SEATTLE, June 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GameHouse®, a division of RealNetworks®, Inc. (Nasdaq: RNWK), and Summit Entertainment today announced the immediate availability of two exciting new mobile games, based on Summit's THE TWILIGHT SAGA film franchise, titled "The Twilight Saga: Memory Quest" and "The Twilight Saga: Eclipse Movie Game." The new games join "Twilight: The Movie Game" and "The Twilight Saga: New Moon Game," developed exclusively by GameHouse's own development studio under a multiple-game agreement with Summit to develop mobile titles based on THE TWILIGHT SAGA franchise. All games in the series, including the two new titles, are now available on major North American and European wireless carrier mobile game portals, including the App Store for the iPhone and iPod touch.
Fans of THE TWILIGHT SAGA franchise have embraced the mobile game series from GameHouse, downloading the first two titles over 3 million times. For those eagerly awaiting the next big-screen installment of the vampire love story, GameHouse's mobile games provide fans with an additional way to stay immersed in the timeless tale of otherworldly romance just in time for the release of THE TWILIGHT SAGA: ECLIPSE, in theaters today.
"The Twilight Saga: Memory Quest" features three modes of Match-3 and Memory gameplay, each corresponding to one of the movies in THE TWILIGHT SAGA franchise. Players match tokens based on scenes and images from the movies to clear the screen and progress through more than 90 levels of varying difficulty. "The Twilight Saga: Eclipse Movie Game" features single- and multi-player modes, challenging fans to discover the depth of their knowledge of THE TWILIGHT SAGA: ECLIPSE by answering more than 400 text and photo trivia questions.
"THE TWILIGHT SAGA has captivated a massive worldwide audience, and now fans of all ages can enjoy one of the most popular entertainment franchises of all time on their mobile phones as they look forward to the next installment of this phenomenally successful series of films," said Matt Hulett, chief revenue officer of GameHouse. "This is another top-quality license that we're proud to feature in our broad portfolio of award-winning games, and we look forward to continuing the TWILIGHT SAGA journey along with all of the film series' fans."
The TWILIGHT SAGA film series stars Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson and tells the story of 17-year-old Bella Swan who moves to the small town of Forks, Washington to live with her father, and becomes drawn to Edward Cullen, a pale, mysterious classmate who seems determined to push her away. But neither can deny the attraction that pulls them together...even when Edward confides that he and his family are vampires. The action-packed, modern day vampire love story TWILIGHT, the first film in the series, was released in theatres on November 21, 2008, to a blockbuster reception. The second installment of the film franchise, THE TWILIGHT SAGA: NEW MOON was released November 20, 2009. The franchise has grossed over $1.1 billion in worldwide box office ticket sales to date.
GameHouse is a leader in the digital games industry worldwide and develops content across multiple platforms, with a vertically integrated development, publishing, licensing, distribution and retail business.
For up-to-date availability information on "The Twilight Saga: Memory Quest" and "The Twilight Saga: Eclipse Game," please visit www.twilight-mobilegame.com.
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