Aristocrat licenses AMC’s “The Walking Dead” to create engrossing new video slot game

6 June 2013

LAS VEGAS -- (PRESS RELEASE) -- Zombies are taking over casinos across North America! Aristocrat Technologies, Inc. has inked a licensing agreement to bring AMC’s monster hit “The Walking Dead” to a casino near you.

Based on AMC’s series, Aristocrat’s “The Walking Dead” slot machine game grabs players and puts them right in the middle of the show’s gritty post-apocalyptic world with a chance to escape with some major jackpots. Aristocrat is bringing AMC’s series to its award-winning VERVEhd® cabinet, where video clips and images from the show will come to life with stunning HD video and sound.

The thrilling and chilling new game is expected to hit casino slot floors starting in early fall 2013, coinciding with the launch of the TV show's highly anticipated fourth season.

Since its debut in October 2010, “The Walking Dead” has become the most-watched TV drama in cable TV history. The season three finale set ratings records, attracting 12.4 million viewers total, with 8.1 million viewers in the key 18-49 demographic. The show also has nearly 17 million followers on Facebook and has earned two Emmy® Awards.

“We are very excited to bring AMC’s ‘The Walking Dead’ to our product line of player-favorite games. We have been very aggressive in bringing top licensed products to operators and to their players, and this new license with AMC and ‘The Walking Dead’ is a continuation of that strategy,” said Dallas Orchard, Vice President of Gaming Operations.

“Capitalizing on the show’s dedicated following; we have designed a game that will appeal to the show’s audience which consistently draws a viewership, the most for any show on television for the 18-49 demographic. Clips and images from the show will combine with our proven math models to create an incredible experience,” Orchard added.

Based on the comic book series written by Robert Kirkman and published by Image Comics, “The Walking Dead” chronicles the struggle for survival after a zombie apocalypse. The series follows a group of survivors led by police officer Rick Grimes as they deal with challenges of life in a world overrun by zombies and the toll these challenges take.

Players of Aristocrat’s “The Walking Dead” will have the opportunity to face some of these same challenges. After all, living in a world of zombies is always a gamble.

Related Links
Aristocrat Leisure Gaming Vendor Information
Aristocrat Technologies, Inc. Gaming Vendor Information

Featured Vendors
TribalHub
Dable Advisory & Consulting Services
TribalHub
25th Annual TribalNet Conference Sept 16-19, 2024 Westgate Las Vegas
Dable Advisory & Consulting Services
Advisory & consulting services services for Indigenous entrepreneurs, businesses & organizations
Slot Machines Unlimited
Regulatory Management Counselors, PC
Slot Machines Unlimited
Exporter of IGT, Williams, AVP, Trimline, Aristocrat, Konami, Bally, & parts over 20 yrs experience
Regulatory Management Counselors, PC
Over 45 years of experience serving the legal and regulatory needs of casino industry clients
Sunkist Graphics, Inc.
Rymax Marketing Services, Inc.
Sunkist Graphics, Inc.
Specializing in the creation of best-of-breed gaming graphics - slot glass, sign faces, and more
Rymax Marketing Services, Inc.
Leader in creating award winning player & employee loyalty programs & events proven to increase ROI
Shenzhen ZhengYuanTai Technology Co., Ltd.
Players Pal
Shenzhen ZhengYuanTai Technology Co., Ltd.
14 years experienced gaming display manufacturer: open frame, curved, and halo monitors
Players Pal
Revolutionize the way you connect with your casino players with the Players Pal mobile app
Indian Gaming Association's Mid-Year Conference & Expo
Global Gaming Expo (G2E)
Indian Gaming Association's Mid-Year Conference & Expo
The perfect combination of learning, networking & sharing ideas on today's hottest topics in gaming
Global Gaming Expo (G2E)
The largest gathering of global, commercial and tribal gaming professionals in North America.
Texas Slots & Gaming
Casino Schedule Ease
Texas Slots & Gaming
Wholesale gaming reimagined. Texas Slots & Gaming is your sustainable gaming partner.
Casino Schedule Ease
Full Featured & customizable for the complex scheduling needs of table games & other casino depts
Top One Tech Limited
AmericanChecked
Top One Tech Limited
Global Touch solution partner of choice, 10+ years OEM manufacturing, 100,000+ units application
AmericanChecked
Background checks for the gaming industry with key & non-key packages & fingerprinting solutions
Talisman Group Creators of EZ Baccarat
Betson Imperial Parts & Service
Talisman Group Creators of EZ Baccarat
With over 800 tables in 150+ casinos, EZ Baccarat is the number one brand in baccarat.
Betson Imperial Parts & Service
Your one stop shop for all your gaming and OEM needs!
Oklahoma Indian Gaming Association (OIGA) Conference
Imagine This
Oklahoma Indian Gaming Association (OIGA) Conference
The biggest little show in Indian gaming! Save the date: August 12-14, 2024 Oklahoma City
Imagine This
Imagine This #1 Source for Player Gifts. Over $50 million in stock ready to ship! Let us serve you!
Casino City Press
Casino City Press
A leading publisher and distributor of casino and gaming business data and market research reports.


Your Guide to 14,958 Gaming Industry Suppliers