Celebrate Halloween with a special spooky version of Astraware Solitaire!

KEELE, UK – October 25th, 2007 – Astraware invites you to celebrate Halloween with a special spooky version of Astraware Solitaire.

Astraware Solitaire – Halloween Edition includes all the features of the highly-acclaimed standard edition but with the addition of a brand new Halloween card back set and a more eerie default color scheme. Select your card back from a choice of werewolf, vampire, pumpkins, bats, mummy, witch, ghost, or spider!

Astraware Solitaire includes 12 of the most well-known and best-loved card games in one easy-to-use pack. Each game offers customizable gameplay so you can play to your favorite set of rules, along with easily changeable color themes, backgrounds, card backs and fronts. It’s available for smartphones and PDAs running Palm OS® or Windows Mobile® and is compatible with a wide range of devices across both platforms.

The Halloween Edition of Astraware Solitaire will be available for a limited time only with a special $5 discount off the regular price. Registration codes for the standard version will work in the Halloween edition and vice versa, so owners of Astraware Solitaire can download this special version for FREE!

To download a trial or to buy, click here.

Astraware Boardgames – 8 classic boardgames in one fun pack!

KEELE, UK – October 9th 2007 – Astraware® is excited to announce the release of Astraware Boardgames – a collection of 8 classic boardgames including Chess, Backgammon, Reversi and more!

Astraware Boardgames includes 8 games, each with user-customizable rules and a range of difficulty levels, but designed with casual players and non-experts in mind. If you’re a new player or an old hand who enjoys a fun traditional board game, then Astraware Boardgames is just for you.

“We wanted to come up with a range of fun games that everyone knows, and everyone can enjoy playing,” said Howard Tomlinson, Astraware’s CEO. “I love being able to pick up any of the boardgames, know that I stand a chance of winning, and have fun playing. Sorry, Mr. Kasparov, Astraware Boardgames is for regular folks only!”

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 and 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 packed with standard Astraware features, such as user profiles, appropriate sound effects throughout, and automatic saving when you exit or receive a phone call. Available now for PDAs and smartphones running Palm OS® 5.0 and Windows Mobile® 2003, 2003SE, 5.0 and 6.0, it includes support for all resolutions. The game offers a choice of control methods and is optimized for play with 5-way navigation across all devices, but also works perfectly with a stylus if you have one!

Click here to try or to buy!

Astraware announces their BIG Fall sale

KEELE, UK – October 3rd, 2007 – Astraware® is pleased to announce The Astraware BIG Fall Sale which offers 25% off a huge selection of games on their website.

The Astraware BIG Fall Sale runs from 3rd – 18th October 2007 and offers a fantastic 25% discount off over 90 games and packs! Brain-teasing word games and puzzles, epic adventures, exciting action games, and compelling card games are all included, so there really is something for everyone.

As well as enjoying these special low prices, Club Astraware members can also earn points on any games they buy in the sale – 1 point for every cent they spend!

To take advantage of this massive offer visit the Astraware website here.