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Kerberos Brings Two Sword Of The Stars Titles To Macs
6:00 AM | Cord Kruse | Comment on this story

Kerberos Productions recently announced the Mac release of two game titles. Sword of the Stars: The Pit is described as a "fun, fast, light-hearted turn-based RPG, where the tradition of Rogue and other old school dungeon-diving games meets the sci-fi Sword of the Stars universe." Ground Pounders is a turn-based strategy war game set in the same universe, giving players the chance to control one of two armies in a battle for land, sea, and air.

Sword of the Stars: The Pit

A deadly plague ravages your world. Your last hope: a legendary alien facility dug deep into the Feldspar Mountains...a massive Pit, built by the ancient Suul'ka.

If 'The Pit' really exists, there might be something left. Something that will give your doctors a fighting chance at the cure.

All you know for sure is that every expedition into those mountains has failed to return...

And Nothing Sows Death Like the Suul'ka.

Quamdiu Poteris Superesse?

Sword of the Stars: The Pit is a fun, fast, light-hearted turn-based RPG, where the tradition of Rogue and other old school dungeon-diving games meets the sci-fi Sword of the Stars universe, where the question to ask isn't "Did you make it to the end?" so much as "How far did you make it into The Pit before the monsters got you?"

Be brave, press on for the sake of your planet, and when all else fails, go out in a blaze of glory!


  • 3 Characters to choose from... Marine, Pilot and Engineer!
  • 30 Levels of ancient evil science between you and the cure!
  • Improve your character and increase your skills as you try and find a way to survive the depths.
  • Dozens and dozens of enemies drawn from the Sword of the Stars universe!
  • Over 50 weapons and armors with a variety of special effects including flamethrowers, rocket launchers, plasma cannons and powered Brawler armor!
  • Randomized augmentation effects (for your equipment... and for you!) make each game unique.
  • Crafting lets you make special items from bits and pieces of your enemies.
  • Over 100 items to discover, ranging from the familiar to ancient exotic tech.
  • Dozens of room types containing a host of exotic devices to help - or maybe hinder - your progress.
  • Discover and decipher hidden messages, crafting recipes, and pieces of Sword of the Stars lore!
  • Many fiendish ways to die including poisoning, disease, traps, radiation, starvation and of course... MONSTERS.
  • OS:10.8 Mountain Lion
  • Processor:2.0 GHz Intel
  • Memory:2 GB RAM
  • Graphics:512 MB NVidia or ATI graphics card
  • Hard Drive:1.4 GB HD space
  • Sound:Any Mac compatible sound device, stereo speakers or head phones
Ground Pounders

Ground Pounders is a hex-based, turn-based strategy wargame. Inspired by classic strategy games like Panzer General, and steeped in the lore of the Sword of the Stars universe, Ground Pounders offers a new generation of gamers an updated taste of turn-based strategic warfare. Best of all, you can play it cross platform between desktop machine and mobile devices.

Ground Pounders lets players control an army from one of two factions. Each army is comprised of dozens of different unit types. You will lead your ground pounders across a variety of worlds, increase their experience levels and abilities over the course of two campaigns, and use them to unlock special action cards that can add special effects to single-player games, or to up the stakes in your cross-platform multi-player battles.


  • Control one of 2 armies – Human and Hivers
  • 80+ units covering land, sea, and air
  • Battle across alien worlds on exotic battlefields, including airless moons, lava plains, and meteor-blasted wastelands
  • Seize orbital superiority and call down bombardment on your foes
  • Build airfields, fortify areas, and repair or destroy bridges
  • Improve your unit’s experience and abilities over 2 campaigns
  • Unlock and collect combat cards, including faction-unique cards!
  • Build unique combat card decks and even tune them for specific battles
  • Ten scenarios to play in skirmish mode or cross-platform multi-player
  • Enjoy a SotSdex filled with Lore details on famous units, personalities, battles and weapon systems
  • OS: 10.8 Mountain Lion
  • Processor: Core 2 Duo or equivalent
  • Memory: 2 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Memory:512MB Minimum Resolution:1280x800
  • Hard Drive: 1 GB available space
  • Sound Card: Any Mac compatible sound device, stereo speakers or head phones
  • Additional Notes: Valid email address and Internet connection (broadband not required) required for multiplayer
Check out the links below to learn more about the games.

Sword Of The Stars: The Pit
Ground Pounders
Kerbros Productions Inc.

Street Arena In Development
6:00 AM | Cord Kruse | Comment on this story

An IMG reader recently emailed us about an upcoming project from Blossom Games. Street Arena is planned for release to OS X, Linux, and Windows PCs and gives players the chance to compete in multiplayer action involving shooting and driving. The game is currently part of an Indiegogo campaign and is on Steam Greenlight.

Kick your friends' asses in this explosive, fast-paced action/shooting/driving multiplayer game! Be wary for the police will strive to hold you back and might even accidentally run you over while chasing another guy. Embrace lots of awesomeness and cheerful moments provided to you through a number of weapons, vehicle weapons, powerups and many funny and unexpected mayhemic situations! See you on the streets!
Learn more at the links below.

Street Arena
Blossom Games

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IGT Slots 100 Wolves Now At MGS
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Encore Software's IGT Slots 100 Wolves is available now for purchase and download at Mac Game Store. The casino slot simulator offers a variety of slot machines including 100 Wolves, Dakota Thunder, and Desert Spirit.

A wildly wonderful assortment of authentic slots comes direct from the casino to your computer. The IGT Slots 100 Wolves mini pack contains four fantastic individual slot games, including:
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  • Dakota Thunder TM
  • Desert Spirit TM
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  • Interactive features and rounds
  • Single-line or multi-line wagers
  • Eight wager amounts: 1¢, 5¢, 10¢, 25¢, 50¢, $1, $5, $10
  • Mac OS X 10.7 or later
  • 1.6 GHz Dual Core Intel Mac
  • 512 MB RAM
  • 1 GB HD Space
  • 256 MB VRAM
IGT Slots 100 Wolves is available now for $4.99 (USD).

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Caribbean Jigsaw Offers Relaxing Puzzle Solving
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Caribbean Jigsaw from 8 Floor Games is available now for purchase and download at Mac Game Store. The jigsaw puzzle based title challenges players to assemble pictures from a jumble of pieces. The game features a variety of images and game settings.

Caribbean Jigsaw is a jigsaw puzzle game. In this game a player assembles a picture of certain number of puzzle elements. The game controls are easy and casual. Player drags pieces and this way assembles a picture.


  • Mac OS X 10.6 or later
  • 128 MB RAM
  • 35 MB HD Space
Caribbean Jigsaw is available now for $4.99 (USD).

Caribbean Jigsaw
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