Play‘n Go doubling the (online casino) fun


A week after premiering its three-reel and five-payline Holiday Spirits video slot, Swedish online casino games developer Play‘n Go has returned to announce the launch of its new Rise of Athena and Viking Runecraft Bingo titles.

The Vaxjo-headquartered firm used an official Thursday press release to proclaim that both of its latest innovations are based on ‘popular mythological themes’ that have continually proven successful. The company moreover declared that this triumph has been ably assisted by the detail it puts into its ‘game narratives’ with these new iGaming releases ‘looking to be no different’.

Slot sensation:

Play‘n Go revealed that the five-reel and ten-payline Rise of Athena is themed around the mythological Greek goddess of wisdom and comes complete with a range of associated symbols including Pegasus, the owl Glaukopis, and the deity herself. The three-row video slot furthermore offers a free spins feature that could see lucky online casino aficionados walk away with rewards worth up to 5,000 times their triggering stake.

Bingo blast:

Regarding Viking Runecraft Bingo and Play‘n Go explained that the five-reel game is based on the Viking Runecraft video slot it unveiled in 2017 and focuses on mythological figures in the Nordic gods of Odin, Thor, Frey, and Heimdall. The high-volatility title additionally invites competitors to play four cards each with 15 numbers that they then endeavor to fill with numbers from up to 43 balls for the chance to bank as much as 4,000 times their stake.

Staying strong:

Martin Zettergren, Chief Product Officer for Play‘n Go, used the press release to assert that the simultaneous launches of Viking Runecraft Bingo and Rise of Athena is ‘making the statement that’ his firm intends to ‘keep providing quality content’ throughout the fourth quarter even as other developers have already begun winding down in preparation for next year. He moreover pronounced that the developer intends to ‘continue dominating the market’ so as to be able to enter 2021 ‘in fine form’.

Read a statement from Zettergren…

This isn’t the first time we’ve had multiple releases on the same day and we have built ourselves into a position where it is well within our capacity to deliver more than one high-quality title into the market simultaneously. Of course, these are two different games giving two different experiences so as to present operators with new options to entertain their players. That is what it’s all about.”