Archive for March, 2012
Movies have inspired generations to develop merchandise, books, comics, memorabilia and video games from it. Video games have been designed to work in consoles, handheld systems, personal computer and last but not least on the internet. Interestingly, online gaming has increased over the years whether it is simple arcade classics or casino-related games.
Among casino-related styles, slots have been a popular format for internet gamers. There are even free slots gaming available on the internet. Surprisingly, there are slots based on movies of which five are discussed.
For example, the 2000 Ridley Scott film Gladiator inspired a slot game with the same name as the movie. Characters from the film are portrayed on the five reels. The game lacks free spins but has 25 pay lines and a jackpot of $1,250,000. There are opportunities for bonus games.
Peter Jackson directed the epic Lord of the Rings trilogy. After the trilogy, in 2005, the studios released Jackson’s interpretation and remake of the classic King Kong. There is a slot game, Kong: The 8th Wonder of the World, inspired by the movie. Relating to the plot, the game has City and Jungle modes. The game has the potential for bonus games through five reels and 20 pay lines. There is a maximum jackpot of $15,000 but no free spins.
Based on a comic series, Fantastic Four led to the development of a slot game featuring five reels and 20 pay lines.
The Iron Man series has slots based on the first and second movies. Both games feature five reels and 25 pay lines with free spins and bonus games.
The boxer, Rocky, running in Philadelphia resulted in a slot game with 5 reels and 25 pay lines.
If you are interested in free online slots, then search the phrase via search engines.
Apps are now the shortcut solution to many different aspects of our daily lives, and luckily, there are apps for almost every task that we need to carry out, as well as a wide variety that are designed to distract and entertain us. It is no longer essential for a person to be at home to use the Internet and to take advantage of all that it has to offer. You can be standing in a bus queue or sitting in the hairdresser’s chair, and still access the same services as you would if you were at home in front of the computer, all via your handy smartphone.
Smartphone apps can also save the user money. There are many which can do the job of other gadgets, making purchasing separate items unnecessary; a main example of this is the sat nav. While these are great in-car devices that are helping people to find their way around, an app on a smart phone can do just the same job and these are applicable for many different areas of the world. Taking a driving holiday in the US? Download a sat nav app and enjoy the drive.
Business users are becoming big fans of apps. How many of them have been frustrated in the past by not being able to access documents and software when on the move? The development of Microsoft Office Mobile has been very useful for them, helping them to deal with things effectively while they are traveling, even if they do not have access to their computer. Being able to look at Word, Excel or PowerPoint documents without having to plug in the laptop has saved time and money for many busy people.
However, it is games apps that seem to be growing the most in popularity. There are a wide variety of traditional games such as scrabble and chess available, which can now be played anywhere, and in many cases, apps are free to add to the smartphone. The traditional board games have been seen as time consuming and old fashioned by many people, particularly the younger generation, but apps are now doing their bit to help revive interest and put a modern slant on an old favorite.
They are also perfect for practicing casino games. There are so many online casinos now that playing these games online has become something of a hobby for many people, and there is now no reason why the hobby should stop when we leave the house. Practice makes perfect, as the old saying goes, and as there are many opportunities to play slots and other online games without actually having to spend any money, we can learn how the games work without parting with any cash. It is also a good opportunity to learn how traditional casino games such as roulette and poker actually work – perfect for the beginner.
Those who want to take this type of gaming seriously now have plenty of opportunities to get in a few minutes practice here and there. Travelling, waiting around and breaks all add up – a game or two will help to fill the time.