Swedish online casino games developer Play‘n GO has announced the launch of its latest video slot themed around the mythical exploits of Merlin and King Arthur in the five-reel Merlin’s Grimoire advance.
The Stockholm-headquartered firm used an official Thursday press release to disclose that the premiere of this high volatility game follows the earlier debuts of its similarly-themed Lord Merlin and the Lady of the Lake, Rise of Merlin, and Merlin and the Ice Queen Morgana titles. The innovator also stated that the three-row advance follows the exploits of ‘a young and inexperienced Merlin’ as he goes in search of the Grimoire, which it described as ‘an ancient book of spells’ that enticingly holds ‘the secrets to the art of magic’ alongside the protagonist’s own destiny.
Established in 1997, Play‘n GO is responsible for a portfolio of well over 240 titles including the recently-launched Cat Wilde and the Pyramids of Dead, Derby Wheel, and King’s Mask video slots, and divulged the new Merlin’s Grimoire game focuses on the Symbol Splitting feature. The firm pronounced that this attraction has long been a facet of its Book of Dead series and allows iGaming aficionados to expand across all five reels during the free spins round so as to offer up to 7,776 ways to win.
A popular figure in medieval mythology, King Arthur was alleged to have led Britain’s defense against Saxon invaders in the fifth and sixth centuries while working in partnership with the wizard Merlin, who is said to have possessed a host of magical powers running from prophecy to shapeshifting. Play‘n GO explained that the reels of Merlin’s Grimoire additionally come complete with rune stone symbols, map icons, and representations of potion-laden vessels alongside depictions of the young sorcerer himself.
Charlotte Miliziano serves as Head of Games for Play‘n GO and she used the press release to assert that the design of Merlin’s Grimoire is evidence of her company’s ‘attention to every detail from the background to the symbols to the animations’ and fully fits with its similarly-themed predecessors. The experienced professional furthermore declared that the colorful game ‘truly conjures magic on the reels’ via a collection of wilds, scatters and expanding symbols.
Read a statement from Miliziano…
“Players and operators love the Arthurian legend titles that we develop because even in one series there are so many tastes accommodated. Fans of Merlin now have four titles from which to choose and for the hopeless romantics there’s 15 Crystal Roses: A Tale of Love while for the lovers of lore there is The Green Knight.”