MS products on display at G2E Asia 2012 will include differentiated game-play mechanics, more diverse math models, and innovative reel arrays that offer players exciting new ways to win. On display will be portal themes available only from WMS, which feature unique value-added, secondary integrated bonus applications that utilize visual and audio enhancements to bring excitement to base game themes. WMS will also introduce the latest premium games, including The Wizard of Oz: Journey to Oz theme and the Aladdin & The Magic Quest theme, which leverages the capabilities and functionality made possible by the company’s proprietary, next-generation CPU-NXT3 platform.
Sebastian Salat, President of WMS International, said, “With the Asian market becoming the fastest growing in the industry, G2E Asia is a great opportunity for WMS to demonstrate how our talented game designers and engineers leverage industry insights and focus on the player experience to ‘change the game’ on the casino floor, while keeping in mind market-specific player preferences. As a result, this year’s product line-up features innovations, exciting game-play mechanics, and other industry-favorite game features that raise the bar on gaming excitement.”
WMS will highlight 43 gaming machines with differentiated slot entertainment experiences for Asian markets, including:
The Wizard of Oz: Journey to Oz: The largest gaming-adventure yet for The Wizard of Oz brand, offering for the first time for The Wizard of Oz brand, a spinning wheel - one of the most player-popular game mechanics in the industry. This exciting game is packed with exciting technologies, including Collaborative Gaming technology, surround sound gaming chairs, a wide-area progressive, a base game mini-wheel and a large community video spinning wheel on dual 52” overhead screens for unique Bigger Event bonus round action.
Aladdin & The Magic Quest: This slot introduces the next generation of Sensory Immersion gaming with a motion system chair. In this fully immersive experience, including 3D graphics, sound and movement, players enjoy an unprecedented experience with motion effects programmed to perfectly align with in-game events. Powered by the CPU-NXT3 processor, players enjoy three unique bonus rounds in this game-changing slot adventure.
Life of Luxury Deluxe: The latest Life of Luxury Deluxe theme is the follow-up to the successful Life of Luxury Progressive series. The game features a Local Area Progressive free-spin bonus randomly triggered during standard G+ Deluxe and G+ Deluxe 5x4 series base game-play. In the progressive, free-spin bonus round, a max-wager spin guarantees a progressive award if the picking bonus is triggered.
Alice: With 5 Bonus Bank features and two unique base games - the Alice & The Enchanted Mirror game and the Alice & The Mad Tea Party game - this classic tale steps out of the storybook and into a slot game like never before, with industry firsts like the Cascading Reels feature on a mechanical game, both Alice themes offer a magical adventure sure to thrill players on your slot floor.
Colossal Reels: New to the WMS Innovation Series category, this series utilizes the full widescreen power of the Bluebird2 and Bluebird xD cabinets to feature two sets of reels – traditional and oversized – that transfer wild symbols between reels. The Colossal Reels series launched with four themes and is currently performing, on average, up to 120% above house average in the United States.
The WMS booth at G2E Asia 2012 will highlight the operational efficiencies and seamless delivery of fresh, engaging on-demand content that WMS portal products offer. The featured Portal themes include the Ultra Hit Progressive series, with the Jackpot Explosion and Piggy Bankin themes; the Mega Multiplier series with the Super Shot theme that offers bonus action powered by a real-time physics engine; and, the Winner’s Share series, which enables players to collect credit awards ranging from 1 to 200 percent of the progressive jackpot with the Peng-Wins theme.
Salat said: “As the Asian market continues to grow, so does the WMS commitment to provide our current, and future, Asian customers with our premium services, and a robust WMS product portfolio that features a broad array of unique and dynamic entertainment experiences.”