SOURCE: RealNetworks, Inc.

December 11, 2008 12:00 ET

Media Alert: RealNetworks Launches "Ancient Secrets" on and

SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwire - December 11, 2008) -


--  The casual games business unit for digital entertainment services
    company RealNetworks®, Inc. today announced the immediate availability of
    "Ancient Secrets" at and
--  The latest original title from Real's Seattle-based GameHouse®
    Studios, "Ancient Secrets" is an adventure game for all ages.
--  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. Real strives to incorporate simple game
    play, intriguing challenges, unique story lines, and visually stunning full
    screen graphics into each new game.


--  In "Ancient Secrets," casual gamers will join Kate, a young
    archaeologist about to pick up where her father left off in the search for
    the ancient secrets of the Tekka.  Long before the ancient Tekka tribe
    vanished into history, the tribal elders locked away the treasures of its
    people in a secret location and scattered the pieces of the key across the
    world.  Over time, the Tekka became a memory and the key fragments became a
--  Players must use their keen eye for detail to solve intricate hidden
    object challenges and unique puzzles, while exploring a vibrant world of
    engaging characters and exotic locations as they uncover the ancient


--  Real is one of the world's largest developers, publishers and
    distributors of casual games with an expansive global reach through its
    RealNetworks family of international games portals and syndication
--  RealNetworks' Games Division offers titles for the PC, Mac, living
    room console and a variety of mobile handsets and portable gaming devices.
--  As a leading global publisher, Real's Games division offers 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

RealNetworks, the Real logo, RealArcade, GameHouse, 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.

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