The Lord of the Rings Slot Game is set to make it's debut at online casinos.
Online PR News – 25-August-2010 – – Internet casino developers Microgaming, is set produce and release The Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of the Ring Slot game
The iconic trilogy The Lord of the Rings, originally penned by Oxford Professor J.R.R Tolkien, is set to become online slot variants, starting with the first instalment of the trilogy The Fellowship of the Ring in September.
Casino goers can expect to follow Frodo Baggins, as he sets out from the shire on a journey to rid Middle-earth of the Dark Lord Saurons The One Ring in Mount Doom in the land Mordor.
The release comes after an agreement was reached between Microgaming and the Warner Brothers Digital Distribution in 2009 for the casino developers to produce the movie titles into slot variants.
The game will be debuting new technology which the developers have dubbed Cinematic Spin Technology which in essence is the ability for Lord of the Rings Slot machine to play High Definition clips from the movies within the reels themselves. Some of the clips to be included into the final release of the game are: the attack on the Hobbits at Weathertop, the Uruk-hai in the woods of Middle Earth as well as the Balrog in the Mines of Moria.
The reel symbols themselves will be the characters from the movie which include: Frodo, Lord Elrond, Gimli the dwarf and Aragorn as well others.
The Lord of the Rings Slot machine itself is a 5 reel slot game with 243 Ways to Win. The game also incorporates 15 free spins, a bonus round activated upon the appearance of 3, 4 or 5 of the The One Ring upon the reels.
As the deal involves the franchise as a whole developments are already under way for the other titles to be released as slots, namely: The Two Towers and The Return of the King
As online gaming has strict regulations and guidelines the game will only be available to adults in countries where online gaming is permitted and legal.
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