KEELE, Staffordshire, UK&BOTHELL, Wash, USA - February 6th, 2008 - Astraware ® and Sandlot Games ® are pleased to announce a new version of Tradewinds 2 for Windows Mobile ® Standard devices alongside an update to the existing Palm OS ® and Windows Mobile ® Professional versions.
The first release of Tradewinds 2 for Windows Mobile ® Standard devices supports both QVGA and QVGA landscape smartphones, and the 5-way control system has been optimised for non-touchscreen devices to make it easier to navigate map, port, and combat screens in the game. The Palm OS ® and Windows Mobile ® Professional versions of Tradewinds 2 have also been updated to include these enhancements which further improve the playability for users who prefer to use key controls instead of the stylus and touchscreen.
Tradewinds 2 is a fun Caribbean trading adventure featuring 20 ports to explore and trade in, pirates to battle and defeat and fun missions to complete for honor and reward. Players can select from a choice of 4 characters to play as, with an additional unlockable character and a Custom Character Creator to offer many hours of additional play. Tradewinds 2 includes two modes: Story Mode where players undertake tasks to complete a set of missions; and Free Trade Mode where the aim is to trade goods and build your fortune.
Tradewinds 2 is available for download for Palm OS ® and Windows Mobile ® smartphones and PDAs from http://www.astraware.com/tradewinds2. To enjoy fully-featured, unlimited play players can purchase the game for $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 50 million copies of Astraware's products, and the company has customers in more than 100 countries. Astraware is the registered trademark of Astraware Limited. Visit Astraware at http://www.astraware.com.
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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 100 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.