Synacor Partners With Arkadium to Offer Engaging, Casual Games to More Than 20 Million Premium Content Subscribers

Synacor Partners With Arkadium to Offer Engaging, Casual Games to More Than 20
Million Premium Content Subscribers

Synacor Will Deploy New and Popular Arkadium Games Like Trizzle, Mahjongg
Dimensions and Sparks Across Its Next-Gen Consumer Portals

BUFFALO, N.Y., Sept. 4, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Synacor, Inc. (Nasdaq:SYNC),
the leading provider of next-gen startpages, award-winning TV Everywhere
solutions and cloud-based Identity Management (IDM) services, across multiple
devices for cable, satellite, telecom and consumer electronics companies,
today announced its partnership with Arkadium, creators of the largest library
of casual games in the world. Bolstering its portfolio of content services for
its MVPD and OEM customers, Synacor will offer Arkadium's casual games,
including new and popular titles like Trizzle, Mahjongg Dimensions and Sparks,
on the next-gen consumer portals, which are used by more than 20 million
end-users looking to access premium content, news, email, support and other
services from a central, customized hub.

"We're excited to partner with Synacor and extend our library of casual games
to the millions of viewers across their vast network of sites," said Neal
Sinno, SVP of Casual and Mobile, Arkadium. "Arkadium is at the forefront of
entertaining content, and we're thrilled to expand our network by bringing our
engaging casual games to their growing audience."

With the popularity of online casual gaming on the rise and revenues expected
to reach $10.3 billion by 2014 ("The Video Gaming Industry Outlook" Report,
2011), Synacor's partnership with Arkadium points to both companies' combined
interest in satisfying high consumer demand for games and entertainment. By
adding Arkadium's expansive library of casual games to its robust list of
services and offerings, Synacor is adding value for its customers and
providing a rich experience to their subscribers.

"Arkadium is a company that truly shares our vision of creating engaging
experiences for consumers through compelling content, and we are thrilled to
partner with them to bring these dynamic, casual games to the users of
Synacor-provided startpages," said Theodore May, SVP of Strategy and Business
Affairs, Synacor. "By offering Arkadium's high-quality gaming content via
next-gen consumer portals, our customers can ensure their consumers are
getting the most out of their online experience while simultaneously building
user engagement."

Arkadium joins Synacor's vast array of content partners including American
Greetings, Fox News Channel, Fox Sports, NHL, The Weather Channel, Starz,
Associated Press, NPR, Dow Jones, VEVO and more.

Synacor's next-gen startpages offer pay-TV providers and consumer electronics
companies an end-to-end tech solution that's branded, customized and
revenue-generating, while simultaneously increasing satisfaction, loyalty and
engagement among their end-consumers. MVPDs and OEMs can deliver content,
services and apps to their consumers across multiple devices, anytime,
anywhere. For more information on Synacor and its next-gen startpages, please
visit or email

About Synacor

Synacor's white-label platform enables cable, satellite, telecom and consumer
electronics companies to deliver TV Everywhere, digital entertainment,
cloud-based services and apps to their end-consumers across multiple devices,
strengthening those relationships while monetizing the engagement. Synacor
(Nasdaq:SYNC), is headquartered in Buffalo, NY. For more information, visit

Integrate. Authenticate. Engage.

About Arkadium

Arkadium, creators of the largest library of casual games in the world, has
been a prominent game development studio for over 12 years. We deliver
easy-to-play, hard-to-quit games for all, including Taptiles^®, Sparks,
Trizzle, Mahjongg Dimensions, and many more. Whether it's with cards, cubes or
the occasional monkey, more than ten million consumers worldwide enjoy
Arkadium's games every month on the web, mobile devices, Facebook and Windows
8. Arkadium has also pioneered hundreds of game launches through its
partnership network of brand and publisher sites such as MSN, CNN, AARP,
Comcast, Discovery, and numerous others. Founded in 2001, the company
isheadquartered in New York City, with offices in Canada and Ukraine. For
more information or follow us on Twitter@Arkadium.

Forward-Looking Statements

This release includes certain forward-looking statements within the meaning of
the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements are
based on the current expectations or beliefs of management of Synacor, and are
subject to uncertainty and changes in circumstances. Actual results may vary
materially from those expressed or implied by the statements herein due to
changes in economic, business, competitive, technological and/or regulatory
factors, and other factors affecting the operation of the respective
businesses of Synacor. More detailed information about these factors may be
found in filings by Synacor, as applicable, with the Securities and Exchange
Commission, including their respective Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q. Synacor
is under no obligation to, and expressly disclaims any such obligation to,
update or alter their respective forward-looking statements, whether as a
result of new information, future events, or otherwise.

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         Meredith Roth, VP, Corporate Communications

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