Casino News

Microgaming Announces Branded Halloween Online Slot

By: Joan Peppin, Monday July 17th 2017
0 Comments   Email   Print

Microgaming has several Halloween themed online slots in its portfolio. But it has now taken the extra step. The leading games supplier to online casinos has signed a licensing agreement to develop an online slot based on the classic horror movie, Halloween.

The announcement does not reveal details of the proposed slot game. But, since Halloween was released in 1978, the press release gives interesting information about the movie to the new generation of players. Halloween is a slasher film, which was directed and scored by John Carpenter, co-written with producer Debra Hill and starred Donald Pleasence and Jamie Lee Curtis. The six years old Michael Myers, murders his sister who on Halloween night in 1963 at the age of six, murdered his sister. Fifteen years later, he returns to continue his killing spree. The subject is certainly not for the faint hearted. This small budget film grossed $70 million worldwide. It spawned the Halloween franchise, with 10 films in total released to date.

The reasons for Microgaming choosing Halloween go well beyond its subject. In 2006 the movie was selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being “culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant”. In 2010 it was listed in The 100 Greatest Movies of All Time. David Reynolds, Games Publisher at Microgaming, said, “Halloween is a true classic and set the standard for modern horror films. It was immeasurably influential in the slasher genre of movies, so it is great to be working with such an iconic and respected brand.” He added that the Microgaming games team will embrace all the elements of what made the movie such a success while developing the slot game for release later in the year. As in other Microgaming branded slots, Halloween will feature the film’s iconic characters and the renowned soundtrack. A good guess for the timing of the release is Halloween 2017.

This is a good time to remind players at Microgaming online casinos like All Slots, Royal Vegas and Golden Riviera that another branded slot game is also under development. This is based on the 2004 movie version of Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the Opera. The film included the iconic numbers from the 1986 and grossed over $154 million worldwide. This branded slot was to be released in Q3. If Microgaming sticks to this schedule, The Phantom of the Opera should launch either in August or September.

News Item Tools

 Email     Print     Digg    StumbleUpon


 Add Comment

Add Comment

You must be signed-in to add a comment: - Sign-in - Register

More News

Online Casino Gaming Battle Of Sexes
Bad Cop Torrente Arrives At Omni Casino
InterCasino Online Promo On Yggdrasil Games
The Top Three Progressive Slots Online
Playtech Launches Sacred Stones Online Slot

News Categories
RSS & XML Feeds
Subscribe to our News Feed Below:
Top 10 Ranked Online Casinos
Casino Name    
Jackpot City
 Read Jackpot City Casino Review
 Read EuroPalace Casino Review
Roxy Palace
 Read Roxy Palace Casino Review
All Slots
 Read All Slots Casino Review
Platinum Play
 Read Platinum Play Casino Review
7 Sultans
 Read 7 Sultans Casino Review
Royal Vegas
 Read Royal Vegas Casino Review
Gaming Club
 Read Gaming Club Casino Review
Ruby Fortune
 Read Ruby Fortune Casino Review
Omni Casino
 Read Omni Casino Review

More Top Rated Online Casinos

Search our site

Casino Bonuses

Game Information

General Information