Break Away is a Microgaming online pokie based on the popular sport of ice hockey. The high paying symbols are the ice hockey players in action. In the win animations the game becomes alive. The low paying symbols are also taken from ice hockey and they include hockey rink, goalie’s mask, skates and ice maker. The crowd cheering in the background adds to the realism. The flaming puck is the scatter symbol and the Break Away logo is the wild symbol. There are more than 40 wild symbols on the reels and they can appear in stacks of three on reels 3, 4 and 5.
Break Away is a feature rich online pokie. After winning combinations award payouts, the symbols in these combinations freeze and break away leaving an empty space. Fresh symbols from the top take their place. If new winning combinations are formed then the process repeats itself. In keeping with the ice hockey theme there is a Smashing Wild feature. While the reels are spinning two ice hockey players may randomly appear and crash into each other turning one of the three middle reels into wild for that spin. You are guaranteed to receive a payout when this happens. The flaming puck symbol triggers the free spins bonus when three or more appear scattered on the reels. Three scatter symbols award 15 free spins, four scatter symbols award 20 free spins and five scatter symbols award 25 free spins. The free spins have a feature called Rolling Reels. Consecutive wins in the same free spin because of the Break Away feature are paid out with increasing multipliers. The first win is paid with x1 multiplier. Then the multiplier increases as follows: x2, x3, x4, x5 and x10. The free spins cannot be retriggered.
Break Away is a 243 ways to win online pokie. Like symbols anywhere on adjacent reels starting from the first one result in line payouts. The coin size varies from AU$0.01 to AU$0.50. You can wager up to 10 coins per payline. The line bet can be varied from AU$0.01 to AU$5.00. On account of the lucrative features, the total bet is 50 times the line bet. Three or more scatter symbols award scatter payouts. The maximum scatter payout is 250x the total bet. The highest line payout for five like symbols is 500 coins per coin wagered. The payout table indicates that this online pokie will have low variance.