Microgaming is doing it all over again!
After the successful release of film-based games such as Halloween® Online Slot, Tarzan®, Terminator 2™ and many others, they have just signed a licensing agreement for Highlander™!
This new online slot will be based on the original film with the same name, as usual, you’ll enjoy this game at your favorite online casino, Red Flush.
About Highlander – the movie
Highlander was released in 1986 and is based on a story by Gregory Widen. Set in New York City and Scotland, the movie features and immortal Scottish swordsman, Connor MacLeon who must conform his immortal opponent to win a fabled prize.
This cult classic film stars Christopher Lambert, who plays the swordsman, Clancy Brown, Roxanne Hart and Sean Connery and is directed by Russel Mulcahy. Lambert lives in the Scottish Highlands (the Highlander) and was trained by Ramirez (Connery) a highly skilled immortal swordsman. He finally settles in New York City, where he managed and owned an antique shop. He meets a police forensic pathologist called Brenda and falls in love with her. He soon finds out that he has to fight the greatest battle on the streets of New York and defeat his greatest immortal enemy Kurgan (Clancy Brown) who wants to kill him to obtain the ability to gain vast knowledge and the rule the human race – a prize given to the last living warrior.
After its release, Highlander didn’t enjoy much success but it launched Lambert’s career. It also inspired a franchise that was included in film sequels and earned it popular tagline “there can be only one“.
Highlander™ as an online slot
Commenting on the license agreement, Games publisher at Microgaming David Reynolds had this to say
“Highlander is seen as one of the great cult hits of the 80s. With its action-packed storyline and hefty rock inspired composition, it is a fantastic brand for an online slot. The game studio is busy completing the slot that captures all of the movie magic. The game’s features will incorporate the historical Scottish Highlands and gritty New York City, with a classic movie poster art style and blistering guitar tracks.”
If you are wondering when this is going to happen – it will be released on Wednesday 6 December! Be ready to revisit this epic story and get to hand out with all the film characters on your desktop or mobile!