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Microgaming Takes You on a Wild Wild West Adventure with Its New Showdown Saloon

- December 5, 2018 By Oliver Young -

Microgaming has a new slot release, one that will take you on a Wild West adventure and will make you feel the heat of the atmosphere in the western wilderness. The 5-reeled, 15-payline slot was developed by Fortune Factory Studios, a smaller game studio that develops innovative game content exclusively for the leading software provider. Showdown Saloon is now available at all Microgaming-powered online casinos.

Microgaming fires up a new slot release, the Wild West-themed Showdown Saloon.

Microgaming fires up a new slot release, the Wild West-themed Showdown Saloon.

Showdown Saloon Characteristics

The Wild West theme present in the slot is depicted with absolute perfection. As you load the game, you will see that the action takes place in a small western town, and you’re welcomed by a cowboy, loaded with guns. The reels are set on a table where high-roller cowboys are gambling since you can see playing cards, chips, guns and bullets.

On the reels, you will see all sorts of symbols displaying the crazy Wild West world. You will find a bottle of whiskey, pistols, poker chips, dice and playing cards, all implying that Wild West is all about drinking, gambling and shooting.

As you would expect from a Microgaming slot, the graphics are impressive and the sound effects are high-end.

In terms of special features, you should know that this is anything but a simple game. There are several special features that will make your gaming time more exciting, but more rewarding also.

To start with, each of your spins will be filled with Stacked Mystery symbols. Each of these Mystery symbols can be replaced by a regular game symbol. During the base spins, the two leftmost Mystery Stacks will be replaced by the same symbol, although the remaining ones could be replaced by different symbols. Free Spins symbols replace for the Mystery symbols in the base game, however, the Mystery Symbols on all reels will be replaced by the same symbol during Free Spins. The game can, in fact, give you up to 15 Free Spins.

Matching full Stacks on reels 2 to 4, you can trigger Re-Spins. The triggering Stacks are locked, and the remaining reels Re-Spin then. Landing adjacent matching Stacks will retrigger these Re-Spins, and on each Re-Spin, Mystery Stacks transform and match the symbols in the triggering Stacks. At one point, you get a screen filled with same symbols!

Statements Issued by Microgaming and Fortune Factory Studios

Microgaming’s Games Publisher, David Reynolds said that following Romanov Riches, Showdown Saloon is the second product of the fruitful partnership with the Fortune Factory Studios brand. Showdown Saloon will provide players with high volatility gameplay on their way of hitting that full reel blackout.

On the other hand, Fortune Factory Studios’ Head of Game Production Phelan Sykes added that Showdown Saloon is enriched with exciting sounds and graphics and gives players the feeling of mingling with gunslingers and card sharks in a classic Wild Wild West saloon. The game is optimized for mobile and desktop and allows players to set their aims on high stakes wins.

Microgaming additionally announced that plenty more exclusive titles are soon coming from this talented studio.



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