Most online casino players have their preference between the giants of the industry, and the smaller indie companies who are often lesser known.
The difference tends to be between those who like the familiar, and those who favour something unique with their gameplay.
While bigger iGaming software developers have made their name doing a certain thing, and maintain a “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” philosophy which is undoubtedly successful, smaller companies often create more innovative and unique titles.
A company that fits very much into the second bracket is Live 5 Gaming, which was founded by Roy Howell and has only been a part of the online gambling market for a small amount of time, having released their first title in 2015.
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There is not a huge number of Live 5 Gaming titles available currently, but this is partly because the necessary groundwork has been being done thus far, that groundwork predominantly consisting of creating partnerships, something that is of the utmost importance if a small company is to make a name for itself in the highly competitive online casino market.
This deals and partnerships that Live 5 Gaming have struck up go a long way to proving how strong a reputation the developer has created despite only having a very small number of games to their name.
Live 5 titles can be found at some of the biggest casinos around including bet365, BetBright Casino, Grosvenor Casino, and Ladbrokes Casino.
When we say that the company only has a small number of titles to its name at this point we really mean it, as Live 5 has produced less than a handful at this point, but the games that have been released by this developer show a huge amount of potential.
The Sky’s the Limit was the first game released by Live 5 a couple of years ago, and is a bright and colourful title in its design. Set in an airport terminal, the game has an airline theme, with a cartoon like touch to the design without it ever feeling too over the top, creating a simultaneously classic and modern look.
A five-reel, 20 payline game, The Sky’s the Limit benefits from a Flight Status feature, an innovative addition that sees you climb through Economy Class, Frequent Flyer, Premium Class, and Business Class depending on your stake. The RTP of the slot climbs from 86% (Economy) up to 95% (Business) depending on what level you play at.
Stairway to Heaven is another impressive slot, which is set in both Heaven and Hell, although the former is where the majority of gameplay takes place.
Another five-reel, 20 payline game with various levels depending on stakes, there are rewards for the heaven and hell symbols on reel five, and a Devil of a Deal feature which is a Deal or No Deal style game.
With more titles undoubtedly in the pipeline, it’s exciting to think about the quality of future games from Live 5 Gaming.