This week has seen new slots rolled out by SG Digital and Habanero, alongside new games for operators PokerStars and KamaGames and platform integrations for Yggdrasil, Oryx Gaming and EGT Interactive.
Scientific Games’ SG Digital division has rolled out two new slot titles with the launch of Legend of Fortune and Wonder Woman Bullets & Bracelets.
Developed by the supplier’s Bally studio, Wonder Woman Bullets & Bracelets features a U-Spin Wheel Bonus, Knock Out Wild Free Games, and Transforming Wilds. The game also showcases SG Digital’s new Dynamic Lighting Effects engine to optimize portrait mode play on desktop.
SG Digital’s Red7 Mobile studio has released Legend of Fortune. This title sees players navigate treacherous stepping stones to win up to 1,000 times their bet. Tumbling Free Spins maximize win opportunities as winning symbols explode and disappear during the feature, and new symbols tumble down onto the reels.
“Wonder Woman Bullets & Bracelets captures the power of the famous superhero with features that reflect the excitement of the classic TV series,” said Tom Wood, chief creative officer at SG Digital. “It’s a great follow-up to our previous title, Wonder Woman Gold, with this installment now playable in portrait mode. Legend of Fortune is great title with unique features that will welcome new slot players.”
Slots and table games provider Habanero is taking players on a trip to ancient China with its latest release Ways of Fortune.
The 576-way game, which features symbols including Chinese warriors and their noble steeds, is played in front of sweeping blossom trees and dragon statues.
Habanero’s latest game mechanic sees a separate top section formed of three randomly selected symbols, with five wins in a row landed when matched with reels one and two. Three horse symbols across any of the five rows unlock 10, 15 or 20 free spins, while during free spins right-to-left pay lines ensure at least three symbols are always in play when hunting for those big wins.
“Ways of Fortune immerses players in ancient China thanks to its high-class graphics, pitch-perfect sounds and great retro maths model,” said Toni Karapetrov, head of corporate communications at Habanero. “The game design offers players the chance to land big prizes as they are shown the way to their fortune with the help of brave warriors and mythical characters. It’s a great addition to our portfolio.”
Casino games developer Yggdrasil Gaming has expanded its presence in the regulated Italian iGaming market following a content supply deal with Intralot Italia.
The slots include Yggdrasil’s range of in-game promotional tools, BOOST, which allows Intralot to run promotions from within the game client offering maximum cross-sell opportunities and a superior player experience.
“Extending our partnerships across major regulated and newly regulated markets is part of our long-term strategy so we’re delighted to announce our agreement with Intralot,” said Yggdrasil CEO Fredrik Elmqvist. “Italy is a well-established online gaming market and we expect further growth in the future with demand from operators there increasing year-on-year.”
Intralot Italia CEO Francesco Mastantuoni added: “We are very pleased with the launch of this new content, since it supports our commitment to responding to the needs of the market and catering to players’ evolving preferences.
“We are confident that players will embrace a wider variety of content, and that our partnership with Yggdrasil will soon yield very positive results.”
Social casino operator KamaGames has expanded its Pokerist app with the launch of a new game based on the popular dice game Craps.
The company said that Craps was the first 3D multiplayer game of its kind launched on the App Store and Google Play.
“This is another step closer to our goal of having the most comprehensive portfolio of social casino games on mobile platforms,” said KamaGames CEO Andrey Kuznetsov. “We’ve developed Craps with the most realistic 3D graphics and physics available for any mobile app game. Our hard work has paid off, and we’re especially proud of Craps’ ‘throw the dice’ graphics.
“Like all of the games in our portfolio, Craps is a real social experience, and we encourage our players to interact via chat, animated emojis, gifts and even transfers of dice throws. Our goal was to recreate a genuine casino experience and I believe we’ve achieved that. Craps is one of the most popular casino games in US, which makes it a priority for us since it is one of our key markets.”
Cherry-owned iGaming operator ComeOn! has rolled out new content from supplier Oryx Gaming.
Oryx’s entire suite of proprietary and third-party games has gone live with ComeOn! as part of a partnership which began last year.
The games are available on its flagship ComeOn.com site, as well as its Snabbare, Casinostugan and Folkeautomaten brands.
Oryx’s games have previously been deployed on other Cherry-owned brands, including Cherry Casino, Sunnyplayer and Sunmaker.
“Our relationship with ComeOn! has continued to strengthen and we’re pleased to now be in a position to deliver our entire portfolio across all brands under ComeOn!” said Oryx Gaming chief executive Matevz Mazij. “Recent results have been extremely positive and we only expect that to continue.”
Oryx has struck a deal this week to integrate a range of Kajot Games titles onto its content aggregator platform.
Oryyx customers will initially get access to Kajot’s casino titles in Romania, with games to be rolled out for Oryx's Czech and Croatian partners in the near future.
“Kajot Games has tonnes of iGaming experience and has produced a plethora of original and catchy casino games,” said Mazij. “We’re thrilled to welcome Kajot as a new partner and I’m sure the games will bring great rewards.”
Online poker giant PokerStars has released its latest No Limit Hold’em cash game innovation, Unfold, which allows players to unfold their hand once the flop has been dealt.
If a player decides to change their mind, the hand previously folded will be used to play for an “Unfold pot” made up of antes taken from each player at the beginning of each hand. Each ante will constitute a percentage of the big blind.
In order to play for the Unfold pot and in effect unfold their hand, players have to make a bet equal to the sum of the Unfold pot. Players who pay the Unfold stake cannot make any further bets after this point. The rest of the hand is played out amongst the main pot players while the Unfold players spectate. The Unfold pot is then awarded to the Unfold player with the strongest five card poker hand after the river is dealt. If the main pot is won before the full board is dealt, all remaining community cards will be dealt to determine the winner of the Unfold pot.
“This has never been done before,” said Severin Rasset, PokerStars director of poker innovation and operations. “Unfold means more action and opportunities for players, reducing the all too familiar sinking feeling of making the correct pre-flop lay down, only to then find you would have flopped the nuts. We’re very excited to offer something new and completely different.”
PokerStars Ambassador Felix Schneider added: “There’s been so many times at the tables where I’ve wished I could go back and unfold my hand when I’ve realised I’ve hit a winner and now I can actually do it, which is super exciting. It’s a really engaging format and keeps players entertained and sweating it out in the side pot. I think it’ll also be very funny to stream on my channel and I can’t wait to show my community.”
Unfold is a permanent new product featured under its own tab in the PokerStars lobby. The game is currently available on .com, .net .UK, .EU and .DK sites.
EGT Interactive has launched its games for the first time in the regulated Colombian iGaming market.
EGT Interactive, the iGaming division of Bulgarian gaming machines manufacturer Euro Game Technology, has been granted approval to roll out its games with Zamba.co, the iGaming site jointly operated by Colombian operator Vicca Group and Belgium's Gaming1.
The supplier described the move as a “huge step” in its business strategy, with 20 games initially launched with the operator, including popular titles 40 Super Hot, 20 Super hot, Burning Hot, Zodiac Wheel, and Rise of Ra.