RealNetworks Announces the "Twelve Games of the Holidays"
From PC and mobile to handheld, RealArcade has selected casual games for the entire family
NEW YORK (PepCom Holiday Spectacular) — September 19, 2007 — Digital entertainment services company RealNetworks®, Inc. today unveiled the Twelve Games of the Holidays.
Whether it's the stay-at-home Mom who gets in a few minutes of computer play while the kids are napping, the traveling executive who plays mobile games during long flight delays, or the family who shares a Nintendo DS, Real's casual games division RealArcade has hand-picked these twelve games to deliver fun entertainment for everyone this holiday season. Because casual games can be easily picked up in minutes but may take a lifetime to master, these popular titles are widely enjoyed by avid gamers and novices alike.
"Just about everyone enjoys a reason to take a few minutes to themselves these days," says Garrett Link, general manager of GameHouse, Real's casual games studio. "The twelve games we've selected help shoppers give their friends and family a quick retreat, a simple method to relax, and an easy way to keep their mind active — all packaged into a fun casual game."
Selected by RealArcade, the Twelve Games of the Holidays include:
Boost your brain and exercise your memory while having a blast with this colorful collection of mini-games. Watts, a kid-friendly talking light bulb will help players progress through various stages of illumination
Delicious 2 Deluxe
Emily's back for more in this fast-paced sequel — help her save the family business and satisfy your cravings for fun in this management-style dash game.
Mortimer Beckett & The Secrets of Spooky Manor
Only those with a keen eye for detail will uncover the secrets hidden in the halls of Spooky Manor and solve the brain-bending puzzles of this eerie mystery.
Continue the hunt through Eurekaberg in this sequel to one of RealArcade's most popular games and search for answers as you uncover a mystery even more brain-bending than the first.
Sally beautifies everyone from little old ladies to punk rockers in ten unique salon locations in this colorful and engaging challenge with 50 levels of frantic, but fashionable, fun.
Monopoly by Parker Brothers
Own it all with this amazing version of the widely known and much-loved game that brings this timeless family treat to life like never before.
Little Shop of Treasures 2 (Available 9/26)
This sequel to the top-selling favorite returns with more seek-and-find fun to dazzle your eyes and bend your brain even further than the first!
Neptune's Secret (Available 10/10)
Can you discover the purpose behind a mysterious medallion and solve the secrets hidden beneath a magical sea? 75 levels and the fate of Atlantis await!
Fashion Boutique (Available 12/12)
Indulge your passion for fashion in this fast-paced management game as you open boutiques across the country and use your entrepreneurial flair and sales skills to build a thriving business.
Mobile: Luxor 2 (Available on most major wireless carriers in October)
All the features that made the original game a hit — and more! The breathtaking wonders of ancient Egypt need your protection in 30 action-packed levels
Mobile: MTV Cribs (Available on most major wireless carriers in November)
Do you have what it takes to become a rap superstar? Build your crib, upload it to the Web, tour the world and take it all in. This game brings living large to your fingertips.
Super Collapse! 3 on the Sony PSP System (Available 9/18) & the Nintendo DS (Available in October), Collapse! Quest for Mobile (Available on most major wireless carriers in December)
Super Collapse! is back again — and available as never before! The third installment of this highly addictive series is coming soon to the Sony PSP, the Nintendo DS and your mobile handset. Whether you're already a fan of Collapse! or new to the frenzied fun, once you start clicking you won't be able to stop.
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RealNetworks, Inc. delivers digital entertainment services to consumers via PC, portable music player, home entertainment system or mobile phone. Real created the streaming media category in 1995 and has continued to lead the market with pioneering products and services, including: RealPlayer®, the first mainstream media player to enable one-click downloading and recording of Internet video; the award-winning Rhapsody® digital music service, which delivers more than 1 billion songs per year; RealArcade®, one of the largest casual games destinations on the Web; and a variety of mobile entertainment services, such as ringback tones, offered to consumers through leading wireless carriers around the world. RealNetworks' corporate information is located at www.realnetworks.com/company.
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