Staffordshire, UK&BOTHELL, Wash USA - June 25th, 2008 - Astraware ® and Sandlot Games ® are excited to announce the release of Westward ® for Symbian ® S60 ® and UIQ ® smartphones. The highly acclaimed game was released for Palm OS ® and Windows Mobile ® smartphones and PDAs earlier this year.
Based on the hit PC game by Sandlot Games, Westward offers many hours of absorbing game play as players control the destiny of the Wild West by building thriving towns, exploring unchartered plains, dense forests and rocky canyons and guiding their settlers to safety and success.
Westward features 4 different locations to explore with more than 20 game levels. Players manage a variety of resources and deal with environmental disasters like fire and drought, all while following the trail of the Mad Russian, a con artist extraordinaire, who must be brought to justice before he can cheat anyone else out of their life savings.
Westward has been optimized for smartphones running S60 3rd Edition and UIQ3 and can be controlled using 5-way, key controls or stylus. The game is available now, priced $19.95. To download a trial or to purchase, visit http://www.astraware.com/westward.
Founded in 1994 and incorporated in 2000, Astraware Limited develops, publishes and distributes games for mobile devices. Some of Astraware's best known handheld titles include Astraware Sudoku, Zap! 2000/2016, and Astraware Solitaire. Astraware is a Microsoft ® Certified Gold Partner, and a Palm ® Select Developer. Mobile gaming enthusiasts have downloaded more than 55 million copies of Astraware's products, and the company has customers in more than 100 countries. Astraware is the registered trademark of Astraware Limited - the Handmark Games Studio. Visit Astraware at http://www.astraware.com.
For more information about Astraware, press only: Alison Barclay, firstname.lastname@example.org, +44 1782 667820.
About Sandlot Games Corporation
Sandlot Games Corporation, headquartered in Bothell, Washington, is the world’s premier developer and publisher of casual and family-friendly games. Sandlot Games boasts a captivating portfolio of popular game titles and franchises including Cake Mania ® , Glyph ® , Super Granny ® , Tradewinds ® and Westward ® . Sandlot Games reaches millions of game players worldwide through a variety of distribution channels including online, PC, PDA’s, handhelds, videogame consoles and mobile phones. Since 2002, more than 200 million games have been downloaded by its loyal fan base. For more information or to play one of our award winning games, please visit us at www.sandlotgames.com. For further information on the company, please contact: Jared Nieuwenhuis, Vice President of Marketing, Tel: 425.486.5822 (x291), email: email@example.com.