The week in B2B news (13 March 2020)

All the latest news from the supplier side of the industry, including updates from Oryx Gaming, Pragmatic Play and Salsa Technology

Oryx Gaming partners with Spearhead Studios

B2B provider Oryx has entered into a new partnership with Spearhead Studios in a move which will see Oryx distribute Spearhead content to its casino partners.

Under the remit of the deal, Spearhead will launch five of its titles in conjunction with Oryx, with additional ones to follow in the coming months.

Matevz Mazij, Oryx Gaming MD, said: “Spearhead Studios is a rising star in the industry with a growing portfolio of new and exciting games and we are thrilled to partner with them and to further boost our offering.”

Mathias Larsson, Spearhead Studios MD, added: “We are very excited that our games are live with Oryx’s partners and their operators. It’s been a great start for Spearhead, and with our rapidly expanding portfolio, we are looking forward to a long successful partnership.”

Salsa Technology seals Zeusplay agreement

Salsa Technology has secured an agreement with casino game developed Zeusplay.

As part of the deal, Salsa will integrate Zeusplay’s games portfolio onto its Game Aggregator Platform (GAP).

Zeusplay titles that will launch on the GAP include Trojan Horse, Wild Chargers and the soon to be released Arabian Dreams.

Victor Arias, Salsa Technology’s global business development manager, said: “Zeusplay is passionate about casino games and its library of titles will sit perfectly on our Game Aggregator Platform. These new games will increase our cross-selling capability and contribute to our business growth.”

Pragmatic Play launches Wild Machine slot

Pragmatic Play has launched its latest slot title – The Wild Machine.

The 5×5 grid features four unique wild machines which can randomly expand into wilds, creating a massive win potential for the player.

Wild Machine joins Pragmatic’s existing portfolio of slot titles including Wolf Gold and Sweet Bonanza.

Melissa Summerfield, Pragmatic Play CCO, said: “The Wild Machine is an exhilarating new addition to the Pragmatic Play portfolio. With its quirky theme and fun gameplay, combined with random-trigger features and a lucrative bonus round, The Wild Machine will be manufacturing fantastic Pragmatic Play slot experiences for fans worldwide.”

Evoplay Entertainment unveils Rise of Horus slot

Ukraine-based developer Evoplay Entertainment has unveiled its latest slot title set in Ancient Egypt – Rise of Horus.

The 3×5 title is boasts up to 16807 paylines as players can unlock free spins and re-spins as part of the title’s player engagement feature.

Ivan Kravchuk, Evoplay Entertainment CEO, said: “Take a trip with us across the dunes of the Ancient Egyptian desert where a fortune awaits intrepid travellers.

“Loaded with Free Spins, exciting events and an immersive theme, players looking for a wealth of riches beyond their wildest imagination are welcome to join our voyage to the Temple of Horus.”

Blueprint Gaming adds new title to Jackpot King Deluxe series

Blueprint Gaming has added a new title, Wonder of Ages, to its Jackpot King Deluxe series.

The 20-line slot offers players the chance to land a multiplier of 200x and various opportunities to bag themselves free games and spins.

Jo Purvis, director of marketing and relationships at Blueprint Gaming, said: “Our latest game is a wonder to behold as we unite legends of a bygone era to award big wins through this immersive new slot.

“With four bonus rounds available and the inclusion of the Jackpot King Deluxe pot adding an extra layer of excitement to every spin, Wonder of Ages is set to become a stellar addition to our ever-expanding portfolio of games.”

Yggdrasil and Northern Lights boost offering with new release

Yggdrasil has launched a new title – All Star Knockout – with studio partner Northern Lights.

The 5×4 video slot boasts 20 paylines and several bonuses available to players including free spins.

The release comes as part of the YG Masters initiative by which partner studios utilises Yggdrasil’s technology and systems to develop new titles.

Andrew Goodale, Northern Lights CEO, said: “All Star Knockout is our latest creation via the YG Masters initiative and offers a colourful and exciting take on classic fruit machine symbols. With an innovative award board bonusing system, players can easily track their progress as they strive to land the lucrative free spins feature.”

Stuart McCarthy, head of partner strategy & sourcing at Yggdrasil, added: “All Star Knockout is an excellent addition to our the YG Masters games portfolio and another testament to the success of this element of our business which gives us fresh and innovative content from the world’s best independent studios.”

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