Free today only, Battle Bears [App Store] is a survival of the fittest shooter with a entirely absurd premise that is completely worth downloading because the curtain raising cut scene alone, even if you ne’er make it farther than that.
Since we first looked at it, Battle Bears has been updated a number of times to add completely fresh content, online scoring via OpenFeint, and other goodies such as a legion of zombie bears and the awful Colbear boss. The trailer for Battle Bears 1.5 demoes a few of these things:
We included Battle Bears in our best games of 2009 listing, and it’s still a game I recommend to people just because it is so strange. Whatever you do today, be sure you download Battle Bears, and while you’re at it, tell your friends, co-workers, and neighbors to download it too.