Take control of the Shadow Bug, an overpowered ninja, who must save his forest from a horde of invading enemy creatures that are coming from an evil factory. Tap and hold to move, and then tap enemies to attack and warp around — this is a simple but challening new way to get around. Do you have what it takes?
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One-touch controls. Just touch the left or right half of the screen to move in that direction, and tap on enemies to attack. It's simple but leads to complex movement systems when it comes to getting to higher places.
Beautiful graphics. Get ready to be mesmerized by the gorgeous and stunning world of Shadow Bug.
Solve puzzles. Sometimes you will need to solve puzzles in order to advance through the stage. But make sure to watch out for those pesky enemies!
What is it about?
Shadow Bug is a challenging puzzle platformer that is gorgeous and fun. Take control of a powerful ninja and cut down the invading factory-made creatures in the forest to save it. The simple control scheme mean the game can be played anywhere at anytime, and it's easy to pick up but difficult to master. Earn your shurikens and face off against powerful foes.
For those who...
- Love ninja action
- Enjoy puzzle platformers
Not for those who...
- Don't like ninjas
- Want a more casual gaming experience
Why we love it
It's beautiful, challenging, and incredibly fun to just warp around everywhere and slice-and-dice foes.
App Store Description
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.