Microgaming licenses Terminator 2: Judgement Day slot
It's official! Software giant Microgaming has signed a licensing agreement with Studiocanal SA allowing it to create a brand new slot based on blockbuster sci-fi thriller, Terminator 2: Judgement Day featuring Arnold Schwarzenegger.
While the Terminator 2 online slot is set to be launched in the Summer of 2014, Microgaming has promised to give fans a sneak peek of what's to come by previewing it at the upcoming ICE Total Gaming Expo in February.
For those not familiar with the movie, it was released in 1991 as a sequel to the 1984 original Terminator. It was ranked 35th on the list of 500 Greatest Movies of All Time published by Empire and is considered as one of the most popular sci-fi movies ever made. Terminator 2: Judgement Day cleaned up at the award ceremonies of its day, walking away with four Academy Awards as well as two BAFTA Awards for sound and visual effects.
While not giving away too much detail, Microgaming has confirmed that the Terminator 2: Judgement Day slot will be a 243 ways to win video slot machine which expands to 1,024 ways to win when the Free Spins feature is activated by three or more Time Travel Orbs appearing across the reels.
Speaking about the newly signed licensing agreement with Microgaming, the president of Creative Licensing Corporation who represented Studiocanal in the Terminator 2 deal said that Microgaming had vast experience in licensing famous brands and that they had every confidence that they would enjoy massive success with the Terminator 2 online slot. Rand Marlis added that it has been a pleasure working with Microgaming and that they all looked forward to a long-lasting and successful relationship.
Microgaming CEO Roger Raatgever stated that the company was very excited to be able to develop a Terminator 2 movie themed online slot as the brand has mass appeal and lends itself well to the world of online gaming. He added that they were hard at work to produce an action packed, jaw dropping slot that was worthy of the explosive film and would also go down as a classic.
We can't wait to see what's in store when the Terminator 2 slot trailer debuts in February and we'll be bringing you all of the updates right here, so watch this space! And in the meantime, check out our reviews of some of the most popular movie and comic book themed slots titles on the web here.