This new game series woven around the mythical Kraken sea monster is featured on Scientific Games’ TwinStar Matrix cabinet, featuring three stacked 27-inch monitors in landscape configuration.
The two inaugural games in the series, Dive For Five and Storm Maiden, include a common feature that is a twist on the hold-and-spin mechanic. Each base game is a five-reel, 50-line video slot including a two-level near-area progressive jackpot plus two static jackpots.
Three, four or five scattered Temple symbols award six free games with a win multiplier of 1X, 5X or 20X, respectively. During the free games, any Maiden symbol on reel 4 awards a multiplier of 2X to 5X.
The progressive Kraken Feature is triggered by three Plank symbols. If a Plank symbol lands in the top or middle position of a reel and the Kraken Feature is not triggered, the symbols on that reel shift down by one position and lock in place for the next spin, or next free game if in the free-spin feature.
Each Plank symbol displays a credit prize up to 100 times the total bet, MINI Bonus, MINOR Bonus, or MAJOR Jackpot. Six or more scattered Plank symbols trigger the Kraken Feature, and three spins are awarded. All Plank symbols that triggered the feature will be held in place for the duration of the feature.
During the feature, if one or more Plank symbols land on screen, then those symbols will be held for the remainder of the feature and the number of remaining spins is reset to three. If fewer than 12 positions are held at the end of the feature, the prizes displayed on all held Plank symbols are awarded. If all 12 positions are held, then one spin of the Kraken Reel is awarded and awards a credit value of 20-200 times the total bet, a multiplier of 2X-5X, the Mini Bonus, Minor Bonus, Major Jackpot or the Grand Jackpot. The top jackpot resets at 500,000 times the denomination.
Manufacturer: Scientific Games
Platform: TwinStar Matrix
Format: Five-reel, 50-line video slot
Denomination: .01, .02, .05, .10, 1.00, 2.00
Max Bet: 500, 50, 25
Top Award: Progressive; resets at 500,000 times denomination
Hit Frequency: 23.97%-29.16%
Theoretical Hold: 9.07%-12.17%