Microgaming to release slot based on 1980’s cult classic film, Highlander!

Published on October 4, 2017 in Industry News

HIghlander slot by MicrogamingAs the year slowly but surely creeps to an end it seems that most online game developers are squeezing in a few high profile releases. One such game release is a Microgaming slot based on the infamous Highlander movie!
 

Don't miss out on the fun! The slot is said to hit Microgaming
casinos on the 6th of December 2017.

What you need to know

Highlander was released in 1986; it’s set in New York as well as historical Scotland and plays off during the 1980’s. The movie was directed by Russel Mulcahy and quickly became one of the most watched classic films in the history of time. 

The movie tells the tale of Connor Macleod, an immortal swordsman, who is played by Christopher Lambert. Macleod is one of the only two remaining members of his clan and takes on a mission to defeat The Kurgan, another immortal. 

The only way to defeat this immortal is by chopping off his head and claiming all his powers.
 

The Highlander online slot

Microgaming, one of the leading gaming developers in the online casino industry, has taken it upon themselves to create an online slot rendition of the movie. According to the developers, they aim to remain true to the original movie as much as possible. 

In the slot, players get to tag along with Connor Macleod, featuring the original actor Christopher Lambert, as he tries to defeat his immortal opponent for that grand prize. The creators aim to capture the movie magic by incorporating a classic movie poster art style and a blistering guitar soundtrack. 

The game is said to come with an impressive 243 ways to win and will go live in Microgaming casinos on Wednesday, the 6th of December 2017. Players and fans of the slot will be able to relive the movie magic while expanding on their casino wins in the most exciting way possible!