Only a week after launching its Jungle Jim and the Lost Sphinx video slot, online casino games and software developer Microgaming has now taken to the ice for the premiere of its latest five-reel innovation, Break Away Deluxe.

Accomplished alliance:

The Isle of Man-based firm used an official Tuesday press release to declare that its newest video slot was exclusively developed by the firm behind the popular Dragon Shard, Agent Jane Blonde Returns and Fortunium titles, Stormcraft Studios, and is themed around ‘the action-packed thrills’ of being a professional ice hockey player.

Payline preference:

Microgaming stated that the mobile-friendly Break Away Deluxe is based on its Break Away predecessor and features ‘fast and high-volatility action’ while utilizing its Rolling Reels mechanic to present online casino aficionados with the ability to select between 18, 38, 68 and 88 paylines.

Wild possibilities:

James Buchanan, Global Operations Director for Microgaming, used the press release to explain that higher rewards await those playing across more paylines while scoring in the base game has been made even easier via the ability to collect super stacked wilds on reels three, four and five. He moreover detailed that Break Away Deluxe offers the Smashing Wild feature where one of the three middle reels is turned wild for guaranteed wins before freezing in place for every subsequent roll.

Bonus bonanza:

As if all of this wasn’t enough, Buchanan clarified that the new video slot furthermore offers competitors that land a minimum of three scatter symbols the ability to enjoy a twelve-spin bonus round featuring an octuple multiplier trail. He proclaimed that this advance is complemented by Growing Wilds on reels two to five in order to increase ‘each wild stack by one wild with every spin and intensifying the excitement throughout the feature’.

Read a statement from Buchanan…

“Break Away Deluxe takes all the action of the phenomenally popular original slot, layering it up with even more exciting and rewarding features. Stormcraft Studios has successfully created a high-volatility slot experience with excellent win potential up to 3,200 times the initial bet. We’re looking forward to seeing fans and new players alike immerse themselves in this engrossing update of a true Microgaming classic.”