For Immediate Release:
Helsinki, Finland - December 19, 2005 - Mr.GoodlivingTM, a subsidiary of RealNetworks®, Inc. (Nasdaq: RNWK) announced today the launch of three new pinball games: Hat Trick Pinball, GTi Pinball and 80's Pinball for Europe, adding to the to the company's growing portfolio of mobile titles. Starting today, the games are available from major operators and service providers throughout Europe for prices ranging from 3 to 7 Euros.
"Simple, accessible games are still at the heart of mobile gaming and pinball is an ideal game for the mobile platform with worldwide recognition, simple controls, and wide playability for simple to complex handsets," says Niko Leskinen, producer for Mr.Goodliving's Pinball games and continues: "Charts and downloads conclude that consumers are looking for a familiar, quick and fun experience and we made it a top priority to provide a fun, easy way to take a break from a stressful work project or unwind at the end of a long day regardless of whether you're alone or among friends.
Hat Trick Pinball: Experience the skills and thrills of international football from goal kicks and penalties to multi-ball bonuses and football frenzies. Hat Trick Pinball features three flippers for total control, multiple bonuses, missions and hidden features, creating the fastest and most responsive pinball game yet.
GTi Pinball: Tune your car to the max and burn up the streets in the most competitive street racing challenge. Cut your way through the competition, total the traffic, collect cool bonuses and make your rivals choke on your exhaust fumes in this action-packed, high octane street racing challenge.
80's Pinball: Revisit the 1980s, with 80s Pinball from Mr.Goodliving. Combining the glamour, glitz and good looks with gorgeous graphics, an excellent soundtrack and great gameplay, 80s Pinball takes mobile pinball games to another dimension!
All the new pinball games are available in 14 different languages to ensure great gameplay for mobile players from Amsterdam to Sparta and all across the European market. All this is managed through Mr.Goodliving's production environment EMERGE which allows mobile games to be played on over 250 different handsets by 15 different handset manufacturers.
Mr.GoodlivingTM a fully owned subsidiary of RealNetworks®, Inc. develops and publishes games for mobile phones. The company has created some of the most exceptional, high-quality games available in the world today. Mr.Goodliving focuses on creating innovative and well-positioned original titles and franchises for mobile phones. The company's products include the hugely popular PlaymanSportsTM Series, which currently consists of six critically acclaimed titles such as the most recently released Playman Summer Games 2TM. The company also publishes Trivial PursuitTM, the most popular trivia game in the world.
Mr.Goodliving is committed to reaching a global audience, and to ensuring an international appeal. Mr.Goodliving's titles utilize all available features of each handset, enabling an uncompromised gaming experience. This is achieved with MRG EMERGE, a proprietary development environment that supports a record-breaking range of 250 handsets and 20 different languages.
The company works directly with all major operators, portals, media companies, and retail channels. Distribution partners include organizations such as Vodafone Global Content Services, MMO2 group, Telefonica, H3G, T-Mobile International, and Orange Group. In addition, Mr.Goodliving has a very strong position in the new EU countries, and in Russia.
RealNetworks, Mr.Goodliving and RealArcade are trademarks or registered trademarks of RealNetworks, Inc. All other companies or products listed herein are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners.
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