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2010-06-18 11:00:00

SEATTLE, June 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GameHouse®, a division of RealNetworks®, Inc. (Nasdaq: RNWK), today announced the nominees for the second annual GameHouse Great Game Awards(TM) (GG's). GameHouse introduced the GG's in 2009 as a way to showcase the most talented and creative casual games developers in the industry. Winners of the second annual Great Game Awards will be announced July 19 during an exclusive event held at Experience Music...

2010-05-04 08:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, May 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- WEB 2.O EXPO -- GameHouse®, a division of RealNetworks®, Inc. (Nasdaq: RNWK), today unveiled GameHouse Fusion(TM), the first social gaming platform to give consumers access to thousands of socially connected games within a massive worldwide casual gaming community across multiple social websites and devices. GameHouse Fusion provides game developers access to the GameHouse network of more than 50 million...

2010-04-28 08:52:00

LONDON, April 28, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- David Cameron may be leading the latest voting intentions polls, but things can be very different in the world of web video clips. RealNetworks, the online video specialist, asked research company YouGov to take an alternative approach to the leadership question by asking respondents which of a series of embarrassing online videos, featuring each of the party leaders, they would most like to see or see again. Almost twice as many people wanted to see...

2010-03-03 16:50:00

SEATTLE, March 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- RealNetworks, Inc. (Nasdaq: RNWK) announced today that it has settled lawsuits with the six major Hollywood movie studios, Viacom Inc., and the DVD Copy Control Association related to Real's RealDVD product. As part of the settlement, RealNetworks will withdraw its pending appeal of the District Court's preliminary injunction. The parties have agreed to the terms of a permanent injunction that will prohibit RealNetworks from distributing or...

2010-03-03 08:00:00

TAMPA, Fla., March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- GameStreamer, Inc., a digital distribution platform, announced today that their technology now supports sales and delivery of Mac games. Merscom Games, PlayFirst, Layernet and National Geographic provided the initial titles to GameStreamer for distribution using the new technology. GameStreamer will be adding more Mac game publishers and titles over the next couple of months as the service moves into a full production rollout. "Merscom is happy to see...

2010-02-10 08:00:00

SEATTLE and DUBLIN, Feb. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- PopCap Games, maker of some of the world's most popular video games, today announced that it will mark the 10th birthday of its flagship franchise Bejeweled® with a 10-month long celebration beginning today. Throughout 2010 PopCap will introduce new installments in the Bejeweled lineup, hold the first-ever community-wide competition for Bejeweled Blitz, and stage exciting promotional activities such as the upcoming "Show Your...

2010-01-25 11:14:00

DALLAS, Jan. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- The creator of such popular video games as "Midnight Mysteries: The Edgar Allan Poe Conspiracy," "Luxor Adventures," and "Samantha Swift and the Mystery from Atlantis," has won a legal battle against its former business partner over the sale and distribution of premium casual games. Dallas-based MumboJumbo LLC is a worldwide publisher, developer and marketer of premium casual games for PCs and game consoles made by Nintendo, Sony Computer Entertainment and...

2010-01-21 07:30:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Nickelodeon today announced the availability of new apps for the iPhone and iPod touch based on some of its most popular television properties and proprietary websites. "iCarly: Sam's Remote" and "Go, Diego, Go: Musical Missions" join recently launched Nickelodeon apps including "SpongeBob Tickler", "SpongeBob Jellyfish Jam", AddictingGames "The World's Hardest Game" and "iParkIt", "Shockwave Daily Jigsaw to Go" and "Dora Saves the Crystal Kingdom."...

2010-01-12 08:02:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Whether choosing whose voice announces the play-by-play in your football video game, creating your avatar from scratch in a role-playing game or dressing a character uniquely, customization has come to video games and its use is growing. Companies are also embracing it by using in-game advertising to put their brands in the hands of their target audiences. Today Exent, the leading distributor of online downloadable video games, took this trend a step...

2009-12-09 08:00:00

SEATTLE, Dec. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Casual games online destination and publisher GameHouse®, a division of the digital entertainment company RealNetworks®, Inc. (Nasdaq: RNWK), today announced the cross-platform availability of COLLAPSE!®. The game is now available for play on PC, Mac, Facebook and a variety of mobile handsets including BlackBerry, iPhone and Android. "This latest cross-platform installment of COLLAPSE!...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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