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Microgaming & gameburger studios create new Africa-themed slot machine

Tue, Oct 22, 2:18pm by William Brown

Microgaming has worked with Gameburger Studios to create its new slot offering, 9 Masks of Fire.

As reported by Casino News Daily, the new game is an ever-present element in the latest addition to Microgaming’s significantly growing portfolio of online casino games.

9 Masks of Fire slot promises an Africa-themed journey with the game illuminating glowing visuals and authentic drum sounds that intend to set the mood for an action-packed and mystery-filled adventure.

The new title is a 20-payline slot that takes players on a hunt for masks of fire across five it’s five reels, also packed with powerful gameplay features, including free spins, Mask Pays, and a Free Spin Wheel.

To unlock the Mask Pays feature, it will occur when at least three mask symbols appear on the grid. Players can win up to 2,000x their bets when all nine masks land on the screen.

Having three scatter shield symbols appear on screen will trigger up to 30 free spins. In addition, when the Free Spin Wheel slides into the grid, this will generate a 3x multiplier that is applied to line wins. More free spins can be retriggered for additional spins that are equal to those of the initial trigger.

The new 9 Masks of Fire slot is now available across Microgamings exclusive network of online gambling operators.

Microgaming’s new offering was created with the newly launched Gameburger Studios. Microgaming announced in August that the games studio has joined its network of independent developers.

Gameburger Studios mission is to reimagine and deliver an authentic land-based casino experience to the online gaming space. The studio said that it would be experimenting with a number of elements, including mechanics, visuals, and features to ‘spice up’ Microgaming’s portfolio of online game and resulting customer experience.

Revamped hit slot game was the first collaboration

The hit slot game Break da Bank Again Respin, a revamped version of Microgaming’s classic game, was the first product of the collaboration between the two entities.

James Buchanan, Microgaming’s Director of Global Operations said of the release “Well done to the team of Gameburger Studios for cooking up this fun and engaging take on a popular game genre. 9 Masks of Fire is a high-energy online slot brimming with explosive visuals and a pulsating soundtrack that delivers a dynamic, action-packed and feature-rich gameplay experience.”

Matt Carvajal, creative director of Gameburger Studios said of the new game, “we produly invite players to come and explore the high-energy world of Africa in 9 Masks of Fire The game features thrilling graphics and a rhythmic soundtrack that truly embraces the African theme, and the addition of the Free Spin Wheel offers a highly entertaining experience with tremendous win potential.

Microgaming supplies award-winning online gaming software to the leading operators across the world.

It states that developed the world’s first true online casino software in 1994 and the first mobile casino software in 2004. Their products include Casino, Poker, Sportsbook, Bingo, Land-based and Live Dealer.

Microgaming is home to Avalon, Thunderstruck, Dragonz and a host of other games, including blockbusters ‘Jurassic World’ and ‘Game of Thrones’.

The organisation’s progressive jackpot network is the largest in the world, with the jackpot paying over over 1 billion GBP to date. In 2015, it set the Guinness World Record for the ‘largest jackpot payout in an online slot machine game’ when a Betway UK player won the GBP equivalent of 17,879,645.12 Euros from a 25 pence spin.

It is expected that the partnership between Microgaming and Gameburger Studios will result in the development of several industry leading slot machine games in the near future.


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