RealNetworks Buys Casual Gamer Trymedia

Schachter, Ken
February 2008
Red Herring;2/22/2008, p1
Trade Publication
The article reports on the acquisition of Macrovision's Trymedia unit by RealNetworks. The deal is part of Macrovision's effort to set its non-core assets. RealNetworks also bought the gaming infrastructure company Game Trust and the casual gaming site Atrativa. It is noted that Macrovision offers services to entertainment, gaming, and software companies for distributing and securing digital goods sent to consumers and some shareholders.


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