|Slots 2018, Part 1
This yearly report, a multi-part series, is a preview of
the 2018 slots presented at G2E 2017 at Las Vegas.
Each part describes the new slot games, upgrades
and internet connectivity of these innovative slot
makers: Aristocrat, Scientific Games (includes Bally
and WMS Gaming), IGT or GTech and Konami.
We begin with Scientific Games (SG), which
requires two parts to report their varied and
expanded 2018 innovative line.
SG introduces new game content, stunning new slot
cabinets, and the industry’s most advanced lottery
and interactive solutions. The highlight of the show
was the exclusive James Bond showcase revealing
the innovative products based on the incredible
The James Bond Experience is made possible
through an exclusive agreement, which gives SG the
rights to leverage all past and future films along with
the talent portraying James Bond.
Scientific Games presents the action, excitement,
thrills, sophistication and intrigue that engage fans of
one of the highest-grossing film franchises of all
time. SG will unveil James Bond Casino Royale,
James Bond Goldfinger and James Bond Diamonds
SG debuts innovative technology and hot new
content on sophisticated, sleek new platforms:
The towering TwinStar V75, features a bold 75-inch
curved Ultra HD monitor, dual re-spin bet buttons
and an oversized 24-inch iDeck. This showstopper
debuts with Monopoly Hot Shot, which combines the
iconic Monopoly brand with player-favorite Hot Shot
Game-in features; TwinStar J43 amazes with a
spectacular 43-inch curved display, and features
industry-leading hardware and thrilling multimedia
lighting and sound, and introducing the next
generation Zeus Unleashed and the iconic Wonder
Woman games based on the beloved 1970s live-
action TV show; the new TwinStar J43 with iReels
integrates the traditional feel of a stepper cabinet
with graphic capabilities that provide a dramatic
effect by allowing video to be displayed over the
reels, and debuts with James Bond Goldfinger, The
Lord of the Rings: Rule Them All and Cash Spin
Capturing fan-favorites, Bally Classic High-
Denomination Steppers are being released on the
popular TwinStar cabinet. Some of the most beloved
classic games from the Bally library include Blazing
7s, Bonus Times, Black & White 5x Pay, and Double
Jackpot Triple Blazing 7s.
SG highlights new Lock It Link titles: Cats, Hats, And
More Bats and Eureka Reel Blast, following on the
phenomenal international success of this Near Area
Also, look forward to the fabulous Fortunes 3 game.
This title takes three amazing Duo Fu Duo Cai
games and places them on a multi-game platform.
The games include Echo Fortunes, Fu Daddy
Fortunes and the original 88 Fortunes.
Part 2 next month reports additional slot and table
games, upgrades and internet connections created
by this global gaming giant Scientific Games.
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