NYX Interactive - general information
The NYX Gaming Group includes NYX Interactive and NextGen Gaming, which specialize on creating software for online casinos. The developers of the company create not just video slots, but also table games, bingo, poker, online lotteries and other games. Currently the developers of the company released over 600 different games, many of which gained widespread appreciation among gambling fans.
This is due to the fact that a certain group of professionals with experience in this direction is responsible for the release of every video slot. As a result, the developers create colorful, interesting and well-detailed slots, that can’t fall on deaf ears of gamblers.
The company claim that the key to success is in keeping balance between using proven basics and innovative technologies. Also, the team pays great attention to ensuring that the user gets the pleasure of playing slots.
NYX Gaming/NYX Interactive - history of the company
It all started with the fact that in 1999 in Australia NextGen Gaming was founded. The company was focused on developing software for online casinos. The producer’s business gained traction every year, which resulted in attracting the attention of the other company, which also produced online casino software. This company’s name was NYX Interactive. In 2011 NextGen Gaming was bought by NYX Interactive.
NYX Interactive was founded in 2005 in Sweden. The main feature of the company was offering online casinos complex solutions, which included slots, poker, table and mobile games, lotteries and many other stuff. Over time, NYX Interactive developers created their own platform called NYX OGS (The Open Gaming System). This platform allowed the company to grant access not just to their own games, but also to the games of its partners, such as ELK Studios, Novomatic, 1x2 Gaming, IGT, Thunderkick and other developers.
At the same time, NYX Interactive gathered the group of developers companies to work on the new software in cooperation. This became one of the factors of the merge of NYX Interactive and NextGen Gaming, which resulted in creating NYX Gaming Group. Since then, NextGen Gaming department is responsible for developing games for online casinos.
After that headquarters of the company was transferred to London, the capital of Great Britain, where it operates now, having the license by the UK Gambling Commission. Besides, NYX Gaming is licensed by Malta Gaming Authority and by the regulator of the Isle of Man.
In the middle of April, 2015, NYX Gaming purchases two companies involved in the development of software - Cryptologic and Chartwell Technology. As Matt Davy (CEO of NYX at the moment) noticed, this deal was an obligatory part of an earlier deal on purchasing OnGame poker network, which was finalized in November, 2014.
In the second half of 2015 NYX Gaming Group made an agreement with Irish operator Paddy Power and 888 Holdings, which includes 888 Casino, on supplying its casino software.
On March, 21 2016 the cooperation between NYX Gaming Group and one of the most popular poker rooms on the planet - PokerStars - was announced. The thing is poker room was back on the US market in the beginning of that year (to New Jersey, to be more precise). According to the signed agreement the developer started the supply of 20 video slots, created by NextGen Gaming department to PokerStars online casino. Among them there were such popular slots as King Kong-Island of Skull Mountain, Irish Eyes 2, Judge Dredd and An Evening with Holly Madison.
In early June 2016, NYX Gaming announced the acquisition of the British company Betdigital for $35,300,000. At that moment, the company, which was involved in developing and supplying gambling platforms was 5 years old. Thanks to that, NYX Gaming continued to strengthen its position on the regulated market of the United Kingdom.
On April, 4 2015, NYX Gaming Group announced intent to acquire the company OpenBet for the amount of £270,000,000 ($383,000,000). The deal was finalized in the second half of May. At the same time it was announced about the sale of unprofitable OnGame poker network.
NYX Gaming supplier - nowadays
NYX Gaming Group Limited is the leading supplier of online casino games. The headquarters of the company is located in Las Vegas, and its stuff consists of 1,100 employers in 14 countries of Europe, Asia, Northern American and Australia. NYX Gaming is also one of the leading companies on the total number of games created, which exceeds 600.
At the moment, NYX Gaming Group is a member of WLA (World Lottery Organization) and plays an important role in the organization of lotteries. The company also has three group divisions with that focus on different areas of business. NextGen Gaming is located in Sydney and is responsible for online casino games development; Side City Studios is in Montreal and is a studio, which specialized on 3D and 2D graphics, special effects etc.; NYX Social Gaming develops software for land based casinos.
NYX Gaming Group now is one of the biggest and 'prolific' developers on online gambling market. Its developers are based in four countries of the world (Great Britain, USA, Sweden, Australia), which allows them to adjust the product to the specific requirements of certain States.
NYX provides games to the world's biggest and best performing operators. Whether it is content from the in-house gaming studios Nextgen Gaming, Side City and Icecap Studios or from other creative studios via the OGS platform, they have one philosophy; amazing player experience equals amazing business results.
NYX Gaming software
As we’ve mentioned above, NYX Gaming Group develops not only video slots, but also works on creating other gambling games, including the ones for land-based casinos. However, most of the efforts of the company are being given to creating slot machines. Its developers are proud of the quality graphics and audio-visual features of the slots created.
NYX Gaming Group slot features:
- RTP varies between 93-98%, most of the slots have it around 96%
- Long cycle of bets return - most slots have a huge variance
- Quality - NextGen Gaming developers try to pay great attention to the quality of slots, introducing many technological innovations and also improving the animation and sound effects.
NextGen Gaming department also introduced some innovations, which struck user's fancy. These features have added more interest to the gameplay of slots, and has contributed to the growth of players.
New features in slots
- SuperBet - allows players to unblock additional function of the slot in exchange for additional fee (ante). Among additional functions are free spins, higher multipliers and more.
- A-Play - is a feature that allows players to make choice between two bonuses. The first option is to have more free spin with the smaller multiplier and the second one is to have less free spins with a bigger multiplier. This function allows users an opportunity to choose their own strategy of play.
- Auto Wild - is a function, which allows users manually place some symbols on the reels, including Wild symbols.
- Up Wild - is an additional button, which starts reel spin on the reels without Wild symbols. That way the user is able to collect more of these symbols to get big wins.
Most of the slots by NextGen allow making spins starting from $0,01, and the number of pay lines varies between 20 and 50. Also each of them has bonus Wild symbols, which act as substitute symbols. In addition to traditional slots, the company creates video slots with jackpots, the amount of which might reach $250,000 on the bets of mere 1 coin.
It is worth noting that all the software supplied to online casino is based on HTML 5, which allows launching games in browser and doesn’t require downloading applications to the computer. By the way some operators offer their clients possibility to play NYX Interactive slots for free with the help of no deposit free spins. Check out free spins after registration section to find such offers.
NYX Gaming games/slots - playing on mobile devices
Currently most of the games by NYX Gaming are available for mobile devices on iOS and Android. The company keeps successfully moving into that directions, realizing that software market for mobile platforms is the future. A series of games developed specially for gadgets is called MOVE.
Games of MOVE series are simple, have quality graphics and sound effects, and that makes them an ideal option for playing on the go.
The safety of NYX Gaming software
The NYX Gaming Group keeps up to the rules set by the regulators (licensing authorities). This allows it to maintain responsible activity in relation to users and operators.
NYX Gaming Group uses 128-bit SSL encryption while creating software to avoid the info leak to the hands of ill-minded persons.
Random Numbers Generator (RNG) is regularly tested according to the rules of the UK Gambling Commission, which is an independent auditor.
NYX Gaming Awards
For all time of its operation, the company managed to receive some prestigious awards among which we could highlight the following:
- Year 2012 - The social games supplier of the year according to EGR Magazine Award B2B
- Year 2014 - Nominated for Digital Gaming at 2014 Global Gaming Awards.
- Year 2016 - Open Gaming is the platform of the year, and OpenBet is the best sportsbook operator (for the seventh year in a row)
List of NYX Gaming Group casinos for real money
Below is the list of reliable online casino, where one could play games by NYX Gaming Group for real money.