The Dark KnightThe Dark KnightOne of the recent online slots to be released by Microgaming is The Dark Knight, released on June 28th 2012. This new five reel slot features 243 ways to win, stacked wild symbols, free spins, a large progressive jackpot that starts at one million dollars, and several other random features.

This new video slot has replaced the popular Lord of the Rings slot and it has been a huge hit since it was released. Read more about this rare move by Microgaming here.

With every spin, regardless of the bet size, you will have the chance to become the next Mega Moolah progressive jackpot winner. The Mega Moolah jackpot is a four-tier progressive which is connected to all Microgaming casinos. The jackpot feature is triggered randomly, and you are taken to a screen with a prize wheel. You then choose between Batman and the Joker to spin the wheel, and with a little luck you can become an instant millionaire.

To help you stay in control, the game supports different betting options. This video slot can be played at either $0.01 or $0.02 coins with the betting range between $0.30 and $6 per spin. This is quite affordable for a progressive slot game.

Batman or the Joker can randomly appear at any time to give you a prize. One of my favorite prizes is when Batman comes down and turns one or more reels wild at the end of a spin. During free spins, the Joker can appear and give you extra free spins and higher multipliers. There are several other prizes they can give you that can turn a low or non-winning spin into a decent win, including cash prizes and win multipliers.

The scatter in the game is the Joker graffiti symbol. If three or more of these symbols land on the reels, the free spins feature will be triggered. During this feature, you will earn 15 free spins that begin with a x2 multiplier. If you’re lucky enough to see the Joker a few times during the free spins, you can end up with a fairly high multiplier and several extra free spins.

It would appear that The Dark Knight is exactly the same slot as the Lord of the Rings was, with different symbols obviously, but there is a little bit of a difference in the features. It seems that Batman and the Joker do a bit more than Gollum ever did, and I find that I can play this slot longer. I didn’t always enjoy playing the LOTR slot because I thought it was very cheap, and I couldn’t buy a decent win. I have enjoyed playing The Dark Knight a lot more.

The Dark Knight is an affordable option if you are looking for a multi-jackpot game that is full of great features. Play it at any of these great Microgaming online casinos.

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