Big Time Gaming’s Megaways is the first mechanic to be used as a brand. Gaming Intelligence finds out what makes it so good.

From global heavyweights such as Scientific Games and Novomatic, to relative newcomers Kalamba Games and Chance Interactive, via emerging heavyweights such as Blueprint Gaming and Red Tiger – all have licensed Big Time Gaming’s Megaways mechanic. So have Fantasma Games, Iron Dog Studio, iSoftBet, Relax Gaming and Storm Gaming Technology. Others will follow.

Ladbrokes Coral and PokerStars have launched a dedicated Megaways tab featuring all the games that use BTG’s mechanic.

The growth of Megaways is a groundbreaking success story. Never before has a mechanic been licensed by so many suppliers and used as a brand to market a game to players.

Its inventor, Big Time Gaming chief executive officer Nik Robinson, explains: “Megaways is as much an evolution of slot machines as one-line three-reels moving to 20-line 3x5 reel video slots. Megaways unlocks mathematical possibilities that just aren’t available in slots of the past.”

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