Microgaming’s Avalon II latest Slot Release
If you are a fan of Microgaming’s Avalon Slot game, you might have seen the news line “Avalon 2 Goes Live for February at Microgaming Casinos” back in 2014. Originally launched in 2006, Avalon became an instant hit with many online slot fans. The King Arthur medieval themed game featured 5 reels and 20 paylines. Back in 2006, the game stood out for its high quality graphics, smooth gameplay and entertaining bonus features. With the scheduled arrival of the second instalment of this popular game in 2014, fans greeted the news with much enthusiasm.
The Search for The Grail
Microgaming released Avalon II in 2014, with the title Avalon II, (The search for The Grail). The News line “Avalon 2 Goes Live for February at Microgaming Casinos” spread through the online community like wild fire. When the game was finally released, fans were suitably impressed. Microgaming had delivered on their word and had taken the original Avalon game and improved it in almost every area. The slot machine in Avalon II received an impressive upgrade. The old 5-reel 20 payline slot has been replaced with Microgaming’s 243 ways to win slot setup.
Staked Wilds and Multipliers
It seemed that the news line “Avalon 2 Goes Live for February at Microgaming Casinos” and hype surrounding the game was completely warranted. As well as many upgrades to the game. The wild symbol has become an expanding wild, there is an added multiplier symbol and the game also features an impressive 8 level bonus game. On the reels, players will find the familiar medieval themed symbols including the lady of the lake, a goblet, a knight, Merlin the Wizard as well as the Grail. The wild symbol in Avalon II remains the Lady of the Lake. In this game, the Lady becomes an expanding wild and drops down to cover the entire reel to create more winning combinations. As with the first game, in this game the wild symbol can substitute for all other standard symbols to create a winning combination with the exception of the Holy Grail scatter symbol and the Merlin symbol.
Grail Scatter Symbol
The Scatter symbol in Avalon II is the Holy Grail symbol. This is arguably the most important symbol of the game and worth they hype and associated news line “Avalon 2 Goes Live for February at Microgaming Casinos.” The scatter symbol instantly multiplies your wins and pays in any position on the reels. The scatter symbol is also the key to triggering the 8-level Grail bonus round which is possible the best part of the new Avalon Game. To trigger the Grail bonus feature, players must land 3 or more Grail symbols anywhere on the reels. Once triggered, players will go on a journey to retrieve the Grail and return it to Avalon.
8 Part Bonus Round
On the first trigger, players will enter the Lake of Legends bonus round. On the Second trigger, players enter the Misty Vale bonus round. On the third trigger in Avalon II, players enter the Whispering Woods bonus round. On the Fourth trigger, players enter the Forrest Falls bonus round. On the Fifth trigger, players enter the Dusky Moors bonus round. On the Sixth trigger, players will enter the Morgan’s Keep bonus round. On the seventh trigger, players enter the Hall of Shadows bonus round. On the Eight trigger, players enter the Isle of Avalon bonus round. The bonus feature alone warranted the hype and subsequent news line “Avalon 2 Goes Live for February at Microgaming Casinos”