IGT ready for Global Gaming Expo
9 September 2011
LAS VEGAS, Nevada -- (PRESS RELEASE) -- With a complete suite of show-stopping games and systems, International Game Technology gives casino operators the power to perform as it unveils its latest products at the Global Gaming Expo (G2E) from Oct. 4-6, 2011 at the Sands Expo and Convention Center in Las Vegas.
IGT's Booth 2241 will intrigue guests with great games created from pop culture icons and blockbuster titles that deliver new levels of entertainment to players worldwide. IGT's systems and games allow operators to develop new levels of player loyalty and enhance their ability to efficiently market to players while differentiating their casino floors. IGT's global focus and growth will be showcased at G2E as well, with localized themes and solutions.
IGT will highlight how the Company's worldwide pop culture success continues. Attendees will see MegaJackpots® titles that resonate with players worldwide such as Ghostbusters™ Who Ya Gonna Call, Elvis The King® Multi-Level Progressives, Big Buck Hunter® Pro, Breakfast at Tiffany's™, The Twilight Zone®, Sex and The City™ Fabulous and The Joker's Heist™.
Joining the all-time player-favorite Wheel of Fortune® lineup is Wheel of Fortune® Triple Extreme Spin™, Wheel of Fortune® Wild Getaway and a new Wheel of Fortune® Multi-Level Progressive game.
As the curtains part, IGT will premiere the expansion of the MegaJackpots® Center Stage™ series on the eye-catching 103-inch and 70-inch platforms, and the new Center Stage Duo™ with its 55-inch screen. Joining the top-performing American Idol® and Wheel of Fortune® titles on stage will be the highly anticipated The Dark Knight, Ghostbusters™, Big Buck Hunter® Pro and Texas Tea®. This new lineup will refresh casino floors with the flexibility and efficiency operators have come to expect from IGT's innovative Center Stage™ series.
Delivering outstanding, entertaining games to casino floors has long defined IGT and this year is no different. IGT will deliver a portfolio of new, spectacular Core games that are sure to create unforgettable player experiences and drive significant value for customers. IGT's Core games have a serious focus on entertainment and performance with a combination of innovative math models, outstanding graphics and amazing MLD® technology. Big pop culture brands at G2E from the Core product line include Ringling Bros.™ Riches, Atari® Centipede®, and Huevocartoon®. Wolf Run 2 Into the Wild™, the sequel to player-favorite Wolf Run®, joins with the progressive excitement of Sky Pilot™ and Mount Fortune™ OnCore Progressives, and the MLD® amazement in Pink Diamond® at G2E.
IGT's classic spinning-reel games have been popular with players for decades. This year, IGT stages a revival of these popular, classic games with the introduction of an unprecedented lineup of spinning-reel games including the premiere of the industry's first 5-reel community bonus game called Fast-Hit Progressives™. Other spinning-reel offerings include thrilling 3-reel, 1-line games such as Haywire Multipliers™ and Blue Blazes Win Zeros!™.
A long-time market leader in Video Poker action, IGT will add to its award-winning line up of games with titles such as the new Build A Wheel Poker® game. This next generation of wildly successful video poker wheel games offers the first-ever dynamic video wheel used in a video poker bonus, and is designed to appeal to both video poker players and slot players who like to spin and win.
IGT continues to set the standard in cabinet design with the G20, G23, S AVP® and Universal Slant models. The G20 is designed for comfort and entertaining game play. The G23 widescreen is IGT's premium upright cabinet. The Universal Slant has the ergonomics of a slant with the merchandising features of an upright. The Universal Slant for Poker has a custom poker button panel for a superior poker play experience. Also, coming to G2E is an updated version of IGT's long-performing S AVP® cabinet, now featuring enhanced top box attract lighting.
IGT delivers the best in casino gaming and fun right to players' phones and laptops. IGT's experience in gaming extends well beyond the traditional casino floor with more than a decade of experience in the online and mobile sphere. Pop culture themes such as MONOPOLY, Elvis The King®, Wheel of Fortune® and Star Trek™ entertain both online and mobile players. With the acquisition of established online gaming supplier Entraction earlier this year, IGT now offers a complete interactive gaming portfolio of casino games, multi-player poker, sports betting and bingo.
As a thought leader in server-based gaming, IGT has transformed the player experience in casinos throughout the world with its Systems solutions. IGT's unmatched systems offerings at G2E include dynamic ways to communicate with players, unrivaled flexibility and connectivity, and the critical tools needed to manage the casino floor, players, promotions and operations. IGT also will introduce a suite of player personalization capabilities, expanding IGT's Intelligent Bonusing™ solution that can track and manage a player's experience in real-time, allowing the Casino to deliver custom content and offerings to the slot machine based on patron metrics and behavior such as coin-in, coin-out, points earned and games played. New Intelligent Bonusing™ applications will include Point Pursuit™, Team Challenge™, Message Blast™, Auction Action™, Game Pulse™, Big Game Hunt™, Tournament Manager and more application concepts. In addition, IGT will show third-party Service Window applications developed by Synergy Blue, an application and content developer, at G2E.
IGT also expands its Systems solutions with the Universal Game Adaptor for hybrid or pre-G2S slot floors. This innovative device allows for the delivery of rich media across the casino floor using a GSA, open standard add-on. It enables any game manufacturer to certify and support floor-wide, IGT picture-in-picture Service Window functionality on its slot machines while preserving the games' behavior and integrity.