PSA: Kickstarter-funded Republique free this week on the App Store

Republique had a long journey from Kickstarter-funded concept to full-blown release. For those that haven't had the opportunity to try out the first episode of Camouflaj's iOS tactical stealth game, Apple is offering a chance to pick it up for free this week as its Free App of the Week.

Republique centers around a desperate woman named Hope (voiced by Mass Effect's Jennifer Hale), seeking to escape an authoritarian, Orwellian-like state led by an all-powerful Overseer. Players must hack into the state's surveillance system and use its controls to help Hope evade the Overseer's forces and find her way to freedom.

Those looking to start their Republique story can pick up the game from the App Store. Episode 2 is currently available for $4.99 or as part of the game's Season Pass, while the third episode is slated to release this summer.