Casino software giant Net Entertainment (NetEnt) made quite the impression at the recent ICE Totally Gaming event. The developer presented various new games to be released at many of the best online casinos in addition to a new site committed to battling the issue of problematic gambling.
VR Version of Gonzo's Quest
Gonzo’s Quest will be entering the realm of virtual reality. As the highlight of NetEnt’s presentation, the developer announced that the popular online slot will be getting a VR version. Additionally, Gonzo’s Quest VR was shown off as a fully functional game that is ready for distribution. The game is completely web-based, making it the first of its type to be officially released in the industry. Players will need a VR headset to try the new format of the game, but the standard Gonzo’s Quest will still be available. Gonzo’s Quest VR is expected to be seen in online casinos during 2018’s summer months.
Additional New Games
NetEnt backed up the announcement of the Gonzo’s Quest VR slot by displaying more of its game portfolio. The first-class titles included three new licensed games that will be coming out soon. Based on the shows Narcos and Vikings, as well as the movie Jumanji, the new games have no official release date at the present time. However, NetEnt states that they will be released over the coming months of 2018. The crowd at ICE Totally Gaming also got a glimpse of NetEnt’s new live casino format in partnership with Mr Green casino. Called Live Beyond Live, the new concept gives players a more realistic, 3D gaming experience.
Contributing to a Cause
In addition to its gaming presentation, NetEnt also took the time to reestablish its commitment to responsible gambling. A new website is now live from a collaboration between NetEnt and Gambling Therapy. The charitable cause is designed to specifically help players who are suffering from an excessive gambling problem. NetEnt funded the project and officially unveiled it at the ICE event. The website was shown to visitors on the Customer Protection Stage that showcases tools for player advocacy.
NetEnt at a Glance
The software developer NetEnt is one of the most recognizable names in the online casino industry. NetEnt provides content for numerous gaming sites, with both proprietary and licensed titles in its library. The live casino format created by NetEnt is a benchmark in immersive gaming, supplying players with HD streaming and actual dealers in various styles of card and table games. NetEnt is also the creator of hundreds of online slots, some of which include progressive jackpots.