SOURCE: RealNetworks, Inc.

May 15, 2008 12:00 ET

Media Alert: RealGames Launches "Pastry Passion" on RealArcade.com and GameHouse.com

SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwire - May 15, 2008) -


WHAT: RealGames™, the casual games business unit for digital entertainment services company RealNetworks® Inc., is announcing the availability of "Pastry Passion," a new casual game developed by Real's GameHouse Studios and published by RealGames. This new game is now available on RealArcade.com and GameHouse.com.

Whip up a passion for puzzles with this sweet treat! In "Pastry Passion" players help Henri, a high-spirited baker with a penchant for pastries, arrange scrumptious ingredients into groups of three or more to make colorful confections. "Pastry Passion" challenges players to improve their bakery with helpful tools and rise to the rank of Master Pastry Chef in level after level of mouth-watering matching fun. Featuring two original game modes, special in-game trophies, and rich full-screen graphics, "Pastry Passion" is a delightful indulgence for the mind.

Casual games are simple to learn but often difficult to master. Fans of casual games enjoy the quick-play format that fits easily into busy schedules, providing a method to relax, recharge, or simply pass the time with an entertaining challenge. RealGames strives to incorporate simple game play, intriguing challenges, unique story lines and visually stunning graphics into each new game.

WHEN: "Pastry Passion" will be available beginning today, May 15, 2008.

WHERE: Pastry Passion can be downloaded directly from RealArcade or GameHouse: RealArcade Pastry Passion Download or GameHouse Pastry Passion Download

WHO: RealGames is one of the world's largest developers, publishers and distributors of casual games with a global reach of more than 40 million monthly unique users through its RealNetworks family of international games portals and syndication network. As a leading global publisher, RealGames offers game developers the opportunity to tap into its network of Web sites, global distribution partners and expertise in games marketing.

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.

RealNetworks, RealGames, GameHouse, Mr.Goodliving, RealArcade, Rhapsody and RealPlayer are trademarks or registered trademarks of RealNetworks, Inc. or its wholly owned subsidiary. All other trademarks, names of actual companies and products mentioned herein are the property of their respective owners.

Contact Information

  • For More Information Contact:

    Annabelle Jambor
    RealNetworks
    206-892-6104
    Email Contact

    Audrey Craipain
    SHIFT for RealNetworks
    415-591-8427
    Email Contact