LAS VEGAS, Sept. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Gripping graphics, captivating content and incredible innovation won big today as IGT's (NYSE: IGT) James Cameron's AVATAR™ Video Slots and James Cameron's AVATAR™ Treasure of Pandora were named "Best Slot Product" in the 2014 Gaming Technology Awards. Hosted by Global Gaming Business, and dubbed one of the gaming industry's finest accolades, the winners were announced on the floor of the Global Gaming Expo (G2E).
Inspired by the highest-grossing movie of all time, James Cameron's AVATAR™, the dazzling game duo is packed with iconic imagery from the film and industry-first innovation. IGT collaborated with Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products and Lightstorm Entertainment to bring these captivating games to life.
"These games are the net result of countless hours of hard work, collaboration and IGT's commitment to creating the most dynamic player experiences possible," said Darrell Rodriguez, IGT Chief Creative Officer. "We could not be more proud of this game series – it truly reflects the excellence that AVATAR fans would expect."
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Global Gaming Business magazine will feature winners of the Gaming & Technology Awards in the November 2013 issue. For IGT's expansive portfolio of games and systems, check out G2E booth 2241, visit IGT's G2E Newsroom and join the conversation at #IGTBlue
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