International edition
September 23, 2020

With a wide catalogue of important developments

Novomatic starred Earls Court finale at ICE 2012 edition

(UK).- After a tenure of over 20 years that touched three consecutive decades, London's iconic Earls Court closed its doors on an exhibition that, more than any other event, has helped to shape the landscape of the international gaming industry. And, has long been traditional, Novomatic led the way with a stunning combination of scale, style and innovation.

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reaking with recent tradition Novomatic chose not to pre-announce the array of new products that would pack the company's huge booth at ICE. The catalogue of developments included:

- Three cabinet innovations: NOVO LINE Curve and NOVO LINE INTERACTIVE cabinet as well as the Super-V+ Gaminator III
- 19 new Coolfire II games including 5 hot Marilyn specials
- 13 new NOVO LINE games, for both INTERACTIVE (stand-alone) and VLT applications
- 2 brand new Mystery Progressive Jackpots: MARILYN and RISE OF THE DRAGON,
-The Premium-V+ Gaminator multi-game concept for Coolfire II
-The NOVO LINE INTERACTIVE or NOVO LINE VLT multi-game concept for NOVO LINE
- The new NOVO LINE Novo Unity II slot mix no. 2
- Novo TouchBet Live-Roulette Double Action (TCS) as well as the TCS Infinity Card Dispenser
- Brand new Tiger Roulette

The firm’s booth number 3035 received many business partners, guests and visitors to see and experience in action for themselves. The online product catalogue can be viewed at www.novomatic.com/ICE2012 .
 
Novomatic announced unconsolidated statistics that, with Group turnover during 2011 of more than 3 billion Euros, strongly suggested that this was the Austrian gaming giant's best year ever. The achievement had already been recognised before the show opened its doors: Novomatic being honoured as gaming's 'Best Manufacturer of the Year' at the inaugural 'Totally Gaming Awards'.

New Cabinets
NOVO LINE Curve
This brand new upright cabinet innovation features a special curved monitor for a reel display in true authentic 'reel feel' style. It supports a growing number of video slot single games of which the first nine were presented at ICE and included established classics such as Book of Ra deluxe and Lucky Lady's Charm deluxe.

Super-V+ Gaminator III and NOVO LINE INTERACTIVE cabinet
These new machines feature next generation cabinet technology for the top performing Novomatic gaming platforms and systems: Coolfire II and NOVO LINE. Extra wide screens for an in-depth gaming experience, elegant style and top quality design make the cabinets a sure bet on every casino floor.

New Games - Coolfire II
No less than 19 new games made their debuts at ICE and featured a wide range of themes and attractions. AGI's Coolfire II games combine innovative gaming concepts with outstanding game play and leading-edge technology. The proven international popularity of these games is further based on superb graphics and great sound impact that guarantee a thrilling gaming experience for guests. The Coolfire II game repertoire is available in a growing range of Super-V+ Gaminator and Premium-V+ Gaminator multi-game mixes that each offer a great range of sophisticated mixes for every casino.

Premium V+ Gaminator - Multi-Game Mix 1
The ultimate POS concept for operators to create & control their premium gaming floor. With 5 categories comprising a total of 41 games the Premium-V+ Gaminator is guaranteed to cover the preferences of all guests. Operators can group & arrange, activate & deactivate, choosing from the best.

•    5 different games categories for different guest preferences:
- Classic Lines: 10 of the top Novomatic video slot all-stars
- Multi-Lines: 10 best-performing 20-line games for more entertainment on more lines
- Power Lines: 4 powerful 40-liners for thrilling action
- Fruits: 10 easy fast-paced fruit games creating a volatile gaming experience
- Specials: 7 games including Poker, Roulette, Bingo and two video slot extravaganzas

Individual colour-codes for all categories guarantee best game recognition and guest orientation
 
•    All games and/or categories are individually selectable per machine by the operator
 
•    Quick & easy control via the operator menu to create an adaptive gaming offering

Every game category provides a carefully selected choice of games that cater to different guest preferences - enabling casino operators to optimise their gaming floor. Guests will quickly adapt to the colour code and appreciate the orientation guideline that quickly enables them to find their favourite type of game.

New Games - NOVO LINE
The innovative NOVO LINE system comprises all aspects of modern server based gaming in unison:

- NOVO LINE INTERACTIVE (server-based ready)
- NOVO LINE VLT (Video Lottery Terminals),
- NOVO LINE NUII (Novo Unity II)

NOVO LINE INTERACTIVE is the innovative stand-alone gaming solution, server-based-ready for a later plug 'n' play interconnection into the NOVO LINE VLT system. In all, 13 new NOVO LINE INTERACTIVE and NOVO LINE VLT games were presented at ICE.

NOVO LINE INTERACTIVE / VLT - Multi-Game Mix 1
With five categories comprising a total of 25 games, it is guaranteed to cover the preferences of all guests. Operators can group & arrange, activate & deactivate, choosing from the best.

Every game category provides a carefully selected choice of games that cater to different guest preferences - enabling casino operators to optimise their gaming floor. Guests will quickly adapt to the colour code and appreciate the orientation guideline that quickly enables them to find their favourite type of game.

NOVO LINE Novo Unity II
The unique feature of the NOVO LINE Novo Unity II system is the flexible interconnecting of a great variety of electronic live games and slot games on a virtually unlimited number of individual player stations. This multi-game functionality allows the operator to link any chosen number of terminals to different games such as Roulette, Baccarat, Bingo, Black Jack, Poker and Sic Bo as well as a great slot games offering within one installation: choosing the best from server based slot gaming solutions and electronic live games. NOVO LINE Novo Unity II offers numerous advantages, including a future proof infrastructure through its innovative server architecture and the integration into the comprehensive NOVO LINE system.

Novo TouchBet Live-Roulette Double Action
Powered by NOVO LINE Novo Unity II the Novomatic electronic Roulette range now offers an amazing unique variation of the traditional game of Roulette with available odds up to 1,200: 1! The special Double Action Roulette wheel features two counter-rotating number rings, each with a traditional set of numbers situated in opposing order. Each spin of the wheel generates two winning numbers: one on the inner ring and one on the outer ring.

Two identical betting layouts offer traditional betting options on each of the two number rings as well as the unique Double Action bets on combined outcomes. Players can choose to bet on matching single chances, dozens, columns, 7 (single zero) or 8 (double zero) numbers or any two identical numbers - with huge odds up to 1,200 : 1! Novo TouchBet Live-Roulette Double Action offers new thrills and highly attractive odds for the traditional game of Roulette.

Novo Multi-Black Jack and Novo Multi-Baccarat
With the new TCS Infinity Auto Dealer the range of Novomatic Electronic Card Games was extended with two further game variants. This fully automated card shoe innovation enables AGI to offer its customers the brand new Novo Multi-Black Jack and Novo Multi-Baccarat for which a standard deck of real cards are automatically drawn.

MARILYN JACKPOT (Mystery Progressive Jackpot)
This 4-level mystery progressive jackpot is starred by the iconic Marilyn Monroe. Glittering glamour and sparkling memories of Hollywood's unforgettable blonde set the scene for grand jackpot wins. The MARILYN jackpot theme is available for all types of SAS protocol equipped machines.

RISE OF THE DRAGON (Mystery Progressive Jackpot)
In this gripping 4-level mystery progressive jackpot he commands the four elements: fire, metal, earth and water. RISE OF THE DRAGON is available for all types of SAS protocol equipped machines.

JACKPOT CROWN (Progressive Jackpot)
In combination with the 5-line video game Jackpot Crown this progressive jackpot awards five levels of truly regal wins. Jackpot Crown has been especially designed for AGI's NOVO LINE platform.

In all, Novomatic enjoyed a sensational final ICE year at Earls Court. AGI Managing Director Jens Halle summed up the end of an era and eagerly looked forward to next year's new direction: "This has been a tremendous ICE-Totally Gaming. We can all feel somewhat nostalgic about this being the last gaming industry show to be held at Earls Court but we have so much to look forward to as we move to ExCel next year. We all must undertake a period of educating and informing our customers about the new venue and the new date: it is a process that, for Novomatic, starts right now and it will usher in a new period of growth; not just for the show but also for the great industry that it represents."

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