Big Kahuna is one of the slots that Microgaming has released in the distant past, and it’s a title which is inspired by jungle and tribal life. The action appears to be taking place somewhere in South America, the symbols on the reels being a mix of gold idols, priests, monkeys and various tropical fruits. The game has a limited layout, with 5 reels and only 9 win lines. It can offer top payouts of $20,000.
Betting & Jackpots
The type of wager that you can select here starts at $0.05 and can go up to $22.50, in the process activating 1 to 9 lines, depending on how it is set up. Each line accepts as many as 5 coins, and their values can be from $0.05 to $0.50. The $2.50 line bet can turn into a total wager of $22.50, when all the lines are activated.
With the wild symbol forming a combo, the slot promises a payout of 8,000x, which should mean up to 40,000 coins, or $20,000 cash.
The game is feature rich, with about four different types of symbols part of it, each one with something else to offer. We have a wild, a scatter and two bonus symbols.
The wild has a Big Kahuna Logo as the image on it, and it is a substitute only for the fruit symbols, ignoring the two highest paying regular symbols unfortunately. Having wilds arranged from left to right on a line, with 1 to 5 symbols, can bring you a prize that is anywhere between 2x and 8,000x.
Next, let’s take a look at the Monkey scatter, whose role is to bring you a prize of 3x to 200x the wager value, whenever you have between two and five such symbols in place, in any position on the reels.
The Idol Mask is a bonus symbol, which needs to land 3, 4 or 5 times on the same active line. The bonus feature will give you access to a range of prizes, which gets better if you had more triggering symbols. The best range, for 5 symbols, gives you 14 to 4375 credits.
The Volcano is the second bonus symbol, also needed on an active line 3 to 5 times, and also awarding a prize which is chosen at random from a certain range. In this case, the best available range is at 100x to 2,500x.
There isn’t much to say about the design of Big Kahuna. The graphics are only average, but they’re not unpleasant, on that much we can agree on I think. The symbols place on the reels various fruits, a few wild creatures and the rest are tribal elements. It doesn’t look like a modern game, but a few years ago it might’ve been an above average looking slot.
The game’s longer list of features might be an advantage for it, while the low number of lines would be a disadvantage, and the graphics being average would be straight in the middle. The payout is at 8,000x, which is pretty good for this kind of slot.
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FULL GAME DETAILS
- Name: Big Kahuna
- Software Microgaming
- Game Type Video Slot
- 5 reels, 9 paylines
- Minimum Bet ($) 0.05
- Maximum Bet ($) 90.00