Released in October of 2012 by major casino gaming
manufacture International Game Technology, IGT, Family Guy Video
Slots is the latest slot machine to integrate a popular animated
television series as its theme.
As the name implies, Family Guy Video Slots is a video slot
machine based on Fox’s hit TV show Family Guy. Created by Seth
McFarlane, Family Guy debuted to rave reviews in 1999, and
thanks to a combination of critical acclaim and status as a cult
comedy icon, the show’s original broadcast run continues today.
Over that time more than 200 episodes of Family Guy have been
aired, with an average audience of 11 million tuning in each
Featuring a mixture of absurdist amusement, biting satire,
and even original musical styling, Family Guy has become a
staple of the millennial generation’s eclectic tastes in
television. Over the last decade and a half America has grown
alongside the Griffin family, with most of the notoriously edgy
show’s regular viewership consisting of adults, so the decision
to incorporate the show into its diverse array of slot machine
offerings was a natural fit for IGT.
In a press release issued in conjunction with the release of
Family Guy Video Slots, IGT offered the following appraisal of
“The Family Guy™ Video Slots bring the hilarious
comic adventures of the Griffin family to the casino with progressive
bonus awards and Multi-Layer Display (MLD) graphics.”