Krakatoa is a new video slot by Ainsworth which has an epic theme. It is inspired by the famous Indonesian volcano, known for destroying 70% of the Island of Krakatoa. The volcano is also responsible for the devastations of the surrounding archipelago of the island. The eruption started on 26th August 1883 and was one of the largest in scale even happened in history. The game has many aspects that make it stand out. Read more about it in the review that follows.
Ainsworth is preparing a video slot inspired by the volcano erupting activity in Krakatoa. The game with the same name has a bonus feature with many cash prizes and 5 fixed jackpots. There is also a free spins game with multiplier wilds and up to £21,600 wins. You can relish in the nature and wildlife of Krakatoa through the images you will see as symbols on the 5×3 grid.
Krakatoa is a video slot that uses the standard grid of 5 reels on 3 rows and has as many as 30 fixed pay-lines. You can play it with wagers of from 0.90 to 36 credits per spin. According to the bet level you have chosen, you will be playing with wagers of from 0.03 to 1.20 credits per line. This is a high volatility game with a Return to Player level of 96.43%, which is good for the player.
This video slot includes a bonus feature with cash rewards of up to 200 times your stake and 5 fixed jackpot. The latter have the value of £30, £120, £600, £1,500 and £15,000 for the Grand Jackpot. In the Free Spins, you can grab cash wins of up to £21,600 the most thanks to the 2x and 3x multipliers wilds. The boosters in Krakatoa are regular and multiplier wilds, scatters, a bonus feature and free spins.
After loading the game, you will have an apocalyptic scene of the island devastated by lava spreading all around it. On the reels, you will see the card royals styled in fire lines crossing them. There are a toucan bird, a lizard and another reptile. Part of the game takes also the local god along with images of buildings and logos. The graphics are inspired by the island and its volcanoes, fiery and blazing of lava. The images are clear, colourful and precise. This is a high volatility game with an RTP of 96.43%.
The symbols taking part in the game are low-value card royals and higher-rewarding picture icons. These are wilds animals, buildings, and some others. You will see a toucan, a lizard and another reptile. There are cash reward icons and fixed jackpot ones too. The “FREE GAMES”-marked icons is the scatter which returns your stake when you land 6 of it in a single spin. There is a bonus symbol that activates the bonus game.
The wild is an erupting volcano with the word “WILD” written in green on it. As usual, this is a substituting symbol for the other regular ones helping you score more and better-paying wins. This symbol you can see landing on reels 3, 4 and 5 only. During the base game, you can score wins up to 600 times your stake. This you can do from winning symbols and paying combinations.
The bonus feature in the slot is called Lucky Break. You activate it with 6 or more of the bonus symbols landed in one spin anywhere on the reels. Then, the reels will start spinning many times. They will be landing symbols with fixed cash prizes displayed on the icons. The best one has a value of 200x stake. Through this feature, you can win one of the fixed jackpots as well. These are:
You can get extra spins from the Lucky Break bonus feature by landing the relevant symbols: +1, +2, or +3 Free Games.
To win the Free Spins you have to land 6 or more of the Free Games scatter symbols in one spin. You will be rewarded with 1 free spin for each triggering scatter. This is what determines the number of your free rounds you will have initially. The free games you will play with wild symbols landing on the last 4 reels. Also, multiplier wilds will boost your payouts, which you can get on the 3rd reel only. The multiplier wilds can have the values of 2x or 3x at random. They can help you turn a top win of £7,200 into £21,600 thanks to the 3x boost.
Krakatoa is a unique slot with a topic that isn’t very popular nowadays or used in the creation of video slots. Its features ensure good chances for wins. This is thanks to the bonus game with fixed jackpots and the free spins with wild multipliers. In the base game, the max cash prize is 600 times your stake. While in the free spins it can be 3 times as much from the wild multiplier boost – £21,600.
The 5 fixed jackpots let you grab from £30 to £15,000 according to your luck. Being a high variance video slot, Krakatoa may not suit all high rollers due to its modest top rewards. Even though, the design and features are entertaining and deserve your attention. Wait for the slot’s release and try it in free mode first before playing for real.