January 14, 2010 (CAP PR Wire) – Microgaming, the world’s largest provider of online gaming software, gets 2010 off to a great start with two new feature-rich themed video slots with some innovative winning twists. These latest offerings are sure to help players keep the January blues at bay with arctic antics and a robot servant all on the agenda.

ARCTIC FORTUNE takes players on a magic adventure through the frozen wilderness in search of untold riches. This 5 reel, multiple ways to win slot, features fierce warriors, icy landscapes, wolves, drinking horns and brimming treasure chests in some rather sinister looking locations.

This slot has no paylines, instead offering ways to win rewards through a combination of multipliers, a second screen bonus, and free spins. Three, four or five treasure maps open a memorable, scary, second screen bonus where the player can win up to 40 re-triggering free spins with variable multipliers of up to six times.

Look out for the wild, an exquisite Arctic Fortune Shield icon that helps players to build wins when it appears on reels two or four.

Join Robbie the ROBOT BUTLER in Microgaming’s new five reel, 20 payline video slot. When it comes to gambling, Robbie’s the man (or rather machine) to show the way to fun and hopefully prosperity on this multi-featured game.

The robot symbol is the one to look out for across reels one and five simultaneously, triggering the Robot Butler bonus feature, where the player gets to choose an item for the robot to find, and their reward depends on his success.

Robot Butler also offers some great free spin treats, including re-retriggering free spins with mystery multipliers, which pop up when three of the butler’s trays appear across the reels.

Rounding off the game is a great Gamble feature, where you can double or quadruple wins by correctly predicting the suit and colour of the next card to appear.

The new games launches follow the announcement of Microgaming’s latest flagship branded video slot, Hellboy, which promises to be hugely successful among the playing community.

Visit Microgaming at the International Gaming Expo (IGE), 26th – 28th January 2010 on stand 5240.

For further information or screen shots of the games please contact:
Duncan Skehens / Lizzi Malley / Lyndsay Haywood
Lansons Communications
020 7490 8828
DuncanS@lansons.com / LizziM@lansons.com / LyndsayH@lansons.com

About Microgaming (www.microgaming.com)
Since the company developed the first true online Casino software over a decade ago, it has led the industry in providing innovative, reliable gaming solutions. Thanks to an unrivalled R&D programme, that averages 60 games per year and a unique ‘partnership’ approach to working with operators; Microgaming software powers over 160 market-leading online gaming sites.

The company’s front and back-end software supports multi-player, multi-language games – over 400 of them, all uniquely branded and provides platforms for land-based and wireless gaming.  Microgaming powers the world’s largest Progressive Jackpot Network and has paid out over €250million. In May 2009 it created the biggest ever online jackpot winner with a single payment win of €6.37m.

As a founding member of eCOGRA, Microgaming is at the forefront of an initiative focused on setting the highest standards in the gaming industry, and leads in the areas of fair gaming, responsible operator conduct and player protection.  Microgaming has been awarded eCOGRA’s Certified Software Seal following a rigorous onsite assessment to ensure that the development, implementation and maintenance of the software is representative of industry best practice standards Microgaming licensees are therefore eligible to apply for the eCOGRA Safe & Fair Seal.

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