Including Downloadable Games, Double Standalone Progressive Suite, Five-Reel Steppers, High-Denom Hyperlink(R) Progressive System, Mystery Jackpot System
Company Leverages Strong Performance to Highlight Innovative Technology and Showcase New Reel Power(R), Super Reel Power(TM), Hyperlink(R), and 50 Line Game Titles
LAS VEGAS, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ — Coming off its strongest half year of revenue in Company history, Aristocrat Technologies, Inc. today announced that it will display a standout array of gaming machines and technology at the 2005 Global Gaming Expo September 13-15 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Approximately 70 percent of the games in Aristocrat’s booth, #1213, will be approved in one or more U.S. gaming jurisdictions.
“Our G2E exhibit is going to look like the casino floor of the future, featuring our new five-reel stepper series, a range of double standalone progressive games, downloadable technology, and a new, 100 percent cashless slant-top cabinet among over 150 game titles,” said Aristocrat Technologies, Inc. President Gavin Isaacs. “The new games and game concepts on display demonstrate our commitment to continuing to provide casino operators with high-performing games that entertain players.”
In addition to an impressive array of new games, Aristocrat will exhibit its downloadable games technology. Aristocrat’s downloadable package allows gaming operators to instantaneously change from one Aristocrat game to another through a server-based content delivery system and measure game performance in real time using Windows(R)-based software applications. The top-box art in Aristocrat’s downloadable slot cabinet changes to the new game artwork simultaneously.
“This truly puts control in the hands of gaming operators, who can continuously monitor coin in and win-per-unit and quickly alter their floor mix based on this performance,” said Robert A. DelRossi, Aristocrat’s Vice President, Global Systems and Networks. “Our focus is on the customer — the gaming operator. Our strategy is to deliver the performance analysis tools they need to both manage yield and provide a superior customer service experience for their customers. At the same time, we intend to keep things virtually transparent to the player, who can enjoy the same great gaming experience they do today.”
Also among the standout products in Aristocrat’s 8,100 square foot booth will be its new line of double standalone progressive games, featuring dual monitors and two tiered progressive jackpots. The games’ sleek and sophisticated cabinet features a 19-inch, flat screen LCD monitor in the top box that display the progressive jackpots. Titles on display will include Zorro(TM), Corrida de Toros(TM), Big Red(TM), Agassi(R), and The George Lopez Game(TM).
Also featured will be Aristocrat’s new five-reel stepper portfolio. Combining the familiarity of a stepper game with a 20-line, five-reel video- style format, these new games bridge the gap between stepper and video play. Aristocrat is offering its new five-reel steppers in popular and proven titles
taken directly from its MKVI(TM) video library, including Geisha(TM), Sun and Moon(TM), and Eagle Rock(R).
Other innovative products debuting in Aristocrat’s G2E exhibit include:
* Xtreme Mystery(TM), a progressive-controlled mystery jackpot. At G2E
Aristocrat will introduce its first Xtreme Mystery game, Gold
Fever(TM), which adds excitement by revealing the casino-selectable
mystery jackpot in the 19-inch LCD top box.
* The Crown slant-top cabinet, a streamlined and modern design with
ergonomic features and an enhanced printer display. The Crown slant is
Aristocrat’s first cabinet designed without a hopper, making it 100
Aristocrat adds high-denom progressive to Hyperlink line
Joining Aristocrat’s Hyperlink family of linked progressives are several new products that will be highlighted at G2E, including:
* Scorchin’ Fortune(R), a four-level local-area progressive designed for
high-denom play. The race-car themed Scorchin’ Fortune features
Aristocrat’s MKVI(TM) Classics five and nine-line base games Wild
Cougar(R) and Black Panther(R).
* Aristocrat’s new multi-site progressive, Loco Loot(R), which utilizes
Reel Power(R) base games and features a top-box LCD that displays the
jackpot levels and offers custom animation.
* The Zorro(TM) Hyperlink local-area progressive, offering a static
$50,000 top jackpot award on each 20-line Zorro-themed base game. A
10-credit ante bet increases a player’s chance of winning one of the
* 25-Line Cash Express(R), adding more lines and more excitement to
Aristocrat’s standout Hyperlink local-area progressive.
Company adds numerous new titles to MKVI(TM) portfolio
Aristocrat will also spotlight a number of new additions to its extensive portfolio of low-denomination, standalone MKVI(TM) video slots.
“We continue to refresh our large portfolio of standalone MKVI(TM) video slots with a number of new titles, all on display in our booth,” said Kent Young, Aristocrat’s Vice President, Marketing. “The majority of these games are low-denomination titles featuring our proven math and high-performing style of game play that offers a winning experience to gaming operators and players alike.”
Some of Aristocrat’s new standalone MKVI(TM) video slots on display include:
* 9 and 20-line games including Love and War(TM), Adonis(R), and Desert
* 15 and 25-line games including Where’s the Gold(TM) and Magic
* New Reel Power titles including Wings of Olympus(TM), Heart of
Antony(TM), and Delta Belle(TM) featuring Aristocrat’s patented style
of game play in which players purchase reels instead of lines.
* Super Reel Power games including Island Delight(TM) and Asian
Princess(TM) which expand Reel Power by adding additional symbols to
* 50-line titles including Heart of Gold(TM), Line King(TM), and Pelican
* A new portfolio of MKVI(TM) Classics, highly successful games from
earlier slot platforms, including Dolphin Treasure(R), Golden
Pyramids(R), Sweet Hearts II(TM), Golden Harvest(TM), Emerald
Dragon(TM), Unicorn Dreaming(TM), Adonis(R), and Bumble Bugs(TM).
About Aristocrat Technologies, Inc.
Las Vegas-based Aristocrat Technologies, Inc. designs and markets gaming machines, the OASIS(TM) casino management system, progressive systems, and progressive jackpot meters. Aristocrat Technologies is a subsidiary of global gaming company Aristocrat Leisure Limited, which is listed on the Australian Stock Exchange . For more information, please visit the Company’s website at http://www.aristocratgaming.com/ or contact Laura Olson at 702-270-1475.
About the Global Gaming Expo
Global Gaming Expo (G2E) is the international gaming trade show and conference “by the industry and for the industry.” Organized by the American Gaming Association and Reed Exhibitions, G2E made its debut in fall 2001, defining itself as the pre-eminent show for the gaming-entertainment industry. G2E’s portfolio of global gaming events includes Casino Design and Racino. For more information and to register for the show, please visit http://www.globalgamingexpo.com/.
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