Hitting our screens in 2017 was the movie blockbuster King Kong Skull Island. Now in 2018, the giant ape will be hitting the small screens in the form of a five-reel slot game by NextGen Gaming called King Kong Fury.
King Kong Fury is a video slot inspired by the movie, and it has all the action and excitement you would hope for on a movie inspired slot. Players will enjoy an adventure to try to save the stricken Anne Darrow on Skull Island, and by doing so, you might just walk away with a big prize of up to 100x your stake.
Our Verdict: King Kong Fury is a five-reel slot game clearly inspired by the 2017 movie. This is evident in its design. The reels sit on a background which is clearly meant to be Skull Island. As well as having a Skull Island background, the slot also follows a similar style in its feel and gameplay to the movie. As the reels spin, you are greeted by dramatic music, and there are dramatic sound effects which play during the bonus features. There is also 50 paylines, two randomly generated bonus features and a standard bonus feature, which leads to exciting gameplay.
Wild Symbol: There is no monkey about with the choice of the wild symbol on King Kong Fury, it had to be the big ape himself, and it is. The King Kong Wild is an important symbol on the slot, and he is generally the best way of securing winning combinations as you spin. He does this by landing and substituting for lower value symbols, such as the numerous dinosaur symbols, the snake symbol, and the playing card symbols of 9 – A. The King Kong wild will only appear on reels two, three and four throughout, however, he can appear stacked allowing for plenty of potential combinations across the 100 paylines.
Scatter Symbol: Most five-reel video slots will have a scatter symbol, King Kong Fury, is no different. The scatter symbol on this slot is the heroine, Anne Darrow. The Anne Darrow symbol is one the most valuable symbol on the game as it can lead to you unlocking a winning amount of 100x your stake. The Anne scatter is also the only way to trigger the King of Skull Island bonus feature.
King of Skull Island Bonus: The first of three bonus features on King Kong Fury, is the King of Skull Island bonus. To activate this feature players must land two of the Anne scatter symbols simultaneously on reels one and five. When you do that you will be awarded up to 100 free spins to play with. The two spinning statue reels will activate when the feature is triggered and will decide how much free spins to award.
King Kong Call Bonus: The second bonus feature on King Kong Fury is the randomly generated bonus feature King Kong Call bonus. This feature is activated at random intervals and will turn symbols on the middle three reels – reels two, three and four – completely wild and hopefully create winning combinations by doing so.
Lightning Reel: The last of the three bonus features is also a randomly generated feature called Lightning Reel. When its triggered one of the four higher value symbols will be added to the reels. Up to fifteen symbols of that high-value symbol may be added.