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Posted On: May 7, 2014
Net Entertainment launched its latest slot machine on April 24th. This new branded slot is called Aliens™ and it is based on the cult 1986 sci-fi movie of the same name. You can now find this slot is several top NetEnt powered casinos such as Mr Green Casino and bgo Vegas.
“Following on from the successful Aliens™ unveiling at ICE, it’s a pleasure to announce players can now enjoy this epic game on desktop and mobile. Real-time 3D graphics and rich sound help deliver a truly innovative slot that continues our mission to drive the online casino market through better games,” commented Simon Hammon, the Chief Product Officer of NetEnt.
While playing on another NetEnt slot called Mega Fortune, a Swedish player became the second biggest winner of the year on this Guinness World Record breaking slot when he won €2.9 million from a €0.70 bet. The other big win on this slot came in March when a Finnish player won €3.3 million. This progressive jackpot slot still holds the world record for paying out €17.8 million in one single prize back in January 2013.
Playtech recently launched a new summer themed slot called Sunset Beach. This is also a non-downloadable slot which can now be found in several top Playtech powered casinos. You get to play on four mini slot machines simultaneously when you press spin on this slot and you will be awarded 15 Free Spins when the Free Games Symbols land on the centre reel (reel 3) on all four of the mini slot machines.
The new Sunset Beach also has a unique special feature called Cloning Expanding Wilds and these can help generate plenty of new line wins. They can stretch from the top of the reel right the way down to the bottom of the reel and as soon as one of them has appeared in view, it has the ability to then clone itself onto the same position on all of the other slot machines.
Microgaming recently announced via a press release that it would also be launching two new slot machines in May. These new slots will include Football Star and Cool Wolf and they are both scheduled to arrive on May 8th at several top Microgaming-powered casinos. Football Wolf will also be made available on mobile as well.
“We know it's important to offer timely and relevant games to our operators' players and that's why we're releasing Football Star in May. This game adds to our collection of football-themed games such as Shoot! and Soccer Safari, which we know will be popular over the next few months,” said Microgaming’s Head of Casino, Mike Hebden.
He finished by saying, “To celebrate the release of Football Star to our operators, we're launching a brilliant promotion whereby operators on our network can give their players the opportunity to win a real-life Football Star experience, in Rio, in July! For us, it's not just about delivering a game; it's about delivering the ultimate experience.” These words came from the official Microgaming website.
The new Cool Wolf Slot and also the new Football Star slot have 5 reels and 243 ways to win per spin. You can launch these new slots instantly in your browser (over Microgaming’s Flash and Quickfire platforms), but they will also be available from within Microgaming’s downloadable Viper client. Big prizes can be won during the Free Spins Bonus Rounds on these new slots and remember to keep an eye out for Striking Wilds, Rolling Reels™ and Increasing Multipliers.