Microgaming are a pioneering name in online gambling since the 1990’s, and currently the largest provider of gaming software in the world and the most popular online slots in Canada. They have maintained their well-earned prominence by consistently producing immersive and engaging titles which offer both visual appeal and engaging gameplay.
Players look forward to their new title releases with anticipation and old favourites retain their popularity year after year.
Let’s take a look at the top-rated slot machine titles for 2019.
Mega Moolah is a household name with online players. This highly popular slot features massive progressive Jackpots and a richly illustrated animal theme.
This 5 reel, 25 payline title features jungle animal themed special symbols as well as the standard 10, J ,Q, K and A special symbols. The wild symbol is aptly represented by a Lion and a mysterious purple-masked figure with a fiery red mane of hair and strange tribal earrings represents the scatter.
The game’s bonus features are part of its winning formula, offering players a variety of exciting ways to win.
- The Wild Lion feature doubles any reward obtained through a winning combination that includes the lion symbol.
- The free spins feature adds to the game’s appeal in spades. Landing 3, 4 or 5 scatter symbols anywhere on the reels during a standard game instantly awards the player 15 free spins and opulently triples any winnings from that period.
- The progressive jackpots are the game’s biggest draw card. This randomly-triggered boosts the player’s chances of winning big with 4 possible outcomes; the Mini, Minor, Major or Mega jackpots. This golden chance is presented in the form of a jackpot wheel that the player spins in hopes of landing on the Mega jackpot and taking home the Lion’s share of the winnings.
Mega moolah is an exciting title with charming gameplay and eye watering bonus payout potential.
Ancient Greece is brought to vivid life in Ancient fortunes: Zeus. This Microgaming / Triple Edge Studios production immerses players in an exhilarating, lush gaming experience. Rolling multipliers and free spins emulate the splendour of the ancient kingdom.
The slot features five reels, three rows and ten fixed paylines. Carved, marble blocks form the backdrop for ornately detailed symbols. The four higher value symbols are occupied by Greek God carvings with creatures such as eagles, squid and snakes adorning the lesser symbols. Players can create combos from the left or the right.
Zeus represents the wild symbol and can slot in for any other symbol to form winning combinations.
The game offers two bonus features for divine winning chances.
- Rolling reels creates a thrilling cascade of fortune as symbols that form winning combinations will vanish, only to be replaced with another set of symbols which potentially create more wins. On the second, third and fourth spins, the win multiplier increases 2x, 3x and 7x in that order.
- Free spins are triggered by landing three, four or five special lightning bolt symbols. These award the player with 10, 15 or 236 free spins respectively.
Ancient fortunes: Zeus is an engrossing, title with a strong emphasis on action and fast-paced winning.
The spectacular world of the Norse God rumbles to the forefront in this innovative and stormy title.
Rather than standard paylines, the game offers players five reels and a staggering 243 ways to win. The visual theme is dominated by ornately carved stone with intricate designs and an eerie blue glow. Tiles are either detailed as stone carved numbers and symbols or a selection of illustrations including Valhalla, Loki, Odin and a Valkyrie. Thor’s legendary hammer serves as the scatter symbol, while the game’s logo is the Wild.
Thunderstruck 2 is not just a sequel in name, it features an array of bonus features that rival those of the original title.
- Wildstorm is a randomly occurring feature that allows up to 5 reels to be turned completely wild.
- 243 ways to win is s special feature that allows players to form a combination from left to right or right to left, provided that they are on adjacent reels.
- The great hall of spins is as grand as its name offering multiple winning tiers. More rewards pile on the longer you play. Landing three or more Thor’s hammer symbols, successive trigger unlock new bonus modes
- Valkyrie from 1st trigger – 10 free spins + 5x multiplier
- Loki from 5th trigger – 15 free spins + Wild Magic symbol on reel three which randomly transforms symbols into wilds. More Thor's hammers equal more free spins.
- Odin from 10th trigger – 20 free spins and the raven feature that randomly changes symbols into 2x and 3x multipliers.
- Thor from 15th trigger – 25 free spins with additional rolling reels that increase the multiplier by 1x with each consecutive win.
Thunderstruck 2 is a worthy successor with huge rewards awaiting players who endure the great hall of spins.
Players looking for something a little different will appreciate the dark, brooding tones of Immortal romance, a vampire-themed slot.
The slot offers up five reels and 243 ways to win as combos can be formed left to right as well as right to left without the need for a payline. Low value symbols are decorated with gothic playing card symbols while Michael, Sarah, Amber and Troy, the four main characters of the series are depicted on the higher value symbols, along with depictions of a manuscript and a mansion. The game’s logo functions as the wild symbol and a lion’s head door-knocker is the scatter.
The game boasts an enticing set of bonus features that reward the more persistent player.
- The Wild Desire feature is randomly triggered and turns up to five reels wild, boosting your chance to win
- The Chamber of spins is revealed to players once the y land three, four or five lion’s head scatter symbols. Amber can be selected after the first time the bonus is triggered, but after 5, 10 and 15 successive triggers, more characters will be unlocked.
- Amber - ten free spins and a 5x multiplier
- Troy – fifteen free spins and a swarm of vampire bats which turn reels into 2x or 3x multipliers
- Michael – 20 free spins with rolling reels that rewards winning combos by changing the combo symbols to trigger a potential chain of winnings. Each time a subsequent winning combo is formed, the multiplier increases by 1x to a maximum of 5x.
- Sarah – 25 free spins and a wild vine symbol that, if landed on, transforms a random number of other symbols into wilds. Landing 2, 3, 4 or 5 scatter symbols rewards the layer with 1, 2, 4 or 4 spins.
Immortal Romance is a richly dark treat for the senses and a treasure trove of winnings for players daring enough to explore the chamber of spins.
Players who fancy a trip down the yellow brick road may find it paved with gold. Book of oz weaves a retelling of the classic Wizard of Oz into an enchanting gaming title that is all about free spins and re-spins.
This five-reel, three-row slot has ten fixed paylines and is richly ambient with stylised graphics and a playful soundtrack.
The lower value symbols are represented by J, Q, K and A with the higher valued symbols adopting the images of a wizard and potions. The wild and scatter symbols are represented by a book.
The game’s bonus features are firmly spin-focused.
- Free spins are triggered by landing three, four or five book symbols anywhere, this awards 10, 12 or 25 free spins respectively. If the Wizard symbol appears during the round, the symbol expands to cover an entire reel for a bonus payout.
- Respins are available throughout the game at a price relative to the player’s stake and win potential.
Book of Oz is a solid game with unassuming bonus features that conceal a hidden depth of play and strategy.
Lara Croft, the action hero of the spectacularly successful video game franchise, Tomb raider, swings into action to guide players on a path to hidden riches. The game is bursting with action-packed bonus features.
The slot is a five-reel, three-row title with 243 ways to win. The tomb being raided this time round is Egyptian and the theme carried through to the various game symbols.
Lara croft herself features as several of the symbols in various poses as well as Two Egyptian gods and several iconic items of her gear from the game such as a grappling hook. A golden ankh represents the wild.
The varied bonus features provide an exhilarating experience.
- Rolling reels is a feature that instantly replaces the symbols that have formed a winning combination by more from above, subsequent drops boost the multiplier to 2x, 3x and 5x.
- The Jackpot prize bonus accumulates as the player spins the reels and with each Rolling Reels session, comes the chance for the player to trigger this special reward. A jackpot prize as high as 5000z the players steak is up for grabs, depending on how many wild coins they have accumulated.
- Free spins are triggered by landing three diary bonus symbols anywhere and give the player 8 free spins upfront.
Fans of the famous game and newcomers to the franchise will be equally thrilled to quest for riches alongside Lara Croft.
Break da Bank Again is all about money and all players will relate to the theme. Cash is king and everyone has their eye on the throne.
The slot has five reels and nine paylines. Low value symbols are represented by playing cards, while higher value symbols feature images of Gold coins, a high value cheque, a wad of cash and Jewels. The Wild symbol is the game’s logo and the scatters a safe door.
The Bonus features for this game include a familiar favourite and a game within the game.
- Landing three, four or five of the safedoor scatter symbol triggers the free spin mode. 15, 20 or 25 spins are rewarded accordingly with the ever present chance of a 5x multiplier. Every time a book symbol is landed within the bonus game, an additional spin is awarded. Landing a wild symbol as part of a winning combination, multiplies the line bet by 25x
- The gamble feature gives players a chance to double their spin winnings by playing a simple red/black card prediction game. Players can choose to wager their desired amount and can also bet on what the next suit will be. The element of risk is ever present as players are putting their entire win on the line for a chance to win more.
The appeal of Break da bank again lies in its elegant simplicity and thrilling bonus winnings potential.
Wolves and Rock ‘n Roll are an unlikely but charming combination in this five-reel, three row slot with twenty fixed paylines. The theme is full on 50’s rock and roll; vibrant, cartoony graphics and a rocking soundtrack complete the experience. Card symbols make up the lower value symbols while the game’s logo, eight balls cherries and one of the Wolves represent higher-value symbols.
The wild symbol is three wolves and can substitute any symbol except for the free spins bonus icon.
A singular bonus feature is available to help players boost their winning chances.
- Landing 3 free spins bonus symbols on reels two, three and four awards the player an initial 9 free spins. The bonus symbol on reel 3 converts into a sticky wild which stays in place until the end of the round. More sticky wilds and multiplier sticky wilds can also lock in place.
This game is weird, wacky and a ton of fun which offers great chances for multiplied winnings
Clash of Kingdoms gives off a definite medieval, mobile-game vibe. It’s bold and bright, cartoon graphics let you know you’re in for a fun time.
This title features five reels, three rows and fifteen fixed payline. The higher value symbols are represented by different character classes such as a knight, a wizard and an archer. Lower value symbols are represented by object s like a sword and shield, a bomb and a pouch of gold. The game logo appears as a wild on reels two, three and four exclusively.
The game offers up basic yet compelling bonus features.
- The invading wilds bonus happens when there are full stacks of wilds on reel two and / or four. If the wilds are on either reel, an adjacent when becomes completely wild, if wilds are on both reels, wheel three becomes completely wild.
- Free spins happen when three treasure chest symbols are landed on reels two three and four. This immediately awards the player 10 free spins. If reels two and four are full of staked wild the player’s wins are doubled with reel 3 becoming wild as well.
Cash of Kingdoms doesn’t re-invent the wheel but it is quirky, fun title, sure to keep players coming back for more.
Stormcraft studios have created an enchanting steampunk-themed gem for Microgaming in their new title, Fortunium, where the carefully crafted visuals transport the player to a fantastic world of winnings.
The title features 5 reels, 5 rows and 40 fixed paylines. Victoria and Maxamillian are the main characters of the game and appropriately represent the game's high value symbols. A treasure chest and hot air balloon as well as regular playing card symbols make up the remainder. The Wild is represented by a metallic, gold "W" symbol which can substitute for anything except a scatter symbol.