Dublin-based Internet gambling software provider Cryptologic has clinched another movie theme deal that will see famous characters of the silver screen presented in online slot themes. The company has announced a multi-year exclusive slots agreement with Paramount Digital Entertainment that will bring some of the most famous movie characters in history to the Internet casino world beginning in the fourth quarter of 2009.
Under the agreement, CryptoLogic gains the exclusive rights to offer online slot games based on more than 20 of Paramount Pictures’ collection of feature film titles, including Braveheart, Forrest Gump, Beowulf, Beverly Hills Cop, Ferris Bueller, Ghost and many others. CryptoLogic also has the opportunity to build a dedicated gaming site that would house all of its movie-themed games. The first games will launch in several international territories.
Brian Hadfield, CryptoLogic’s president and CEO said: “We are very excited about this new relationship with Paramount Digital Entertainment as it both vindicates and enhances our strategic position. It’s been proven that CryptoLogic’s branded games drive Internet casino revenue — and we look forward to a mutually profitable relationship with this global entertainment leader.”
“As the online gaming industry continues to evolve as a destination for gamers, we feel that our films are a great fit for those looking to play on this new platform,” states Luke Letizia, Vice President Interactive Licensing Paramount Digital Entertainment. “We are excited to be able to work with CryptoLogic, a leader in this space, and are confident that they will develop games that are on par with the quality and caliber of Paramount Pictures properties.”
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