The iOS remake of Bitmap Bros classic Speedball 2 is available to download for free for today only.

In association with the FreeAppADay initiative, the 16-bit favourite is available for zero pence for the next 24 hours.

The FreeAppADay app allows users to 'wish' for popular paid apps to become free for a day.

Speedball 2 Evolution earned a Pocket Gamer Silver Award upon its iPhone release in March, and while it isn't much of an advance on the superb original the game still offers, "enjoyably violent nostalgic action".

You can grab the game using the iTunes the link below.