Sandlot Games Unfurls High Seas Trading Adventure in "Tradewinds 2"

Sandlot Games Unfurls High Seas
Trading Adventure in "Tradewinds 2(TM)"

Sandlot Games releases
swashbuckling sequel to one of the top games of 2004 for worldwide distribution,
starting with Shockwave.com.

BOTHELL, Wash – April 5, 2005 –
Avast, me hearties! Sandlot Games, a leading developer and publisher of
entertaining PC games announced the release of its much anticipated sequel to "Tradewinds(TM)",
one of the top selling online games of 2004. The title is now available to
consumers and can be purchased exclusively for the next two weeks from
www.shockwave.com
"Tradewinds 2(TM)" will then be released to other channels worldwide, including
directly from Sandlot Games at
www.sandlotgames.com

In "Tradewinds 2(TM)" players can
create a vast trading empire in the Caribbean by choosing one of several unique
and customizable characters. Players amass a fortune buying and selling goods,
engaging in land and sea battles, and plundering enemy ships to earn enough gold
to buy new ships, upgrades, and enchanted items. "Tradewinds 2(TM)" features two
game modes and over sixty hours of gameplay.

"’Tradewinds 2(TM)’ bridges the old
and the new," said Daniel Bernstein, CEO and President, Sandlot Games. "Players
who enjoyed the original ‘Tradewinds(TM)’ will find everything they loved about
it in this game, and much more. New players will really be drawn into the ‘Tradewinds(TM)
2’ lore. You can be a master commander, defeating pirates and plundering their
gold. You can play it safe and trade goods, gradually amassing wealth and power.
You can trade contraband, risking seizures, but reaping larger returns. It’s up
to you. It’s your world to explore."

"We’re proud to release ‘Tradewinds
2(TM)’ to millions of Shockwave.com customers who enjoyed the original ‘Tradewinds(TM),’"
said Peter Glover, VP of Games of Shockwave.com. "Our customers will really
appreciate the quality and depth of ‘Tradewinds 2(TM),’ which is available now
on www.shockwave.com. " 

Key features include:

  •  Buy low and sell high in 20
    different ports with 10 different goods

  •  Choose one of 5 characters
    and learn their unique stories

  •  Create and customize your
    own character

  •  Embark on over 100
    swashbuckling adventures

  •  Customize seven different
    ships

  •  Lay siege to ports and
    dominate the seas

  •  Trade magic weaponry and
    mysterious artifacts

"Tradewinds 2(TM)" is available now
for the PC, with the retail price of $19.99. More information can be found on
Sandlot Games’ official website at
www.sandlotgames.com ,
and on www.shockwave.com

About Sandlot Games Sandlot Games
Corporation is a premier publisher and developer of entertaining casual games
across a variety of platforms. With Sandlot Games, consumers play a wide variety
of popular game titles including "Tradewinds(TM)," "Ballistik(TM)," "Super
Granny(TM)," "Snail Mail(TM)," "Slyder(TM)" and "Serpentine(TM)." Sandlot Games
reaches millions of users worldwide through a variety of distribution channels,
including leading web portals and desktop computers. Founded in 2002 by video
game veteran Daniel Bernstein, Sandlot Games is headquartered in Bothell, Wash.
For more information, please visit us at
www.sandlotgames.com

About Shockwave.com Shockwave.com is
the world’s leading destination for online games, serving a large, loyal
audience the best in interactive entertainment since 1998. The award-winning
Shockwave.com Web site (www.shockwave.com) attracts millions of players of all
ages with a broad selection of entertainment — action-packed arcade-style
games, jigsaws and puzzle games, creativity software titles, multiplayer games,
and more. Originally founded as a division of Macromedia Inc, Shockwave.com is a
service of San Francisco-based AtomShockwave Corp. For more information, please
visit www.shockwave.com 
and www.atomshockwave.com