Astraware has released a special Valentine's Day edition of Bejeweled, one of the most popular handheld games of all time.
Available for Palm OS and Pocket PC devices, the game features special heart-shaped stones as well as a secret command that allows the user to enable a hidden command that pops up a proposal while the game is being played by a loved one. Couples who become engaged in this way have the opportunity to win a honeymoon cruise.
The game is available for a limited time, exclusively from Handango. The price is $14.95.
RedShif's Legacy is now available for Pocket PC devices. This turn-based strategy game in the classic RPG style features a large world to explore with hundreds of different items to acquire and several different kinds of monsters to defeat.
Features include ambient sound effects and a wear/wield system that updates each characters' appearance onscreen as new weapons and armor are used.
The first downloadable map is available now, and work has already begun on the first expansion pack and a Windows desktop PC world editor.
For more information, a free trial download, or to purchase Legacy for $19.99, visit the Handango web site.
PDAmill has released GameBox Asia for Pocket PC devices, with a Palm OS 5 version expected soon. The bundle includes three Oriental tile games, including Mahjong, Shisen-Sho, and Nagori.
Features include three different tile sets, more than 50 layouts, and a tournament mode with 28 levels of difficulty. Multiplayer options and background music are also included.
The game is available now for $9.95. For more information or a free trial download, visit the PDAmill web site.
WordPop! is a new word game for Palm Powered devices from Smart Box Design that features a list of over 80,000 word possibilities.
The game is played on a game board comprised of randomly placed letter tiles. The object is to clear the board by creating words from the letter tiles. As each word is formed, the tiles in the word are removed and the remaining tiles fall into the vacated spaces and create new word possibilities.
WordPop! is available now for $14.95 from the Smart Box Design web site.
Astraware has also released a special Zodiac-enhanced version of Shattered Worlds: Space Combat.
New features include analog control with the Zodiac joystick, rumble effects, and full 320 x 480 hi res+ landscape display support. A new mission has also been added to the game, for both the Zodiac version and the standard Palm OS/Pocket PC versions of the game.
Shattered Worlds: Space Combat is available now for $17.95 at the Astraware web site.
PlayWizard has debuted Grand International Bangkok Derby, an online GPRS horse racing game for selected Microsoft Smartphone 2002 and 2003, Pocket PC, Windows XP,and Nokia or Sony Ericsson Java mobile phones.
Each race includes a choice of six horses, with varying characteristics of speed and endurance and odds of winning. The objective is to pick the winner of each race and earn the largest jackpots.
For more information, visit the PlayWizard web site.
pointUSA for Palm OS devices is now available from Fun Communications. The application is a combined educational/gaming title that includes information about all 50 states in America, including capitals, population, time zone, and location on the map.
It includes a quiz that features a subset of thousands of questions designed to test detailed knowledge about the United States, and a high score function is included.
PointUSA is available in color and grayscale versions, and hi-res graphics are also included for those devices capable of displaying them. High quality sampled sound effects are also included.
A free seven day trial is available now, or the game can be purchased for $19.95. Learn more at the Fun Communications web site.
A Palm OS version of PDAMill's action-strategy game Snails has just been released.
The game features snails battling each other with advanced weaponry. It offers 10 unique levels and 25 different weapons, plus a Missions Mode, Deathmatch Mode, and 2 Player Mode.
Snails is $9.95 and can be purchased at the PDAMill web site.
RelLab has released Fox Hunting, a freeware minesweeper-style game for Pocket PC devices.
Pocket PC 200, 2002, or Windows Mobile 2003 device with am ARM or XScale processor required, plus 530KB of storage.
For more information or a free download, visit the RelLab web site.
DreamQuest Software is offering a sneak preview of the upcoming release of the Championship Pro 6.0 line of card games for Palm OS 5 devices. New features include new computer opponents, with other enhancements to be revealed in the coming weeks.
To access the preview, visit the DreamQuest web site.
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