Microgaming Announces Horror Classic Halloween Comeback with Highly-Anticipated Slot
Isle of Man based global leader in online gaming industry Microgaming has signed a licensing deal for horror classic movie Halloween which makes its big comeback in form of a slot game.
Microgaming teamed up with Compass International Pictures, brokered by Creative Licensing Corporation, to sign an agreement for the 1978 classic Halloween, directed by John Carpenter.
The Halloween slot game is currently in development and is expected to hit the market later this year. Not many details have been disclosed at this point but Microgaming has confirmed that the slot game will feature the movie’s iconic characters as symbols and the renowned soundtrack.
Microgaming has vowed to make a game that will honor the character of the movie and entire franchise. The company’s game development teams are busy creating a game that will include all of the elements that made this movie such a huge success.
With Halloween movie setting the standards back in the day for modern horror films to follow, Microgaming is hoping to create a slot title that will do the same but in the iGaming industry.
Halloween classic horror movie starred Donald Pleasence and Jamie Lee Curtis in what happened to be her film debut. The film revolves around Michael Myers who murdered his sister on Halloween as a six-year-old boy.
Fifteen years later, Myers returns to his hometown to continue the killing spree.
Halloween was produced on a paltry budget of $300,000 and has thus far grossed $47 million at the box office in the United States alone and another $23 million internationally.
The total of ten Halloween films followed the original release to make this movie one of the most successful franchises in the history of cinematography.