Astraware Boardgames - 8 classic boardgames in one fun pack!

KEELE, UK - October 9th 2007 - Astraware ® is excited to announce the release of Astraware Boardgames - a collection of 8 classic boardgames including Chess, Backgammon, Reversi and more!

Astraware Boardgames includes 8 games, each with user-customizable rules and a range of difficulty levels, but designed with casual players and non-experts in mind. If you're a new player or an old hand who enjoys a fun traditional board game, then Astraware Boardgames is just for you.

"We wanted to come up with a range of fun games that everyone knows, and everyone can enjoy playing," said Howard Tomlinson, Astraware's CEO. "I love being able to pick up any of the boardgames, know that I stand a chance of winning, and have fun playing. Sorry, Mr. Kasparov, Astraware Boardgames is for regular folks only!"

Astraware Boardgames offers 3 levels of gameplay that everyone can enjoy, even complete beginners, If you're new to board games, you can play a nice easy game to begin with and when you're winning those regularly, select a harder difficulty.

The game features plenty of options so that you can choose to play it your way - against the computer, or alongside other players, and with your choice of rules, so whether you like huffing in checkers, flying in nine men's morris, want more ladders or less snakes, Astraware Boardgames lets you play it your way!

The gameplay and graphics are designed to evoke the feel of classic board games, played on wooden boards, with traditional playing pieces and satisfying piece movement. Astraware Boardgames includes Chess, Backgammon, Ludo, Checkers, Reversi, Nine Men's Morris, Snakes and Ladders, and Tic Tac Toe.

Astraware Boardgames is packed with standard Astraware features, such as user profiles, appropriate sound effects throughout, and automatic saving when you exit or receive a phone call. Available now for PDAs and smartphones running Palm OS ® 5.0 and Windows Mobile ® 2003, 2003SE, 5.0 and 6.0, it includes support for all resolutions. The game offers a choice of control methods and is optimized for play with 5-way navigation across all devices, but also works perfectly with a stylus if you have one!

Astraware Boardgames is available now priced $19.95, but with an introductory discount for a limited time. To try or to buy, visit the Astraware website: http://www.astraware.com/boardgames.

About Astraware

Founded in 1994 and incorporated in 2000, Astraware Limited develops, publishes and distributes games for mobile devices. Some of the company's best known handheld titles include Astraware Sudoku, Zap! 2000/2016, PopCap Games’ Bejeweled®, Zuma®, and Insaniquarium®, and Sandlot Games®’ Tradewinds®, and GlyphTM. Astraware is a Microsoft® Certified Gold Partner. Mobile gaming enthusiasts have downloaded more than 50 million copies of Astraware's products, and the company has customers in more than 100 countries. Visit Astraware at http://www.astraware.com.

For more information about Astraware, press only:

Alison Barclay, alison@astraware.com, +44 1782 667820.

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