SOURCE: RealNetworks, Inc.

May 02, 2008 12:00 ET

RealGames Launches "CLUE CLASSIC" on RealArcade.com and GameHouse.com

SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwire - May 2, 2008) -


WHAT: RealGames™, the casual games business unit for digital entertainment services company RealNetworks® Inc., is announcing the availability of CLUE CLASSIC, a new casual game developed with Hasbro and GamesCafe, Inc. and published by RealGames.

The new CLUE Classic is now available to download from RealArcade.com and GameHouse.com and captures the essence of the much-loved CLUE board game. Casual gamers can now solve the mystery that's kept everyone guessing for 50 years. In this contemporary spin on the classic family favorite, CLUE Classic assembles all the usual suspects, including Colonel Mustard, Professor Plum and Miss Scarlet, in a stately Tudor mansion. Players are challenged to determine who killed Mr. Boddy and uncover the details surrounding the mysterious murder. This is a classic whodunit that players will love to solve again and again.

Casual games are simple to learn yet challenging 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: CLUE Classic is now available for download.

WHERE: Visit www.RealArcade.com and www.GameHouse.com to play this new casual game.

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.

Hasbro (NYSE: HAS) is a worldwide leader in children's and family leisure time entertainment products and services, including the design, manufacture and marketing of games and toys ranging from traditional to high-tech. Both internationally and in the U.S., its PLAYSKOOL, TONKA, MILTON BRADLEY, PARKER BROTHERS, TIGER, CRANIUM and WIZARDS OF THE COAST brands and products provide the highest quality and most recognizable play experiences in the world.

RealNetworks, RealGames, GameHouse, 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.

CLUE and all related characters are trademarks of Hasbro and are used with permission. © 2008 Hasbro. All Rights Reserved.

Contact Information

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    RealNetworks
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