LAS VEGAS, June 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ: SGMS) ("Scientific Games" or the "Company") announced today the launch of THE SIMPSONS – a new wide area progressive slot game featuring beloved characters and settings from the record-breaking popular animated television series of the same name. THE SIMPSONS slot game is showcased on the groundbreaking and immersive Gamescape™ cabinet.
THE SIMPSONS boasts six bonus games centered on popular characters from THE SIMPSONS television series including the Donut Wheel Bonus, Moe's Pranks A Lot, Apu's Scrat-Cha-Pa-Looza, Krusty's It's Cobblering Time, Wiggum-A-Role and Homer's Monorail Madness. THE SIMPSONS is played on a captivating base game with multiple features including symbol cloning, a mystery symbol, and character respin features. Players also have the option to make an additional bet for a chance to increase the bonus feature prizes.
THE SIMPSONS is showcased on the revolutionary Gamescape cabinet, which is designed to envelop players in the gaming experience with three vivid HD displays, a 40-inch top screen, and an ergonomic 10.4-inch tablet multi-touch button panel display, all integrated for coordinated game play graphics that give players the sensation of being immersed in the world of Homer and friends. The extra wide display allows for the game's bonus features to expand the game array up to 24 reels, giving players more excitement and more ways to win. THE SIMPSONS also integrates an industry-first gesture control element utilizing motion sensor technology to allow the player to physically interact with the game in some of the bonus features.
"We could not be more excited to launch THE SIMPSONS, which is based on the hugely popular and iconic television show," said Derik Mooberry, Executive Vice President and Group Chief Executive of Gaming for Scientific Games. "THE SIMPSONS is jam-packed with entertaining features and bonuses and the impressive Gamescape cabinet immerses the player in the world of Homer with screens that wrap the player in the game action and the gesture-control feature that puts the player in control. We are certain fans of the show and general slot enthusiasts alike will love this game."
Available on a wide-area progressive ("WAP") link with a reset value of $200,000 or as a standalone game in non-WAP jurisdictions, THE SIMPSONS is now available in various jurisdictions throughout North America.
About Scientific Games Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ:SGMS) is a leading developer of technology-based products and services and associated content for worldwide gaming, lottery and interactive markets. The Company's portfolio includes gaming machines, game content and systems; table games products and shufflers; instant and draw-based lottery games; server-based lottery and gaming systems; sports betting technology; loyalty and rewards programs; and interactive content and services. For more information, please visit ScientificGames.com.
COMPANY CONTACTS: Investor Relations: Scientific Games: Bill Pfund +1 702-532-7663 Vice President, Investor Relations [email protected]
Media Relations: Scientific Games: Susan Cartwright Vice President, Corporate Communications [email protected]
Forward-Looking Statements In this press release, Scientific Games makes "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements describe future expectations, plans, results or strategies and can often be identified by the use of terminology such as "may," "will," "estimate," "intend," "plan," "continue," "believe," "expect," "anticipate," "target," "should," "could," "potential," "opportunity," "goal," or similar terminology. These statements are based upon management's current expectations, assumptions and estimates and are not guarantees of timing, future results or performance. Therefore, you should not rely on any of these forward-looking statements as predictions of future events. Actual results may differ materially from those contemplated in these statements due to a variety of risks and uncertainties and other factors, including, among other things: competition; U.S. and international economic and industry conditions, including slow growth of new gaming jurisdictions, slow addition of casinos in existing jurisdictions, and declines in the replacement cycle of gaming machines; ownership changes and consolidation in the gaming industry; opposition to legalized gaming or the expansion thereof; inability to adapt to, and offer products that keep pace with, evolving technology, including any failure of our investment of significant resources in our R&D efforts; inability to develop successful products and services and capitalize on trends and changes in our industries, including the expansion of internet and other forms of interactive gaming; laws and government regulations, including those relating to gaming licenses and environmental laws; dependence upon key providers in our social gaming business; inability to retain or renew, or unfavorable revisions of, existing contracts, and the inability to enter into new contracts; level of our indebtedness, higher interest rates, availability or adequacy of cash flows and liquidity to satisfy indebtedness, other obligations or future cash needs; inability to reduce or refinance our indebtedness; restrictions and covenants in debt agreements, including those that could result in acceleration of the maturity of our indebtedness; protection of our intellectual property, inability to license third party intellectual property, and the intellectual property rights of others; security and integrity of our products and systems and reliance on or failures in information technology and other systems; challenges or disruptions relating to the implementation of a new global enterprise resource planning system; failure to maintain internal control over financial reporting; natural events that disrupt our operations or those of our customers, suppliers or regulators; inability to benefit from, and risks associated with, strategic equity investments and relationships; failure to achieve the intended benefits of our acquisitions; incurrence of restructuring costs; implementation of complex revenue recognition standards or other new accounting standards; changes in estimates or judgments related to our impairment analysis of goodwill or other intangible assets; fluctuations in our results due to seasonality and other factors; dependence on suppliers and manufacturers; risks relating to foreign operations, including fluctuations in foreign currency exchange rates, restrictions on the payment of dividends from earnings, restrictions on the import of products and financial instability, including the potential impact to our business resulting from the affirmative vote in the U.K. to withdraw from the EU, and the potential impact to our instant lottery game concession or VLT lease arrangements resulting from the recent economic and political conditions in Greece; changes in tax laws or tax rulings, or the examination of our tax positions; dependence on key employees; litigation and other liabilities relating to our business, including litigation and liabilities relating to our contracts and licenses, our products and systems, our employees (including labor disputes), intellectual property, environmental laws and our strategic relationships; influence of certain stockholders; and stock price volatility.
Additional information regarding risks, uncertainties and other factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those contemplated in forward-looking statements is included from time to time in our filings with the SEC, including the Company's current reports on Form 8-K, quarterly reports on Form 10-Q and its latest annual report on Form 10-K filed with the SEC on March 3, 2017 (including under the headings "Forward Looking Statements" and "Risk Factors"). Forward-looking statements speak only as of the date they are made and, except for Scientific Games' ongoing obligations under the U.S. federal securities laws, Scientific Games undertakes no obligation to publicly update any forward-looking statements whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.