Highlander

Summary

Movie themed slots are some of the most exciting ones. Highlander is a Microgaming video slot game based on the 1980s movie of the same title. The story of the immortal warriors is brought to life in this Highlander slot which features amazing graphics and pieces of footage from the original hit movie.

This slot is a visual dream forHighlander fans and it will definitely getthat nostalgia kicking in.The movie is based on a story by Gregory Widen and featured Christopher Lambert, starring as Connor MacLeod who so happens to be featured in this slot as one of the game symbols too. Other symbols include the KurganandBrends Wyatt. Highlander is a 5 reel, 243 ways to win video slot playable on all Apple and Androiddevices. Stakes start from 40p to £30 per spin.

About the Developer

You cannot mention the most successful online casino software developers without including Microgaming in that list. This company is one of the oldest, most recognized online casino software suppliers. Their success started the same year they launched their first casino, the Gaming Club, in 1994. Gaming Club uses the same software more than two decades later. The company polished their software and released an even bigger hit, Viper software in 2002. This slowly became a favourite among many casino operators and patrons. One thing players love Microgaming for is their speed at paying progressive jackpot winners since they have a record of paying the most amount of jackpot winnings as well as doing it immediately and in full.

About the Game

The game’s starts off with misty Scottish hills in the distance with stormy clouds and streaks of lightning flashing across the reels. The background is the classic movie poster art which symbols on the reels also match. This includes the classic deck of playing card symbols like the A, K, Q, J and 10 and 5 special characters from Highlander. These are the Kurgan, Brenda Wyatt, Heather MacLeod and 2 Connor MacLeod symbols representing the past and present. 

  • Wild symbol- The Highlander logo is the wild symbol. It can replace all the other symbols except the scatter. 
  • Scatter symbol- The green eye is the scatter symbol. It serves two roles- it can activate free spins or reward wilds.When you land 2 Highlander watcher symbols, all the scatters transform into wilds. The second bonus is free spins which are activated when you land 3 or more scatters.
  • Free spins bonus- The round starts off with 10 free spins. All the action happens in a New York City backdrop screen. The special feature in this round is the Quickening Wilds where lightning strikes turning any symbol position into a wild during a spin. Each time they strike, more and more wild symbols appear on the reels. Free spins can’t be re-triggered.

The Verdict

If Highlander was your favourite movie, then this is going to be your favourite slot. This slot is quite simple to play, but the rewards are big if you catch the game’s drift fast. It has medium variance and can offer potential wins of up to 3,416x your stake in the main game or in the free spin round.

Game rules can be found within game.

RTP: 96.40

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