Winning two best-in-class titles, Playman Summer Games 2 is elected best mobile sports game in the UK and best overall mobile game in Finland
Playman Summer Games 2, by Mr.GoodlivingTM, a subsidiary of RealNetworks®, Inc. (Nasdaq: RNWK), was recently selected as the best mobile game of 2005 by the Finnish Gaming TV-show, "Tilt," and as the best mobile sports game by the U.K.-based mobile game reviewing site, Mobile Game Faqs ( www.mobilegamefaqs.com), where it also was one of the runners up for the best overall mobile games of 2005.
"We are thrilled that Playman Summer Games 2 has been recognized as a leading mobile title with these prestigious awards," says Mikko Uromo, Producer for the PlaymanSports titles. "The recognition proves our belief that original titles will work as well on the mobile platform as they have on console and PC platforms for years."
In an industry currently dominated by licensed games, the PlaymanSports Series has defiantly gained mainstream popularity and grown into a best seller. Wilhelm Taht, Marketing Manager at Mr.Goodliving continues, "Playman Summer Games 2 has consistently received an average score of 85% or higher in the reviews so far. The 'Best Mobile Title of 2005' title is another superb mark of quality, fun and playability for the game, and the series as a whole."
The PlaymanSports series consists of six games: Playman Summer Games, Playman Shoot & Splash, Playman Power Games, Playman Beach Volley, Playman Winter Games and Playman Summer Games 2. All the games guarantee phone friendly controls, excellent playability and hot-seat multiplayer mode (except Playman Beach Volley). To date, the Series' games have sold more than 1.5 million copies in Europe. The seventh game in the series, Playman World Soccer, will be released in February 2006, and will include a 3-D version of the game for selected handsets.
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