The prevailing success and popularity of online casinos in the past few years has exploded exponentially and the big names who held the crown for a number of years have recently seen the younger guns climbing up and there’s now a constant fight for the crown.
In the early days Microgaming was the top games provider to the industry, but today this has changed dramatically where now the number of games studio’s and providers has increased breathtakingly to numbers topping 150+.
Many companies are fighting for the top spot, but today the most well-known games are from provider Net Entertainment most commonly known as NetEnt. Almost every online casino has its games in their casino lobby. Although saying that there are many, many other providers that are positioned close behind clawing at the top spot.
There are also many new studios and games providers appearing today. From all over the globe making their mark in the sand with great new innovate games that we haven’t seen before.
Listed below is a comprehensive list of most game providers in the main stream of the industry today, but as we all know, this business moves fast and changes on a daily basis!
“The” company that has done the most to influence the online casino industry and other providers. Over the longest period of time, Microgaming launched the world’s first online casino platform way back in 1994. From its inception the company has only gone from strength to strength being the developer behind some of the most popular games played today. Microgaming is partnered with probably more casino brands than most of it’s competition. With having the number of its actual players in the high 6 figures. MGS is one provider you will almost definitely already identify with.
Microgaming has over 150 titles in is armoury of slots and games with big titles like Jungle Jim, lost Vegas and Hot as Hades.
Novomatic is one of the largest high-tech gaming technology companies in Europe. Based in Austria and founded in 1980, not only popular in providing online casino games but also to providing their electronic games and slots to the land based market. Novomatic being the world’s largest manufacturer of land-based gaming machines. Currently they have a large portfolio of 328+ slot games. Holding some big titles you may be familiar with, plus new titles from great Hollywood blockbusters like “From Dusk till Dawn”.
Slots you almost definitely will have played from Novomatic will be Book of Ra or even Dolphin’s Pearl. Sizzling Hot is also another big title you are able to play both on land based and online.
Playtech claims to be the biggest, although I don’t believe this is true, certainly are one of the big boys. The company was first founded in 1999. Today offers probably one of the best online slot/game selections out there having 600+ games across all channels. Certainly, having a game that will suit every kind of player. Interested in themed games? Playtech gives you a huge selection to choose from. Popular hit movies, comic characters or even sports personalities as the choice is almost endless in this section. Not only that there are also other genres for people not into themed slots. You wont be disappointed, one of the most noticeable features the ability to take control of the game. Most slots feature between 15 to 25 pay lines increasing the BIG win.
Dr Lovemore with its 20-win lines is probably the most played Playtech slot believe it or not!
Being one of the biggest game providers, NetEnt has taken the market by storm. They have grown both in company size and stature within the industry. The quality of NetEnt games is blatantly clear to give it that edge over its competition. With the majority of all online casino having NetEnt games being present in their lobbies. This fact is kind of a big giveaway of the popularity of this provider. Having Knock out titles one after the other this studio can’t fail! Not only slots but NetEnt is growing and spreading it wings by venturing in Live Casino which is now as popular as online casino table games were. NetEnt also launched its own Casino in 2000, so these guys are covering all bases within the online gambling industry.
Popular games from NetEnt, there are 2 that standout from the rest which are Starburst and Gonzo’s Quest!
More providers will be added shortly, we are busy doing other great stuff on the website!