World’s First Skill-based Frogger Game Makes Debut in entertainment lounge.
Konami Gaming, Inc. will host the world’s first Frogger skill-based gaming competition Saturday, Feb. 18 at 3 p.m.and Sunday, Feb. 19 at 11 a.m. at Vegas’ new entertainment lounge, LEVEL UP at MGM Grand. Similar to the iconic arcade classic, participants must safely navigate Konami’s Frogger® character through the road and river crossing course to increase scores and win potential cash prizes.
“Frogger has captured the attention of video game players worldwide for generations,” said Scott Sibella, President and COO of MGM Grand. “Now, with Konami, we will offer our guests the first opportunity to play the game for prizes as we launch the skill-based game at LEVEL UP. This Frogger game demonstrates the future of casino gaming and we invite players of all skill levels to experience it first-hand.”
Changing the way Las Vegas views lounge entertainment, LEVEL UP presents a new era in interactive, skill-based fun. Located inside MGM Grand the tech savvy, adult playground features pay-to-play offerings in a social atmosphere, designed not only to attract the next generation of players, but existing players seeking innovation. The exciting new ‘place to play’ concept offers an extensive selection of traditional activities whilst putting an inventive twist on the latest in peer-to-peer experiences. The 12,000-square-foot venue features the “Live Lucky Bar” offering a variety of craft beers and specialty cocktails, a live DJ, and entertainment across the multiple screens on display.
Tom Jingoli, executive vice president & chief commercial officer at Konami Gaming, Inc., said, “What people enjoy most about skill-based Frogger is that it’s instantly recognizable, easy to understand, and fairly rewards top players while still creating a fun experience for beginners. This competition is an exciting opportunity for gamers and fans to be a part of Frogger history, while quite possibly winning cash prize awards in the process.”