Blueprint Gaming has just released another Megaways slot that brings Kong back to life in monstrous form! Essentially a follow up to King Kong Cash, released way back on 2016, the game features the same lovable and colourful characters from the original adding a few extra ones for good measure.
The awesome Megaways set-up features a familiar 6-reels, and each reel containing from 2 to 7 individual symbols. The slot pays out from left to right for identical symbols according to the pay table. You can get as many as 7 symbols on every reel, and the maximum pay lines increase to an astronomical 117,649 ways to win a payout prize.
Another great feature is the setup of the cascading reels which increases winning streaks, introduces a mystery symbol and can activate multiple, lucrative Free Spins with progressive multipliers.
Betting choices playing Return of Kong Megaways Slots serves up a satisfying range of wagering options starting from 20 pence, and rising up to a more considerable £100 a spin, with many bets in between. That provides high roller stakes and penny wagering bets as well. Return of Kong is pretty volatile, and can enrich you with a considerable payout prize of 50,000x your triggering stake and the RTP is decent at over 96%.
The game is a follow up to King Kong Cash and is reminiscent of the retro Nintendo and arcade game Donkey Kong. The theme has a cartoonish setting with palm trees, blue skies, and jungle as the backdrop. Kong is perched upon a high rock watching all the action unfold below, and he has a colossal gold K for Kong pendant around his neck.
The screen is beautifully decorated and framed with bamboo symbols on blocks of stone. This being a Megaways slot, you will find one horizontal reel containing 4 symbols located right above reels 2 and 5. The wild icons can only appear on the sideways spinning reel.
The game icons really colour up the screen, and you will find bright playing card symbols starting from the number nine, up to Ace. Then you have the better paying symbols which are the snazzy parrots, fierce tigers, lumbering rhinos, and King Kong.
The highest paying of all is Kong himself, at 50x your stake for getting all 5 across the pay lines. Five rhino symbols pay you 10x your wager, and the others reasonably well. You can see all the payout values and symbol combinations that produce them by bringing up the pay table.
After a winning combo lands on your reels, they disappear from view only to be replaced by new ones dropping down from above to create fresh chances. What’s more, any win crafted in this manner means you reactivate the cycle once again and again until no more wins can be formulated, at which point a new spin begins. The exceptional cascading bonus feature continues in play throughout the entire bonus round.
Return Of Kong Megaways Slot includes a mystery symbol which is the golden barrel image, and the Scatter symbol spells out the word KONG in bright golden pendants. The mystery symbol can activate the bonus feature after any losing spin. Subsequently, Kong hurls a golden barrel towards the game board, thereby adding anything up to 100 barrels to your spinning reels. As the reels grind to a halt, any barrels which are visible on the grid transform into matching symbols. The feature provides high potential for sizeable payout prizes.
The Free Spins is yet another great feature of Return of Kong Megaways. Once you get 4 Scatter symbols (K-O-N-G) on the standard 6-reels of fortune, you trigger the Free Spins and immediately gain 12 of them. The free spins rounds, like many other megaways bonus games award an increasing multiplier for every winning spin. On top of this you trigger 2 additional free spins with every 3 scatters ( crown ) you get during the bonus. Each time you collect 3 crowns your guaranteed minimum megaways goes up. The minimum megaway guarantee goes up for the following multiples:
If your lucky enough to collect a lot of scatter and can lock in a big minimum megaways alongside a big multiplier you can expect some seriously BIG King Kong Payouts!!!
The Golden Monkey Meter appears during the free spins and is displayed on the left of the game screen. Golden Monkeys also appear as additional symbols during free spins round, and as soon as you fill your Monkey Meter with 3 Monkey symbols, the number of Megaways pay lines increase with each spin.
The more times you manage to fill the meter, the more guaranteed Megaways pay lines are applied to each following spin. Moreover, you get 2 extra free spins added to your free spins counter each time you fill the Golden Monkey Meter.
Combining a favourite character like Kong with a Megaways slot is an inspired idea which really works well. With a potentially life-changing top payout of 50,000x your trigger stake, you can get rich playing this game! You can play a mobile optimised version of the game which works perfectly on iPad, iPhone and Android devices and operating systems to ensure you get a fluid and seamless mobile experience.
The presentation of the game is exceptional, with exciting and engaging features and a cartoonish theme which works perfectly for the gameplay. The innovative Golden Monkeys feature prevalent during the free spins rounds marks a deviation from the norm, and the wagering options are better than most, with a range from a few pennies, up to a substantial £100 a spin.
Return of Kong Megaways slot is another smash hit for Blueprint Gaming and a worthy addition to the growing number of Megaways slot titles.
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Last modified: September 21, 2020