KEELE, Staffordshire, UK and BOTHELL, Wash USA - July 2nd, 2007 - Astraware® and Sandlot Games® are excited to announce the release of the highly anticipated Tradewinds 2TM on handheld devices. Based on the highly-acclaimed PC game, Tradewinds 2 has been developed by Astraware for Palm OS® and Windows Mobile® handhelds and smartphones.
Tradewinds 2 is the sequel to Tradewinds® - a best-selling game of Far East trade and pirate adventures. Tradewinds 2 offers players a brand new adventure based in the exotic seas of the Caribbean. Building on the trading fun of the first game, Tradewinds 2 features 20 all new ports to explore, new ships and weapons to buy and upgrade, new goods to trade in, and a brand new feature - tasks to complete for honor and reward. In each port, the Governor may request the help of your captain - from simple shopping tasks to rescuing fair maidens and defeating dangerous pirates. Elicit help at the Inn, and buy charms and amulets from the trader to help your safe passage to the next port.
Choose from 5 characters to Captain your ship, or even create your own with the character generator, and then set sail for your adventure. Tradewinds 2 offers two play modes - Story Mode and Free Trade Mode - both offering many hours of game play. With over a hundred different tasks in a range of different character combinations encompassing different ports, Story Mode has excellent replay value. Free Trade Mode offers a different challenge, where players sail the seas to trade amongst ports and build their fortunes.
Tradewinds 2 is available for Palm OS® handhelds with hi-res screens running OS5, and for Windows Mobile® devices with a touch screen running WM2003, 5.0, and 6.0. Priced at $19.95, visit http://www.astraware.com/tradewinds2 for more information, to download a trial, or to buy. Tradewinds 2 for Palm OS®, Windows Mobile® and for PC can also be purchased from Sandlot Games - http://www.sandlotgames.com
Founded in 1994, Astraware Limited develops, publishes and distributes games for mobile devices. Some of the company's best known handheld titles include PopCap Games’ Bejeweled®, Zuma®, and Insaniquarium®, Sandlot Games®’ Tradewinds®, and Astraware Sudoku and Zap!2000/2016. 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 over 100 countries. For more information, contact Alison Barclay at firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit http://www.astraware.com.
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 ManiaTM, GlyphTM, Super Granny®, Tradewinds® and WestwardTM. 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, over 80 million games have been downloaded by its loyal fan base. For more information or to play one of our award winning games, visit us at www.sandlotgames.com. For further information on the company, please contact: Jared Nieuwenhuis, Director of Global Marketing, Tel: 425.486.5822 (x291), email: email@example.com.