Here are this weeks latest slots releases compiled by European Gaming
Nailed It! Games, has launched Cosmic Coins, a slot that will see players utilising the Epic Strike mechanic to climb an incrementally increasing prize ladder. Played across 5×3 reels and 20 paylines, the slot pays homage to AWP machines of the past with symbols depicting a variety of sevens, bars and fruit icons. These are joined by wilds that substitute for all base game symbols, making it easier for players to form a win.
Amusnet has released its new 7&Crystals video slot, which offers players an excellent gaming experience. The three-reel, five-payline game is packed with rich symbols that will align in various rewarding combinations, unlocking exciting prizes. With beautiful graphics and captivating animations, these glistening gems come to life and ensure endless entertainment.
Evoplay is ready to exhibit the ultimate showdown in its latest release The Belt of Champion, with multiple features and modifiers adding to the excitement. The combat title, set in an octagon and featuring fierce contenders, comes with random wild symbols that are exhibited during the title’s Wild Time feature, which can be activated in any game round. Up to 20 wild symbols can appear on the reels during the feature, boosting further chances for a knockout blow.
Reflex Gaming and Yggdrasil Gaming, a leading iGaming publisher, have come together to unearth the enigmas of ancient Egypt in their latest release, Secret of Anubis DoubleMax. An adaptation of Reflex Gaming’s popular land-based game, this interactive 5×3 reel slot revolves around Anubis, the Egyptian god of the afterlife. The title features a Pop and Drop cascade mechanic, with one or more wild symbols added before the other symbols drop down.
After successfully climbing the corporate ladder in the previous release, ‘Nine to Five’, Nolimit City is now set to take a little trip into the surreal and soak in the Christmas spirit, with their latest Christmas-themed release – Jingle Balls! The trailblazing provider’s latest slot is a humorous reimagining of their controversial 2022 hit, Remember Gulag – now taking on a much more comical approach, with the slot set around Santa’s workshop in a snowy winter wonderland.
The festive period is almost upon us and that can only mean one thing; popular software provider Swintt’s Premium slot line-up is getting ready to give players an extra dose of holiday cheer with the addition of a brand-new Christmas-themed release in Santa’s Pots and Pearls. Being the latest title in the studio’s popular SwinttPremium line-up, Santa’s Pots and Pearls features classic sounds and symbols players will recognise from traditional land-based slots, only this time the icons come with a festive twist as candles, mistletoe, bells and jolly St Nick all add to the atmosphere.
Thunderkick is turning up the heat and daring players to brave Hellapeños, its scorching new release. Set in the fiery depths of hell itself, players are transported to a glowing red bar where spicy cocktails and red-hot wins are being served up. The game presents a unique 3-3-4-4-4 reel formation, with symbols including bottles, card ranks and a devilish dog needing to land in left-to-right sequences with no gaps to award a win.
BF Games is celebrating the launch of a new jackpot mechanic in its cyberpunk-inspired release Megacity. Zap!Pots makes its debut in the electrifying new slot, paving the way for mega wins. The Zap! symbols unlock the game’s bonus round, with up to x2,000 jackpot awarded either through collecting enough Zap! icons during base game or by unlocking levels in the Free Games.
Wazdan, the innovative games provider, unravels the secrets of the tome in its latest slot release Book of Faith. Taking its inspiration from RPG-style games, Book of Faith boasts a dusky backdrop to add to the mysterious atmosphere, sitting behind the title’s 5×3 reel grid. The game sees the return of the Collector symbol, which amasses value from jackpot and bonus symbols.
Play’n GO have awakened an ancient predator for feeding time in Mega Don Feeding Frenzy, a new online slot packed with ferocious features. This huge, legendary shark returned to the depths to rest after his last appearance on the reels. But now, he is back and he’s hungrier than ever. Players will get a front row seat to witness the awesome power of the Mega Don and his chums and will spin 5×4 online slot to create winning combinations of symbols across the reels.
Just in time for the festive and festival season, Tom Horn Gaming brings to life a popular Joker figure in its new, glitzy game, 81 Joker X. Aside from the mischievous Joker, this classic game showcases an array of colourful gems and crystals that clearly resemble iconic card suit symbols such as hearts, spades or clubs. This time, however, they take on a more classy, crystaline look to fit the overall elegance and grandeur of 81 Joker X.
Pragmatic Play, a leading content supplier to the iGaming industry, has served up another sweet treat in Candy Jar Clusters. Set in a confectionery-coated landscape, the new online Slot presents players with a 7×7 grid featuring cupcakes, macarons, fruits, and other sugar symbols. Winning clusters form when six or more of these symbols connect vertically or horizontally, with a tumble mechanic then removing the combinations from play and replacing them with new symbols from above.
ESA Gaming, has heralded the start of a new era with the launch of its first ever video slot, 12 Deadly Spins. The 5×6 title is set in a spooky graveyard with a distinct Mexican twinge, with sombrero-wearing skulls, maracas, and La Catrina all filling the reels. During every spin, if a wild lands on the reels, it leaves a frame. On the 12th spin, all frames on the reelset will display the same random symbol, potentially leading to huge wins.
Armadillo Studios is proud to announce the festive return of its beloved Christmas-themed slot, Armadillo Does Christmas with big win potential, a unique snowy Trail Bonus and much more! The festive season is in full swing and our Armadillo mascot is back in this delightful 5×4, high volatility slot. Join him in his Christmas costume as he spreads cheer and aims to reward players with the biggest presents possible.
Blueprint Gaming’s halls are decked with nets and buoys this holiday season with the release of its latest slot, the feature rich Fishin’ Frenzy Christmas. The popular series returns for a festive instalment with the familiar 5×3 board complemented by a chilly winter backdrop and Christmas attire for its colourful characters to provide a twist on the gameplay experience players have come to expect.
Playson, the fast-growing digital entertainment supplier, has launched its latest Scatter Pays title, Jelly Valley, which is packed with fun animations and engaging features. Bursting with colour, this 6×5 slot takes players to a whimsical land full of rainbows and treats. The easy-to-understand gameplay sees a win granted when eight or more matching symbols land on the reels during any spin.
Battles between gladiators and lions can lead to big wins in the latest ‘Powered by OneTouch’ release, Colosseum Clash, with sticky wilds and multipliers adding to the excitement. Set against a backdrop of the famous Roman battleground, the title’s immersive graphics paired with numerous features provide engaging gameplay where combat is key to victory.
Gaming Realms, a leading provider of mobile-focused gaming content, is empowering players to make a variety of game-altering decisions in its festive-themed title Slingo Elf Blitz. Upon starting each round, a ‘Pick Your Elf’ feature will trigger, allowing players to choose one of three different racers who will travel around the track awarding a variety of cash and jackpot prizes. Each elf boasts a different volatility rating, win multiplier and jackpot size, allowing users to enjoy the game in numerous different ways whilst increasing replayability.
As the end of the year approaches, the casino software provider Endorphina announced the release of another unique title on 7th December – Hot Puzzle where it’s not just the girls that are hot, it’s the prizes as well! By adding this slot to its already rich and diverse game portfolio, Endorphina plans to strengthen its strong position in the iGaming world, as well as further expand its audience of slot game enthusiasts. Hot Puzzle is a 5-reel, 4-row slot with alluring fruits, captivating graphics, and enchantingly beautiful ladies appearing on the screen!
Reel Fox, a new Premium Series slot from Berlin start-up Hölle Games, is now live. This is the latest edition in the Reel franchise, following Reel Wolf and Reel Tiger. While the clever Fox may be a less fearsome animal, he’s no less rewarding, offering a whopping 10,000x prize payout. The 5×3, 25 payline game has a simple proposition to win – simply fill all the cash symbols in the feature (Hold & Win) round for 10,000 times your stake. Fur real!
BGaming is set to spread Christmas cheer with a Santa’s sack full of new slots. It’s four festive releases, Gift X, Slot Machine X-mas Edition, Ice Scratch and Gemza X-Mas Edition, promise continued thrills throughout December.
Stakelogic is here to brighten up the festive period with Wild Wild Bass 2 Xmas Special. Our hugely popular Wild Wild Bass 2 slot has been given a Christmas makeover packed with frosty visuals, insane bonuses and massive wins. Cast your line into a frosty lake and hit the spin button to start catching those wins. This fishing expedition takes place over a six-reel grid with 2,304 pay ways.
The largest exhibition of the gaming industry in Bulgaria marks its 15 year
The largest trade exhibition of the gaming industry for Central and Eastern Europe – BEGE, which takes place in Sofia, marks its 15th anniversary this year. The event will be held on November 27th and 28th at the Inter Expo Center, Sofia, and dozens of companies from Europe, the USA, and Asia have already announced their participation.
The day before the start of the exhibition, the traditional BEGE Awards will be handed out. The glamorous ceremony will take place on 26 November 2024 in a sophisticated setting with the participation of representatives from across the sector. The awards are presented to individuals and companies with significant contributions to the gaming and entertainment industry.
During the exhibition, the Eastern European conference of the gaming industry – EEGS will be held, again at the Inter Expo Center. It is a preferred platform for experts who have the opportunity to learn about regulatory changes, technological developments and the latest trends in the sector.
In 2023, dozens of exhibitors from three continents presented their latest products. “We are glad that hundreds of professionals and experts visited BEGE and our expectations for this year are to welcome even more people. For 15 years, the event has become one of the most influential exhibitions in Europe for the sector, gathering experts, professionals and companies from all over the world, covering all verticals of the online and offline segments of the industry,” explained Natalia Baevska, Project Manager of the exhibition.
BEGE provides an opportunity to make business contacts, present the latest products from the industry, which successfully applies the latest technological innovations, including artificial intelligence.
Esports to Beat Football? SOFTSWISS Shares Sports Betting Trends for 2024
Esports is raising its position among top sports by bets in 2023. The product team of the SOFTSWISS Sportsbook, a top sports betting software provider, reflects on the past year.
Esports Unstoppable Rise
Over the past three years, the top three sports by bets remain unchanged, with football, tennis and basketball maintaining their leadership. In contrast, esports has demonstrated a consistent upward trend, progressing from the seventh position in 2021 to the fourth in 2023. Notably, Counter-Strike stands out, claiming the sixth position among the top ten disciplines by the number of bets.
Alexander Kamenetskyi, Head of SOFTSWISS Sportsbook, comments: “Considering the rise of esports, we guide our partners to focus on cyber disciplines, engaging audiences beyond traditional betting demographics. Highlighting the cybersports potential for operators, Newzoo’s report projects 640 million viewers by 2025.”
Mobiles Drive 92% of Operator GGR
Another notable trend in sports betting, which has remained unchanged for several years, is the consistent growth in bets made from mobile devices. According to the SOFTSWISS Sportsbook, 80% of bets in 2023 were placed via mobile versus 70% in 2022 and 68% in 2021. This trend solidifies as players increasingly opt for mobile convenience, especially in live betting scenarios. More importantly, it was mobile devices that contributed 92% to the operators’ GGR.
Kamenetskyi adds: “Mobile betting is one of our main focuses in product development. We put much effort into improving our mobile application and mobile website. It is specifically important for locations facing challenges with internet connectivity and regions like LatAm and Africa where internet coverage is still growing.”
Casino Turnover Drops During Major Sports Events
The SOFTSWISS Sportsbook team has repeatedly emphasised shifts in player behaviour around major sports events. Specifically, there was a 10–20% drop in online casino turnover, coinciding with the World Cup 2022. This highlights a dynamic wherein a significant portion of casino players redirect their focus towards sports betting based on seasonal patterns. Considering audience preferences, reinforcing casinos with sportsbooks is a logical step.
Kamenetskyi adds: “This pattern underscores the strategic imperative for iGaming stakeholders to recognise the synergistic relationship between casino ventures and sportsbooks. Combining these options not only enhances casino appeal but also maintains player engagement, especially during sports events. In this context, it is worth mentioning that the SOFTSWISS Sportsbook is compatible with any casino platform on the market.”
Additionally, the SOFTSWISS Sportsbook team notes the strengthening of other trends like regulation and responsible gambling that have recently been highlighted in the iGaming Trends 2024 report by SOFTSWISS. The SOFTSWISS Sportsbook team will be glad to discuss all learnings during the first SBC Summit Rio at the stand D360.
SOFTSWISS is an international tech company supplying software solutions for managing iGaming projects. The expert team, which counts over 2,000 employees, is based in Malta, Poland and Georgia. SOFTSWISS holds a number of gaming licences and provides one-stop-shop iGaming software solutions. The company has a vast product portfolio, including the Online Casino Platform, the Game Aggregator with thousands of casino games, the Affilka affiliate platform, the Sportsbook Platform and the Jackpot Aggregator. In 2013, SOFTSWISS was the first in the world to introduce a Bitcoin-optimised online casino solution.
Week 8/2024 slot games releases
Here are this weeks latest slots releases compiled by European Gaming
Yggdrasil, a leading iGaming publisher, is taking to the skies in an ethereal adventure alongside Boomerang Games in their latest release, Skylantis 2 WildFight™. The 5×4 title sees a plethora of heroes fill the reels located high up in the clouds, as players look to gain wins across 178 Connecta Ways, where any connected symbol makes a winning line.
Greentube, is braving the depths of the ocean in its latest feature-rich release Diamond Link™ Almighty Kraken™. This 5-reel, 25-win line slot offers players the chance to win great treasures by way of the Diamond Link™ feature and three lucrative Wild, Sticky and Colossal spins. Whenever players collect six diamond symbols, Diamond Link™ begins. Players receive three free spins in which they must collect diamond symbols boasting a cash value or a jackpot values.
Independent slots studio Thunderkick is bolstering the popularity of its player-favourite franchise with the release of Beat the Beast: Dragon’s Wrath, the sixth entry in its Beat the Beast series. Set upon a lake in the middle of mountains and towering castles, players are presented with symbols such as swords, rings and dragons upon the game’s 5×3 grid. Winning combinations must land across the slot’s nine paylines to award a win.
Nailed It! Games, an independent Krakow-based games studio, is embarking on another intergalactic adventure as it launches a sequel to one of last year’s hits with Cosmic Moon. Returning to the cosmos, the title blends a futuristic space theme with retro iconography via its classic symbol design. These must form a matched combination across the slot’s 25 paylines to award a win, with diamond wild symbols aiding in creating these wins.
Wazdan, has given the Extremely Light makeover to its popular retro title by introducing Hot Slot: 777 Rubies Extremely Light. An eco-friendly version of the original title, the revamped version offers smoother gameplay, faster loading times and less drain on the battery life of devices.
Supremeland Gaming’s Powderkeg Studios has announced the highly-anticipated global launch of its enchanting new slot game Red Panda Rising. Available to players globally, Red Panda Rising promises to captivate players with its unique theme, stunning graphics and engaging gameplay.
In the latest release from Play’n GO, players shall join the ranks of the Spartans and stand alongside King Leonidas against Xerxes and his vast Persian army. Bringing players to the front lines of one of history’s most iconic tales of heroism, Undefeated Xerxes stands strong beside other Greek Mythology-themed slots, including Gates of Troy, Rise of Olympus, and Rich Wilde and the Shield of Athena.
Light & Wonder, Inc. announced the release of its inaugural Progressive Product games, Thundering Shenlong and Thundering Gorilla, from specialist slot provider Lightning Box, one of Light & Wonder’s in-house studios. The latest hits in Lightning Box’s portfolio have evolved from Lightning Shenlong and Lightning Gorilla to become the studio’s first ever Progressive Product titles. Thundering Shenlong and Thundering Gorilla showcase the Progressive Jackpot, including the Grand and Major Jackpot prizes.
Gaming Realms, a leading provider of mobile-focused gaming content, travels to the bamboo forests of Asia and aligns with Lunar New Year celebrations in its latest release, China Shores Slingo, a reimagining of a Konami classic. Having launched exclusively in the United States to positive results, the slot now makes its full worldwide debut.
Having already put together a portfolio of SwinttSelect slots that’s visited all four corners of the globe, this month hot-shot software provider, Swintt, is mining deep beneath the earth’s surface in Dynamite Boost – an exciting, gold mine-themed game that’s packed with explosive features. Played out in front of a backdrop of glittering caves and gold-laden carts, the new subterranean slot features all manner of mining-themed paraphernalia across its five reels.
Yggdrasil is bringing back a player hit with Rainbow Ryan 2, starring the high-performing synced reels from the original title but with unique features such as Louder Multipliers, Encore Respins and a lucrative Jackpot Wheel. The guitar playing leprechaun Rainbow Ryan makes a return in this sequel to Yggdrasil’s 2017 release, with the new iteration offering the possibility to sync between two and six reels, seeing them land with the exact same symbols, increasing the chance of a winning combination.
Push Gaming heads to the Arctic in a title focused on instant win prizes, with its latest release Big Bite. Played across 5×3 reels, the wintery water adventure depicts polar bears, seals, penguins and more frozen-themed icons. These are joined by a wild, which substitutes for all base game symbols, making wins across 10 paylines easier to achieve.
Expanse Studios has just announced the launch of their latest creation, 100 Super Icy, a classic fruit slot with a refreshing twist! Boasting a generous RTP of 97.10% and medium volatility, this 4×5 slot promises players an exhilarating gaming experience filled with excitement and frequent wins.
Stakelogic invites players to take a trip to a hidden paradise deep in the heart of the South Pacific Sea. Upon arrival, players will be greeted by some whacky, angry-looking birds, but fear not, these hold the key to all of the riches and secrets this island has to offer. Players can uncover lost treasures in Tiki Tiki Hold ‘N’ Win by landing Bonus Symbols. Landing three triggers the Fortune Wheel, while four and five trigger the Mega and Epic Fortune Wheels.
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