GameHouse Announces Mobile Games Line-Up
Portfolio Includes Top Franchises and Sequels Appearing on Mobile Platform for the First Time
SEATTLE — May 24, 2011 — GameHouse®, a division of RealNetworks, Inc. (Nasdaq: RNWK) offers an exciting spring and summer of mobile gaming entertainment with a portfolio featuring top franchises and anticipated sequels. Upcoming titles include: "Delicious: Emily's Taste of Fame," "Doodle Jump Deluxe," "Marooned 2: Secrets of the Akoni," and "Mortimer Beckett. " GameHouse develops and distributes games that people love to play and share on PCs, online, social and mobile.
"GameHouse has built enduring casual gaming brands like 'Mortimer Beckett,' 'Delicious' and 'Doodle Jump' that have been enjoyed by millions of customers," said Matt Hulett, senior vice president, RealNetworks. "GameHouse's spring and summer mobile lineup is strong, with more games based on top-selling IP and franchises."
With a catalog of 3,000 casual games and counting, GameHouse offers the most games and the most ways to play them. New additions to the catalog include:
Delicious: Emily's Taste of Fame
More than 5 million fans worldwide have downloaded Delicious games from GameHouse, making it one of the most beloved time-management games of all time. In Delicious: Emily's Taste of Fame, Emily's trip to Hollywood comes to a halt, and she needs all the help possible to get back on the road again. Gamers will whip up a huge variety of dishes, desserts, and drinks in 50 challenging levels, mini-games and special events. Delicious: Emily's Taste of Fame marks the first time the franchise is available on mobile devices, including iTunes and Android now for $2.99. Coming soon for carriers worldwide in summer 2011.
Delicious: Emily's Childhood Memories
Rekindle the magic of growing up with Delicious: Emily's Childhood Memories, a brand-new game in the timeless hit series! Emily's parents are selling the farm she grew up on sending her on a touching journey down memory lane. Players will reminisce with Emily and meet old friends, play games from the past and get out of childhood predicaments. New content, including a strategy guide and a memory scrapbook, will bring childhood memories back in this touching time management adventure. Delicious: Emily's Childhood Memories will be available in June for the iPad.
Marooned 2: Secrets of the Akoni
Descend deeper into the mystery surrounding a chain of beautiful, but perilous, islands with Marooned 2: Secrets of the Akoni, the captivating second installment of the series for iPhone and iPad. Follow Macy's journey to escape the island and solve the mystery around an ancient people called the Akoni and a powerful crystal known simply as the Resource. In a twist of fate, she must join her nemesis in a race against a greater foe and try seizing the remaining Resource to prevent a deadlier secret of the Akoni leaking out into the world and wreaking havoc. With challenging puzzles and engaging mini-games, players will need to explore 27 all-new locations and ruins in this beautiful and captivating hidden object game. Marooned 2: Secrets of the Akoni is now available on the iTunes store for iPad and iPhone.
Doodle Jump Deluxe
Jump, jump, jump to the top, top, top with Doodle Jump Deluxe, based on the original top smartphone game of all time! Just when you thought it was safe to put the game down, Doodle the Doodler returns! Gamers must help him continue his springy journey upwards with a massive set of new features including monsters, platforms, power-ups, and special bonuses. For feature phones, Doodle Jump Deluxe will include four new themes; Snow, Night, Space, and Jungle! Players will leap from platform to platform, finding their way higher and higher using brilliant power-ups like springs, propeller hats, and jet packs all while avoiding broken platforms, menacing black holes, and UFOs. Doodle Jump Deluxe offers endless, addictive excitement that over 10 million happy smartphone gamers have enjoyed! Doodle Jump Deluxe launches on feature phones in carrier stores worldwide in June 2011. Doodle Jump will also be launching for the first time on Windows Phone June 1.
Mortimer Beckett™ Series for iOS
This summer, players will experience more gameplay thrills when the seek-and-find mystery series Mortimer Beckett makes its debut on the on the iPad. This is the first time this highly acclaimed series has ever been available on any mobile device.
The first installment, Mortimer Beckett and the Secrets of Spooky Manor™, launches on the iPad in May 2011. Mortimer, in a search of his missing uncle, must uncover bizarre clues by exploring 30 creepy rooms, playing captivating mini-games and banishing ghoulish ghosts!
In Mortimer Beckett and the Time Paradox™, the second installment, players will take a wild trip through history to recover a time bomb and close a threatening time portal. Mortimer will travel through eight different eras including the French Revolution, the grandeur of Egypt, ancient Greece, and much more. Gamers are challenged to search through interconnected scenes, solve a whole new series of inventive puzzles, play fantastic mini-games, meet incredible people, and find a way home! Mortimer Beckett and the Time Paradox will be available for iPad in June 2011.
The third installment concludes Mortimer's homebound journey in Mortimer Beckett and the Lost King™. After stopping a deadly time bomb, Mortimer finds himself in a strange new world very far from home. His only clue to figuring out how to make it back is to find the Lost King and restore peace to the land now ruled by an evil general. However, the Lost King has been missing for 30 years and the only hope of tracking him down lies in locating the missing jewels of his crown. In this exciting Hidden Object adventure, players will travel a strange land in search of its king, meet odd inhabitants including trolls, wizards and fairies, search bizarre locations to locate the crown jewels, restore peace and ultimately, bring Mortimer back home. Mortimer Beckett and the Lost King will be available for the iPad in July 2011.
GameHouse develops and distributes games that people love to play and share. With the largest catalog of 3,000 casual games and counting, we offer more games and more ways to play them-all across an expansive mix of channels including online, download, smartphone, tablets, and Facebook. We believe that it's good to game and that it's good to game together. And so do our players. Our aim is to continually provide new game experiences that connect them with their friends and families, all on the devices they choose to use. Today more than 50 million players enjoy our games, a number that grows daily through our development, publishing, licensing, distribution, and retail business. Visit us at www. gamehouse. com.
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