Slots 2012 wmsgaming: Part 1
by Gayle Mitchell
This lesson is part 1 of Slots 2012 as presented by five innovative
slot makers-- Aristocrat, Atronic-Spielo, Bally, IGT and Wms Gaming.
This peek at the future of slot games placed at land-based casinos is
always exciting and anticipated by slot players. These newer slots were
introduced at Global Gaming Expo (G2E) in October/11, the largest
gaming related trade-show in the world.
For the second year in a row, G2E merged land-based gaming with the
There were five presentations designed to introduce land-based gaming
executives to the world of online gaming.
Part 1 of this series highlights wmsgaming products for both land-based
and online casino entertainment.
Slots 2012 wmsgaming introduced its strongest, most diverse content
portfolio at the eleventh annual Global Gaming Expo. WMS' commitment to
Engaging Players--Delivering Results was displayed with a broad array
of unique and dynamic entertainment experiences that are sure to engage
current players and attract new ones.
The new WMS games on display featured more than double the number of
math models the Company has ever offered in one year, which translates
into more unique player experiences.
Building on its history of innovation, WMS introduced games with unique
game play mechanics, such as video spinning wheel-driven bonuses,
character customization, competitive team play, overhead bonus
selection and added reels that improve the chances of winning and/or
the size of the win.
Slots 2012, wmsgaming included innovative updates to established series
and introductions of new games for iconic brands including Clue,
Battleship, The Wizard of OZ, Monopoly--Party Train, Gone With the Wind
and Monster Jackpots.
These updated Slots 2012 are expected to be available before June 30,
WMS also introduced Super Team and Aladdin & the Magic Quest
themes, the first premium participation games utilizing a new platform
that will revolutionize the slot experience.
Additionally, WMS presented a break-through alternative for video poker
players, the MyPoker series.
Slots 2012 wmsgaming: Product
The WMS product design and development teams have again created new
entertainment experiences that raise the bar on gaming excitement,
* 59 new slot titles and 14 new participation
* More than twice the number of new math models WMS
has introduced in any single year
* Enhancements for the popular Deluxe, Innovation,
Bonus Bank, and other video reel game series
* Five games featuring a video spinning wheel, the
first WMS products with this player-favorite game mechanic
* 27 new games enabled with one or more of the
Community Gaming Transmissive Reels technologies and Sensory Immersion
* 32 games enabled with WMS Networked Gaming Portal
families that can be paired with WMS base game themes
* Three new games enabled with WMS' Players Life Web
Services that enhances the gaming experience by adding an online
dimension to the games on casino floors
* Four new game titles developed for the Company's
new CPU-NXT3 platform
* The MyPoker series, a new video poker product
built on the award-winning Bluebird platform.
Slots 2012 wmsgaming Features Detailed
Press Your Luck:
Bonus Bank game is designed for the three-reel mechanical reel player
who wants a volatile base game experience with video reel bonus
Cascading Reels 5x4
available with two unique series – the Invaders! and Ancient Magicke
series. The Cascading Reels 5x4 family series offers new functionality
with an added fourth row of symbols, optional dual cash progressives
and two free play progressives.
is a new family
for the video Bonus Bank player featuring a base game with the look and
feel of the popular Deluxe series that will launch with four themes.
Each game enables players to activate an acquired Power Spin event at
any time to increase the chance of winning. Players can accumulate
Power Spins higher than the maximum bet allowing for a significantly
more volatile experience.
Already a proven
performer on the slot floor with games that continue to generate
premiums, the new themes will feature new enhancements, including
progressive reloads and surprise spins. Wmsgaming will offer up to 11
new Slots 2012 themes including the Cirque du Masquerade, Jungle Wild,
Sun Warrior and Desert Moon.
: new to the
Innovation series, Colossal Reels series features two sets of reels -
traditional and oversized that transfer wild symbols between reels. The
Colossal Reels series will launch with four themes and two unique math
Baron von Bacon:
the player looking for consistent bonus rounds and a fun theme, this
new product features a video wheel play mechanic for 11 mini-bonuses
that contain free spins, credits or the possibility of a one million
launches with the
Lady of Athens and Lone Wolf themes, the Awesome Reels series adds a
sixth reel that expands big wins into even bigger wins.
Slots 2012 wmsgaming: 10 New and
Updated Titles to Explore
in teams to sink ships in three unique bonus rounds playing out on
overhead screens with surround sound gaming chairs. Experience Design
elements that bring a new level of visual excitement to the slot floor
and the introduction of the Mystery Wide-Area Progressive (WAP)
functionality, the Battleship theme will entice players seeking a
branded, fully immersive Community Gaming bonus experience.
2) The new Wizard of Oz: Journey to Oz
theme is the largest adventure for The Wizard of Oz brand yet, offering
for the first time one of the most player-popular game mechanics in the
industry=a spinning wheel. These exciting Slots 2012 are packed with
exciting technologies, including a wide-area progressive, a base game
mini-wheel and a large community video spinning wheel on dual 52"
overhead screens for unique bonus round action.
3) Monopoly Party Train
takes numerous popular mechanics from previous Monopoly slots and
enhances them with additional features including a new dual machine
marquee and is available in mechanical and video reel base game
These Slots 2012 introduce the random Move
feature that randomly takes players around the Monopoly board for
mini-bonuses, free spin enhancements, bonus triggers and more.
wmsgaming will introduce a second new Monopoly-themed game=Epic
Monopoly, the first WMS premium game to use the Super Multi-Pay
interface and features a wheel mechanic in the bonus round. The slots
title also features a 32-inch top monitor and multiple bonusing options.
4) Life of Luxury:
Deluxe theme is the follow-up to the successful Life of Luxury
Local-Area Progressive (LAP) series. These Slots 2012 feature a LAP
free spin bonus randomly triggered during standard Deluxe and base game
play. In the progressive free spin bonus round, a max wager spin
guarantees an award if the picking bonus is triggered.
This new wide-area
progressive is based on the classic board game, enabled with Players
Life Web Services online games and leader boards. The Clue theme allows
multiple players on a bank to unlock bonuses and work together to solve
the mystery. If the player does not solve the mystery following a bonus
round, the next player has better odds at solving the mystery.
6) Super Team theme,
Player's Life Web Services enabled and features 15 heroes that travel
through three different bonus features to unlock additional bonuses and
hero customization opportunities.
The Hero Editor functionality allows players to customize their own
characters thereby bringing a new level of player-personalization to
the slot floor. The second game, Aladdin & the Magic Quest will
also feature the debut of the Company's Sensory Immersion 2.0
7) Gone With the Wind:
theme brand for WMS is based on one of the most popular theatrical
motion pictures of all time. With a unique video reel interface, Gone
With the Wind features Sensory Immersion technology and a wide-area
progressive that will entice players with nostalgic romantic influences
and exciting bonus rounds.
8) Monster Jackpots:
theme is the first game that features the classic Universal Studios
Monsters such as Frankenstein, Dracula, Invisible Man, The Wolf Man,
The Mummy, Creature from the Black Lagoon and Bride of Frankenstein in
unique base games and bonus rounds. In the free spin bonus round,
players select their own volatility level to try to capture Monsters
and win a large jackpot.
9) Pirate Battle:
competing to win community bonuses play out, pitting the left half of
the bank against the right for credit and jackpot awards. With the
Slots 2012, Castle King theme, players have the opportunity to win from
20 progressive levels from any machine on the bank when the Local-Area
Progressive free spin bonus is triggered.
10) MyPoker Series:
A New Way
to Entertain Video Poker Players.
This VP slot series is a break-through alternative for the video poker
player featuring a suite of games with a new ergonomically designed
poker button panel. My Poker series is a completely selectable and
integrated multi-game solution that meets current player expectations
while allowing for the introduction of new features. Bringing a new
level of comfort and style to video poker players, the series provides
14 different customizations to the base game experience that can be
mixed and matched into numerous configurations, offering unprecedented
Slots 2012 Wms style reveals a tremendous lineup of new and updated
slots games to explore both at land-based casinos and online at Players
Life Web Services.
2012 part 1
is followed by 2012 Atronic Aristocrat Slots, part 2.
3: Slots 2012 IGT and Bally
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