Astraware Launches Four Games for Barnes&Noble’s NOOK Color™, The Award-Winning Readers Tablet™

Astraware Mahjong, Astraware Solitaire, Astraware Sudoku, and Astraware Casino have all been optimised to take advantage of NOOK Color’s high resolution screen, and touchscreen controls. Astraware Mahjong is currently exclusive to NOOK Color on the Android platform for a limited time.

“We’ve put together a selection of titles that are ideal for people who like to both relax and use their brains - which will be perfect for NOOK Color owners! With great features to make the games rewarding to play, and customisation to really make them your own, these will sit perfectly alongside the books, magazines, and entertainment that NOOK Color owners already enjoy!”

Astraware Mahjong includes 30+ puzzle layouts, 4 difficulty levels, and a Daily puzzle challenge where players can compare times with other players worldwide.

Astraware Solitaire includes 12 of the most popular single player card games in 1 pack, including Klondike, Spider, Freecell, Pyramid, and more.

Astraware Casino includes 11 popular casino games in 1 pack including Texas Hold‘Em Poker, Slots, Roulette, Blackjack, Craps, and more.

Astraware Sudoku includes puzzles at 6 difficulty levels, a puzzle generator, puzzle solver, ability to enter your own puzzles from newspapers and books, and a wide range of assistance including automatic or manual pencilmarks, and a smart hints system. It also includes the Sudoku of the Day daily puzzle challenge.

All 4 games can be purchased for $4.99 each on device. NOOK Color customers can easily download each game in seconds from Shop on NOOK Color. For more information on NOOKcolor, visit For more information on Astraware games, visit:

About Astraware

Founded in 1994 and incorporated in 2000, Astraware is a UK-based games studio that develops, publishes and distributes games for a wide range of smartphones and mobile devices. Some of the titles to come out of the Astraware studio include multi-award-winning Astraware Sudoku, Tradewinds 2 (developed under license from Sandlot Games), and Pazzazz Games' GTS World Racing. Mobile gaming enthusiasts have downloaded more than 75 million copies of Astraware's products, and the company has customers in more than 100 countries. For more information visit: Facebook: Twitter:

Astraware® is the registered trademark of Astraware Limited in the U.S. and other territories. All rights reserved. All other trademarks belong to their respective owners.


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