US – Spin Games and NYX take Leap ForwardBy Phil - 25 September 2013
Leap Forward Gaming (LFG) has signed two deals to use its game-changing Thin Client Gaming (TCG) platform, an extension of the SaffariNet multimedia ecosystem, to create end-to-end thin client content delivery of games; one with Spin Games and one with NYX Gaming Group.
Spin Games (SG), a premium content provider, has established a joint development effort to utilise LFG’s By utilising SaffariNet TCG and SG’s extensive game library, casino operators can now access a comprehensive library of innovative and exciting games. The collaboration between LFG and SG provides operators with configurable real-time client-server game delivery and on-demand game activation.
Kent Young, Spin Games CEO, said, “We are extremely pleased with the SaffariNet® TCG technology that provides true thin client capability. Clearly LFG listens to its customers, as TCG was developed based on industry feedback to allow for an economical game delivery technology. TCG enables SG to provide enhanced premium game content to the gaming industry in real-time on all platforms. No other system today offers the capability of the SaffariNet ecosystem and the value it brings to legacy, as well as new slot machine platforms. We are honored to partner with such a progressive and innovative company as LFG.”
Ali Saffari, LFG CEO, added: “It is a privilege to work with Kent Young, such an esteemed industry leader, who with his vast gaming experience and successful career has been the creative force behind Spin Games. Under Kent’s leadership, SG has created exceptional games and bonusing content. TCG™’s platform-agnostic capability will make SG’s great games available on all slot machine platforms; enabling operators to readily offer a plethora of games to their players, and thus increase revenue. Now, SG’s games can be played on all slot machine platforms, in all casinos worldwide. The combined technologies provide operators with the flexibility to change games with no business disruption, target specific player demographics, and exploit seasonal/themed games that players desire.”
NYX Gaming Group (NYX), a pioneer in independent worldwide gaming content has also established a joint development effort to utilise LFG’s Thin Client Gaming platform. When using SaffariNet TCG and NYX’s extensive game library, casino operators can now access a plethora of exciting games. LFG’s patented SaffariNet ecosystem brings picture-in-picture (PiP) technology to all slot machine platforms, thus making TCG possible. NYX is a world-leading independent supplier of innovative games to the gambling industry and has delivered hundreds of games to international partners. The alliance will offer casino operators access to an unprecedented suite of innovative world-class slot games utilizing LFG’s award-winning SaffariNet multimedia ecosystem.
Matt Davey, NYX Gaming Group CEO, said: “SaffariNet TCG technology expands our market significantly. We pride ourselves as providers of platform-independent content. Now, the same game is able to be played online, as well as on land-based slot machine platforms without modifications. We are always pushing the envelope of innovation and are excited by the disruptive technology provided by TCG™, where the same client server game can be seamlessly delivered via thin client to all slot machines, all over the world. We have not seen another system like this, and we welcome the new opportunities to increase revenue to operators with our great games. We are proud to partner with such an innovative company as LFG.”
Mr. Saffari, LFG CEO, added: “It is a privilege to work with Matt Davey and his team at NYX, such a respected gaming industry leader. With Matt stoking the fires, NYX has become a game powerhouse with over 300 amazing games. TCG’s platform agnostic capability will take NYX’s exciting games to the next level by making them available on all slot machine platforms, providing operators with an abundance of games to their players with reduced cost of ownership, thus increasing revenue. The combined technology brings new markets to NYX, new games to operators, unprecedented flexibility to change games with no business disruption, the ability to target specific player demographics, and seasonal/themed games that players desire.”