A creation of All41 Studios; the January 2021 video slot Forgotten Island Megaways is the second in the four-game Megaways gaming line whose other games, chronologically, are Shamrock Holmes Megaways (December 2020), Joyful Joker Megaways (April 2021), and Dia del Mariachi Megaways (May 2022).
Presented by Microgaming; Forgotten Island Megaways is an adaptation of the tropical Skull Island involving the monstrous ape fictionalized in the 1933 movie King Kong. Themes: exploration, tropics, rough gems, dominance, and ape.
One symbol (skull/citrine) requires two, three, four, five, or six combinations in side-by-side reels. Ten symbols (book/garnet, lamp/sapphire, grappling hook/emerald, A cyan, K cyan, Q cyan, J cyan, 10 cyan, and 9 cyan) require three, four, five, or six combinations.
Forgotten Island Megaways Game Characteristics
Forgotten Island Megaways’ best characteristics: unlocking 117649 winning ways; X7000 bet multiplier; buyable and extendable free games; winning streaks from free re-spins; and win multipliers’ limitless progressive values.
Forgotten Island Megaways’ irregular grid is set beside a waterfall bordering a gorilla’s statue, located in a lime green-lit tropical island. The vined stony grid has seven reels; the first reel is horizontally positioned atop five vertical reels. The green “megaways” bar above the horizontal reel displays the winning ways (from horizontal reel, the rightward for the vertical reels) allotted haphazardly to an ongoing round.
Forgotten Island Megaways’ five total bets: $0.20 (minimum bet), $0.40, $0.60, $0.80, and $1.00 (maximum bet). Two quick bets: $0.40 and $1.00. Forgotten Island Megaways has twelve symbols. Two special symbols: the substituting wild is a golden “wild” compass; and the free games-activating scatter is the gorilla Kong’s face.
The ten ordinary symbols on baguette-cut gems: leafy ape’s skull on citrine; golden book on ruby; kerosene lamp on sapphire; grappling hook on emerald; and jade-engraved golden A, crimson K, blue Q, green J, purple 10, and teal 9.
Forgotten Island Megaways pays from X0.10 to X50. Two skulls pay X1, three skulls pay X2, four skulls pay X10, five skulls pay X25, and six skulls pay X50. Three books pay X1, four books pay X2, five books pay X3, and six books pay X5. Three lamps pay X0.30, four lamps pay X0.50, five lamps pay X1, and six lamps pay X2.50.
Three hooks pay X0.30, four hooks pay X0.50, five hooks pay X0.80, and six hooks pay X2. Three A, K, or Q pay X0.20; four A, K, or Q pay X0.40; five A, K, or Q pay X0.60; and six A, K, or Q pay X1.50. Three 9, 10, or J pay X0.10; four 9, 10, or J pay X0.20; five 9, 10, or J pay X0.40; and six 9, 10, or J pay X1.
All successful combinations are eliminated exclusively, creating spaces for newly drawn symbols whose possible back-to-back wins may form a long winning streak. When the gorilla stands during Kong spins; X2 to X10 are offered, with +1 factor per back-to-back win.
Four ape’s faces offer ten free games, with +2 other free games after a face re-appears. Ranging from X2, the +1 factor per back-to-back win makes its win multipliers limitless.
The “press to buy free spins” button’s options: wins-doubling free games, costing $16.00/32.00/48.00/64.00/80.00; X3/X5—multiplying free games, costing $24.00/48.00/72.00/96.00/120.00; and X5/X10-multipling free games, costing $30.00/60.00/90.00/120.00/150.00. The X7000 maximum single win (7000X1) is a $7000.00 non-progressive jackpot.
This HTML5 game suits desktop and mobile players; and has quick spins and 10-100 automated spins. Background music: tribal drumming and jungle sounds. Sound effects: swishing, shrilling, and and roaring Kong. The animated 3D graphics: cracking symbols, falling coins, spinning compass, waterfall effect; and the realistic chest-thumping ape baring teeth and stomping.
Luck in Forgotten Island Megaways
Forgotten Island Megaways is a game of chance. Statistics: 33.66% hit rate; 96.25% RTP rate; and 3.75% house edge.