New Games From Real Train Your Brain: Sudoku.Com, Mind Medley And Super Collapse! PuzzleGallery 2
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SEATTLE (Casual Connect) July 17, 2007 Digital entertainment services provider RealNetworks®, Inc. (NASDAQ: RNWK), today announced two new casual game titles, Mind Medley and Super Collapse! Puzzle Gallery 2, adding to the company's portfolio of "brain training" casual games. Sudoku.com has also been added to the Real's family of casual gaming portals, including RealArcade.com, Zylom.com and Atrativa.com.br. Real, one of the world's largest developers, publishers and distributors of casual games, offers users access to the latest craze in popular gaming while creating a fun and friendly way to get a mental workout by challenging their memory and attentiveness.
With an estimated 80 million devotees, the mind-stimulating puzzles behind Sudoku have taken the gaming world by storm. With the addition of Sudoku.com, Mind Medley and Super Collapse! Puzzle Gallery 2, Real has added two great new titles to a huge catalogue of games that are both fun and mentally stimulating. According to an April 2007 survey of nearly 7,000 RealArcade users, a top reason for playing games is to "seek a challenge." The addition of these new titles allows users to continue to challenge themselves through puzzle-based games that increase in intensity and speed from level to level.
Along with Sudoku.com, casual gamers will soon be able to enjoy these new titles from Real's GameHouse studio:
Mind Medley Players will test their through a series of 16 brain games with familiar play patterns like Concentration, Simon and Color Matching (Stroop Test). Look for the challenge of Mind Medley to be available in the coming months on RealArcade.com.
The first game titles of this partnership are expected to come out in mid-2008.
Super Collapse! Puzzle Gallery 2 Gamers flex their mental muscle with the newest puzzle sequel to the award-winning Super Collapse! 3 franchise. This addictive puzzler of colored blocks and fast clicks will be the ultimate break for players who want to have some fun while training their brain.
"Given the current popularity of brain games like Sudoku, Mind Medley and Super Collapse! Puzzle Gallery 2 were created to give gamers more of what they crave," said Erik Goossens, vice president of Games Content at Real. "There is no question that playing casual games provides a mental vacation but it also happens to stimulate mental agility. These titles allow people to get competitive with themselves, have fun and get in a mental workout all in just a few minutes."
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Ryan Luckin, RealNetworks 206-892-6330,
Michele Sturdivant, Mattel 310-252-4374,
Deann Mayeda, SHIFT Communications for RealNetworks 415-591-8404
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