Astraware Launches Four Games for Barnes & Noble’s NOOK Color™, The Award-Winning Readers Tablet™

Staffordshire, UK – 4th May 2011 – Astraware® is excited to announce the launch of four games, now available on Barnes & Noble’s NOOK Color Reader’s Tablet. The Astraware games are available through NOOK Apps™, a collection of high-quality applications launched this week for NOOK Color. As was announced on April 25, 2011 Barnes & Noble issued a major software update that delivered significant new features and content to its NOOK Color Reader’s Tablet including NOOK Apps, one of the most-requested features from NOOK Color customers.

Astraware Mahjong, Astraware Solitaire, Astraware Sudoku, and Astraware Casino have all been optimised to take advantage of NOOK Color’s high resolution screen, and touchscreen controls. Astraware Mahjong is currently exclusive to NOOK Color on the Android platform for a limited time.

“We’ve put together a selection of titles that are ideal for people who like to both relax and use their brains – which will be perfect for NOOK Color owners! With great features to make the games rewarding to play, and customisation to really make them your own, these will sit perfectly alongside the books, magazines, and entertainment that NOOK Color owners already enjoy!”

Astraware Mahjong includes 30+ puzzle layouts, 4 difficulty levels, and a Daily puzzle challenge where players can compare times with other players worldwide.

Astraware Solitaire includes 12 of the most popular single player card games in 1 pack, including Klondike, Spider, Freecell, Pyramid, and more.

Astraware Casino includes 11 popular casino games in 1 pack including Texas Hold ‘Em Poker, Slots, Roulette, Blackjack, Craps, and more.

Astraware Sudoku includes puzzles at 6 difficulty levels, a puzzle generator, puzzle solver, ability to enter your own puzzles from newspapers and books, and a wide range of assistance including automatic or manual pencilmarks, and a smart hints system. It also includes the Sudoku of the Day daily puzzle challenge.

All 4 games can be purchased for $4.99 each on device. NOOK Color customers can easily download each game in seconds from Shop on NOOK Color. For more information on NOOKcolor, visit For more information on Astraware games, visit: