Village People Online Slot to be Developed by Microgaming
Microgaming announced that it has entered into a licensing deal that will see the company develop a video slot based on the iconic 70’s disco band, Village People.
Microgaming will be working with ITV Studios Global Entertainment on this development project and expect its completion in 2019. The slot will feature the groups most popular hits including Macho Man, Go West and Y.M.C.A, a song the resulted in the band being called the ‘Kings of Disco’.
Those who are fans of the Village People will find a nostalgic trip back in time that will include the band members and their classic costumes and dance moves. Joining the reels will see the Cowboy, Biker, Construction Worker and the others are the take a journey back to the 70’s as they chase big wins and rewards.
The new Village People Online Slot will join a list of other branded slots offered under the Microgaming platform such as Jurassic Park, Tomb Raider and Terminator 2. The new game is expected to be released across all platforms including mobile.
Commenting on the announcement, Andrew Clucas, the COO at Microgaming said,
“Village People is an iconic brand that has created an impact on pop culture with songs that have remained popular with mainstream audiences since the 70s and 80s. Microgaming is proud to announce the development of a new game which will feature the band’s greatest hits and members for the first time in online slot form, adding a new dimension to our extensive portfolio of branded content.”
Joining Clucas, ITVS GE spokesperson, Steve Green added,
“A brand as iconic as Village People is sure to lend a great deal of fun and nostalgia to the themed online slot game, and who better to bring that to life than the company that developed the first true online casino.”
About ITV Studios Global Entertainment
ITV Studios Global Entertainment is the world’s largest distribution company for international television, merchandising, publishing and licensing. The company distributes content across a wide range of entertainment genres from its ITV Studios and its in-house production. The company works closely with partners throughout the world and has offices in Los Angeles, London, Sydney and Hong Kong.
Microgaming is a leading developer of online casino content. They were formed in 1996 and have gone to become the largest supplier with over 800 casino slots, table and video poker. The company also includes online poker, live dealer games across multiple platforms. Public traded on the London stock Exchange, Microgaming continues to develop high-rated and sought after gaming content.
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