For a long time, one of my favorite games on iOS was Hungry Shark. It’s a simple but addictive game that allows you to control a shark that swims around a wonderfully inventive undersea world eating as much as you can — whether that was other fish, swimmers or even mad scientist villains straight from a James Bond movie. Hungry Shark spawned a series of sequels and went on to be downloaded more than 40 million times.

Now Future Games of London, the company that brought you the original Hungry Shark, has released Hungry Shark Evolution, a complete revisioning of the undersea world. Hungry Shark Evolution has ditched 2D graphics for some eye-catching 3D ones, which makes the game visually stunning. The game also adds some cool new features such as a massive free-roaming undersea world, 45 missions and the ability to unlock other sharks including a Mako, Hammerhead, Tiger and Great White.

Hungry Shark Evolution hits the App Store today. For US$2.99 it’s worth the fun. It’s also formatted to fit the iPhone 5’s new screen.

Hungry Shark Evolution swims back to life with 3D graphics originally appeared on TUAW – The Unofficial Apple Weblog on Thu, 25 Oct 2012 20:30:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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