Microgaming is unleashing a second wave of alien activity with its Max Damage online slot.

Max Damage first entered the online gaming space in September 2012 with Max Damage and the Alien Attack, the industry’s first arcade-style game. With nine levels and six lives, this game sends players on a mission to defend Earth from alien invasion. Two years on, Microgaming has taken this popular theme and well-known character to create its latest online slot, due out in November.

Max Damage online slot is a 5×3 reel, 243 ways-to-win game featuring alien-like symbols, vibrant and glowing animations and a retro soundtrack, all of which plays homage to the 80s arcade-style theme. This, combined with fast-paced gameplay, offering players plenty of explosive features, is sure to keep players entertained.

First of all, the game’s wild symbol, the Max Damage logo, can be stacked three symbols high to send wins rocketing. In addition, three or more scatter alien symbols will trigger the free spins feature, presenting 15 free spins with a 2x multiplier. During which, a single alien spaceship can appear on each reel. At this point the heroic Max Damage enters the reels to blast the enemies away, in turn rewarding players with an additional random prize.

Mike Hebden, Head of Casino Games at Microgaming, comments: “When we released Max Damage and the Alien Attack in 2012 it presented something completely new to the industry. To our delight, the game was an instant success and has remained popular with players ever since. The natural next step for us was to take this in-house brand and enhance it – not only by branching out with a new online slot but improving the existing game, to ensure its longevity.”

Max Damage online slot goes live with Microgaming and Quickfire operators on 5th November. On the same day, Riviera Riches goes live to operators on the HTML5 platform.