SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 6, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Zynga (Nasdaq:ZNGA), a leading social game developer, today expands the Zynga Casino franchise with the launch of Riches of Olympus, a new mobile social Slots game. Riches of Olympus is available today exclusively on iPhone, iPad and iPod touch worldwide. Riches of Olympus joins the suite of Zynga Casino products including Zynga Poker and Hit it Rich! further expanding the franchise in the Social Casino category.
"I'm proud of our team's commitment to growing and sustaining the Zynga Casino franchise and creating more new, breakthrough mobile experiences for our players. Slots is the fastest growing segment inside the Social Casino category and Riches of Olympus delivers a uniquely social, high quality Las Vegas-style experience for slots lovers. We expect 2014 to be a transformative year for the Zynga Casino franchise and look forward to exceeding our player's expectations," said Barry Cottle, Executive Vice President of Games, Zynga.
Mobile-first Riches of Olympus gives players a Las Vegas-style, authentic slots experience they can enjoy with their friends anytime, anywhere. In addition to offering smooth, best in class gameplay mechanics, Riches of Olympus delivers the thrill of anticipation and the excitement of big wins slots players expect. The game surprises and delights with cutting edge casino slots mechanics on mobile including sticky wilds, mega stack symbols, unique reel arrays, burst wilds, respins and expanding symbols. Players also take their chances on mini games like the roulette wheel, to double and quadruple winnings.
Riches of Olympus is the most social slots game available allowing players to connect and share their game experience with friends and family. The game invites players on a visually-stunning journey through ancient Greece, where they chart their progress as well as compete and send gifts to their friends on a social progression map, a first of its kind in the Casino category. Facebook Connect gives players the opportunity to play with their friends and seamlessly sync game play between their phone and tablet. Riches of Olympus also features an offline mode providing a consistent experience without the need to be online.
As players travel through Riches of Olympus, the game unfolds in chapters based on familiar Greek mythology storylines like "Clash of the Titans." Individual slots are inspired by favorite Greek heroes and villains as players work through increased challenges and bigger wins featuring Aphrodite, Medusa, Pegasus, Perseus, Poseidon and Zeus themed games. Each mythical character, symbol and stunning landscape is drawn with classic details and romantic flourish, using rich, saturated colors. Fabled heroes are brought to life through the sights and sounds of a modern casino and by combining classic themes with cutting edge gameplay mechanics.
Riches of Olympus is available for free from the App Store on iPhone, iPad and iPod touch or at www.AppStore.com and is coming soon to Google Play. The Riches of Olympus community can be found via Twitter on https://twitter.com/richesofolympus and via Facebook on the Riches of Olympus game fan page https://facebook.com/ZyngaSlotsRichesofOlympus.
Riches of Olympus logo and gameplay images can be found here: https://zynga.app.box.com/s/vq19fqverh12jl4ix9vs
About Zynga Inc.
Zynga Inc. is a leading provider of social game services, which include popular web and mobile franchises such as FarmVille, Words With Friends and Zynga Poker that are played by millions of consumers around the world. For the quarter ended December 31, 2013, Zynga had approximately 112 million monthly active users playing its games. Zynga's games are available on a number of global platforms, including Facebook, Zynga.com, Apple iOS and Google Android. Zynga is headquartered in San Francisco, Calif. Learn more about Zynga at http://blog.zynga.com or follow us on Twitter and Facebook.
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