King Kong Cash Prize Lines Review
Whilst the spotlight has fallen on Fishin Frenzy Prize Lines, Blueprint Gaming have added another title to this new mechanic. King Kong Cash Prize Lines is currently an exclusive on selected sites such as Paddy Power. Prize Lines is a bingo meets slots mechanic with the aim of the game to create as many win lines as possible within the 5x5 grid. These lines help you climb the prize ladder and win bigger prizes. We've cast an eye over Fishin Frenzy and how Prize Lines works, but is King Kong Cash worth getting excited about?
Like Fishin Frenzy, King Kong Cash is a popular slot title from Blueprint Gaming so it's perhaps not a surprise to see it given the Prize Lines treatment. The title is very popular on many slots sites and has been used as a theme for jackpot games and Megaways - including through it's sequel title Return Of Kong. The Prize Lines version itself is very colourful with an aztec style. When it first loads you're greeted with an explanation about how the game works and the pay table. Kong doesn't appear until you start a game and during the spins he's usually found slumped in a chair on the right of the screen.
How To Play King Kong Cash Prize Lines
Prize Lines games are very easy to play. They are played on a 5x5 grid which initially has blank squares. Wagering starts from just 10p. At the start of the game you are awarded five spins and on each spin squares within the grid may randomly fill with an icon. In this particular game that icon is a crown. These squares are then locked in and don't change. The aim of the game is to create as many prize lines as possible - so you're looking to fill the grid with lots of crowns. To help you in your quest a Kong symbol may appear on a turn and will fill additional squares. Kong actually wakes from his slumber and gives the grid a good whack with his hammer which is good fun. The more lines you create the higher up the pay table you can go.
Gamble On Feature
At the end of the five spins you are usually offered a choice. Take any prize you've won (or end the game if you've not won anything) or you can play an extra spin for an additional wager. This format is exactly the same as in Slingo. There are no limits to how many extra spins you can play but you'll be wagering on each one so just be aware of the cost. If you're lucky enough to reach at least five Prize Lines during your turn then you'll win a prize. On King Kong Cash there are no instant win cash prizes but if you do reach five lines or more then you enter a bonus round. These rounds vary all the way up to a full house of 12 lines.
King Kong Cash Prize Lines Bonus Rounds
The bonus rounds on King Kong Cash Prize Lines are King Kong's Cash (5), Rumble In The Jungle (6), Golden Monkeys (7), Barrel Blast (8), Go Bananas (9), King Kong Trail (10) and Big Money Bonus (12). We've not been able to access these various bonus rounds but they all seem to be selection style games where you have to pick various items to discover your prize. The largest payout is x20,000 the initial wager. This is lower than the x50,000 which is available on Fishin' Frenzy Prize Lines.
King Kong Cash Prize Lines Strategy
There isn't much strategy involved when it comes to King Kong Cash Prize Lines. Unlike Slingo you as the player are not involved in being able to select squares during spins. In Slingo you can choose strategic squares such as the centre with a joker or super joker. The only real strategy comes with the gamble on feature at the end of the first five spins. We're not convinced it's really that worth it and having tried it a few times just ended up getting no extra squares filled for the cost. Our advice is to be wary of the feature and make a considered choice. It can be easy to chase the bigger prizes but that's not always a good idea.
If you've played Slingo and enjoyed it then you'll want to take a look at Blueprint's new Prize Lines mechanic. We think that King Kong Cash looks better than Fishin' Frenzy but it has the same frustrations in that there you can easily get sucked into chasing the prizes. Getting at least 5 lines seems a tough task with just 5 spins so the game is weighted to try to get you to play on. King Kong Cash Prize Lines is good fun to play though and we love the animation. If you'd like to try it then make the wagers 10p so that you can get a feel for how the game works.