International Game Technology Plc., in its first Global Gaming Expo since its acquisition by the former GTECH, will display its largest trade-show library ever with what it calls its “Winning Combination” of games, systems and solutions designed for all regulated gaming channels and segments.
“At G2E 2015, IGT will reveal the next generation of games, systems and solutions designed to propel our customers’ business forward, increase player engagement, and set a new standard for innovation in the gaming industry,” said Renato Ascoli, IGT CEO North America Gaming & Interactive (DoubleDown Casino). “As North America’s largest gaming trade show, G2E sets the ideal stage for IGT to demonstrate its industry leadership and ‘Customer First’ focus in action. From casino to lottery, to social and interactive games, IGT’s product portfolio across multiple platforms is as unique and diverse as the valued customers and players that we serve.”
IGT’s booth No. 2139 will excitement into G2E by offering the chance to win $1 million. Gaming industry operators and their direct employees will each be granted one spin on an IGT Megaslot machine, with one potential $1 million jackpot being awarded.
Highlights from IGT’s 2015 G2E games, systems and solutions portfolio include:
Increased depth in True 3D game portfolio:
IGT will expand its award-winning True 3D product line with the introduction of several new 3D titles that deliver glasses-free 3D gaming entertainment. A marquee product will be IGT’s Wheel of Fortune Double Diamond 3D game, Plants vs. Zombies 3D, Ancient Egypt, Cash Fever 3D, Reef of Riches 3D, Grit, Guns and Gold 3D and Return of the Sphinx 3D.
Wheel of Fortune slot library:
IGT will add several new titles to the company’s legendary Wheel of Fortune slots portfolio. The Wheel of Fortune Gold Spins Double Diamond game will debut on IGT’s new hardware solution, the CrystalWheel Stepper cabinet. The CrystalWheel Stepper cabinet melds the mechanical reels from IGT’s S3000 cabinet with the pristine video presentation of IGT’s CrystalCore cabinet, and is topped with an iconic, physical Wheel of Fortune wheel. IGT will also introduce Wheel of Fortune New Orleans slots. Housed on the CrystalWheel cabinet, this Mardi Gras-inspired game theme transports players to the Big Easy as they vie for the game’s five progressive jackpots.
New licensed themes:
IGT will continue its tradition of bringing pop culture’s hottest brands to the casino floor with the introduction of several new licensed slot themes. IGT partnered with Warner Bros. and the No. 1 brand in entertainment news to bring TMZ Video Slots to life. This interactive theme is housed on the CrystalCore cabinet and introduces never-before-seen camera-based “photo booth” technology that integrates a player’s image on the game screen and in several engaging bonus events.
Inspired by one of Netflix’s most-watched programs, IGT will unveil House of Cards Power and Money and House of Cards Welcome to Washington. Other must-see licensed titles from IGT include The Dark Knight Trilogy: Super Heroes and Villains, Breaking Bad, The Ellen DeGeneres Show Have a Little Fun Today, and a fourth game to the James Cameron’s Avatar video slot series, James Cameron’s Avatar The Sacred Bond.
New S3000 innovations:
IGT is improving the award-winning S3000 cabinet with the introduction of the Spin Ferno tournament solution, the world’s first automated tournament technology system for a spinning reel cabinet. Fueled by IGT’s Tournament Manager 5.0, the Spin Ferno product enables operators to host single or multi-site slot tournaments on the celebrated S3000 cabinet. IGT will also introduce an array of new titles for the S3000 cabinet including the Mucho Dinero game, the all-new Hot Hit game series and more.
Expanded content portfolio for the CrystalDual cabinet:
IGT will debut a variety of games for the CrystalDual cabinet that reflect the company’s ongoing commitment to meaningful innovation. IGT will highlight new CrystalDual cabinet game themes such as Da Vinci Diamonds DualPlay game, inspired by IGT’s highly successful Interactive title by the same name; the Mammoth Reels game series, the Age of Aurora game series and the Bubble Craze game, a unique game that first launched as an interactive title featuring colorful bubbles to make up the game’s 19 independent “reels.”
Light and sound innovation:
IGT will light up its booth with SyncSation, a unique tool that enables operators to deploy choreographed light and sound shows across multiple IGT hardware solutions including the S3000 and CrystalDual cabinets. With SyncSation, operators can create attention-grabbing light and sound spectacles in one or multiple locations on their casino floors, ranging from mild to sensational.
IGT will take the video poker experience to the next level with the introduction of the Ultimate X Poker with Power Deals Tournament Game. Fueled by Tournament Manager 4.0, Ultimate X Poker with Power Deals Tournament Game enables operators to host spirited video poker tournament games on their casino floors. The company will also introduce a series of new video poker titles such as Super Hand Poker and Super Draw 6 Card Poker, an innovative game that gives players the chance to win a six-of-a-kind poker hand.
Leading content on IGT’s DoubleDown Casino:
As the gaming industry’s leading social casino, IGT’s DoubleDown Casino app will continue its rich tradition of cross-platform content creation and deployment by launching a marquee licensed title, at the same time the land-based game is introduced.
Comprehensive systems solutions:
IGT will emphasize its new HTML5 support capabilities and several of the company’s systems solutions including Floor Manager and Service Window. IGT will prominently feature the Company’s IGT Advantage system and its ability to integrate with IGT’s DoubleDown Casino app.
In the interactive arena, IGT will demonstrate OnPremise software, an integrated mobile technology solution that modernizes gaming experiences and enables players to place a variety of wagers, including sports bets, slot wagers, bingo and keno, via a single mobile app anytime within set boundaries at a casino or lottery retailer. IGT will also spotlight the company’s Play-for-Fun solution and its ability to monetize virtual currency, while also positioning operators favorably for the expansion of real-money mobile gaming.