Judge Dredd live after NextGen signs exclusive licensing deal
NextGen Gaming signed an exclusive deal which gives the company license to produce a range of games featuring Judge Dredd – the character based on the comic strip in the British science fiction anthology ‘2000 AD’.
A five-reel and 25-payline online slot, with a focus on free spins (when three or more badge symbols appear anywhere on the reels) and its unique ‘SuperBet’ feature which allows for wilds to appear across all five reels when enabled, the Judge Dredd game also offers a gamble feature where any winnings can be doubled/quadrupled by choosing the correct coloured/suited card.
So popular is the Judge Dredd character and storyline it has been adapted to numerous forms of media, including films (Sylvester Stallone’s 1995 ‘Judge Dredd’ and the recent Reliance Entertainment 2012 ‘Dredd’), video-games, board games, collectible card games and even a pinball game.
Judge Dredd has been named the 7th greatest comic character of all time (Empire Magazine) and in 2011, entertainment website IGN (Imagine Games Network) ranked the fictional character 35th in the top 100 comic book heroes.