January 31, 2013
Travel Around the World in 80 Plays with New Jules Verne-Inspired Game
PLAYSTUDIOS releases hidden object and slot mash-up game in rapidly growing myVEGAS Facebook app
Burlingame, CA and Las Vegas, NV – January 31, 2013 – PLAYSTUDIOS, a game development company focusing on free-to-play casino games, today released Around the World in 80 Plays – a new game available to myVEGAS players at all levels. The company’s newest title arrives just a few months after the release of Studio City and one month following the launch of New York-New York, a playful slot game that follows a family of tourists as they snack their way through Manhattan. Now featuring eight titles and over one million players,PLAYSTUDIOS continues to grow its myVEGAS Facebook destination at a rapid pace.
“While players can anticipate a steady stream of new titles throughout the year, we remain dedicated first and foremost to quality. All of our titles are designed from the ground up, with rich story lines, engaging characters, and a variety of game mechanics. This is what makes our entertainment offerings truly unique in the social casino space,” said Andrew Pascal, founder, president and chief executive officer of PLAYSTUDIOS.
Around the World in 80 Plays is a traditional 3×5 20-line slot game, inspired by the works of Jules Verne. Featuring five hidden object bonus destinations and a progressive achievement system that awards players with status and myVEGAS collectibles each time they activate the bonus. As players circle the globe, they touchdown in Africa, India, Japan, Spain, and England.
As with all games featured in myVEGAS, players have the opportunity to earn loyalty points within Around the World in 80 Plays. myVEGAS is the only casino game destination on Facebook where players can redeem their points for free Las Vegas rooms, meals, show tickets and more from some of the hottest resorts in town, including ARIA, Bellagio, MGM Grand, Mandalay Bay, The Mirage, Monte Carlo, New York-New York, Luxor, Excalibur, and Circus Circus.
With the launch of Around the World, myVEGAS will also feature a celebratory contest in honor of Jules Verne’s birthday. Beginning January 31, and running for the next eight days, players will collect clues online. Hints will be posted each day on the official myVEGAS Facebook fan page. On February 8, eight players who have collected all the clues will have a chance to win 1,000,000 Free Chips courtesy of myVEGAS.
Earn rewards and experience the thrill of Las Vegas online by visiting myVEGAS now: http://myveg.as/ATW_Launch
PLAYSTUDIOS is a developer of engaging casual games for mobile and social platforms. Founded by a team of experienced gaming and technology entrepreneurs, PLAYSTUDIOS’ free-to-play myVEGAS apps combine the best elements of popular social games with established gambling mechanics. Players enjoy an ever-growing collection of slot and table games and the opportunity to earn an unprecedented selection of valuable, real-world rewards from leading hospitality, entertainment, and leisure brands. Current myVEGAS reward partners include MGM Resorts International, Station Casinos, Wolfgang Puck, Cirque du Soleil, Royal Caribbean International , House of Blues, and Allegiant Air. For more information, visit the company’s website.
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