Every year some of the biggest names in casino software gather at the G2E (Global Gaming Expo) to show off their latest releases, uncover new innovations and compete for the hotly contested Global Gaming Awards.
Gaming industry buffs flock to G2E and with big names such as Aristocrat, IGT, Microgaming, NetEnt and GTech in attendance, the online and offline arena is well covered.
Microgaming, NetEnt and GTech are 3 of the biggest names in online and offline casinos software and have done very well in these awards, as they have been recognised for their success and their contribution to the industry. At the recent G2E Microgaming, NetEnt and Gtech were all recognised for their prowess and took home a slew of awards.
GTech has almost closed the gap between online and land based gaming and as a single company their subsidiary’s took home 2 awards, one for each sphere. GTech’s Spielo subsidiary, a name known by many avid gaming enthusiasts was awarded the title of Land based Gaming Innovation of the Year and Digital Industry Supplier of the Year, proving once ad for all how one company can enter and succeed in both markets at the same time.
The Land based Gaming Innovation of the Year was won for GTech’s Action Jackpot System which links together 4 progressive jackpots in a land based casinos and the Digital Industry Supplier of the Year was awarded for Spielo’s software package which has been dubbed the Total Solution and has become incredibly popular online.
NetEnt, or Net Entertainment was awarded the Digital Gaming Innovation of the Year title, which recognises the incredible effort that has been made by the development studio to revolutionise online pokies games. The launch of additional NetEnt bonus features, Wish Master and Big Bang all contributed to them receiving the award and NetEnt once again proved that it has what it takes to be at the top of their game.
NetEnt was established in Scandinavia in 1996, around the dawn of the online gaming industry and over the years has expanded its operations immensely. Now listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange and regulated and licensed by the UK Gambling Commission, this brand is one that’s clearly committed to quality.
Easily the biggest name in gambling world, Microgaming essentially is responsible for having launched the first true online casino in 1994. Over the years the name has been associated with some of the biggest, most innovative game releases ever seen and slots, table games and various other online casino entertainment given the Microgaming treatment are always top notch.
At the G2E awards Microgaming predictably took home the title of Digital product of the Year for their smash hit Terminator 2 – Judgement Day online slots game. Based on the movie of the same name, this online slot is clearly evident of Microgaming’s skill and once again raises the bar for any other developer hoping to compete on the same or even a similar level.
Although already proven leaders in their industry, Microgaming, NetEnt and GTech being recognised at the G2E with awards that acknowledge their standing and their incredible offerings only adds to their already excellent reputations.