• Battle of the Ages Begins; Highlander Live Today!

    06 December 2017

    Battle of the ages begins  highlander live today!

    As promised in an October 2, 2017, announcement of a finalized licensing agreement, Microgaming has released their Highlander™ online video slot today (Wednesday).

    The game is played on 5 reels with 3 visible positions each and has no traditional pay lines, rather, there are 243 ways to win on any spin. The slot is based on the 1986 movie of the same name, a cult classic that spawned a massive franchise of sequels and television shows, some of them featuring music written by Freddie Mercury and recorded by Queen.

    There Can Be Only One

    The game incorporates iconic characters from the movie that was directed by Russell Mulcahy.  Christopher Lambert starred as the immortal swordsman in the role of Connor MacLeod. He battles "The Kurgan", played by Clancy Brown to win the fabled prize of lasting immortality, as there can be only one Highlander.

    Atmospheric Imagery

    Imagery in the base game is atmospheric, depicting the Scottish Highlands, circa 1536. When free spins are triggered the player is magically transported to New York City with an ominous stormy skyline and cityscape backdrop while the spins play out on a rooftop billboard.

    The art style used for the game is reminiscent of the 1980s movie poster genre and the soundtrack smacks of electrifying period rock and roll, all synced up with features and other in-game activity.

    Extreme Wild Features

    Wilds are at the forefront of features with two separate mechanics. During the base game, two scatters will turn into wilds with a stroke of the sword, but the most exciting modification takes place in the free spins game that is triggered when three scatters appear at the end of a spin.

    The menacing storm's ions intensify and lightning can strike at any time as the hair raises on your arms and chills course down your spine. When the thunderbolts attack, the reels become electrified and ordinary symbols turn wild. As tensions increase and more lightning strikes even more wild symbols will appear resulting in the possibility of stupendous wins with no traditional pay lines present to thwart a player's jackpot destiny. More than 100,000 credits can be won on a single paid spin.

    Pays Homage to Classic

    Microgaming's Game Publisher, David Reynolds said: "Highlander is an iconic brand, and the game studio have worked tirelessly to create an online slot that pays homage to the 80s movie and its cult classic status. An epic soundtrack composed by our game studio is a great tribute to the brand.

    "The features in the game perfectly represent the movie; the stroke of a sword which turns scatters wild in the base game is characterised by the legendary sword of the clan MacLeod, while Quickening Wilds™ in free spins is an escalating feature that builds the opportunity for players to win big!"

    Fans Will Love Artwork

    Creative Licensing Corp. assisted in the licensing deal between Microgaming and StudioCanal Group. CEO Rand Marlis commented: "The game came together exceptionally well. We are immensely pleased with the results and believe fans will love the art, which is a beautiful reflection of the classic film."


    Source

    Microgaming Press Office, The game has arrived and the legend lives on: Microgaming’s Highlander™ online slot is live today 12-06-2017

    Related News

    • The lioness is coming soon

      New Online Slots

      The Lioness is Coming SoonIvan Stefanovic22 June 2022

      Amanda Nunes is widely considered to be the best female fighter in the world, and her accomplishments back up that claim. She is a two-time champion in UFC, having won both the bantamweight and featherweight titles. She's also defended her title successfully three times in a row. In addition to all of that, she has also won five Performance of the Night awards.

      Read full article
    • The rave new game announcement

      New Online Slots

      Be Among the First Players to Experience The Rave SlotIvan Stefanovic22 June 2022

      The Rave takes us to an incredible rave party, with Joe Labrador delivering an out-of-this-world music experience. Joe Labrador, also known as DJ P5ychØ Manhunt, is a world-renowned DJ who is known for his transcendent and wild rave experiences. His music is said to be so powerful that those who lose themselves in the beat never return. His fans are some of the most dedicated and loyal ravers in the world, and they often travel great distances to experience his music.

      Read full article
    • Hot fruits are stacked on the reels with hoollische sieben deluxe

      New Online Slots

      Hot Fruits Are Stacked on The Reels with Höllische Sieben DeluxeIvan Stefanovic02 June 2022

      Hölle Games, a German slot provider, has launched Höllische Sieben Deluxe, a sequel to Höllische Sieben. The paytable is constructed of symbols ranging from cherries to lemons, oranges to plums, grapes to watermelon and chili peppers. There are some additional bonuses available, in addition to the traditional symbols. The wild can substitute for any other symbol except for the scatter, while the scatter can trigger the extra spins round.

      Read full article