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Ice Ice baby – every year there are many surprising and thrilling announcements that come out of ICE London – one of the biggest iGaming conventions in the world.
With hundreds of iGaming companies vying for the limelight, it isn’t easy to draw the big crowds – unless you’ve got an extremely powerful couple of aces up your sleeves.
Enter NetEnt with their two killer new game announcements – Ozzy Osbourne and Conan, two huge names that will now be immortalised even futher inside the world of online gaming.
It’s fair to say that NetEnt stole the show last weekend.
The iconic Ozzy, who has sold more than 100m albums as a solo artist and the lead vocalist in Black Sabbath, will add his hard rockin badass self to the NetEnt Rocks family of games: Guns n’ Roses™, Jimi HendrixTM and Motörhead™.
Osbourne, known as The Prince of Darkness, first rose to prominence with heavy metal band Black Sabbath in the 1970s and has remained one of the world’s most iconic musicians ever since.
“Rock stars don’t come much bigger, better known, or charismatic than Ozzy Osbourne,” said Bryan Upton, NetEnt Director of Game Products.
“Thanks to his larger-than-life personality and outstanding contribution to music, Ozzy has developed a loyal and passionate following over the past 50 years – we can’t wait to bring this to the reels for players to enjoy.”
The deal was brokered by Ozzy Osbourne’s merchandising and brand management partner, Global Merchandising Services.
“NetEnt are the market leaders in their field and we’re incredibly excited to add another of our artists to the exciting NetEnt Rocks family of games,” said Barry Drinkwater, Chairman of Global Merchandising Services.
Ready for a barbarous and bloody brawl in the mythical and fantastical land of Conan The Barbarian? We thought so.
NetEnt has announced its adding Conan as the subject of a new and exciting slot game.
The mythical hero, who has been the subject of numerous films, books, comics and video and board games, will be given a makeover by NetEnt to fit in with its much-loved, inimitable style.
The sword and sorcery-themed game will boost NetEnt’s renowned portfolio of player-favourite branded titles that encompasses a range of genres, including world-famous film and television brands.
NetEnt’s diverse selection of exclusive licensed content includes NarcosTM, VikingsTM, Jumanji™, Planet of the Apes™, Guns n’ Roses™, Motörhead ™ and Jimi Hendrix™.
“Conan is a character and a brand with a fantastic history and legions of fans all over the world. We are honoured to be creating our own adaptation of Conan and can’t wait to give him the hallmark NetEnt treatment.” said Bryan Upton, Director of Games at NetEnt.