Swedish online casino games developer Play‘n GO has announced that it has exploited the giant Megalodon sharks that once roamed the darkest recesses of the planet’s oceans as the theme for its new five-reel Mega Don video slot.
The Stockholm-headquartered firm used an official Thursday press release to proclaim that its ‘latest sea-themed game really has some bite’ and challenges players to collect matching fish symbols for the chance to bank up to 10,000 times their triggering stake. The innovator also declared that this new 1,024 ways to win online casino title comes complete with ‘cartoon-style graphics’ as well as an atmospheric soundtrack and ‘clear goals’ that are destined to make it enjoyable for both amateur and experienced video slot aficionados.
Play‘n GO stated that its new medium volatility Mega Don video slot depicts ‘a shiver of sharks’ swarming the prehistoric oceans in search of a tasty treat. The developer moreover disclosed that players are destined to receive one of three special symbols portraying Leopard, Hammerhead and Great White sharks for every matching trio of fish icons they manage to amass.
Megalodons were a feature of the Earth’s oceans some three million years ago while Play‘n GO explained that iGaming players can trigger the Shark Feast free spins bonus within its new Mega Don video slot by landing three scatters. The firm revealed that this retriggerable attraction can award as many as nine extra attempts while heightening the excitement even further via a raft of symbol upgrades.
Established in 1997, Play‘n GO asserted that Mega Don with its 94.2% return to player ratio has been designed to keep ‘players entertained and on the edge of their seats’ and is its first game to feature audio employed through its new proprietary SoundStage middleware. The developer decreed that this ‘powerful tool’ brings functionality that is specific to slot-based audio design and sees the volume, tempo and pitch of any in-game sounds heighten as ‘tranquil waters soon become blood-stained’.
Charlotte Miliziano serves as Head of Games for Play‘n GO and she used the press release to note that the new Mega Don is just the latest video slot her company has produced to feature an aquatic theme. She additionally divulged that the four-row title has joined the developer’s ever-popular Octopus Treasure title from 2020 in addition to its even earlier Mermaid’s Diamond advance in exploiting an undersea premise.
Read a statement from Miliziano…
“Retention is a big part of planning what games we make and how we make them. Features that provide value for the player in terms of entertainment mean that they are more likely to come back and play the game time and time again. Titles like Mega Don are reminiscent of franchises in other entertainment sectors that carry with them a hint of nostalgia combined with new engaging features and this is why we see this game swimming to success.”