Zylom

Zylom

Infobox Company
company_name = Zylom
company_
company_type = Subsidiary
foundation = 2001 (Eindhoven)
location_city = Eindhoven
location_country = the Netherlands
location =
key_people = Rutger Peters, Erik Goossens (co-founders)
industry = Online/Video Games Developer/Publisher
products =
revenue = +15 million euro's
operating_income =
net_income =
num_employees = 50 - 100
homepage = [http://www.zylom.com Zylom.com]

Zylom is a casual gaming developer and publisher and digital video game distributor based in Eindhoven, the Netherlands.

On a monthly basis, Zylom offers their games to 13 million unique visitors, of which 80% is female of an age of 20 years and older.cite web|url=http://www.molblog.nl/Merken/6476 |title=Zylom verandert naam in RealGames |date=2008-02-06] On average, around 300,000 people play Zylom-games at any point in time.cite web|url=http://www.emerce.nl/nieuws.jsp?id=1117137 |title=RealNetworks koopt Nederlandse Zylom voor 17 miljoen |date=2006-02-07]

RealGames

In 2006, Zylom became a subsidiary of RealNetworks' RealGames, who still continues to work in their own office in the Netherlands. Zylom is also responsible for the localization of RealGames' products. In 2008, Zylom was officially renamed RealGames.

In the North American continent, the games remain to be distributed under the label of RealGames. In Europe, the games are distributed under the label of Zylom.

GameHouse Studios

GameHouse Studios is the in-house development studio of Zylom, who are responsible for best-sellers like the Delicious-series and Pastry Passion. After Zyloms merger with RealGames, GameHouse also got a second studio, located in Seattle.

GameHouse is also used as a brandname for a gamesportal separate of Zylom.

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