The past few days have seen Microgaming’s Awards cabinet grow as Playtech and NetEnt release new slot games and Yggdrasil sign new content awards.
Microgaming Wins Award at International Gaming Awards 2017
Microgaming’s awards continue to grow and they’re thrilled to reveal that the company received an award in the category of Mobile Product at the 10th International Gaming Awards held at the InterContinental, London Park Lane on Monday, 6th February 2017.
The company developed the first mobile casino software in 2004 and has since remained at the forefront of the industry, creating a huge portfolio of mobile games that consists of over 350 top-notch titles playable across 3,000 devices. More than 350 online gaming brands currently offer Microgaming’s mobile products.
Roger Raatgever, CEO of Microgaming, commented on the award by saying that they are extremely proud to win the award for Mobile Product. He added that they predicted that mobile would be the future of gaming back in 2004 when they created the world’s first mobile casino software, and they have not looked back.
Raatgever went on to say that it is great to receive recognition for their hard work and to be viewed by the industry as having the best mobile product out there.
Microgaming are a solid, long-term company and we expect Microgaming’s awards will continue to roll in but the competition from the companies in out other featured stories this week is strong.
Playtech Launches Omni-Channel Slot Game
Playtech has rolled out a great new omni-channel online slot titled Tiki Paradise that sees players being rewarded as they unlock enhanced features and bonuses in-shop, online and on mobile.
Tiki-Paradise is a first-of-its kind, 5 reel and 10 pay line online slot game that has been launched exclusively with Coral in over 300 shops. The omni-channel slot game will be extended to all 1800 UK outlets in the near future.
Mark Kemp, Ladbrokes-Coral Product Director, said that not only will their Coral Connect customers find Tiki Paradise incredibly engaging and great fun to play, it also enables them to develop and launch further integrated omni-channel content that significantly increases the gaming experience for players who play slots in their shops and on mobile.
Shimon Akad, COO of Playtech, added that Tiki Paradise is a first-ever omni-channel content launch and Platech’s newest and smartest addition to their Playtech ONE platform. He added that the Playtech ONE platform is the first to allow these types of enhanced rewards and free spins features across retail and online domains – delivering a single coherent user experience across retail, online and mobile to ultimately supply their operators with the leading technology in the gaming industry.
NetEnt to Release “Jungle Spirit: Call of the Wild” Video Slot
NetEnt will be releasing a new 5 reel, 3 row and 243 Ways to Win video slot on Monday, 20th February 2017 titled Jungle Spirit: Call of the Wild that takes players into a mystifying forest to search for hidden treasures. The Jungle Spirit: Call of the Wild video slot boasts superb graphics and images as well as several great bonus features which include a Random Symbol Expansion feature, a Random Butterfly Boost symbol and Free Spins.
The new video slot will appeal to low rollers as well as high rollers as players can wager from €0.20 to €100 per spin.
Marathonbet to Access Games from Yggdrasil Gaming
Yggdrasil Gaming has signed an agreement with Marathonbet Online Casino that will see it supply the operator with its vast suite of video slot games across UK and dot com markets.
The slot games are all developed in HTML5 format and will be deployed via Yggdrasil’s iSENSE platform and launched simultaneously on desktop and mobile devices. The games include Vikings Go Bezerk, Double Dragons, Seasons and Achymedes as well as Joker Millions and Nirvana progressive jackpots.
Marathonbet will also gain access to Yggdrasil’s collection of in-game promotional tools BOOST, the recently-launched Missions feature and the social sharing tool BRAG.