This week has seen new games rolled out by SG Digital's Betdigital, Microgaming, Play’n GO, Pariplay, Realistic Games, Iron Dog Studios and Wazdan, alongside integrations for the likes of Playson, BetGames.TV, and Red Rake Gaming.
Scientific Games’ SG Digital division has launched its latest slot Knights of Gold.
From the company’s Betdigital studio, Knights of Gold provides players with a multi-reel romp, including hidden bonuses and a players-choice free games crusade. The famous WMS Colossal dual reel set, sets the stage for big wins with 100 paylines, while a Shield Surprise Bonus increases the chances of triggering free games.
“Knights of Gold offers a timeless medieval theme along with a proven math mechanic in Colossal Reels, packed full of entertaining big win bonuses opportunities," said Tom Wood, chief creative officer at SG Digital. "This game showcases our Betdigital studio’s capacity for bringing popular and proven land-based games with unique features and game mechanics to the online space.”
Isle of Man-based iGaming provider Microgaming has launched a new game exclusively for its operators developed by Austrian game development studio Rabcat.
From the creators of the popular Castle Builder II and Gnome Wood titles, Rabcat’s new Robin of Sherwood Online Slot takes players on an adventure through medieval England. The game features the infamous hooded hero and his Merry Men who are on a quest for riches in this five by three reel, 243-way online slot.
Set in a vibrant depiction of Sherwood Forest, the base game includes the Wild Turning feature which can be randomly activated. In this feature, Robin will signal his troops to fire on marked royal symbols in the selected reels, transforming them into wild symbols for the chance to earn big rewards.
Landing three or more free spin scatter symbols will grant ten free spins and transport players into a faceoff between Robin and the Sheriff of Nottingham in the free spins round.
“Players can expect a highly entertaining adventure based on the legend of the heroic outlaw this July as Microgaming releases Robin of Sherwood Online Slot,” said David Reynolds, games publisher at Microgaming “This latest Rabcat creation has cleverly weaved exciting game features into one of the most legendary tales of old, incorporating outstanding visuals and rich animations to bring it into modern times.”
Rabcat founder and CEO Thomas Schleischitz added: “Our striking depiction of the legendary Robin of Sherwood delivers a cutting-edge gaming experience packed with thrilling features, flawless character animations, and a volley of winning opportunities. We are delighted to supply Microgaming with exclusive gaming content that hits the mark with players and operators alike.”
Casino games developer Play’n GO has released an upgraded version of its game-show themed Cats and Cash slot game.
The 5-reel slot has been part of Play’n GO’s portfolio since its release in 2012, and has now been updated and converted to HTML5.
Cats and Cash boasts 15 paylines and two bonus features; Wheel of Fortune and Pick-a-Gift. Players can either spin the wheel or pick a box to top up winnings.
“We are making sure our partners and their players can continue to supply and enjoy all their favourite games, past and present. It’s important to look forward, but we don’t want to leave too much behind,” said Play’n GO chief executive Johan Törnqvist.
“We believe it’s important to continue focusing on the quality of our entire portfolio, and this is why we have updated Cats and Cash, to make sure the players have the best possible experience with the games that have helped us reach the position we find ourselves in today.”
iGaming software provider Pariplay has unveiled a new Brazilian-themed slots game, Rio Fever.
With a Samba-inspired soundtrack and glamourous graphics that evoke the flamboyance of the Rio Carnival, the 4x5 reels and 40 line slot game also includes various bonuses, including wild symbols, free spins, and both random and expanding wilds.
“With Rio Fever, both our partners and their players are invited to an exciting gameplay experience that embodies the carnival atmosphere, while providing eye-catching graphics and plenty of big win potential with each spin,” said Richard Mintz, commercial and marketing director at Pariplay. “With the Brazilian football team one of the favourites at the World Cup, we felt this was the perfect time to roll the game out.”
Iron Dog Studios
1X2 Network's independent game studio Iron Dog Studios has launched its latest offering, taking players into Chinese mythology with Si Xiang.
In Chinese mythology the skies were divided by four mythological creatures that guarded the world. The Azure Dragon, Vermillion Bird, White Tiger and the Wild Tortoise will reward vast riches to the most fearless players, expanding and travelling through the reels as they guide players towards greater fortunes.
The reels host additional symbols including the Yin Yang symbol which releases multiple features. When the Yin Yang symbol lands on a winning combination it will reward multipliers and if it appears on top of the magic portal symbol it will unleash one of the wild beasts.
“Si Xiang’ is a fantastic feature rich slot with truly stunning graphics and immersive sound,” Iron Dog Studios commented. “It’s time to summon the four beasts and see what wonders they have in store.”
UK-based casino supplier Realistic Games is taking players to the futuristic world of Clockwork Mice with its latest slot release.
The five-reel, 20-line slot is set in a space age inspired world and features a free spins bonus round where all wins are multiplied by up to x12 by a random multiplier, selected from a futuristic clock.
“Clockwork Mice not only has the great maths model that players have come to expect from Realistic, but also has a different look and feel to the game that will appeal to markets around the world,” said Robert Lee, commercial director of Realistic Games.
Realistic’s latest slot title follows the release of Black Ice and Slot It In! in May, with the supplier aiming to roll-out a 3D version of roulette next month.
SG Digital-owned content provider Betdigital has launched an exclusive football-themed slot based on the popular football game Subbuteo with operator William Hill.
Licensed by Hasbro, the 20-line Subbuteo slot title is described by Betdigital as its “most ambitious game to date”. It will be made available on SG Digital’s Open Gaming System (OGS) for other operators from September.
"Subbuteo is an absolute classic game and our exclusive slot title for William Hill has all the hallmarks of an instant winner,” said Heath Samples, chief executive at Betdigital. “It blends nostalgia with a modern twist where players can now win more than games.”
William Hill head of content Julian Beck commented: "I am absolutely delighted that we have released Subbuteo Slot exclusively to William Hill for the World Cup.
“Working in collaboration with Betdigital, we have produced what we all think is a great game with some cool features true to the Subbuteo brand. Thanks to Betdigital for producing a great game and working with William Hill in a collaborative approach to produce a great football slot."
Malta-based casino games supplier Relax Gaming has signed a deal to distribute games created by slots studio Playson on its platform.
Playson’s product suite includes slots, table games, roulette and video poker games, which will now be available to operators through Relax’s Silver Bullet platform.
“Playson offers a wide variety of online casino content that will be an excellent addition to our Silver Bullet Platform that we can take to our clients,” said Relax Gaming CEO Daniel Eskola. “The platform continues to grow in both quality and quantity, and we do not expect this pattern to change any time soon.”
Playson director Ivan Farrugia added: “With Relax’s list of premium operator partners, it makes perfect sense for us to use this path to take our games to the market. Growing our customer base is a priority for us and we look forward to Relax helping us achieve this.”
Malta-based games studio Wazdan has launched a new slot game to coincide with the running of the bulls in San Fermin, Pamplona, this week.
Corrida Romance Deluxe is a 5-reel, 20-payline slot that invokes Spanish-style bullfighting, with red-cape-swirling matadors, furious bulls and flamenco dancers appearing on the reels.
The game offers a variety of special features including Wilds, Scatters, Free Spins with a special x2 multiplier symbol, as well as a Gamble game in which players can face the furious bull in the bullring.
“We have launched Corrida Romance Deluxe with eye-catching characters and heart-racing features, just like the running of the bulls in San Fermin,” said Wazdan head of sales Andrzej Hyla. “Wazdan's game development team have done a lovely job combining vibrant Spanish visuals with rewarding and immersive gameplay.”
Wazdan also agreed a deal this week to ingrate its games with solutions provider iGamingPlatform (iGP) via the Game Hub aggregation platform.
This includes popular titles such as Football Mania Deluxe, Fruit Mania Deluxe, Magic Hot 4 Deluxe, Magic Stars 3, and Wild Guns, as well as new titles Great Book of Magic Deluxe and Magic of the Ring Deluxe.
“Game Hub has some of the biggest developers in the world on their platform and we feel that our games enhance the platform. We are proud to be part of this high-level array of outstanding games,” said Hyla. “We are delivering on our mission to become one of the world's leading games suppliers through partnerships with prestigious industry names like iGP."
Red Rake Gaming
Online casino operator Videoslots.com has agreed a deal to integrate a number of slots from games developer Red Rake Gaming.
The deal includes latest releases including Judges Rule The Show, The Asp Of Cleopatra and Eastern Goddesses, as well as the supplier’s popular titles Super 10, Electric Sevens and Mega Estelar.
“We host the biggest collection of slot offerings in the industry, but it’s important we add quality and not just quantity,” said William Ahlberg, head of games at Videoslots.com. “That’s exactly what we have done with the integration of titles from Red Rake Gaming, who pride themselves on offering immersive and exciting slots across a range of narratives.”
Red Rake Gaming head of business development Carlos Fernández Aguilar said: “We challenge ourselves to create the best content on the market and it’s a great honour to see our titles go live on videoslots.com. Videoslots is one of the most relevant casino operators in the industry and we are sure their players are going to love our games.”
Online gaming platform provider Oryx Gaming has expanded its offering through a new partnership with games developer BetGames.TV.
The agreement will give Oryx's clients access to BetGames TV titles including Bet on Poker, Bet on Baccarat, Dice, War of Bets and Wheel of Fortune.
“Integrating BetGames.TV’s live content onto our iGaming platform will significantly strengthen our portfolio offering,” said Oryx Gaming CEO Matevz Mazij. “BetGames.TV has an excellent multi-channel live solution and we’re expecting great results from our partnership.”
BetGames.TV chief operating officer Aiste Garneviciene added: “ORYX Gaming is a trusted business partner of ours and I am confident that our games will offer their clients the highest quality and the widest choice of unique content. We look forward to a rewarding partnership with ORYX Gaming which will clearly bring fantastic opportunities for both of us.”
In related news, BetGames.TV’s games have also gone live with operator Pinnacle under an agreement signed earlier this year.
“Pinnacle is thrilled to announce its partnership with BetGames.TV,” said a spokesperson for the operator. “We consistently aim to be on top of the game and adding them to our portfolio allows us to deliver a different gaming experience to our players globally. Betgames will provide Pinnacle with some of the most popular table and lottery games, giving us an excellent opportunity to expand our product offerings.”