King Kong was released in 2011 by Playtech and is an online video slot game based on the 2005 blockbuster film of the same name. The film received three academy awards and is the fourth highest grossing Universal Pictures film of all time. Directed by Peter Jackson and starring the likes of Jack Black; Naomi Watts and Andy Serkis, all of whom feature on the reels and can be seen in video clips of the film throughout the game.
This Playtech online video slot has five reels and twenty pay lines. Each pay line has a betting range of 0.01 to 2.00 making 40 the maximum stake per spin. There are two game modes available to play. These include the jungle mode and the big city mode. The symbols are altered for each game mode but they still remain to be six screenshots from the film featuring the various characters as well as King Kong himself, the online slot game’s logo and playing card icons ten to ace.
King Kong is the wild symbol and pays out the jackpot prize of 3 000 coins when five appear on an active pay line. Naomi Watts is up next paying 1 000 coins. Adrienne Brody and Jack Black award the next highest pay outs of 600 coins and 500 coins respectively.
The King Kong Jungle Mode
The King Kong jungle mode is the default mode that comprises of the main game. There are two different bonus features that can be triggered while this mode is in play. The first bonus feature is the wild re-spin which is triggered by landing a minimum of three King Kong wild symbols anywhere on the reels. When this occurs, three free re-spins will be awarded and all of the wild symbols that are present will remain in place as sticky wilds for the duration of the three re-spins.
The next bonus feature available in the jungle mode is the Skull Island bonus game. A minimum of three Kong logo symbols trigger this feature. The screen will display a map of Skull Island that features thirteen different options. These are picked to reveal hidden creatures, each of which holds a multiplier. The aim is to match three creatures in order to receive its respective multiplier. Creatures include King Kong and various dinosaurs who award anything up to 30x the stake.
The King Kong Big City Mode
When the Skull Island bonus feature ends the big city mode is entered. There are also two bonus features available in this mode. Three or more King Kong wilds trigger the wild Kong re-spins feature where three re-spins are awarded with the first presenting reels one and five with expanding wilds, the second presenting reels two and four with expanding wilds and the third presenting the first; third and fifth reels with expanding wilds.
Three or more of the Kong logo symbols trigger the City Tower bonus feature. The aim of this bonus feature is to select one of three planes three times over in order to receive various cash prizes that they hold. When this bonus feature ends the game resumes in the jungle mode.