LAS VEGAS, Sept. 27, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aristocrat, casino gaming industry leader, in partnership with Warner Bros. Consumer Products, will premiere the WESTWORLD™ Slot Game based on HBO’s hit TV show WESTWORLD this October at Global Gaming Expo 2017 (G2E) in Las Vegas.
“We are thrilled to present our customers with the excitement of the WESTWORLD Slot Game,” said Siobhan Lane, Aristocrat Senior Vice President, Marketing & Gaming Operations North America. “At Aristocrat, our absolute number one priority with every game we create is to help our customers provide their players with an entertaining experience. We aggressively pursue the very best and most influential licenses to achieve that mission, and WESTWORLD is a very exciting addition.”
HBO’s one-hour drama series WESTWORLD is a dark odyssey about the dawn of artificial consciousness and the evolution of sin. Set at the intersection of the near future and the reimagined past, it explores a world in which every human appetite, no matter how noble or depraved, can be indulged.
The series recently earned a phenomenal 22 Emmy® nominations (tied for the most of any program, including Outstanding Drama Series. With an average gross audience of 13 million viewers, WESTWORLD ranks as the most-watched freshman season amongst all original series on HBO.
Inspired by the motion picture “Westworld,” written and directed by Michael Crichton, the new series is produced by Kilter Films, Bad Robot Productions and Jerry Weintraub Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television, and created for television by executive producers Jonathan Nolan (The Dark Knight, Interstellar) and Lisa Joy (Pushing Daisies). In addition, executive producers for the drama’s first season include J.J. Abrams (Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Lost, Fringe, Person of Interest), Jerry Weintraub (Ocean’s Eleven films) and Bryan Burk (Star Trek films). The series returns for its second season in 2018.
The WESTWORLD Slot Game will take players on a thrilling journey through the series, which features fan-favorite characters, attractive imagery, high-definition footage of the most memorable scenes, and the show’s distinctive music.
WESTWORLD Slot Game will debut on Aristocrat’s new and sleek flame55™ cabinet. Every aspect of flame55 is designed to provide a superior gaming experience, including a unique single-screen double-curved 55” 4K monitor, stereo “symphonic” audio, virtual button deck, and advanced ergonomics.
Aristocrat’s portfolio includes several other Warner Bros. Consumer Products licensed titles such as the Batman™ Classic TV Series Slot Game, The Big Bang Theory™ Slot Game, Dumb & Dumber™ Slot Game, A Christmas Story™ Slot Game, and many others.
Experience the WESTWORLD Slot Game in Aristocrat’s booth #1141 at G2E.
About Warner Bros. Consumer Products
Warner Bros. Consumer Products (WBCP), a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company, extends the Studio’s powerful portfolio of entertainment brands and franchises into the lives of fans around the world. WBCP partners with best-in-class licensees globally on an award-winning range of toys, fashion, home décor, and publishing inspired by franchises and properties such as DC, J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World, Looney Tunes and Hanna-Barbera. The division’s successful global themed entertainment business includes groundbreaking experiences such as The Wizarding World of Harry Potter and Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi (opening 2018). With innovative global licensing and merchandising programs, retail initiatives, promotional partnerships and themed experiences, WBCP is one of the leading licensing and retail merchandising organizations in the world.
Aristocrat Technologies Inc. is a subsidiary of Aristocrat Leisure Limited (ASX:ALL), a leading global provider of land-based and online gaming solutions. The Company is licensed by more than 200 regulators and its products and services are available in more than 90 countries around the world. Aristocrat offers a diverse range of products and services including electronic gaming machines and casino management systems. For further information, visit the company’s website at www.aristocrat-us.com.
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Aristocrat Contact: Paul Speirs-Hernandez, Steinbeck Communications Warner Bros. Consumer Products Contact: Janice Aguilar-Herrero, Warner Bros. Consumer Products