SOURCE: RealNetworks, Inc.

November 19, 2008 17:32 ET

Media Alert: RealArcade Announces FremantleMedia's "Million Dollar Password 2009 Edition" on Apple's iPhone and iPod Touch

SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwire - November 19, 2008) -


CORE NEWS FACTS

--  The casual games business unit for digital entertainment services
    company RealNetworks, Inc., and FremantleMedia Enterprises, the brand
    extension arm of FremantleMedia, today announced the availability of
    "MILLION DOLLAR PASSWORD 2009 Edition" for iPhone and iPod Touch. This new
    game is a part of the previously announced multi-year licensing agreement
    between RealNetworks and FremantleMedia Enterprises to develop MILLION
    DOLLAR PASSWORD as a casual game title for PC, Mac and mobile platforms.
--  "MILLION DOLLAR PASSWORD 2009 EDITION" is now available for $4.99 from
    Apple's App Store
    (http://phobos.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewSoftware?id=295529621&mt=8)
    for iPhone and iPod touch.
--  MILLION DOLLAR PASSWORD, premiered June 1st on CBS as the highest-
    rated, new entertainment program on the network in the summer season,
    garnering an average 10.6 million viewers each week and renewed for a
    returning season.
--  Based on the hit TV show produced by FremantleMedia North America,
    players join host Regis Philbin and team up with celebrities to uncover the
    MILLION DOLLAR PASSWORD.
--  "MILLION DOLLAR PASSWORD 2009 EDITION" is the fourth game made
    available by RealNetworks on the iPhone and iPod Touch. Other popular
    titles include "Collapse! Chaos™" and "Sally's Salon."
--  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
    graphics into each new game.
    

NEW GAME FEATURES

--  Over 8,000 passwords for players to uncover
--  Touch screen capabilities for easy-to-use and engaging game play
--  Premium graphics and effects
--  Six entertaining episodes with Quick Play and Party modes
    

COMPANY FACTS

--  Real is one of the world's largest developers, publishers and
    distributors of casual games with an expansive global reach through its
    family of international games portals and syndication network.
--  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 device, 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, 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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