Founded back in 1999, NextGen Gaming has been a part of the NYX Gaming Group since 2011. NextGen is most famous for their slots, which will work together with a wide range of platforms. Slots from NextGen can be found in both online and offline casinos, and are also available for mobile play. In 2012, NextGen was crowned Social Gaming Supplier of the Year by EGR Magazine for its fully hosted social gaming application. This application makes it easy for operators to run play-money slot casinos on Facebook.
It is unusual to find online casinos with NextGen games only. Instead, casinos that have games from NextGen will typically have games from a wide variety of developers.
Software from NextGen Gaming is found in many online casinos, including well-established ones such as Virgin, Party Gaming, 888.com, Unibet, Betfair, Bet365, and William Hill.
Examples of software providers that have partnered up with NextGen Gaming are Cryptologic, Microgaming, Chartwell and Playtech.
Basic facts about NextGen Gaming
Owner: NextGen Gaming Pty Ltd, a part of the NYX Gaming Group
Downloadable casino: No
Browser casino: Yes
Live casino: No
Mobile casino: Yes
Games & Software
All games from NextGen Gaming use Adobe Flash and open directly in the browser window. There is no downloadable casino client. NextGen is a pioneer in the field of platform-independency and the games are of top-notch quality. Expect features such as 3D-graphics, excellent sound effects and true reel bounce.
NextGen Gamings software for Facebook was launched in 2012 and is today licensing apps such as Slots Villa, Slots Point and Trophy Slots. The platform includes social features such as leaderboards, badges, gifting and bragging.
NextGen has develop several trademarked features for their games, such as Super Bet™, DynaReel™, Slide a Wild™, Up Wild™, and Select-a-Play™. The SuperBet feature gives you the opportunity to place a small extra bet to unlock extra features or enhancements, e.g. special games and higher win multipliers, while DynaReel brings the areas between the reels into action to hand out special prizes and trigger bonus features. Slide a Wild gives you a certain amount of control over the placement and behavior of the wild symbol, and you can use the feature to affect game volatility. The Up Wild feature is also connected to the wild symbol, but will make it climb its way up for each spin of the reels, spawning extra wilds as it ascends. Select a Play presents you with a choice of free games. You may for instance get to pick between a small number of free spins with a high multiplier vs. a large number of free spins with a low multiplier.
Downloaded casino or browser play?
NextGen games are only available for browser play. You’ll need the Adobe Flash plug-in for the games to work. There is no downloadable casino client.
NextGen Gaming does not have a live casino.
In 2009, Probability inked a deal with NextGen Gaming, thereby becoming responsible for the development of mobile versions of NextGen’s most popular slots. The first slot converted for mobile play was the Egyptian-themed game Ramesses Riches, and this popular slot has since then been followed by several others, such as Dr Love, The Snake Charmer and Merlin’s Millions Superbet.
NextGen Gaming Jackpots
NextGen Gaming does not have any progressive jackpots.
NextGen Gaming Games
Examples of slots from NextGen Gaming
Beat The Bank
Red Baron Slots
City of Gold
The Price Is Right™
Shaaark! Super Bet
Call of the Colosseum
Choy Sun Doa
Hot Hot Volcano
Andre the Giant™
Queen Of The Nile II
Where’s the Gold
Mad Mad Monkey
The Snake Charmer