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[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]

Austin, TX – December 13, 2012 – Tiger Style Games, developer of the Game of the Year award winner Spider: The Secret of Bryce Manor, is proud to announce their critically acclaimed game Waking Mars is now available for sale on multiple platforms via Steam, GamersGate, and Desura for $9.99 US, in time for the 2012 holiday season.

In addition, not only will the Steam version of Waking Mars support Steam Cloud and Big Picture mode, but it will also feature seventeen achievements.

“We are so excited to make Waking Mars available on Steam, and we have our tens of thousands of fans to thank for making it possible,” says Randy Smith, co-founder, Tiger Style.  “After porting our game to PC from iOS, this is the best validation we could possibly hope for.”

Waking Mars is a unique adventure game where players, controlling intrepid scientist Liang, jetpack through a hauntingly beautiful and vast network of Martian caves after being trapped by a thunderous cave in. Players will need to master a mysterious interconnected ecosystem of more than a dozen unearthly exotic plants and alien creatures to succeed.

“2012 has been an extraordinary year for Waking Mars,” says David Kalina, co-founder, Tiger Style. “We released Waking Mars on the iPhone and iPad early in the year, and the critical and popular reception was so positive that we spent the remainder of the year porting it to PCs and Android devices. Then, after launching the game on PC, Mac, Linux, and Android in the most successful Humble Bundle for Android yet, Waking Mars was chosen for release on Steam by the Steam Greenlight community. We're super excited to finish our year selling the game to an all-new audience on Steam, as well as on GamersGate and Desura.”

Waking Mars, which has sold nearly 100,000 copies on iOS alone, to-date, is available on the following digital storefronts:

Note: Only base prices are listed.


Screenshot gallery Dropbox | HTTP

Concept art Dropbox | HTTP

Desktop wallpaper Dropbox | HTTP

Selections from the soundtrack (MP3) Dropbox | HTTP

Gameplay video (YouTube)



OS: Windows XP or later

Processor: x86-compatible, 2Ghz or faster

Memory: 512MB RAM

Hard Drive: 400MB disk space


OS: MacOS X 10.6 or later

Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo or faster

Memory: 512MB RAM

Hard Drive: 400MB disk space


OS: Android 2.2+ No custom ROMs or rooted firmware

Memory/Storage: 1GB+ RAM, 1GB+ internal storage memory (ROM)

Display: Multi-touch screen required, higher-resolution screens recommended

About Tiger Style Games

Tiger Style, a fully independent, fully distributed collective of designers, artists, and musicians, is the award-winning studio behind the 2009 smash hit winner of multiple Game of the Year awards Spider: The Secret of Bryce Manor and the critically acclaimed cross-platform hit Waking Mars. Tsiger Style was founded in 2008 by industry veterans Randy Smith and David Kalina whose credits include Splinter Cell, Deus Ex: Invisible War, and the Thief series.

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or follow us on Twitter @tigerstylegames and Facebook.