Graphics are current gen, the theme is spot on, winnings and game play overall good, im sure this one is going to become popular
|Game Type:||Video slot|
|Whats hot:||Whats not so hot:|
|2x Bonus modes (Free spins and Pick Me game)||No multiplier wins during the free spins (1x)|
|Jackpot not too shabby||Triggering the free spins requires some work|
|Up to 12 free spins offered|
|Loads of wilds|
Where to play?
When Microgaming teams up with Edgar Rice Burroughs Inc, the net result is the much acclaimed Tarzan video slots. Modern man has always been fascinated by a man raised by apes in an African jungle. We live in a time where we prefer caped crusaders that saves us from natural disasters, defeat our enemies and fly off into space at blinding speed. The graphics and animations that swings around in this slots is cartoon like and simply breathtaking.
For what it’s worth Tarzan is the most filmed jungle hero of all time. Since 1918, 29 different actors portrayed this iconic hero, one in particular that comes to mind is Johnny Weissmuller and lately it’s Alexander Skarsgard in ‘The Legend of Tarzan’. Paying icons on the reels are Tarzan, Jane, leopard, chimp, shrike, Archimedes and various kind of fruit. The symbols rendered in 3D are further backed by a cracking soundtrack that leaves a lot to the imagination.
“Tarzan is recognized the world over, so we’re excited to be launching a slot hosted by this timeless character. Our highly talented games team relish working with a new brand, to build a game that celebrates and embraces it.” Roger Raatgever, CEO of Microgaming.
Tarzan comes with 40 paylines, 5 reels and offers a non-progressive jackpot win of 1,000 coins. The game is suitable for play on mobile phones and desktops be it in the free mode or for real cash. One of the interesting features is that it ropes players in with stacked wilds and a bonus wheel that offers multiplier wins of up to 18x. In addition there’s a Pick-a-Potamus bonus mode with hippos and a distinct free spins feature that awards you 12 free spins along with 15 high-Growing wilds. The RTP or return to player percentage of the game is just over 96%.
”We could not be more pleased to license Tarzan™ and his friends to such a quality company as Microgaming. Their extensive experience in developing online slot games assures us they will build a game that will attract many fans and players to the game from around the globe.” James Sullos, President of Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc
This 40 payline slots allows you to spin the reels from 40 pence up to £40 making it suitable to players with different seized bankrolls. High rollers can get in on the action immediately by clicking or pressing the ‘Max’ spin button.
The Tarzan logo is the wild, it appears during the free spins feature boosting wins and appears stacked during the main game. The wild replaces all the other symbols to form a winning combination except the scatter. In the main game it’s also the symbol that offers the highest wins, 5 of them pays 20x your stake.
The ‘Bonus’ symbol is the scatter, 3 or more triggers the Bonus Wheel. Here you must spin the wheel for multiplier wins, jackpot prizes, it also gives you access to Free Spins feature and the Pick-a-Potamus bonus game.
With regard to multiplier wins, for 3 scatters you’ll win 3 to 6 times your stake, 4 scatters lands you a cash prize of 6 to 12 times your stake and 5 scatters pays you a cool 9 to 18x your wager. But, when it comes to the jackpot prize 3 scatters pays you 200x your line bet, 4 pays you 400x while 5 pays you a whopping 1,000x.
Once you’ve triggered this bonus feature (2 guaranteed choices) you must pick 12 hippopotami to reveal a cash prize.
The free spins mode awards you 12 free spins that incorporates ‘Growing Wilds’ and ‘Rolling Reels’.
The nice thing about the ‘Rolling Reels’ feature during the free spins is that you can land consecutive wins in quick succession. A shining example of another slots with this innovative streak is Jungle Jim El Dorado.
When the Growing Wilds stacks pitch it increase 1 wild symbol per free spin, up to 15 wilds can appear making it a very interesting slots. As good as the free spins feature sounds it cannot be re-triggered.
Mircrogaming’s Tarzan certainly has all the ingredients of a magnificent slots. It’s cutting-edge technology at best; it’s a medium variance game that’s not stingy since it pays 2,750 times your line bet. Like most Microgaming slots nowadays, the biggest wins are once again reserved for the free spins. If you’re up for a bit of swinging from vine to vine in a hot tropical African jungle with Tarzan and the apes this game won’t disappoint.