Video Games

The Fusion of Video Games and Bonus Slot Machines

Slot machines featuring second-screen bonus games burst onto the scene more than two decades ago; and since the early days of bonus slot machines in the 1990s, arcade and video games have had a subtle, and sometimes not so subtle, influence on these popular casino games. This is natural, of course, as casual, non-wagering games ranging from arcade favourites like Pac-Man to Nintendo games like Super Mario Bros. to today's modern app games like Candy Crush Saga share some of the same features with slot machines. And while direct ports of popular video games into video game slots is...

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