The Immortal Romance slot machine is a premium slot machine from the maestros at Microgaming where players can touch upon the secrets of the night and experience a love affair with the vampire themed game.
- Elegant and excellent re-skinning of Thunderstruck II
- Superb rock music in the free spin rounds
- Earn access to different free spin round through activation
- Wild desire has the power to turn whole reels wild
- Four different free spin rounds available
- Ramp up your wins with the pay-table achievements
- Double your wins with the wild multiplier
When you compare it to the games they were producing a few years ago, you can see how they’ve come on in leaps and bonus. There’s a high level of graphical excellence here with awesome reel animations and intricate symbols. All the action is incredibly well illustrated, oozing class and style like blood from the neck of a vampire’s victim.
There’s a definite story behind the reels of Immortal Romance, which may appeal to players who live TV shows like True Blood, but less so fans of Buffy. You can get more information on the dark characters who hang round on the game’s reels through the pay-table, where there’s a story button that will reveal everything you need to know about the spooky tale behind the slot machine.
The sound on Immortal Romance is another level, and is quite breath-taking. There’s great reel sounds and the background tune is atmospheric and as on point as Dracula’s teeth. When you get into the bonus free spin round there’s even a special theme tune duet that sounds like it could have been created by Van Halen and Wendy James. Top marks on this one.
Base-game wise, there’s a lot of play in the reels of Immortal Romance. You get 243 ways to win, which as the game tells you, makes all the game pay for every symbol like they’re adjacent scatters. You also get to unlock pay-table achievement for hitting every combination for each symbol, which in turn opens up bigger wins. The wild is a multiplier doubling your prizes, which can really help you stop in the big reel combinations.
The special reel feature in Immortal Romance is the randomly awarded Wild Desire bonus. You’ll know when this is coming because the reels start dripping with blood in one of the most spectacular graphical effects we’ve ever seen on a slot machine. When the reels have all dropped in, this feature will turn between 1 and 5 reels completely wild at random. Needless to say, we’ve picked up some massive wins from it. The only bad thing about it is that it won’t activate in any of the game’s free spin rounds.
Stop in three of the Chamber of Spins scatters to take you to Immortal Romance’s free spin game. The more you activate this bonus, the more choice of games you’ll get. This is also a machine that remembers how far you progressed down the bonus activation trail from previous sessions, so as long as you don’t clear your cookies, your slot gaming experience will improve over time.
The first free spin bonus is the Amber bonus. She’s descended from a long line of Caribbean witches, and she’s very concerned about the love affair of senior Vampire Michael with the ‘real girl’ and scientist Sarah. This free spin round is always available from the moment you load up the game. Here you’ll receive a very healthy 10 free spins with all wins multiplied by 5x.
After the fifth trigger of the bonus feature, you’ll be able to choose the Troy bonus. He’s Michael’s main henchman, providing the muscle in the operation, and he’s convinced Sarah is hiding some kind of dark secret that he’s determined to uncover. In his bonus you’ll get 15 free spins with 2 Vampire bat wild multiplier symbols (2x and 3x) that can land on the reels giving you combinations that pay out at 6x their normal value.
Stop in the Chamber of Spins scatters 10 times and you’ll activate the Michael bonus. He’s the Vampire who’s fallen for the charms of Sarah and is letting her study his blood. His free spin round gives you 20 free spins with the Rolling Reels feature. Here winning combinations disappear from the reels allowing the symbols above to drop down into the reels. The first combination you hit on any spin will be given at a 1x multiplier, but consecutive wins are subject to an increasing multiplier that can get up to a whopping 5x.
Finally, there’s the Sarah bonus. She’s fallen for Vampire Lord Michael, but she’s got a dark secret. We’re still not sure what this might be, despite our multiple searches across Google and Bing. Here you’ll receive 25 free spins with the wild vine symbol. Stop in this special anywhere on the middle reel at it’ll expand to turn the entire reel, leading to the big win spins.
Slot Professor Says
Immortal Romance has the feeling of a slot machine that's been themed around a popular TV show, but as I don't watch such vapid rubbish I wouldn't have a clue as to which one. There's a definite story behind the reels, albeit one that makes me want to vomit blood, with the vampire scientist Michael who's fallen for the real woman with a dark secret, Sarah.
Microgaming clearly have the money to pay for the top designers and mathematicians to make their games, isn't it time they started splashing the cash on good writers? If anyone out there from the company is reading this then I'd just like to mention I'm available. Now we've got the frivolous aspects of Immortal Romance out of the way lets get down the the important factors.
The pay and play. This slot machine is basically Thunderstruck II with a different skin on, which has probably been aimed at a female audience, especially seeing as the top free spin award is based on the heroine. None the less, who-ever this machine is aimed at there's a lot of pays available in the reel game, the Wild Desire feature has the power to really smack home the wins and the free spin games are a lot of fun.
Many of my casino critic buddies have slated this game because you can only play it at the lower stakes. We're going to decline making a joke about how that must really hit them in the heart. Well fine, if you don't like Immortal Romance then you can go play Thunderstruck II (I'm sure you prefer it anyway) however, in my book this is a great slot machine with awesome pays and loads of fun. Whilst the theme may hardly be original, it's action is certainly up to a top standard.