Last week saw the launch of many interesting App Store releases, one of which was Shadow Bug Rush (Free), the free to play endless alternative to the similarly named Shadow Bug ($3.99) that released earlier this year. Featuring a cool graphical style reminiscent of Badlands ($0.99), and some hardcore action platforming action to boot, Muro Studios crafted a game that became a cult favorite amongst the iOS community. While the endless iteration launched for a sweet price of zero dollars, the original Shadow Bug has today also been reduced to absolutely free, which is a great chance for fans of the new game to try out the fully fledged adventure alternative.
While there’s no explicit mention of how long this sale will last – my money’s on it being part of Apple’s Free App of the Week promotion, but it could just be to support the new endless iteration in the series – this is a fantastic steal for anyone who didn’t get Shadow Bug at the first time of asking. This version features fully hand-crafted levels, packed with secrets, puzzles, and even bosses, and looks incredible in motion with its dark and brooding graphical stye. Shadow Bug is a fully premium iOS platformer for free, which is a bargain for platform aficionados or anyone looking for another quality mobile experience to add to their iPhone. Be sure to pick up Shadow Bug before it increases in price, and share any thoughts or impressions of the game on our forum thread.