With the fun and frivolity of Christmas only a few weeks away and British online casino games and software developer iSoftBet has announced the premiere of its new six-reel Scrooge Megaways video slot.

The London-headquartered innovator used an official press release to declare that the six-row game is the newest addition to its Twisted Tale family ‘inspired by iconic fictional stories’ and comes complete with the popular Megaways mechanic as well as the potentially-lucrative Hold and Win advance.

Popular premise:

iSoftBet stated that its mobile-friendly Scrooge Megaways is themed around the Ebenezer Scrooge character from Charles Dickens’ landmark 1843 novella, A Christmas Carol, and invites aficionados to follow a cartoon representation of the miserly protagonist as he wanders ‘a gloomy London street’. The firm pronounced that the title subsequently challenges players to collect ‘symbol combinations’ that run to top hats, turkeys, chains and Scrooge himself as snow falls all around them in the hopes of taking home ‘riches’ that could reach as high as 3,000 times their triggering stake.

Beguiling bonuses:

Other video slots in the Twisted Tale series include the Brides of Dracula and award-winning Moriarty Megaways games while iSoftBet disclosed that Scrooge Megaways has been debuted only a few weeks after its five-reel Hot Spin Hot Link title. The company proclaimed that its latest Christmas-themed game moreover offers up to 117,649 ways to win alongside a pair of randomly-triggered in-game modifiers in the scatter-adding Hauntings of Christmas feature and the Max Megaways attraction where the maximum number of pay-ways is enabled for ‘huge win potential.

Re-spins revelation:

iSoftBet noted that players can trigger the re-spins bonus in the medium-volatility Scrooge Megaways by landing at least five scatter symbols on a single reel. It furthermore divulged that every one of these attempts will come with a fixed multiplier value although punters can subsequently bag even more spins by collecting additional scatters.

Conducive capability:

Mark Claxton from iSoftBet used the press release to explain that competitors lucky enough to fill every space during the re-spins feature in Scrooge Megaways are to be awarded with a special multiplier being displayed at the top of the reels. He asserted that this attraction is fortuitously joined by a trio of scatter jackpot values that could reach as high as 50 times to offer ‘even more win potential especially when appearing on a full reel.

Read a statement from Claxton…

“With the festive season upon us, we are delighted to launch our Christmas cracker, Scrooge Megaways. With an exciting bonus round, a number of big win potential features and an instantly-recognizable main character, it has all the ingredients to be a wonderful new addition to our slot portfolio.”