More miniature military mayhem as My Little Tank gets extra levels and new platforms!

Staffordshire, UK – November 18th 2008 – Astraware® – the Handmark® Games Studio™ is excited to announce that its highly acclaimed miniature tank game, My Little Tank, has been updated with new levels and is now available for three new platforms

My Little Tank is a fun arcade blaster in which players can navigate through the original 60, and now 20 additional, action-packed, increasingly challenging levels as they shoot enemy tanks, defend their base, and destroy enemy radar stations and bases. Lovingly crafted miniature terrains include snow, swamp, plains, and deserts. The game also includes a range of power-ups to aid players in winning each mission.

The update for Palm OS® and Windows Mobile® smartphones adds support for newer devices and new resolutions. In addition, My Little Tank is being released for S60® and BlackBerry® smartphones for the first time. A version for iPhone™ and iPod® touch is now available on the App Store.

The update is FREE for existing registered owners of the game, or players new to the game can purchase for just $9.95. There’s also a special discount for Club Astraware members during November – just login or join to check it out!

For more information on My Little Tank click here.

Handmark Brings Miniature Tank Mayhem to Apple App Store

Kansas City, MO – November 17th, 2008 – Handmark® today announced its newest game for iPhone™ and iPod® touch, My Little Tank, is available on the Apple App Store.

My Little Tank is a casual-style, arcade blaster fully optimized for play on the iPhone and iPod touch. The game includes a choice of control options including an onscreen virtual d-pad, swipe to move the tank, and accelerometer-based directional tilt.

After choosing a tank color, players can navigate through 80 action-packed, increasingly difficult levels as they shoot enemy tanks, defend their base, and destroy enemy radar stations and bases. Beautifully crafted miniature terrains include snow, swamp, plains, and deserts. The game also includes a range of power-ups to aid players in winning each mission.

My Little Tank is available for $4.99 from Apple’s App Store on iPhone and iPod touch or at www.itunes.com/appstore/.

More information and a demo video is available here.

Handmark Announces ‘Glyph’ Puzzle Game Available on Apple App Store

Kansas City, MO – November 3rd, 2008 – Handmark today announced its Glyph® puzzle game for iPhone™ and iPod® touch is available on the Apple App Store. Glyph is a puzzle game, developed in partnership by Sandlot Games and Astraware – the Handmark Games Studio, in which players try to save the dying world of Kuros by reassembling ancient glyphs hidden beneath layers of rock and glistening stones. Using the unique iPhone multi-touch interface, players can touch groups of like-colored gemstones to break through ancient layers of rock and reveal the glyphs.

“We are thrilled to partner with Handmark to bring Glyph to iPhone and iPod touch,” said Daniel Bernstein, President and CEO of Sandlot Games. “Glyph represents the first game in our initiative to bring all our best-selling titles to this revolutionary new platform.”

“The beautiful graphics in Glyph make full use of the stunning screen and offer an incredibly immersive feel,” said Howard Tomlinson, Director of Game Development, Astraware. “We’re truly delighted at how much fun it is!”

Glyph immerses players in a fantastic gaming experience with vibrant graphics, atmospheric music and sound effects, and an ethereal guide to talk players through the game and story of Kuros. The game offers many hours of fun with more than 200 levels across 2 play modes. The release of this title extends the long-term relationship between Sandlot Games and Astraware – the Handmark Games Studio, which began with the award-winning strategy game, Tradewinds®, in 2004.

“We are excited to continue building out our catalog of high-quality games and apps for the Apple App Store,” said Cassidy Lackey, Vice President of Handmark Studios. “Glyph is a fun, well-designed game that I am confident iPhone and iPod touch users will find enjoyable.”

Glyph is available worldwide for the introductory price of $1.99 (regular price $4.99) from Apple’s App Store on iPhone and iPod touch or at www.itunes.com/appstore.

For more information and to view a demo video, click here.