Evolution kicks off Gonzo’s treasure hunt in first-ever VR online game show


Evolution today announced the launch of Gonzo’s Treasure Hunt, a revolutionary online live gaming program and the world’s first live casino game to bring together slot-style and live gameplay, and the first with the possibility to play in VR mode (virtual reality)..

Inspired by the famous Gonzo character and the intellectual property (IP) of NetEnt’s popular online slots title Gonzo’s Quest, the all-new Gonzo’s Treasure Hunt is the latest addition to Evolution’s live-action game show portfolio. Mixing the worlds of live and slots and representing ‘a whole new direction’, the new live game show Gonzo is the first Evolution game to use NetEnt IP after Evolution acquired NetEnt at the end of the year last.

The central feature of Gonzo’s Treasure Hunt is the search for treasures hidden in a giant wall of 70 stones. A notable feature of this latest iteration of Gonzo’s Adventures is the moment the world-renowned explorer “comes to life” as a virtual augmented reality character and joins the show’s hosts and players live in the search. Another world first in the live casino market is the ability to play and bet on Gonzo’s treasure hunt in VR mode using a VR headset and controller, further enriching the experience. immersive gaming experience.

Todd Haushalter, Product Manager at Evolution, said: “This is our first product that combines the best of NetEnt with Evolution. I have been delighted to work with the incredible IP of NetEnt since the announcement of the acquisition and we start by taking the most famous character in slots and bringing him to the live casino.

Haushalter continued: “This is also the first live game where the players have such a degree of control over their playing strategy and the potential outcome. Unlike other games where the result is the result and you can’t do anything about it, in Gonzo’s Treasure Hunt players take control as they go hunting for their prizes.

“This is a whole new direction for our game shows because we want to broaden the definition of what a game show is – giving the player that level of control will attract a new audience to Evolution. gaming experience can be, and it’s an incredibly exciting historic launch. “


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