Casual games developer and distributor GameHouse announced today the launch of two free-to-play social casino titles: GameHouse Casino on Facebook and GameHouse Slots for iOS.
GameHouse Casino includes a variety of casino games including three- and six-hand blackjack, American and European-style roulette and slots. Its video poker section contains six unique machines that play up to 25 hands at a time and allow players to place side bets, go for double-or nothing wins or switch between high and low plays to tweak the odds in their favor.
The title includes a lobby where players can virtually join other users at slot machines and poker tables. GameHouse Casino also features a Party Play feature that will display what others are playing as well as a Mystery Friend Multiplier, which lets players send in-game gifts of score multipliers to friends.
GameHouse Slots is a mobile iteration of its previously-released Facebook version, in which players who favor casino slot machines can enjoy the experience on their iPhone or iPad.
According to GameHouse president Matt Hulett, the release of GameHouse Casino and GameHouse Slots are part of the company's initiative to produce more casual casino experiences that players will enjoy.
"Now more than ever — thanks to social networks, smartphones and tablets — consumers in the millions have access to video games that they never had access to before," Hulett said in a press statement. "We see the social casino space as a big opportunity for the company since this category of gameplay is so popular on every platform.
"Vegas-style gaming is a real interest for millions of people around the world and we're excited to be building an experience for consumers across all of their devices, anytime everywhere," he added.