IGT's Cutting-Edge Products Create Innovative Player Experiences for Players of Today and the Future

Oct 03, 2011, 17:20 ET from IGT

LAS VEGAS, Oct. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In just hours, International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) will unveil more than 400 traditional, online and mobile casino games to thousands of casino gaming professionals as the Global Gaming Expo (G2E) gets underway in Las Vegas Oct. 4-6. Along with spinning reel slot and video poker players, IGT will continue to demonstrate its focus on the Millennials through a pipeline of thrilling pop-culture-themed casino games.

IGT annually invests $200 million in research and development. Through this research, in partnership with operators, IGT has developed an in-depth knowledge of this unique group in order to deliver new, entertaining and disruptive player experiences to the demographic. This year, IGT's market-driven development approach will once again redefine the player landscape at G2E, as it is one of the only companies building a portfolio of games appealing to players of today and the future.

G2E attendees will explore game content and see how new styles of play are certain to appeal to players. Games such as Big Buck Hunter® Pro Slots allow casino operators to differentiate themselves and extend casino gaming experiences beyond the casino floor onto different devices.

America's favorite arcade-style hunting game originally designed by Play Mechanix, Inc. has hundreds of thousands of fans and will now be on casino floors as IGT's Big Buck Hunter® Pro Slots introduces players to action-packed, interactive gaming. This cutting-edge game combines state-of-the-art graphics and innovative mechanical gun hardware. During the bonus rounds, players can test their skills with exciting shooting bonuses using the game's arcade-style guns to fire at the shared 55-inch screen and score credits.

Interactive gaming experiences are found throughout IGT's latest products, from industry-first games like Big Buck Hunter® Pro to IGT's Fast-Hit Progressives™, a new family of mechanical five-reel games. These games deliver color to the spinning-reel world with the industry's first five-reel community play bonus. Shared progressives unite players for a community gaming experience that adds excitement to the casino floor through player collaboration. Creating ways for casino operators to provide unique, engaging and fun game play – only from the industry leader IGT.

In booth 2241, attendees will explore the latest in innovative game play, skill-based features and unique personalization capabilities right at the gaming machine, and will see how IGT is helping to evolve casino floors to appeal to a new demographic of players. For more information on IGT at G2E 2011 please visit www.IGT.com/G2E2011.

About IGT

International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) is a global leader in the design, development and manufacture of gaming machines and systems products, as well as online and mobile gaming solutions for regulated markets. More information about IGT is available at www.IGT.com or follow IGT on Twitter at @IGTNews or Facebook at www.facebook.com/IGT.