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Experience a Wild West adventure with Westward for Palm OS(R) and Windows Mobile(R)

KEELE, Staffordshire, UK&BOTHELL, Wash USA - February 21st, 2008 - Astraware ? and Sandlot Games ? , the world's premier developer and publisher of casual and family-friendly games, invite you to experience the life of a Frontier settler in the wild, rough and tumble world of Westward ? for Palm OS ? and Windows Mobile ? smartphones and PDAs.

Based on the highly acclaimed PC game by Sandlot Games, Westward offers many hours of absorbing game play as you guide your townsfolk in making camp, collecting valuable resources, seeing-off dangerous bandits, and building their communities.

As you progress through Westward, you'll explore 4 different locations over more than 20 levels as your hopeful citizens set up towns and seek their fortune in the Old Wild West. With over 25 types of building you'll customize your town and attract new citizens whilst completing a range of side tasks and chasing down the Mad Russian to bring him to justice.

Westward has been optimized for smartphones and PDAs and can be controlled using 5-way, key controls or stylus. The game is available for Palm OS ? devices with hi-res screens and for Windows Mobile ? touchscreen and non-touchscreen phones and PDAs running WM2003, 2003SE, 5&6, priced $19.95.

To download a trial or to purchase, visit http://www.astraware.com/westward.

About Astraware

Founded in 1994 and incorporated in 2000, Astraware Limited develops, publishes and distributes games for mobile devices. Some of Astraware's best known handheld titles include Astraware Sudoku, Zap! 2000/2016, and Astraware Solitaire. Astraware is a Microsoft ? Certified Gold Partner, and a Palm ? Select Developer. Mobile gaming enthusiasts have downloaded more than 50 million copies of Astraware's products, and the company has customers in more than 100 countries. Astraware is the registered trademark of Astraware Limited. Visit Astraware at http://www.astraware.com. For more information about Astraware, Alison Barclay, alison@astraware.com, +44 1782 667820.

About Sandlot Games Corporation

Sandlot Games Corporation, headquartered in Bothell, Washington, is the world's premier developer and publisher of casual and family-friendly games. Sandlot Games boasts a captivating portfolio of popular game titles and franchises including Cake Mania ? , Glyph ? , Super Granny ? , Tradewinds ? and Westward ? . Sandlot Games reaches millions of game players worldwide through a variety of distribution channels including online, PC, PDAs, handhelds, videogame consoles and mobile phones. Since 2002, more than 100 million games have been downloaded by its loyal fan base. For more information or to play one of our award winning games, please visit us at www.sandlotgames.com For further information on the company, please contact: Jared Nieuwenhuis, Vice President of Marketing, Tel: 425.486.5822 (x291), email: jared@sandlotgames.com.


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