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Bally Tech unveils Michael Jackson video slot
Bally Technologies is lifting the curtains on its The Michael Jackson Wanna Be Startin’ Somethin’™ this season. The follow-up game to the popular Michael Jackson King of Pop™ game, Wanna Be Startin’ Somethin’ features familiar gameplay and all-new bonuses set to five of Michael Jackson’s most iconic hits: Bad, Billie Jean, Don’t Stop ‘Til You Get Enough, The Way You Make Me Feel, and Wanna Be Startin’ Somethin’.
Featuring on Bally's ALPHA 2™ Pro Series™ V22/32 cabinet with the custom Pro™ surround-sound chair, the game offers players a chance to win a jackpot on the Cash Connection™ wide-area progressive, with a near-area progressive option available.
The game is highlighted by a U-Spin™ Platinum Record Bonus Spin that prompts players to touch the game screen to spin a platinum record with their fingers for bonus credits or to activate one of three special Free Games bonuses. The video for the song Bad plays during the Bad Free Games, while Michael dances to the song Billie Jean during the Billie Jean Free Games. Free Games, wilds, U-Spin bonuses, and video clips showcasing Michael Jackson make this game an exciting way to experience the influential performer.
“This encore to the hit Michael Jackson King of Pop game is sure to thrill players and fans of the widely beloved artist,” said Jean Venneman, Bally Technologies Vice President of Product Management and Licensing. “We are excited to deliver a game that features some of Michael Jackson’s most iconic songs, along with unprecedented player interactivity and the chance of a life-changing wide-area progressive top jackpot. Michael Jackson King of Pop is popular around the globe, proving that the music icon is a draw to our world-wide customer base.”
Michael Jackson Wanna Be Startin’ Somethin’ features music, graphics, and bonus events inspired by Michael Jackson. Bonus features are set to smash-hit Michael Jackson songs, featuring surprise animated appearances by the King of Pop himself. Its slot machine license agreement was represented exclusively by the Bravado International Group.
Source: Bally Technology press release