Slots 2012 IGT Bally, part 3 of 3
by Gayle Mitchell
This Slots 2012 IGT Bally lesson is part 3, the last of this series
representing five innovative slot makers-- Aristocrat, Atronic, Bally,
IGT and Wms Gaming.
These newer and updated slots titles introduced at Global Gaming Expo
(G2E) in October/11, the largest gaming related trade-show in the world.
I begin with one of the most recognizable slot makers and largest, IGT
followed by the distinct creativity and long history of Bally.
International Game Technology (IGT)
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.
Slots 2012 IGT continues it’s line-up of great games created from pop
culture icons and blockbuster titles that deliver new levels of
entertainment to players worldwide.
IGT will highlight how the Company's worldwide pop culture success
continues with 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.
IGT premiered the expansion of the MegaJackpots Center Stage series on
the eye-catching 103-inch and 70-inch platforms and the new Center
Stage Duowith its 55-inch screen.
Joining the top-performing American Idol and Wheel of Fortune titles on
stage will be the highly anticipated Slots 2012 IGT titles of The Dark
Knight, Ghostbusters, Big Buck Hunter Pro and Texas Tea.
Delivering outstanding, entertaining games to casino floors has long
defined IGT and this year was no different. IGT will deliver a
portfolio of new, spectacular Core games that have a serious focus on
entertainment and performance with a combination of innovative math
models, outstanding graphics and amazing MLD technology.
Slots 2012 IGT, big pop culture brands include 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 plus MLD amazement in Pink Diamond at G2E.
IGT's classic spinning-reel games have been popular with players for
Slots 2012 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, Slots 2012 IGT adds 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 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,
Wheel of Fortune and Star Trek entertain both online and mobile
With the acquisition of established online gaming supplier Entraction,
IGT now offers a complete interactive gaming portfolio of casino games,
multi-player poker, sports betting and bingo.
Slots 2012 IGT introduced 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.
That concludes Slots 2012 IGT. Our next stop is the equally reputable
and creative Bally slot maker.
Slots 2012 Bally
The worldwide gaming innovator showcased nearly 300 games, cutting-edge
systems technologies, and interactive solutions at G2E.
With a history dating back to 1932, Las Vegas-based Bally Technologies
unveiled new world-class licensed brands, lots of new and compelling
game content, several trailblazing new play mechanics, and new
floor-wide bonusing applications.
Bally’s G2E games are popular, iconic brands.Taking center stage is
Michael Jackson King of Pop, which features one of the most widely
beloved and influential artists of all time in an exciting,
music-filled game on Bally’s new Pro Series cabinet with the new
custom, professional Pro Series surround-sound chair.
Offering everything from mystery wilds bonuses and free games bonus
events featuring Don’t Stop Till You Get Enough, Billie Jean, Beat It
and Smooth Criminal, this game is highlighted by a U-Spin Platinum
Grease, inspired by the 1978 American musical film about two
love-struck teens in a 1950s high school is Bally’s first double-play
game, featuring two, 25-line games enabling the player to play two
games at once.
And Betty Boop’s Fortune Teller, the new companion game to the hit
Betty Boop’s Love Meter offers an unprecedented 15 bonuses at any bet
and U-Spin and U-Choose bonuses.
For its Pro Upright and Slant core video cabinets, Bally showcased 17
new game titles, including Fish’n for Loot and Total Blast, both
featuring the iDeck as an arcade-like player input device.
These dramatically exciting new games introduce Bally’s new U-Shoot
virtual shooting gallery bonus-game play mechanic in which the player
touches the iDeck to create weapons for shooting
at targets on the main
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Bally takes the arcade favorite Skee-Ball game to a new level on the
Pro V32, with a bonus feature in which players touch and slide to bowl
the Skee-Ball, winning tickets that enable them to Pick a Prize on the
game that reveals credit awards. There will be seven Pro V32 games
including Skee-Ball and All That Jazz, which has a revolutionary iDeck
feature called U-Play, in which players touch and spin virtual piano
And for the award-winning Pro Curve cabinet, featuring the industry’s
only curved LCD to emulate spinning reels on a video slot, Bally
presents 17 new game titles, including Playboy Playmate Party,
featuring Quick Hit math and a unique Free Games feature that gives the
player the chance to win an infinite number of free games. Included in
the Curve lineup are several new play mechanics including Big Bang Free
Games, Rolling Wilds, and Breakthrough Free Games.
As the industry’s leader in mechanical-reel games, Bally expands its
stepper lineup with 10 new game titles including new low-denomination
titles like the Ancient Mystery family of games featuring Bally’s
Bullseye Bonus play mechanic and iDeck U-Win touch-activated mystery
Bally also premiered new game content for the Class II, central
determination, and international markets, including 10 VLT titles with
exciting features not widely available for VLT jurisdictions such as
progressive jackpots, mystery bonuses, game-in-game bonuses, and the
U-Spin play mechanic.
Bally’s extensive systems solution showcase will feature the Company’s
full suite of casino and slot-management systems demonstrating that
Bally has a systems solution for every size of casino.
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Featured prominently in Bally’s line-up is the iVIEW Display Manager
(DM), an interactive communication tool used by players and controlled
by the gaming operator. This picture-in-picture-style
player-user-interface provides a way for casino operators to present
self-service player-account access, marketing messages, and secondary
bonus games on the main game screen without interrupting play.
Bally’s Elite Bonusing Suite (EBS), when combined with iVIEW DM, adds
dramatic new levels of excitement and anticipation to the slot-play
experience. The EBS applications deliver floor-wide, personalized
promotions, second-chance-to-win events, and the ability for players to
earn valuable rewards, all without interrupting play on the base game.
These interactive solutions enable players to spin wheels, select and
root for their favorite contest-driven car or horse, get instant
rewards on their birthday, and participate in instant floor-wide slot
tournaments. Two new EBS apps created by Bally are Power Progressive
Payline and Power Progressive Strike.
For the first time ever, Bally introduced Interactive solutions,
cross-platform offerings for casinos that include mobile, online, and
systems versions of Bally’s popular land-based casino games.
Bally’s lineup of mobile solutions also features Service Tracking
Manager, a mobile-based dispatch system that dramatically improves
service on the casino floor by routing patron requests to employees on
handheld devices such as the iPhone and iPad, and an array of mobile
play-for-fun games based on Bally’s popular casino games.
Bally has come a long way from the days of classic slot games and these
changes are all good news for slot players.
As the 3-part series of Slots 2012 IGT, Bally, Atronic, Aristocrat and
WMS comes to an end, it reveals that these creative companies have
again provided new features both online and off along with bonus events
that are sure to be on your to play
for your next casino visit.
Some of these slot games are already on the casino floor; others will
be along soon for you to give them a
Enjoy the hunt in the slot games playground of the future.
2012 IGT Bally lesson lists Part 1
of the series
WMS, Atronic and Aristocrat slot makers.
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