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.

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