At the recent ICE London gaming event, targeted at B2B customers, Microgaming announced some new games that will soon be hitting our screens.
There were two themed slots in particular that caught the imagination of ICE attendees, both based on very popular but very different subjects.
First, there will soon be a deadmau5 slot, themed around the global phenomen and electronic music star deadmau5’s latest tour, cube v3. For those who don’t know, deadmau5 is a Canadian artist behind hits such as Hi Friend, I Remember, Ghosts ‘n’ Stuff, and Raise Your Weapon. This Grammy-nominated artist has had a lot of success, but it is certainly something new to have a game based on you and your music!
This slot game from Microgaming will capture the design and graphics from deadmau5’s tour that have wowed audiences, and will of course include a selection of deadmau5’s signature tracks.
“diversifying and innovating”
Combining the fun of the slots with the beat of electronic music is something unique to this game, but is one that is sure to be popular with gaming fans. The game is set for release in 2020.
Jean-Luc Ferriere, Chief Commercial Officer at Microgaming says:
“The addition of deadmau5 to our sizeable branded content offering, which already includes some of the biggest names in entertainment, highlights our commitment to diversifying and innovating across our range. We look forward to launching this unique online slot to operators later this year.”
This is not the only slot release that will be met with much anticipation.
Winter is coming
Indeed, Microgaming’s announcement at ICE London that they were developing a Game of Thrones themed slot excited many casino fans.
Game of Thrones is, of course, the widely successful fantasy drama adapted from the book series by George R. R. Martin. First airing in 2011 and concluding in 2019, this series about the inhabitants of Westeros and Essos has won numerous Emmys and been nominated for countless other awards, including Golden Globes. With such a popular fan-base, it was only a matter of time before a software and gaming developer capitalised on this.
The new game, which will be called Game of Thrones Power Stacks, has been in the pipeline for a while. It is a product of a partnership between Microgaming and the company behind the TV series, HBO, which first started over 6 years ago when Microgaming released its first Game of Thrones branded slot.
An authentic experience
Fans of the series will spot many familiar characters in Game of Thrones Power Stacks, which will take players on a journey through the land of Westeros. The game is being developed by the independent Slingshot Studios that specialises in creating innovative, quality content exclusively for Microgaming.
Addressing this particular release, Jean-Luc Ferriere said:
“The Game of Thrones brand has garnered a devoted following among viewers, along with incredible media attention. We are excited to extend our partnership with HBO to supply a new Game of Thrones online slot that honours and builds on the brand’s immense popularity. In the spirit of the show, we will be working hard to deliver a quality, feature-rich slot game so that players can enjoy an authentic Game of Thrones themed gaming experience.”