RealNetworks acquires Trymedia


RealNetworks has acquired the assets of online game technology company Trymedia from Macrovision for a reported $4 million, doubling the scale of its games syndication business.

Trymedia works with more than 250 other companies, including Yahoo and Time Warner's AOL, helping syndicate online game distribution. Trymedia has about 60 employees around the world. Last year, RealNetworks acquired online game developer Game Trust for about $20 million.