Iron Dog Studio is the newest kind on the block that arrived within the 1×2 Network in 2017. The history of 1×2 goes back to 2003 when they established themselves as a niche developer for virtual sports games. As part of their rebranding from 1×2 Gaming to 1×2 Network in 2017, they transferred the development and production of video slots to the new team at Iron Dog Studios. Hence, there is much to be expected from the Hove, UK-based creative studio that is now solely focused on one product only – high-quality, entertaining online slots with innovative pay mechanics and big win potential.
As part of 1×2 Network, their games adhere to the same high standards which is documented via rigorous testing and an RNG (Random Number Generator) certified by the leading compliance testing house NMi Testing Labs. With licenses from regulated markets such as the UK, Malta and Italy, their slots have found their way to a large range of online casino, obviously aided by the in-house 1×2 Network distribution platform. That was changed at the end of 2017 to the NYX OGS platform, which in itself is not part of Scientific Games, giving Iron Dog Studios maximum exposure to the online gaming market.
Iron Dog Studios have grown rapidly in reputation since their foundation, seeing their games being listed at big bookmakers such as BetFred and Bet365 as well as some of the leading online casino brands like Royal Panda, Videoslots, Mr. Green, LeoVegas and Casino Euro. Their efforts have been widely recognized in the industry, leading to Iron Dog Studios being shortlisted for the SBC Rising Star in Gaming 2018.
Surprisingly, their first game was not a slot but a virtual 3D roulette table game, complete with soothing jazz music and an enthusiastic groupier voice. Since then range has been extended with 3D Baccarat and 3D Blackjack, offering a complete set of authentic tables games for play on mobile and desktop devices. Their first video slot called Cosmic Crystals was released at the end of 2016. It came with a novel pay mechanic that awarded a respins after every losing spin until a winning combination landed on the reels. Any wild symbols on a losing spin would expand into sticky wild reels for the respins. More new games followed soon with titles such a Siren’s Kingdom, Blood Queen and The Curious Cabinet being well received in the slotting community. One slot stood particularly out from the crowd. Rainbow Wilds is a video slot with five reels and 1,024 ways to win, featuring tumbling wins, sticky expanding wilds, free spins with an increasing multiplier and a top win potential in a single spin of 3,000 times the initial stake.