The Storm Gaming name probably does not evoke any associations for online casino players. It is a slot machine manufacturer and many land-based European casinos have Storm Gaming-branded slots. The company has recently made a foray into the online gambling and secured a BTG license with the aim of bringing its most exciting land-based slots to the online casinos.
Magic Merlin Megaways features 6 reels, up to 117,649 ways to win, and accepts bets in the range 0.10 – £100 per spin. Similar to most of its Blueprint-branded counterparts, it has an extra reel Storm Gaming named the Marvellous Mechanical Symbol Generator.
The Magic Merlin Megaways utilises the cascading reels mechanics where the symbols forming a winning cluster disappear and new ones are dropped on the reels. They may or may not form another winning cluster. If they do, the process is repeated – the winning symbols disappear to be replaced by new ones. If they don’t, the feature ends and you need to adjust your bet and push the spin button once again.
The game action itself takes place at Merlin’s laboratory. The card suits represent the low-value symbols. The better-paying symbols are the swirling portals, scrolls, bottles of potion, and Merlin himself.
A mystery symbol may appear and reveal a random matching symbol.
Land 4 magic book scatters and get 12 free spins to start with. Every winning combination increases the multiplier x1. The multiplier is unlimited.
More often than not, great expectations lead to disappointments. The Magic Merlin Megaways was a highly anticipated title, but Storm Gaming failed to provide us with anything original. The studio has taken good care of the visual content, but in terms of gameplay, the Magic Merlin seems like a rushed release. All things considered, this is a solid first Megaways attempt and we are hopeful that the Monsters of Rock Megaways will be way more captivating.