Experience a Wild West adventure in the wild, rough and tumble world of Westward® for S60® and UIQ® smartphones!

Staffordshire, UK & BOTHELL, Wash USA – June 25th, 2008 – Astraware® and Sandlot Games® are excited to announce the release of Westward® for Symbian® S60® and UIQ® smartphones. The highly acclaimed game was released for Palm OS® and Windows Mobile® smartphones and PDAs earlier this year.

Based on the hit PC game by Sandlot Games, Westward offers many hours of absorbing game play as players control the destiny of the Wild West by building thriving towns, exploring unchartered plains, dense forests and rocky canyons and guiding their settlers to safety and success.

Westward features 4 different locations to explore with more than 20 game levels. Players manage a variety of resources and deal with environmental disasters like fire and drought, all while following the trail of the Mad Russian, a con artist extraordinaire, who must be brought to justice before he can cheat anyone else out of their life savings.

Westward has been optimized for smartphones running S60 3rd Edition and UIQ3 and can be controlled using 5-way, key controls or stylus. The game is available now, priced $19.95. To download a trial or to purchase, click here.

Boost your word-power with this undersea bubble-bursting brain teaser!

STAFFORDSHIRE,UK – June 11th, 2008 – Astraware® is excited to announce the release of Bubble Babble – a brand new word game for Palm OS® and Windows Mobile® smartphones and PDAs.

Challenge your word power with this undersea bubble-bursting brain teaser! Link together letter bubbles to form words and impress Wordsworth Smartygills – your friendly fishy host! Bubble Babble includes a fun interactive tutorial to teach you how to play with the bubbles and make words from them. Score points for each word you make. Impress Wordsworth with more complex or unusual words and he’ll reward you with shiny shells for your collection!

Bubble Babble has 4 entertaining play modes which are perfect for both adults and children, for all levels of skill or vocabulary:

  • Challenge – create a set number of words against the clock,
  • Target – reconstruct the separated word from the letter bubbles,
  • Mystery – try different permutations of letters to find the hidden word,
  • Freeplay – just enjoy making words to boost your points score.

Each day Wordsworth Smartygills will tell you the Word of the Day. Make this word during play to earn a special award!

Use multiplier bubbles to enhance your points score, and get help from Stella Starfish, in her wildcard bubble! Unlock higher difficulty levels as you play – it can help you keep your brain sharp and maybe learn some interesting new words!

Bubble Babble is available here for smartphones and PDAs running Palm OS® 5 and above, and Windows Mobile® Professional, Classic and Standard devices running Windows Mobile 2003 and later.