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Sandlot Games is a casual and family-friendly games developer and publisher based in Bothell, Washington, United States. It was founded in 2002 by Daniel Bernstein, a veteran of the casual gaming industry, whose experience spans from game development to content strategy at WildTangent, Monolith, and Kesmai Studios.
To date, the Sandlot Games portfolio consists of popular franchises like Cake Mania, Westward, Kuros, and Tradewinds. Although most of its products are downloadable PC games, it offers other titles for Mac, iPhone, iPod, Wii, and PSP.
Distribution Channels[edit | edit source]
Intenium, Germany's leading distributor of casual games, announced on January 7, 2009, that it entered into a distribution partnership with US-based Sandlot Games. A total of 12 titles from Sandlot Games launched to several European regions including France, Germany, Britain, and Benelux.
In mid June, 2009, Sandlot Games entered into a distribution partnership with Steam, Valve's digital distribution platform. Its games were part of Steam's foray into a family games category.
Awards[edit | edit source]
"Best Casual Game of the Year 2006: Cake Mania" by Logler.com.
"Best of 2008: Best Use of Accelerometer - Snail Mail" by IGN
"Most Successful Developer/Publisher 2006" (2nd Place) by Logler.com.
"Longest Run in Top 10 2006: Cake Mania" by Logler.com.
"Casual Game of the Year 2006: Cake Mania" by Yahoo! Games.
Games[edit | edit source]
Sandlot Games offers players free 60-minute trials of their games, unless otherwise specified. Since its inception in 2002, Sandlot Games has developed and published the following games:
- Barnyard Invasion
- Cake Mania
- Cake Mania: Back to the Bakery
- Cake Mania 2
- Cake Mania 3
- Cake Mania: Main Street
- Dr Blob's Organism
- Eye for Design
- Glyph 2
- Granny in Paradise
- Heartwild Solitaire
- Monster Mash
- Pirate Island
- Slyder Adventures
- Snail Mail
- Super Granny
- Super Granny 3
- Super Granny 4
- Super Granny Winter Wonderland
- Super Slyder
- Tradewinds 2
- Tradewinds Caravans
- Tradewinds Classic
- Tradewinds Legends
- Tradewinds Legends Unlikely Heroes
- Westward II
- Westward III: Gold Rush
- Westward IV: All Aboard
- Word Monaco