KEELE, England and SEATTLE - September 19, 2007 - Astraware® and Big Fish Games TM , Inc. are excited to announce the availability of the highly acclaimed Hidden Expedition: Titanic TM game for Palm OS® and Windows Mobile® smartphones and PDAs.
The legendary RMS Titanic, which sank in 1912, still houses a wealth of artifacts and treasures on- board. Hidden Expedition: Titanic offers players the opportunity to explore the wreckage of this once-majestic ship and collect antique artifacts for the Titanic Museum. The partnership between Astraware and Big Fish Games will allow consumers to enjoy Hidden Expedition: Titanic straight from their mobile devices.
"We're pleased to be working with Big Fish Games to bring some of their great titles to handhelds," said Astraware CEO, Howard Tomlinson. "A first in the new category of 'hidden object' games for handhelds, Hidden Expedition: Titanic is sure to be a hit with mobile device users."
Players hunt for hidden objects within the wreckage during 14 diving missions, ultimately leading to the final prize: The Crown Jewels. Based on the best-selling PC game, Hidden Expedition: Titanic for handhelds features the same stunning graphics and atmosphere of the original.Players have the choice of using the intuitive five-way control scheme or the stylus to find a variety of artifacts hidden within the sunken ship.
"Astraware has proven time and again to deliver only the highest quality games," added Paul Handelman, VP of Business Development for Big Fish Games. "We're proud to lead the introduction of hidden-object games to the handheld market with them. We're confident that this is only the tip of the iceberg for us, so to speak."
Hidden Expedition: Titanic is priced at $19.95 and is available for Palm OS® devices with high-resolution screens running OS5 and above, and for Windows Mobile® smartphones and PDAs running WM2003, 2003SE, 5 and 6. Download Hidden Expedition: Titanic from the Astraware Web site at: http://www.astraware.com/titanic
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.
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About Big Fish Games, Inc.
Big Fish GamesTM, a developer, publisher and distributor of casual, family-friendly games, has one of the largest and highest-quality game catalogs on the Internet. With more than 1,000 titles to choose from, partnerships with more than 400 game developers, and 'A New Game Every Day!TM' for its customers, Big Fish Games is the world’s largest casual game distribution portal, distributing in excess of 750,000 games per day from www.bigfishgames.com. The success of Big Fish Games’ distribution and the introduction of hit game franchises like Mystery Case Files®, Hidden ExpeditionTM and AzadaTM from Big Fish Games' game development studios group has established Big Fish Games as a leading worldwide consumer brand. Visit Big Fish Games at www.bigfishgames.com.
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