Red Tiger Gaming becomes the third company to strike Megaways deal with Big Time Gaming
The Megaways concept is apparently working out so well for Big Time Gaming that it’s now turned into a franchise. Seeing the magnitude of the impact of Megaways in the industry, it comes as no surprise. The popular game engine has literally changed the way we play slots as dramatically as the introduction of 243 ways did back in the day.
In April 2018, Blueprint Gaming became the first provider to secure a license and thus the right to incorporate Megaways mechanics into their slots. In September, Storm Gaming Technology became the second company to sign a deal with Big Time Gaming, and yesterday it was publicly announced that Red Tiger had joined the family of Megaways providers as well.
This will of course allow Red Tiger to use Megaways in its upcoming games, something that seems to have worked well for Blueprint in games such as Diamond Mine Megaways, a clone of Bonanza, bringing new life to the developer that, in our opinion at least, appeared to have become a victim of redundancy. Although Red Tiger has done a good job of reinventing themselves as of late, this deal could very well turn out to be the boost needed to progress and take a step up to the next level.
Nik Robinson, CEO of Big Time Gaming, said in a press release:
“We are excited to see how the hugely talented team at Red Tiger combines our unique mechanic with their own formula for creating hugely popular slots, allowing even more players to experience the fun and thrill of MegaWays.”
There’s always a risk that the impact of the Megaways branding will lose some of its magic if frequently associated with slots not living up to the same standard of quality found in Big Time Gaming slots. Coincidingly, in a time when even the inventor seems to be struggling a bit to come up with new ideas to make use of the concept, it might not be such a bad decision to share the technology and hopefully bring new life to it. Either way, it’s going to be interesting to see who will make best use of the franchise in the quest for Megaways perfection.