Most Exciting Themed-Casino Games of 2014Published December 28, 2014 by Sol FH
Find out which themed-games packed the biggest punch this year.
2014 has been an exciting year in terms of new, themed, online casino game releases. Numerous brands have been jumping on the themed-games train and much success has come due to this. Whether themed-after hit TV shows, blockbuster movies, or sexy adult entertainment, themed-games are definitely getting better with each release.
Themed casino games are exciting and growing in popularity. Basing ones game on something familiar, especially an award-winning TV show or movie automatically means there will be hundreds of thousands and even millions of players that have seen it previously. This year some of the biggest themed-titles have been released and there should be even more coming in 2015.
Hit TV Shows
Game of Thrones – Microgaming knew with this release they would have an instant classic. The TV show has won virtually every award possible and is one of the most popular programs to ever hit the small screen. The 5x3 reel, 243 ways-to-win video slot takes players through the world of Westeros and visits the Lannister, Baratheon, Stark and Targaryan clans along the action-packed journey.
South Park – With 18 seasons in the bag, South Park has become one of the biggest animated TV shows of all time. The boys of South Park elementary have become household names for some time and each episode leaves viewers sore from laughing out loud. The hilarity of Matt Stone and Trey Parker’s animated series has been transformed into a 5-reel, 3-row and 25-payline video slot by Net Entertainment and South Park Studios. Packed with Free Spins, Sticky Wilds and 3 mini bonus games, Kyle, Cartman, Stan and Kenny have become a top online slot with millions of followers.
Aliens – With the popularity of the Aliens movies, it was only a matter of time for an online games developer to try and make it into a thrilling slot, and that’s exactly what Net Entertainment has done. The 3D graphics in this mega-popular slot look exactly like Ridley Scott’s award-winning movie featuring Sigourney Weaver and the scariest Alien create ever to hit theatres. There are three different game levels, each with its own mission and huge bonuses waiting to be won.
The Invisible Man – Net Entertainment hit the nail on the head yet again in 2014, when they released the 3D video Slot themed-after the massively popular Universal Studios, the Invisible Man. The hit movie was one of the original thrillers and the game is definitely up-to-par. The 5-reel, 3-row and 20-line fixed win-both-ways casino game features Free Spins, Wild Substitutions, and much more.
Jurassic Park – It has been 22 years since the initial Jurassic Park movie hit theatres worldwide and won a number of Academy Awards soon after. The movie had to become and online video slot and who better to do it than one of the biggest developers in the industry, Microgaming. 243 ways-to-win on some of the most prehistoric reels ever and a storyline 65 million years in the making.
The Dark Knight – Ever since the new age of Batman movies was released featuring Christian Bale as the Dark Knight, millions of people worldwide have gotten back into the hit DC Comics superhero. The original Dark Knight movie was one of the finest action movies ever made and Microgaming took it upon themselves to create a first-class video slot based on the Gotham city hero.
Jackpot Rango and Basic Instinct – iSoftBet released two of the hottest movie-based slots this year coming at a great time for the popular game developer. Both Jackpot Rango and Basic Instinct were hit Hollywood movies on very different sides of the spectrum. Basic Instinct, the sexy movie from 1992 was one of the hottest movies of all time, due to Sharon Stone's scene. Jackpot Rango, released in 2011, was an amazing Wild West hit featuring the hunky voice of Johnny Depp as a funny chameleon and a number of additional characters.
Playboy – Microgaming took another chance when they released their Playboy slot and the risk turned out to be a good one, as the sexiest slot in the industry is a worldwide hit. The 5-reels are as hot and wild as the naughty magazine and international Playboy brand got a slot make-over in 2014.