IGT Diversifies Game Content with Third-Party Game Developers including High 5 Games

LAS VEGAS, Oct. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT), a global leader in casino gaming entertainment and systems technology, today announced that they have partnered with several third-party game developers, including High 5 Games, to expand the selection of titles in their game theme library.

"Through securing a multiyear and robust arrangement with High 5 Games, we provide a healthy foundation, with the addition of support from several other third-party developers to create capacity from multiple sources," said Patti Hart, chief executive officer at IGT. "Increasing our visibility into future game development trends and expanding our sourcing provides more leverage for our studios, our customers and our investors. By combining IGT's market research into player preferences with our studios' expertise in building the best games in the industry along with our lineup of third party developers, we continue to develop some of the most sought-after casino games."

IGT's agreement with High 5 Games allows the Company to continue with their long-standing relationship to deliver exciting slot entertainment to players, across all platforms including land-based, social, online and mobile. Big Dragon Lounge™, Golden Three™ and That's A Hit™ are just a few of the 16, exclusive to IGT High 5 Games titles that will be on display at the Global Gaming Expo (G2E) in Las Vegas this October.

Adding to the news of the multi-year agreement with High 5 Games, IGT has also struck deals with numerous top performing studios to build an in-depth portfolio of cutting-edge development tools and creative content to maintain IGT's industry-leading game performance and quality. IGT also continues with their in-house development of game themes such as Candy Bars®, which is on a path to becoming the best performing 'for sale' game in IGT's history, and Takes the Cake®, as well as other new titles premiering at G2E. Likewise, IGT's line-up of recently licensed game themes are also proving to be megahits.

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International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) is a global leader in casino gaming entertainment and continues to transform the industry by translating casino player experiences to social, mobile and interactive environments for regulated markets around the world. IGT's recent acquisition of DoubleDown Interactive provides engaging casino style entertainment to more than 5 million players monthly. More information about IGT is available at www.IGT.com or connect with IGT at @IGTNews or www.facebook.com/IGT. Anyone can play at the DoubleDown Casino by visiting http://apps.facebook.com/doubledowncasino or www.doubledowncasino.com.

Big Dragon Lounge™, Golden Three™ and That's A Hit™ were created by High 5 Games. For more information on High 5 Games (H5G), go to www.high5games.com.