he main products that the company will present are: Podium K2V Video, Advantage 5 Stepper and Advantage Revolution Stepper. Besides, the game themes highlighted are the following:
•Beat the Field - It is the latest community style link from Konami, which takes all the excitement of a day at the races, to the gaming floor environment. Available as a four level progressive, it supports both video and stepper platforms.
-Bonus event is an exciting running of the roses horse race.
-Community bonus game, where all eligible players race for the progressive prize.
-One progressive awarded for each race.
-Eligible players are allotted horses based on bet level.
-All players win consolation credits.
•Free Spin Dragons – It is a new concept free game link progressive. Instead of a cash amount incrementing, the number of free spins awarded continues to rise until the Free Spin Dragons feature is triggered by a contributing player.
-Three scattered Free Spin Dragon overlay symbols triggers feature.
-Feature is played on 3 reel, 3 line screen.
-3 matching symbols on any pay line awards corresponding prize.
•Rock Around the Clock: Join Bonus Betty, Rockin’ Rick and the other characters from the “Rock Around the Clock” band as they turn up the volume on your gaming floor. Introducing the firm’s new, ’50s themed progressives complete with hoppin’ bonus titles.
-Available as Podium video link progressive or Advantage 5 standalone progressive stepper.
-Multiple progressive jackpots can be won during Rock Around the Clock features.
•Gigantic Dragons - A special release for Year of the Dragon is the Advantage 5 stepper theme, Gigantic Dragons. With three exciting bonus features, you can almost feel heat coming from the floor.
-Gold Dragon Free Game Bonus: Triggered when 3 or more Bonus symbols appear in any position on any reel. 3, 4, or 5 bonus symbols trigger 10, 15 or 20 free games, respectively.
-Jackpot Gigantic Dragons Bonus: Triggered when 3 Gigantic Dragons symbols touch the center line of the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th reels.
-Jackpot Gigantic Dragons Bonus: The player matches three colored Dragons according to the progressive pay table. When bonus starts, wheel spins and player is given a combination of 3 Dragons. The player can hold any of the Dragons and re-spin the wheel once. A prize is awarded for each combination.
With regards to the expectations for G2E Asia 2012, sources of the firm pointed: “Konami is a relatively new manufacturer in Macau. We are gradually increasing our foothold in the market and recent performance of games, especially Advantage 5 stepper, is very pleasing. We have an exciting new array of market specific products for release this year, so we hope to receive some excitement and positive feedback at the expo. Macau and Asia Pacific regions are growing more important for Konami and all manufacturers. It is a highly competitive region and we are being methodical in our research and deployment of product. Over the next 12 months we are increasing product development resources and plan on producing a much greater number of targeted games for the region.”