Online casino games powerhouse Yggdrasil recently announced the release of the first slot by its YG Masters partner, iGaming studio Bang Bang Games.
The slot, titled Ancient Eclipse, employs Yggdrasil’s GATI technology as part of its participation in the YG Masters program.
Bang Bang games is a young enterprise, having been launched in 2020 by a gathering of online gambling industry experts. The developer’s mission is to create online slots that are as engaging as they are player-friendly. The studio has been a member of Yggdrasil’s YG Masters program since June 2020.
In its short history, the YG Masters program has grown at a phenomenal rate, with the rapid addition of new studios. Indie iGaming content developers are given access to Yggdrasil’s technology and its burgeoning global operator partner network.
GATI technology is a central pillar of the YG Masters program. The innovation comprises a preconfigured and regulation-ready game development toolkit and offers studios standardized technology to plan, create, and distribute their games across the globe.
GATI is vital to casino game makers who want to expand the reach of their content and use a single standardized interface to build revenue.
Ancient Eclipse is a 5×4 slot draped in mysterious overtones where you wield the power of an eclipse to reveal ancient treasures.
Both symbols of the Eclipse are required to reveal the slot’s true potential. Special Moon symbols appear on the reels and transform into Golden Sun Frames that stay locked in place an Eclipse is triggered.
The Eclipse feature is activated when a Moon symbol lands in a Golden Sun Frame. All Sun Frames on the reels transform into Wilds. Eclipses can be retriggered with each subsequent Eclipse increases the progressive multiplier by +1.
The Sticky Suns Free Spins feature is triggered when three Warrior scatters land on the reels. All Sun Frames remain sticky while the feature is active, and all Moon symbols that come into view will add a new Sun Frame and award an extra free spin.
Yggdrasil Head of Partner Programs, Stuart McCarthy, applauded the release of the new game and said that the YG Masters program “continues to drive innovative content to market and this is evident in Bang Bang Games’ landmark inaugural title, Ancient Eclipse.”
The MD of Bang Bang Games, Frank McPolin expressed delight at being able to have the studio’s first game released via YG Masters and that with Ancient Eclipse’s “thrilling theme, lucrative Free Spins mode, and an artfully crafted environment”, they are eager to gain access to Yggdrasil’s partner network to reach players around the world.