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Shadow Bug

By Muro Studios Ltd.

This app is only available on the App Store for iOS devices.


You are the overpowered ninja hero Shadow Bug! Save your home forest from the evil factory by slicing monsters to pieces.

TAP ON THE MONSTER! Leap, slash, splash! One finger is all you need.

Become the ultimate ninja and adventure through beautiful and twisted landscapes full of action and adventure.

”Badland Meets Super Meat Boy” - TouchArcade

”Shadow Bug is very well tuned to touch-screen controls.” - Hardcore Gamer

”Shadow Bug is one of the most alluring games that has graced my device lately.” - AppAdvice

- Hand crafted levels filled with action, exploration and puzzles.
- Memorable boss fights.
- Mesmerizing art with picturesque parallax backgrounds and mystical silhouettes.
- Breathtaking soundscape with an epic soundtrack and immersive sound effects.
- Leaderboards for speedrunning levels.
- A completely new take on platformer games.

Requires iOS 7.1 or later.
Recommended devices: iPhone 5 or newer and iPad 4 or newer.

What's New in Version 1.3

- Added Korean language
- Added Special Thanks for the Credits level


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Customer Reviews

A simple, good & fun game.

TL;DR - it's fun, unless you're doing the challenges it isn't that hard.

So I might have lied a little when I said it was simple. Often it is simple to beat the level, but if you want to earn three shurikens on each level you may find yourself playing any given level dozens of times on repeat.

But that of course is why I love this game. It is not the easiest plat-former, but it also is not really challenging until you're combing the speed and score aspect.

Because of that the "difficulty" of the specific challenge you set for yourself allows for a really nice curve. Finally, it is interesting to listen to (at first, of course all repetitive music gets old), and the large point globes that are hidden allow you to play through a level slowly and methodically to try to find where they are hidden.

That is a wonderful mechanic to get people to notice all the little aspects that have went into making this game.

If you like this sort of die, rinse, repeat games at all, you will like this one.

Hands down one of the best games in the App Store

This should be an editors of the most beautiful, fun, action-packed, and innovative games I've played..this is a MUST of the best mobile games of 2016.....and I have to update my review after replaying this amazing game. I'm so sad it's finally over, but it was one heck of a ride playing through all the levels - slicing and dicing at high speeds is soooo satisfying....I honestly can't wait to see what these devs do next as they are number 1 on my watch list...Apple should give shadow bug the next indie showcase's THAT good, action masterpiece!

The last level breaks the game for me

Honestly, through out the game I found myself charmed. This funny little character was a joy to control and the gameplay was great. With intuitive game design and very effective level layout. However, as the game progressed to its final stage, I found myself frustrated by the same features that, initially, had made this game a great platformer. The controls work against you this time around, in such a way that they lead to the death of the character, many times. The level design also works against you, but not in any way that could be described as fair. I give this game 3 out of 5 stars

Shadow Bug
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This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
  • $3.99
  • Category: Games
  • Updated:
  • Version: 1.3
  • Size: 246 MB
  • Languages: English, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish
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Rated 12+ for the following:
  • Frequent/Intense Cartoon or Fantasy Violence

Compatibility: Requires iOS 7.1 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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