What's New

This app has been updated by Apple to use the latest Apple signing certificate.

• 64 bit support

App Description

From the creators of N.Y.Zombies comes an all new blend of action, adventure, castle defense, and role playing elements! Master up to nine legendary Bug Heroes, including a sword wielding Spider assassin, an armored Beetle warrior, a machine gun toting Ant engineer, and more! Shoot, slice, dice, and bash your enemies with a variety of skills, abilities and equipment. Stockpile food, fortify your base, and defend it from hordes of hungry bugs. Explore a variety of familiar landscapes from an all new miniature perspective, collecting food, coins and other items. Enter Bug Heroes, an epic fantasy world you never knew existed!


Ranked one of the top iOS games of 2011 (metacritic.com)!!

"...it's going to be really hard to ever find a way to enjoy a typical dual-stick shooter again."
-- toucharcade.com

"One part castle defense, two parts dual stick shooter, and a dash of RPG; Bug Heroes is the most interesting blend of iPhone gaming I’ve see since Infinity Blade."
-- 148apps.com

"Bug Heroes has slick presentation, charm, and lasting appeal... In my opinion this is one of those games that defines the iOS platform for gamers."
-- appadvice.com

"Without a doubt, Bug Heroes is the year's first must-have release."
-- ifanzine.com



- A seamless blend of action, adventure, castle defense, and role playing elements!

- 10 unique Bug Heroes to play as, each with different strengths, weaknesses, equipment, and personalities. Choose any 3 heroes to take into battle!

- Level-up your Bug Heroes, increase their skills, and customize them with a huge variety of equipment and abilities!

- Melee and ranged combat. Slice your enemies with swords, swat bugs off of ledges or into walls, and blast them from long range with rifles and machine guns!

- Scour the lands for food, then defend your food stash from hordes of hungry bugs. Build turrets and fortify your base!

- Optional, randomized side quests for even more depth and re-playability!

- Over 50 unique enemy types, ranging from tiny fleas to giant snails. Detailed "Insectopedia" for background info and strategies on every single enemy!

- Multiple profiles and game saves, tons of achievements, and online leaderboards!

- Supports all devices, old and new. Enjoy crisp retina graphics on the iPhone 4 and iPod Touch 4g!





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iPhone Screenshots

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iPad Screenshots

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App Changes

  • June 17, 2011 New version 2.3
  • June 11, 2011 New version 2.2
  • May 26, 2011 New version 2.1
  • April 27, 2011 New version 2.0.1
  • April 13, 2011 Price decrease: $1.99 -> FREE!
  • April 13, 2011 New version 2.0
  • March 02, 2011 New version 1.1.1
  • February 28, 2011 Price increase: $0.99 -> $1.99
  • February 26, 2011 Price decrease: $1.99 -> $0.99
  • February 18, 2011 New version 1.1
  • January 11, 2011 New version 1.0.1
  • August 12, 2011 New version 2.3.2
  • December 09, 2011 New version 2.4
  • December 15, 2011 New version 2.4.1
  • December 20, 2011 New version 2.4.2
  • February 15, 2012 New version 2.4.3
  • February 17, 2014 New version 2.4.4
  • February 21, 2014 New version 2.4.5
  • September 20, 2014 New version 2.4.6
  • June 14, 2019 New version 2.5