Release the Kraken Slots Review: Worth a Few Squids?

Win up to 10,000x in Pragmatic Play's newest game: Release the Kraken Slots. Read our full review and play it now at Mayfair Casino.
The depths of the ocean awaits in new: Release the Kraken Slots. Now available at Mayfair Casino, this game is set on 5 reels, 4 rows and features 20 paylines. This is a high volatility slot with a 96.5% return to player.

The bone-chilling Kraken can show up on any random spin to create huge wild features. This includes locking wilds, colossal wilds and infectious wilds.    

For our full Release the Kraken Slots review and information about the game, continue reading below.

Game Design

Release the Kraken features a colourful underwater theme. Corals and sea plants gently sway, bubbles rise and the slot sets a peaceful mood. The animation work is subtle - but it creates an authentic underwater effect. It's fantastic work by Pragmatic Play.


There are a total of 13 symbols available in this slot game. See below for a full list of the symbols.

High Pays:

  • Release the Kraken Logo - Five of a kind 50 coin win
  • Shark - Five of a kind 25 coin win
  • Turtle - Five of a kind 20 coin win
  • Blue Fish - Five of a kind 15 coin win
  • Yellow Fish - Five of a kind 10 coin win

Low Pays:

  • Ace - Five of a kind 8 coin win
  • King - Five of a kind 8 coin win
  • Queen - Five of a kind 4 coin win
  • Jack - Five of a kind 4 coin win

Special Symbols:

  • Wild - Five of a kind 50 coin win
  • Bonus Symbol
  • Free Spins Symbol
  • Chest Bonus

The wild card symbol will substitute for all symbols minus the three bonus symbols.

Bonus Features

Release the Kraken slots is packed with random bonus features. On any base game spin, up to three tentacles can appear on the reels. Pick one of these to reveal one of three bonus.

Kraken Locking Wilds - Wilds will lock into place while other reels keep spinning. Chests can award bonuses like adding more wilds, multipliers or continue spinning.

Colossal Kraken Wilds - A guaranteed 3x4 Kraken wild symbol will be placed on the reels.

Infectious Kraken Wild - A special Kraken wild will be added to the reels - which will turn adjacent symbols into wilds.

There are also features that are activated via special symbols.

Sunken Treasure Bonus - Land a bonus symbol and the chest bonus to pick between three treasure chests. The chests will reveal instant coin rewards.

Roaming Kraken Free Spins - Land bonus symbols and free spins to unlock this bonus. Before your free spins start, you will need to play a picking bonus. Reveal free spins from chests and you can start spinning During the bonus, the paylines are doubled. All wilds that hit will increase a multiplier by 1x each time. Wilds will stay on the screen until the bonus ends and will shift around.

Release the Kraken Slots Rating

There's plenty of fish in the ocean when it comes to slot games - but Release the Kraken stands out with excellent features. Not only do you have the chance to activate random bonuses, but there's also free spins and a pick bonus. With a chance to win up to 10,000x, this slot can also produce some monster wins. This game is now available in the Mayfair Casino lobby - give it a spin today!
Beth Walker

04 Feb 2020

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