MONTREAL--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In partnership with the U.S. based vintage game show channel, BUZZR, Ludia Games brings big wins, big brands and good times to your phone with the launch of its latest game, BUZZR Casino. Featuring actual vintage clips from BUZZR’s time capsule of retro game show programming, BUZZR Casino combines the best elements from some of the greatest hits of all times: Family Feud, Card Sharks, Press Your Luck, Let’s Make A Deal and many more.
Packed with amazing free social slots and exciting casino games, BUZZR Casino is the perfect complement to the retro game show network. Players will have a chance to try and beat the odds of the BUZZR Slot and unlock new slots based on classic TV game shows as they level up. Additionally, they will be able to multiply their winnings by making it to the Bonus Round, dropping that PLiNKO chip, or by getting a shot at Free Spins. All the while, as they maneuver through the game, players will be able to view some of the most fun and memorable moments from the vast library of retro game show content currently airing on the BUZZR network.
“With the launch of BUZZR Casino, Ludia brings a whole new experience to the genre, adding its own unique twist to it,” explains Alex Thabet, President and CEO of Ludia Games. “With a vast array of popular BUZZR brands to choose from, we are happy to offer players and fans alike, a high quality casino game that is sure to entertain them for hours.”
“The BUZZR retro game show formats that have stood the test of time offer the very best gameplay for a portable experience,” said Ron Garfield, executive vice president and general manager of BUZZR. “The launch of BUZZR Casino represents the next phase of building BUZZR into a multigenerational, multiplatform brand. BUZZR Casino will introduce the BUZZR brand to a new audience of game show enthusiasts."
BUZZR Casino features include:
- Famous game show experiences like Family Feud, The Price is Right, Card Sharks, Press Your Luck, Let’s Make A Deal, and many more;
- All new immersive video reel slot machines with stunning visual effects, authentic stages, sounds, and other game elements modelled after each retro game show;
- A memorable Bonus Game in each BUZZR Slot: WIN BIG in PLiNKO, Fast Money Round, and more, all inspired by fan-favorite TV game shows;
- The possibility to send and receive free gifts and spins from your friends.
BUZZR launched on June 1, 2015. In just one year, network carriage has grown its availability to 65% of U.S. DMA households. In addition, the number of markets the network is available in has quadrupled since the launch – with 67 markets now carrying BUZZR, including all Top 10 DMAs. Recent market launches include Denver, Sacramento, Cleveland, Indianapolis, Buffalo and Raleigh. Through BUZZR’s expanding relationship with their broadcast partners, the network is now also available on cable operators such as Time Warner, Comcast/Xfinity, Verizon, Cablevision, Cox and Charter to name a few.
Distribution efforts for BUZZR are being led by Debmar-Mercury.
About Ludia Inc.
Ludia Inc. is a Montreal-based video game company that creates and distributes cross-platform digital games. Our innovative and high-quality product portfolio consists of original and world-recognized branded properties such as: Jurassic World™: The Game, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Legends, Dragons: Rise of Berk, Family Feud® 2 & Friends, Kung Fu Panda: Battle of Destiny, Waldo & Friends, and The Price Is Right™. We are a member of the FremantleMedia family, one of the world’s leading content producers. For more information visit www.ludia.com, as well as our Facebook and LinkedIn pages, or follow us on Twitter.
BUZZR, a digital multicast network from FremantleMedia North America, is a time capsule – re-airing and reimagining vintage game shows to be culturally relevant today and bringing them to a new multi-screen audience. FremantleMedia has unlocked the vault on six decades of vintage game shows, many only seen once and then shelved. Iconic titles that were featured when the channel launched include Family Feud, featuring hosts Richard Dawson, Ray Combs, Louis Anderson, Richard Karn and John O’Hurley; Let’s Make a Deal, featuring host Monty Hall; as well as famed titles To Tell the Truth, Password, Match Game, Beat the Clock, What’s My Line, Blockbusters and Card Sharks. Curated for fun, BUZZR celebrates the hilarity and excitement that the game show genre has provided for generations. That emotional connection is timeless and the games look and feel are retro-cool. On TV, these game shows and so many more have been seen in primetime for the first time.