How to play Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Ninja Run on Mac

Game summary

Rise of the TMNT: Ninja Run is an action game starring the legendary Ninja Turtles. We're talking about a level-based runner inspired by the Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles show. That's right, this 2018 comedy revisits the all-time classic Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (TMNT or The Ninja Turtles). You get to go on an adventure alongside Raphael, Donatello, Leonardo, and Michaelangelo through 50 different missions in which you have to collect coins in order to stop the New York mutants from gaining control over the city. The game is very similar to other classic games such as Subway Surfers or Temple Run as far as the gameplay goes: your character moves horizontally through different lanes by sliding your finger across the screen. You can also jump and slide under objects by swiping up or down. Each Ninja Turtle includes its own unique attacks, which you can perform by tapping on the screen. There's even a way to customize them more by using these three elements: costumes, weapons, and skills. Earn these unlockables by advancing through the different levels, or by playing with a roulette (but it'll cost a pretty significant amount of coins). With your earnings, you can also level up your characters. Rise of the TMNT: Ninja Run is an incredible videogame that combines endless runners and New York's Ninja Turtles. Shout Cowabunga at the top of your lungs and submerge yourself in a comics universe with the game's eye-catching style.
First released: Dec 2018

Play Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Ninja Run on Mac with Parallels (virtualized)

The easiest way to play Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Ninja Run on a Mac is through Parallels, which allows you to virtualize a Windows machine on Macs. The setup is very easy and it works for Apple Silicon Macs as well as for older Intel-based Macs.

Parallels supports the latest version of DirectX and OpenGL, allowing you to play the latest PC games on any Mac. The latest version of DirectX is up to 20% faster.

Our favorite feature of Parallels Desktop is that when you turn off your virtual machine, all the unused disk space gets returned to your main OS, thus minimizing resource waste (which used to be a problem with virtualization).

Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Ninja Run installation steps for Mac

Step 1
Go to and download the latest version of the software.
Step 2
Follow the installation process and make sure you allow Parallels in your Mac’s security preferences (it will prompt you to do so).
Step 3
When prompted, download and install Windows 10. The download is around 5.7GB. Make sure you give it all the permissions that it asks for.
Step 4
Once Windows is done installing, you are ready to go. All that’s left to do is install Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Ninja Run like you would on any PC.
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