IGT to Introduce Game Developers to the Future of Casino Gaming at the Game Developers Conference 2011

Mar 01, 2011, 09:00 ET from IGT

LAS VEGAS, March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT), a global leader in creating the major games players love and the systems that improve the player experience, will display industry-leading for-wager games and technology at booth 2414 in the Career Pavilion at the Game Developers Conference® 2011 (GDC) March 2-4, 2011 at the Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco. IGT will show how "It's a Whole New Game" with big brand titles and exciting game play on the biggest and best platforms in the for-wager gaming industry.

"With more than 30 years in gaming, IGT remains dedicated to revolutionizing the industry with the award-winning, innovative games players have come to expect at casinos from Las Vegas to Macau," said Chris Satchell, chief technology officer and executive vice president of research and development for IGT. "IGT is at the forefront of driving new experiences to the casino floor, and as we do so the parallels with video games become ever more apparent. I am excited to bring some of our leading products to GDC to expose the attendees to the cutting edge of gambling entertainment."

"IGT is attending this year's conference to introduce video gamers to the world of for-wager gaming and how it has progressed from traditional slot machines to a new generation of games with enhanced sound, 3D graphics and group play elements along with exciting bonuses both in a casino setting and in the online space," said Darrell Rodriguez, senior vice president global game studios for IGT.

"IGT's exceptional history in gaming continues with big brands based on popular culture characters from blockbuster movies and hit television shows, novel video poker themes and new spins on MegaJackpots® and Megabucks® progressive slot products. And for these games to continue attracting the evolving gaming audience we need the best in game developers," Rodriguez said.

In addition to exhibiting at GDC, IGT also will host the Career Pavilion Happy Hour at the Moscone Convention Center for attendees on Thursday, March 3. For more information, follow IGT on Twitter at @IGTNews or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/IGT and for more about careers at IGT see www.igt.com/careers.

About IGT

International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) is a leader in the design, development and manufacture of gaming machines and systems products worldwide, as well as online and mobile gaming solutions for regulated markets. More information about IGT is available at www.IGT.com.