Astraware announces Astraware Sudoku for the Mac App Store

Staffordshire, UK – January 24, 2011 – Astraware® today announced the availability of Astraware Sudoku on the Mac App Store.

Astraware Sudoku includes all the features avid Sudoku players require including a puzzle generator which creates billions of puzzles at multiple difficulty levels; an intelligent hint system; manual or automatic pencilmarks; a Sudoku solver; and Enter Your Own which allows you to enter puzzles from newspapers and magazines and use the assistance tools to help solve them. Astraware Sudoku also includes the unique Puzzle of the Day daily challenge, where players can download each day’s featured puzzle at their chosen difficulty level and once completed submit their time to see how they compare with other players worldwide.

Astraware Sudoku for Mac has been enhanced with high resolution graphics, a real-time ambient background that changes automatically to reflect the time of day wherever the player is, and a special ctrl-click (right click) option for trackpad or mouse can be selected to enable fast completion of numbers. Players can also choose from a selection of restful background colors and a range of different number styles to personalise their game further.

Pricing and Availability

Astraware Sudoku is available today on the Mac App Store, priced at $1.99. For more information and screenshots, click here.

Astraware Announces Three Games for the Mac App Store

Staffordshire, UK — January 6, 2011 — Astraware® today announced the availability of three games on the Mac App Store – Astraware Solitaire, Astraware Mahjong, and OddBlob.

“We’re eager to extend our success with iOS gaming to the Mac,” said Howard Tomlinson, CEO of Astraware. “We look forward to reaching even more customers with our new games on the Mac App Store.”

Astraware is delighted to bring three of its classic family-friendly games to Mac users. Astraware Solitaire includes 12 of the most popular single-player card games, each with customizable rules, and a choice of card backs and backgrounds. OddBlob is a fun arcade puzzle game where the graphics were entirely created by hand from modelling clay, and Astraware Mahjong takes the ancient tile-matching game and gives it a modern twist with 3D graphics, more than 30 puzzle layouts, multiple difficulty levels and a daily puzzle challenge.

Pricing and Availability

Astraware Solitaire, OddBlob and Astraware Mahjong are available today on the Mac App Store, priced at $1.99 each. For more information and screenshots, click here.

Astraware and Digital Eel launch Weird Worlds: Return to Infinite Space on the iPad

Staffordshire, UK – January 5th 2011 – Astraware® is excited to announce it’s going to be a weird and wonderful January for iPad owners. The UK-based game studio has extended their long-term partnership with Digital Eel to bring the award-winning space adventure trading game, Weird Worlds: Return To Infinite Space, to the iPad®.

Originally released for Mac and PC in 2006, Weird Worlds is set in a randomly generated universe where players meet exotic aliens, discover black holes, encounter drifting space hulks carrying untold riches or untimely death, witness the death of stars and engage in space combat using a diverse array of weapons.

” Weird Worlds is perfect for iPad,” said Howard Tomlinson, CEO of Astraware. “Directing space battles with a touch of the finger is great fun, and very engaging!”

Weird Worlds is quick to play (game can be played in just 15 to 30 minutes) and each game begins with a newly generated star map, so offering players countless hours of challenging space exploration, combat and adventure!

“We’re really happy to work with Astraware to bring Weird Worlds to the iPad,” said Rich Carlson, CEO of Digital Eel. “The team at Astraware have taken the game a step beyond, into the future. Now players can experience the wonders, dangers and disgusting aliens of the Purple Void with the touch of a finger! Eww!”

Weird Worlds: Return to Infinite Space is available now, priced $4.99, exclusively on the App Store on iPad and from www.itunes.com/appstore. For more information on Weird Worlds: Return To Infinite Space for iPad, click here.