KEELE, Staffordshire, UK - March 31st, 2008 - Astraware ® is excited to announce the release of their first game for Symbian ® S60 ® and UIQ ® smartphones! Astraware Boardgames features 8 classic boardgames including Reversi, Chess, and Backgammon, all designed with casual players and non-experts in mind.
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 compatible with Symbian S60 3rd Edition devices including the Nokia N95 and E61, and with UIQ 3 devices including the Sony Ericsson P1i and Motorola RIZR Z8. The game includes support for English, Spanish, German and Portuguese languages and is available from Astraware.com priced $19.95.
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.