EGR-GAME-OF-THE-YEAR-logoLooking back to 2015’s EGR Awards – the equivalent of Hollywood’s Oscars in Gaming industry, it has already been 11 years since EGamingReview magazine evaluated the best casino, bingo, poker operator, affiliate system and customer service. The ceremony was held in the Artillery Garden at the HAC in London on 23rd of November 2015.

Game of the Year 2015

…is an award of a single casino game that has the biggest influence for the gambling industry in that particular year. The major keys that evaluate the best product are: innovation – marketing value – product quality and revenue generation, however the profit generated by the game is not the key factor.

The game must be released during 1st of August 2014 to July 31st 2015 and must be available on at least one operator’s platform as real money game.

The winning game was voted by all operators attending the EGR awards – more than 700 gaming professionals in November 2015

Ladies and gentlemen – here are the nominations:

MegaJackpots Cleopatra by IGT

IGT joined two of their super-products into one. Please welcome – MegaJackpots Cleopatra.

Cleopatra is IGT’s classic slot game with 20 pay-lines and an Egyptian theme. Three or more Sphynx symbols trigger the free spin bonus.

Mega Jackpots is a system which connects different casinos, often also different in states (from Arizona to Wyoming) into one big jackpot. Each game in each casino then contributes the jackpot and IGT guarantees the win and pays its players.

Cleopatra slot is now hooked with this system. 5 MEGAJackpot symbols on the main payline hits the progressive!

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Centurion (Inspired and William Hill)

An exclusive slot on William Hill Vegas casino platform. Slot – Centurion with subtitle Maximus Winnus brings players back to the golden age of the Roman Empire. This slot game offers up to 8 different bonuses.

Wheel bonus is awarded after 3 or more wheel-bonus symbols. Prizes on Parade – cash bonus collected by clicking on Warrios shields. Road to Rome – board game style game, players get cash prizes while approaching the city.  Wild Power Spins – wild symbols are stuck on 2nd, 3rd and 4th reel in three power spins. Caesar Free Spins – user can choose the amount of freespins and appropriate multiplier to them. Reel modifiers – includes super bonus reels and Reelus Maximus.

Microgaming’s – Jurassic Park Slot

Blockbuster Jurassic Park is now also available as a slot game. All major characters, such as Sam Neill as Dr. Alan Grant, a leading paleontologist, Laura Dern as Dr. Ellie Sattler, a paleobotanist, Richard Attenborough as John Hammond, InGen’s billionaire CEO and the park’s creator Jeff Goldblum as Dr. Ian Malcolm, a mathematician and chaos theorist as well as Tyrannosaurus, Velociraptor, Dilophosaurus, Brachiosaurus, Triceratops take place in this horror movie slot.

Tyrannosaurus Rex bonus – 12 free spins with wild reels. If the T-Rex symbol appears during the free spin, it might turn up to 5 wild reels. Tyrannosaurus symbol stacks on the reels during the feature

Velociraptor Bonus – 12 free spins with multiplier and split wilds. Velociraptor symbol stacks on the reels during the feature.

Triceratops bonus – 12 free spins with running wilds – with respin feature on non-winning spin.

Brachiosaurus bonus – 12 free spins with mystery multipliers. Free spin can be retriggered. All wins are multiplied by 2x – 6x

Dilophosaurus – 12 free spins with winning wilds. Symbol Dilophosaurus turn randomly to wild

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Spinata Grande by Netent

Netent announced their Mexican style slot – Spinata Grande. 5 reels with 4 symbols on each reel and unique symbols called Colossal Symbols. Colossal Symbol is a symbol that is the size of 2x2 or 3x3 of regular positions on the reel and it allows then to create more winning combination on this 40 lines slot.

Besides free spins and extra spin is mini game inside the reels what makes this slot so unique. The colossal bonus symbol (size 3x3) activates mini slot feature. Hit the piñata to win.

Besides free spins and extra spin is mini game inside the reels what makes this slot so unique. The colossal bonus symbol (size 3x3) activates mini slot feature. Hit the piñata to win.

Tablet & Phone free NetENT casino slot

Tablet & Phone free NetENT casino slot

Play’n GO – GEMiX

Drop-down symbols game GEMiX turns arcade game into gambling. Symbols are dropping from the top and if they create a cluster of 5 or more, they explode into the win and missing symbols are added from the top with anther evaluation of wins.

Crystal Charge – bonus activates if more than 20 symbols explode in one game. Nova blast – one symbol explodes, destroying and transforming adjacent symbols, Crystal wrap – one symbols is targeted, all matching symbols are wrapped to other symbols, Light beam – one symbol shoots light beams, hit symbols are transformed into other symbols, Chain Lighting – two corner symbols are connected with a chain lighting. All hit symbols are transformed to one of the corner symbols. If 40 or more symbols are hit before Crystal Charge then Super Charge is triggered and all winnings are multiplied by 3.

In order to get even closer feeling to arcade game, a level up feature is implemented. By clearing special background patterns a player advanced from Mining world into Fairytale – princess and Wizard of Oz world.

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Play'n GO free casino game

Jackpot Giant from Playtech

50 win-lines, 5 reels slot game from Playtech. 5 wild symbols on payline 1 awards the player with giant jackpot. If bonus symbols appear on reel 1 and 5, then Giant Bonus symbol is activated. Player chooses 3 volcanos from 6 and win cash prices. An extra choose or all-in-one win is possible.

Crystal QueenQuickspin

Crystal Queen slot machine is a 5 reels slot with drop down symbols. A spin is retriggered if any win occurs and one new symbol position on reel is added together with winning multiplier. The player can play up to 6 symbol positions and 5x win-multiplier.

Wild symbol is expanding to the sides and creates so even more winning combinations.

The game has 20 paylines with 3 rows, up to 32 paylines with 4 rows, 44 symbols with 5 rows and up to 56 paylines with 6 active rows.

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6 Appeal – Realistic Games

Old fashion slot, old fashion casino symbols – cards – 10, J, Q, K, Q, roulette as well as martin drink combine in this 5 reels slot all winnings. 3, 4 or 5 Dice starts free spin with extra multiplier.

And the winner is….

And the EGR Game of the Year 2015 is: SPINATA GRANDE from Netent – Congratulations.


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