Kong 8th Wonder World
Kong: The 8th Wonder of the World is a fantastic video slot pokie based upon Peter Jackson’s 2005 film. The game takes the film’s central theme to heart namely the contrast between the wild and civilisation – by creating two distinct modes of playing, each with a separate look and different bonus features.
How To Play
Kong: 8th Wonder of the World is a 5-reel, 20 payline game (like Pharaoh’s Tomb) where wins pay to left to right and are multiplied by the amount bet per payline (between $0.01 – $5.00). The maximum bet size can range between $0.20 – $100 whichs offers a very wide range of betting budgets. The game has two distinct modes – Jungle mode and Big City mode, reflecting King Kong’s urban and jungle environments with separate bonus rounds and features for each.
Symbols and Paylines
- Kong character is wild and substitutes for all other symbols
- Kong logo is scatter and pays anywhere on the reels
- 5 x Kong character (wild) = 3,000 x line bet (up to $15,000)
- 5 x Komg logo (scatter) = 100 x total bet (up to $10,000)
- 5 x Anne Darrow character = 1,000 x line bet (up to $5,000)
Graphics and Sounds
The two separate modesesign, featuring qualit of play have two distinct looks; in Jungle mode the reels appear dark and overgrown and are accompanied by a soundscape of jungle noises and beating drums. In Big City mode you are transported back to 1930s New York, with art deco reels, colours and a jazz soundtrack. In both modes photographs of the characters from the film are symbols, which become video excerpts on a win. The bonus features are very elaborate in both conception and dy graphics and animation as well as cinematic sound and visual effects.
The maximum jackpot available on Kong: 8th Wonder of the World is $15,000 for hitting 5x Kong character wild symbols during base play. The biggest bonus round jackpot win is $3,000 during the Skull Island bonus feature.
Like the Sopranos Kong offers some interesting bonus features. On Jungle mode there are two separate bonus features, the first Wild Jungle re-spins feature gives you 3 re-spins during which each wild symbol that appears is frozen until the end of the feature. In the second bonus feature, the Scull Island bonus, you are taken to a separate screen where you get to choose from 13 locations on Skull Island. Pick 3 revealed dinosaaurs and you get up to $2000, pick 3 King Kongs and you win up to $3,000
Big city mode also offers two bonus features. Like Jungle mode there’s a re-spins feature offering three re-spins which is triggered by three of more wilds. In City Tower bonus King King needs you need to knock down the three towers with each knock down leafing to a cash prize.
Kong: 8th Wonder of the World is a game that provides players with a wide variety of ways to win and, while the jackpots on offer are not enormous when compared to other similar video pokies, the re-spin features with additional, expanding and sticky wilds mean that there are good opportunities for significant, multi-payline wins.