Okay, so it's a little longer than a fortnight as I'd previously said but finally Snailboy: Rise of Hermitron has soft-launched on iOS in South Africa and Ireland.

Three years after the release of Snailboy: An Epic Adventure, the shelly fiend Snailboy is back at it again as he faces off against the evil hermit crab, Hermitron.

Not only are the graphics utterly stunning, but the easy-to-use touch controls and array of exciting levels make this a very anticipated game indeed. Similar to a few other upcoming games, Snailboy: Rise of Hermitron will be free for the first five levels. The remaining 20 will be unlockable via a one-time-purchase IAP.

If you're in one of the stated zones about check out the game on the App Store now. If you're not but you'd like to have a play of the game, check out our handy guide on making a foreign iTunes account.

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