The year is rapidly coming to an end and prominent online casino games developer Microgaming has announced that it will be launching ‘a sled full of festive presents’ in December for video slot aficionados around the world to enjoy.

The Isle of Man-based innovator used an official Monday press release to detail that this process began in earnest last week with the premiere in partnership with Maltese studio Hacksaw Gaming Limited of the three-reel Snow Scratcher game. The innovate explained that this scratchcard-themed title was quickly followed by the debut of the 17-payline Fonsi Nieto title from MGA Games as well as SpinPlay Games Incorporated’s rainbow-inspired Amazing Link Riches innovation with its own multitude of special features to give punters the chance to bank up to 5,300 times their triggering stake.

Fishing fun:

Next up and Microgaming stated that it will be rolling out the burst mechanic Golden Hook game from Crazy Tooth Studios tomorrow complete with a fishing theme that challenges players to ‘catch a golden fish and enter the watery depths where fish of all sizes swim by the hook to be lured with cash prizes up for grabs’. The company disclosed that this video slot with its 94.17% return to player ratio additionally comes replete with the partner developer’s own WiNCrease mechanic alongside a multiplier feature and the randomly-triggered Golden Hook bonus.

Fabulous felines:

Joining in on the holiday fun and Microgaming pronounced that its aggregation partners ‘have a sack full of slot gifts for players’ awaiting from Thursday via the premiere of the cosmic classic Space Invaders game from Inspired Gaming and Snowborn Games AB’s five-reel and 20-payline Cat Clans. Regarding this latter mobile-friendly advance and the developer declared that aficionados will ‘head to the highlands to meet four cat clans battling their way to victory’ in an ‘action-packed purr-emium slot’ where they can bag multiplier wilds and sticky wilds for prizes worth up to a mighty 20,000 times their triggering stake.

Microgaming divulged that all of this entertainment is to be joined from Monday by the swashbuckling Pirate Pays Megaways video slot from Big Time Gaming and a subsequent pair of seasonal-themed releases in Gamevy’s five-reel and 25-payline Christmas in Papertown and the high-volatility Plenty of Presents title from Just For The Win. The developer described this latter advance as a ‘cozy Christmas-filled slot’ that offers multiplier wilds, free spins and wins worth up to 25,000 times the triggering stake.

Cold cheer:

As if all of this wasn’t enough and Microgaming noted that next week is to also see its debut of the five-reel Arctic Enchantress video slot from Neon Valley Studios featuring 243 ways to win, portrait wilds, free spins and the patented Link&Win mechanic. For those wanting to enjoy hotter climes and the developer asserted that its portfolio will soon furthermore include Slingshot Studios’ five-reel and 40-payline Links of Ra game, which comes complete with an ancient Egypt meets ‘fantastical sci-fi’ theme that challenges aficionados to ‘uncover mythic riches’ via help from gods such as Anubis, Ra, Khnum and Sekhment.

Earlier extravaganzas:

Finally, Microgaming remarked that it has already been busy this month courtesy of last week’s launch of the Christmas-focused Book of Mrs Claus video slot from Aurum Signature Studios in addition to the debut of the five-reel Fortune Rush advance out of Pulse 8 Studios. It confirmed that these are now members of an iGaming portfolio that was recently broadened via the addition of the medieval-themed Empire Shields from Gong Gaming Technologies, which presents players with charged ‘toppers’ above its reels that could be triggered to present multipliers, a double reel, expanding wilds and extra wilds.