Playtech's Kong Video Slot Review

March 15, 2013


The story of King Kong has been told in many different forms over the years. The 2005 film King Kong told the story as well, and it featured some serious star power with Naomi Watts as Ann Darrow, Adrien Brody as Jack Driscoll, Jack Black as Carl Denham and Thomas Kretschmann as Captain Englehorn. The Kong video slot by Playtech tells the story based around the characters and ideas portrayed in the 2005 film. This game has a high volatility, and that makes sense because it was built around a volatile situation, so you'll be sure to have an excellent time playing.

Kong uses 20 paylines with five reels. You can set coins to be anywhere from $0.01 to $2.00 each, and you can bet up to one coin on each of the 20 paylines. With a total of 20 coins available as the maximum bet, you'll be able to wager from $0.20 to $40 per spin. This will allow both low stakes players and high stakes players to get their money worth while playing, and it also keeps the game accessible to all players no matter what their bankrolls look like.

The King Kong symbol is wild in this game, and that makes sense because he's a wild beast. Pick up five of them on an activated payline, and you'll win the regular jackpot of 3,000 times your line bet. Four wild on a line or five of the Ann Darrow symbol will win a secondary jackpot worth 1,000x your line bet as well. The scattered Kong logo symbols give you some pretty nice payouts too, and you'll be able to win a shot at a bonus round if you pick up three or more of them on the reels at the same time after one of your spins.

There are basically two bonus features in this game. One is a free spins feature, and the other is a pick-a-box feature. You can have sticky wilds and other features during your free spins, and the pick-a-box games gives you a chance at some of the biggest payouts in the game since you can win between 10 and 30 times your entire bet. With all paylines activated, this is like getting line payouts of 20x to 60x. In summary, you're going to have some shots at some decent jackpots and some very generous bonus rounds whenever you play the Kong video slot.