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Astraware releases board games compilation

Astraware Board Games for iPhone and iPod Touch includes classic board games such as Ludo, Checkers, Reversi, Nine Men’s Morris, Tic Tac Toe, Snakes and Ladders, Chess and Backgammon. The games include a range of difficulty levels and customizable rules to make it easy for gamers of all ages. The game is now available in the App Store. Here’s the feature list of Astraware Board Games:

  • Eight classic boardgames in one easy-to-use pack
  • Suitable for casual players & non-experts
  • Touch & slide your piece to move it!
  • Shake your iPhone to shake the dice!
  • Play against a friend on two devices using a local Wi-Fi connection

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Side-scrolling shooter Platypus now for sale

Today Astraware released Platypus, a side-scrolling shooter for the iPhone and iPod Touch, in the iTunes App Store. The game is based on the cult Mac classic developed by Idigicon. The feel of the game is still the same like in the old days, but this iPhone-game offers new gameplay options thanks to the touch-screen controls and the accelerometer. Playtpus costs $4.99 in the App Store.


Platypus in a sneak preview video

Astraware, the developer of games such as Golden Skull and GTS World Racing, has released a sneak preview video of its upcoming iPhone and iPod Touch game called Platypus. It’s based on the popular side-classic scrolling arcade shooter that came out for PC and Mac. This gameplay video shows us some superfast accelerometer gameplay.


Golden Skull now available for $2.99

Golden Skull, Astraware, iPhone, iPod Touch, iPhone 3GThis week Astraware released some more details on Golden Skull, a colorful puzzle game for the iPhone and iPod Touch. Today Astraware, the developer of games like Toy Bot Diaries, has released Golden Skull in the App Store for just $2.99. In Golden Skull you help Saeed on his journey through the Mayan ruins to recover the Golden Skull. By touching groups of sparkling gems you make them disappear and earn 5 gold coins. By removing larger groups of gems you get more coins, but if you run out of moves your journey will end. Read the rest of this entry »


Interview with Howard Tomlinson from Astraware

Astraware, Howard Tomlinson, GTS World Racing, iPhone, iPhone 3G, iPod Touch

We recently contacted Astraware‘s Alison Barclay to try to arrange an interview with someone who worked on GTS World Racing for the iPhone. Howard Tomlinson, Director of Game Development at Astraware – the Handmark Games Studio, took time to answer some of our questions concerning the iPhone and their first experiences with Apple’s device. Tomlinson is very positive about the iPhone and told us that they’re looking into new updates and features for GTS World Racing. Read the rest of this entry »


Golden Skull for iPhone tomorrow in App Store

Golden Skull, Astraware, iPhone, iPod Touch, iPhone 3GAstraware, the Handmark Games Studio, has just announced that they will publish Golden Skull for the iPhone and iPod Touch tomorrow on August 27th in the App Store. In Golden Skull you help Saeed on his journey through the Mayan ruins to recover the Golden Skull. By touching groups of sparkling gems you make them disappear and earn 5 gold coins. By removing larger groups of gems you get more coins, but if you run out of moves your journey will end. Golden Skull looks like a very addictive game and it allows you to play your own music while playing. Golden Skull will be available tomorrow for just $2.99 in the App Store. Read the rest of this entry »


GTS World Racing now available in the App Store

iPhone, iPhone 3G, GTS World Racing, Pazzazz Games, AstrawareYesterday we posted about GTS World Racing for the iPhone and said that the game would come out in a couple of days. Apparantely Pazzazz Games was in the mood to let Astraware release it just a couple of hours after we reported about the loads of content in the game. GTS World Racing is now available in the App Store for $7.99 and is about 9.6 MB big.


GTS World Racing packed with loads of content

  • Author: Mr Sandeman
  • Filed under: iPhone, Racing
  • Date: Aug 8,2008

GTS World Racing, iPhone, iPhone 3G, Pazzazz, AstrawareWith racing games like Cro-Mag Rally and Crash Bandicoot Nitro Kart we haven’t had a lot of cool racing games for the iPhone yet. In a couple of days GTS World Racing will join those other two race games in the App Store. GTS World Racing will feature 16 locations, 64 different track layouts, three car types, four game modes and four difficulty levels. The four game modes are Single Race, Challenge Cup, Grand Tour and Championship. And off course you control the game by tilting the iPhone and a nice extra feature is the option to play your own music while playing. It looks like this game will have a lot of content.