LAS VEGAS, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT), a global leader in creating the major games players love and the casino network systems that improve the player experience, will display the latest ground-breaking games and network systems products in booth 910 at the Global Gaming Expo (G2E) 2010 on Nov. 16-18, 2010. This year IGT will show how "It's a Whole New Game" with more than 270 total products on display, including the highly anticipated premiere of more than 70 new games, plus 35 systems products and applications, and the latest mobile and online gaming offerings.
"Our participation at this year's Global Gaming Expo will again prove that we're the industry leader, now and for the future," said Eric Tom, chief operating officer for IGT. "We're delighted to showcase and demonstrate for our customers the products that provide players valuable, thrilling experiences that will change the industry."
IGT focuses on the big-brand titles synonymous with success and the best player experience. The Company offers attention-grabbing, exhilarating game play on the biggest and best platform in the industry, as well as the latest products and technologies for unprecedented differentiation between casino floors and their competition. Players of IGT games discover unexpected, industry-first games that continue to push the envelope. IGT is dedicated to the legacy of the brands and games that players love and casinos need, opening the door to new realms and opportunities in the gaming industry. Follow IGT's news and activities from G2E at www.IGT.com/G2E2010.
The Center of Attention
For close to thirty years, IGT has delivered revolutionary gaming experiences and this year is no different as players are invited to take to the stage with IGT's show-stopping Center Stage Series. After installing just once, operators can refresh content with the latest games featuring big, bold titles on the most eye catching platform in the industry. Flanked with incredible sound chairs, oversize screens, and big bonuses, this MegaJackpots® platform demands to be the center of attention on any casino floor.
The Dark Knight™ emerges on the flexible 103-inch and 70-inch Center Stage platform. This box office phenomenon is poised to gather a tremendous following. Players can choose to play Batman or Joker, immerse themselves in both individual and group play bonuses and enjoy a thematic film experience. Get ready to visit Gotham City as this explosive, good-versus-evil experience unfolds.
American Idol® MultiPLAY video slots on the Center Stage Series delivers unique MegaJackpots® entertainment that is packed with action. Players can try out for the group play Audition Bonus or select their lucky numbers and Vote 4 Cash, plus enjoy memorable clips and songs from the show.
The one and only Wheel of Fortune® slots family has expanded with a fresh lineup of new themes, including Wheel of Fortune® Triple Spin and Wheel of Fortune® Experience 2, both on the Center Stage Series.
Big Titles and Big Brands
IGT is known for bringing the most recognizable and powerful names in popular culture to the casino floor. And this year, the games and brands are guaranteed to resonate with both casino operators and player audiences alike. From an amazing MegaJackpots® lineup to the new Core Player Affinity Suite, the big titles embody IGT's dedication to bringing thrilling moments to casino players.
The hilarious blockbuster hit comes to the casino floor with The Hangover Slots™. This new MultiPLAY features cast favorites Alan, Phil, Stu and Doug each with their own game, music and Progressive Pick bonus. Relive movie moments with the Stun Gun bonus, the Deal in the Desert bonus and the Photo bonus.
The epic Star Wars Droid™ Hunt is poised to become the most popular Star Wars game ever released. Through an understanding of what excites players combined with highly creative game design, the game play is simple yet highly immersive, and it delivers results with an achievable cost to cover. The game comes with four galactic bonuses, an exciting Star Destroyer wild feature and a MegaJackpots® top award.
Your favorite characters are back and ready for more with the debut of Sex and the City™ Big Diamonds™. This new game combines MLD® bling with exciting MultiPLAY action. Each game features a specific character with themed bonuses such as Samantha's Shimmer Ring bonus and Carrie's Right to Shoes bonus.
Earthshaking action from one of the biggest characters of all time is combined with entertaining game play and amazing 3D graphics on the new Godzilla™ MultiPLAY MegaJackpots® game. Interactive base games, monster battles with Godzilla vs. King Ghidorha, MLD® graphics and classic movie clips — this game is beyond big.
Ghostbusters Slots™ asks the classic question "Who ya gonna call?" and answers it in an entertaining MegaJackpots® game with high-frequency bonuses and low-denom appeal. Video game-esque bonus experiences and Slimer will keep things interesting with random wilds, multipliers and more.
Players will be sure to get a lift with the new Dirty Dancing Slots™ featuring Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey. This MegaJackpots® game is infused with nostalgia, famous songs and clips, as well as the new Spin Magic feature that turns minor symbol outcomes into wilds.
IGT's Core games offer an unmatched library of video and spinning-reel slots. The new Player Affinity Suite brings strong, recognizable brands to the casino floor, which is sure to generate player interest. Get ready to join the circus as the world-famous Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey™ comes to G2E with two new Player Affinity video games: 5 Reel Circus™ and The Greatest Show on Earth™. With beautiful widescreen MLD® presentations, these games immerse players in both modern and traditional circuses and are packed with thrilling game play.
Wild Bill™ video slots boast MLD® effects, a pioneering re-spin feature that repays all payline wins and popular free games. Slingo® Advance is a groundbreaking video slot concept with more than a million games played online every month. It features brilliant MLD® video and a chance to spin five symbols to try and match the game board.
And the MLD® action continues with 3D video slots and MLD® spinning reel games. The new games include the Hot Roll™ series, Puppy Stampede™, Wild Reef™ and the Reel MultiPLAY series featuring Ten Times Pay®, Triple Double Dazzle™, and Bells of Ireland™.
Make your floor work for you
IGT continues to lead the industry by providing the tools that create the competitive edge needed in today's constantly changing gaming industry. From our Network Systems offerings to the technology that powers our games, IGT has the right products for operators to differentiate their casino floor from the competition.
Adding to the award-winning sbX® Experience Management system family, IGT offers new Service Window applications that provide players with customized gaming experiences and operators with access to the extensive IGT game library.
Applications such as Taxable Accrual give players the ability to process their own jackpots with minimal game play interruption. Operators can create and deploy intelligent Bonusing with Point Pursuit to drive incremental play, increase loyalty and engage players. The powerful new Bonusing application allows operators to award random or fixed amounts of promotional money based on a wide variety of qualifying criteria.
With sbX® Media Manager, operators can organize and deploy content more efficiently. This application allows operators to send Bonusing, marketing or advertising messages straight to the players through the Service Window or sb NexGen® II, and it uses plasma screens and AVP® digital top glass to create customized, property-wide, in-house billboards.
Expect the unexpected from IGT. Groundbreaking games such as Texas Hold'em Heads Up Poker™, the skill-based Reel Edge™ games and the M-P Series® of electronic table games deliver the industry's best experiences. IGT continues to push the boundaries and explore the future of gaming through extensive market research and development to attract the emerging demographic and evolving player base.
The game has changed as IGT brings skill to the casino floor with the Reel Edge™ series. For the first time, spinning-reel players can stop the reels to attempt to create wins and use an arcade-style joystick to control the outcome of the bonuses in the top box. Choose from themes such as the vampire-inspired Blood Life™ or the classic Red White & Blue Falling Stars™ as the Reel Edge™ game library continues to grow.
One-of-a-kind games such as Texas Hold'em Heads Up Poker™ showcase IGT's out-of-the-box thinking by bringing unprecedented technology to the floor. This advancement in gaming gives players — both beginners and experts — an experience that lets them hone their skills. Pick from fun "good luck" tchotchkes, like lucky charms and beverages, and turn up winnings with a bonus 7-card stud game on the top box. Leverage the popular Texas Hold'em explosion today.
Triple Towers® Greyhound Racing brings community play to dog racing. Players enjoy simplified betting options, on-screen odds for each greyhound and real-time race results — all with amazing 3D graphics. Using Philips' 52-inch Intelligent Display Solution monitor, the game brings 3D graphics to life without the need for 3D glasses. The races make things exciting, and betting on a common outcome makes things exhilarating.
A legacy that continues and evolves
IGT's unprecedented history in gaming continues with a heritage of performers and new games for the next generation. From novel video poker themes to a new spin on Megabucks, these games will attract the evolving gaming audience.
The Megabucks® Wild Sapphire™ MultiPLAY Multi-Level Progressives game continues the momentum by offering players life-changing jackpots. This special 3-up game features 13 progressive levels and a wide-area progressive top award, plus the game is hosted by Bill Cash for added entertainment. This game is also the first from IGT to showcase MegaJackpots® winners in the attract mode to tell the story of dreaming and winning big.
Build A Wheel Poker is the next generation of the wildly successful video poker wheel games. Players enjoy an individualized experience and are rewarded for continued play. As they are playing and winning, players earn slices in their awarded jackpot categories on a video wheel, the first-ever dynamic video wheel used in video poker. And when players fill in the wheel segments or are dealt a full house, they get to spin their wheel and collect a big win.
New global markets, new opportunities
With more than a decade in the business, IGT leads the way in online and mobile gaming with top-performing game content and end-to-end gaming platforms. IGT is accelerating efforts around the world to partner with operators to take advantage of emerging opportunities. See the latest online and mobile gaming solutions from IGT at G2E.
International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) is a leader in the design, development and manufacture of gaming machines and systems products worldwide. More information about IGT is available at www.IGT.com.