It’s the Annual Hogmanay Party promotion!

THE MIDLANDS, UK – December 29th, 2006 – Astraware is celebrating the New Year with its Annual Hogmanay Party and you’re all invited!

The Hogmanay Party runs from December 30th 2006 to January 11th 2007 and offers a range of fun games from as little as $2.95. Substantial discounts on different games will be offered each day, so remember to check the Party page often!

As a very special offer, Club Astraware will be offering one top title exclusively to its members from December 30th to January 11th only. So if you’re not already a member, join up now. You will not want to miss this offer!

And finally, if you’re still wondering what Hogmanay is all about, check out the Astraware company blog where Astraware’s resident Scottish expert, Iain Moore, gives a little insight. Have a Happy Hogmanay!

The year’s most beautiful puzzle game, Glyph, now available.

THE MIDLANDS, UK – December 6th 2006 – Astraware® and Sandlot Games are excited to announce the release of Glyph™ for Palm OS® and Windows Mobile® for Pocket PC and Smartphone.

Save the dying world of Kuros by reassembling ancient glyphs hidden beneath layers of rock and glistening stones. Using stylus or buttons, clear groups of like-colored gemstones to break through the layers of rock and reveal the glyphs. Several different types of powerup will aid you in your task. Progress through 5 elemental areas and 125 levels to complete Quest mode, or explore the simpler challenge of over 100 levels in Action mode.

“Glyph is, in a word, gorgeous!” said Howard Tomlinson, CEO of Astraware. “A fun game with a simple premise, but with an incredible depth of atmosphere that draws you in to keep on playing!”

Glyph for Palm OS® and Windows Mobile® is based upon the highly-acclaimed PC game from Sandlot Games. With its beautiful graphics, ethereal soundtrack and atmospheric sound effects, Glyph is the perfect game to enjoy through the Holiday Season and into the New Year.

“Glyph is a game which works extremely well in a handheld touch-screen environment,” said Daniel Bernstein, CEO of Sandlot Games. “We are once again excited to have Astraware as a partner to deliver this quality game to the handheld market.”

Glyph is available now for devices running Palm OS® 5.0 with high resolution screens, Windows Mobile® for Pocket PC 2003 and higher with QVGA, VGA and 240×240 square screens, and Windows Mobile® for Smartphone 2003 and higher with standard 176×220, and portrait or landscape QVGA screens. Glyph is priced at $19.95 with a special release discount for Club Astraware members.