How to play Shadow Bug on Mac
Leap, slash, splash! You are the overpowered ninja hero Shadow Bug! Save your home forest from the evil factory by slicing monsters to pieces.
Shadow Bug is a new kind of platformer game with emphasis on action and speedrunning. The control scheme of the game is specifically designed for all the game modes on Nintendo Switch. You play as Shadow Bug and try to stop the evil factory from polluting your forest home. You do this by attacking on enemies and slicing them to pieces.
First released: Jul 2017
Play Shadow Bug on Mac with Parallels (virtualized)
The easiest way to play Shadow Bug on a Mac is through Parallels, which allows you to virtualize a Windows machine on Macs. The setup is very easy and it works for Apple Silicon Macs as well as for older Intel-based Macs.
Parallels supports the latest version of DirectX and OpenGL, allowing you to play the latest PC games on any Mac. The latest version of DirectX is up to 20% faster.
Our favorite feature of Parallels Desktop is that when you turn off your virtual machine, all the unused disk space gets returned to your main OS, thus minimizing resource waste (which used to be a problem with virtualization).
Shadow Bug installation steps for Mac
Go to Parallels.com
and download the latest version of the software.
Follow the installation process and make sure you allow Parallels in your Mac’s security preferences (it will prompt you to do so).
When prompted, download and install Windows 10. The download is around 5.7GB. Make sure you give it all the permissions that it asks for.
Once Windows is done installing, you are ready to go. All that’s left to do is install Shadow Bug like you would on any PC.
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