Game of the Week – Kong’s Temple
Kong’s Temple is the latest 5-Reel, 25 payline online pokie from Blueprint. It offers a jungle temple theme with one of the most iconic movie monsters in history. If you are a fan of King Kong or jungle-themed games, this is one you should try at least once.
Let’s go deep into the jungle and take a look at this game, its features, and our general impression of the game.
Kong’s Temple a Solid Theme But Average Presentation
Kong’s Temple has a theme as you’d expect from the name. The background and game board looks like you’re in the jungle and have discovered Kong’s temple. The symbols are exactly as you’d expect. Symbols include jungle animals, jungle plants, temple statues, and treasure. Kong serves as the Wild symbol for this game.
With the exception of the temple statues and treasure, most symbols pay less than your bet for three of a kind. For low paying symbols, you need five of a kind to turn a profit. You need multi-line wins or multipliers to turn a profit on most spins.
The presentation of this game is somewhat disappointing. The graphics are decent, but there’s no background music and the sounds you get while spinning the wheel are more conducive to fruit pokies than a jungle-themed game. Also, the animation is very basic. Overall, the presentation leaves something to be desired.
Kong’s Temple has a fun Wild multiplier feature that can multiply base game wins up to 4x. When a single Wild lands on the screen, all wins are multiplied by 2x. Two Wilds give you a 3x multiplier, while three Wilds gives you a 4x multiplier.
Note that you do not have to make a winning combination with the Wild to get the multiplier. The multiplier applies to all wins.
Bonus Game Feature
The Temple is the scatter for this game and whenever you land three or more scatters on board, you unlock the Free Games feature. The number of free spins you receive is based on the number of scatters. You get 15 free spins for three scatters, 20 for four, and 25 free spin for five scatters.
During the free spins, all wins are automatically multiplied by 2x. Also, the Wild symbols can increase the multiplier up to 8x. A single Wild gives you a 4x multiplier. Two Wilds give you a 6x multiplier and three Wilds gives you an 8x multiplier.
Wild symbols may fall as single blocks or expanded Wilds that cover two or all three rows. This feature is retriggerable and all winnings are paid at the conclusion of free spins.
It took a while, but we were finally able to unlock the bonus game. While our win was 37x our bet, we were still down for the session.
Kong’s Temple Disappointingly Average
The reason I picked this game was the title. When I saw Kong’s Temple, my first thought was “this could be fun.” It wasn’t long before I started getting bored with the game. The game isn’t horrible, but it isn’t all that exciting either.
The saving grace for this game is the Wild multiplier. If not for that, the game would have been horrendous to play. Fortunately, you get the multiplier fairly regularly, so you get a shot at some consistent wins. However, the free spins bonus was a little too difficult to hit, and chasing it proved fairly unprofitable.
The game has an RTP of 96.05%, which is better than many games. However, the game’s presentation made this game disappointingly average. If you’re a fan of Kong, then you may enjoy this game. However, for those that prefer games with an exciting presentation, this is not the game to play.
Kong’s Temple is available at Woo Casino and all online casinos in Australia offering Blueprint pokies.
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