022 Viacom Overseas Holdings C.V. All Rights Reserved. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and all related titles, logos and characters are trademarks of Viacom Overseas Holdings C.V. Nickelodeon and all related titles, logos and characters are trademarks of Viacom International Inc. ©Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc.​

About Konami Group

Konami Group was established in 1973, starting as an amusement machine manufacturer for arcades. Over the years, the company has grown to include different business units across various markets. Currently, KONAMI HOLDINGS CORPORATION includes the Digital Entertainment, Amusement, Gaming & Systems, and Sports Businesses. The company went public on the Osaka Securities Exchange in 1984, the Tokyo Stock Exchange in 1988, and the London Stock Exchange in 1999. For more information, visit: www.konami.com/en.

About Konami Digital Entertainment

Konami Digital Entertainment, which is the core company of Konami Group, develops entertaining content for mobile, console and card games. The company is known for global franchises such as eFootball™, Metal Gear, Silent Hill, Castlevania, and Contra, as well as the Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game series. www.konami.com/games/corporate/en/

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