RealNetworks Acquires Trymedia

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  1. DFG

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  2. berserker

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    Ok, so they finally announced it.

    Now I wonder what possible aggregators to reach Yahoo! and AOL are out there availiable to parties who does not publish their games exclusively? Since TryMedia is now part of Real I suppose they will be carrying only Real exclusive titles.

    I guess Oberon still available non-exclusively... anyone else?
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    This raises an interesting question:

    How much would you sell your company for?
     
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    I thought it was only Oberon and Trymedia before this buy out. But there could be more...certainly they won't accept games from you on your own (I tried) - they insist on an "aggregator".
     
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    funny things acquisitions...

    Hmmm, I wonder if my game will end up in realarcade 'by default' now? That would be ironic considering it was rejected originally:p

    Acquisitions are funny things sometimes, the only one I ever remember thinking 'thats a no brainer' or 'that's a good combination' was when adobe acquired macromedia (those apps always like each other;) , but now there married with kids!).

    The Metacreations (Poser, Anime Studio etc) acquisitions are legendary! Metacreations -> Curious Labs -> e frontier and now smith micro:eek:
     

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