This week sees new slot games released by the likes of Microgaming, NetEnt, Booming Games, Nolimit City, Pariplay, Playson and BetGames.TV.
Microgaming’s Jungle Jim
Microgaming has launched the next chapter in its popular Jungle Jim series, Jungle Jim and the Lost Sphinx, developed exclusively by Stormcraft Studios.
Returning to action after his epic quest for lost treasure in El Dorado, Jim travels to the mysterious sands of Egypt in this 5x4 reel, 35 payline online slot, which enhances to 5x5 reels and 50 paylines at key stages of the game.
Jungle Jim and the Lost Sphinx features Microgaming’s popular Rolling Reels and powerful Win Booster mechanics, along with a multiplier trail that increases during free spins.
“We are so excited for the return of this iconic character in Jungle Jim and the Lost Sphinx,” said Microgaming director of global operations James Buchanan. “Jungle Jim is ready to dig up incredible rewards with win potential of up to 6,250x. The combination of innovative game mechanics and a graphically rich visual experience makes this latest instalment of Jungle Jim a game not to miss.”
Stormcraft Studios executive producer Terence Igesund commented: “Jungle Jim is back and ready for his next big adventure. The team at Stormcraft are very excited to launch this long-anticipated sequel, Jungle Jim and the Lost Sphinx. With decades of industry experience behind us, we set out to create a beautifully crafted and highly engaging gaming experience, loaded with innovative features and great win potential. The intriguing storyline supported by Jim’s entertaining antics should ensure that this game becomes a fan favourite.”
NetEnt’s Reel Rush 2
NetEnt’s latest release Reel Rush 2 has taken the best parts of the 2013 hit game and added extra features and social gaming-inspired mechanics.
The 5-reel slot comes with 3,125 betways and is set in a crazy, colorful, video game influenced world of juicy candy, cube-shaped fruit and starry wilds. It features Wild Substitutions, Re-Spins, Free Spins and Super Free Spins, as well as a new set of eight Random Features.
When free spins are triggered, players are offered three choices: Buy Super Tokens, gamble all Super Tokens for more super tokens to upgrade to Super Free Spins, or continue to regular Free Spins. This gives players a degree of decision-making that blends odds with strategy to create a different, innovative way of playing.
“The original Reel Rush was a frenetic experience, loaded full of madness and mayhem,” said NetEnt director of games Bryan Upton. “Players loved it so much that we’ve turned the dial up to 11. Reel Rush 2 is a game for everyone: a top prize of 25,000 times your stake will attract savvy players, while the high-entertainment factor will appeal to casual players and video game enthusiasts.
“We have designed an innovative Super Token system that we believe offers players more choice and control over their Bonus experience, this is another exciting first for the industry from NetEnt.”
Booming Games’ Snail Race
Booming Games has announced the launch of its latest slot Snail Race.
The game is set against a backdrop of green leaves. and features three snail racers, walking wild multipliers and the Snail Race bonus round.
Arranged across an original 6x3 grid, the slot is based on snail racing tournaments, with snails speeding out of their houses, each bearing a different multiplier on their shell (3x on row 1, 2x on row 2 and 1x on row 3).
Each of these snails are walking wilds, which will move one position to the left on each spin until they’ve run out of reels.
Landing three or more Snail Race symbols anywhere on the reels offers players a big win, while the Snail Race Bonus Round features the top three racing snails lined up on the grid. Players can then hit the Spin button to watch them race along the track to reveal their prize with multipliers up to 50x up for grabs.
Nolimit City’s Tomb of Nefertiti
Nolimit City has released a new Egyptian-themed slot, Tomb of Nefertiti.
The 20-win line, 5x3 slot sees every win rewarded with up to three respins on winning positions with sticky wilds, with features including Wild Raider and Curse of Nefertiti.
If players collect three or more scatters they enter the Raider Spins, where 20-win lines turn into 40, featuring at least one random wild in every spin, as well as an unlimited increasing multiplier.
“Tomb of Nefertiti’s main game will captivate you with its random features and multiplied wins in the overall respin mechanic, all to keep you enthralled until you reach Nefertiti’s place of rest – where you as the Raider may carry home the riches of the ancient Egyptian Queen, thanks to the unlimited increasing win multiplier,” said Nolimit City product owner Per Lindheimer.
Pariplay’s The Good, The Bad & The Wild
Pariplay has launched The Good, The Bad & The Wild, a Western-themed online slot that challenges players to make off with precious loot through a number of special features.
Set against a foreboding landscape, the 5-reel, 40-payline adventure slot is packed with gunslinging features, including Shooting Wilds, Locked & Loaded and Bang Bang Wilds.
The Shooting Wilds feature grants players up to 20 wild symbols, shaped like a sheriff’s badge, which can appear anywhere on the reels during the base game. Two pistols appear on screen, firing out extra wild symbols to help the player collect huge rewards.
The Bank Robbery bonus round offers players big payouts when three or more symbols land on the reels. This subsequently triggers the bonus wheel containing one of three rewards. These include a prize multiplier granting up to 80x the total bet amount, Bang Bang Wilds and the Locked & Loaded round.
Triggered by the bonus feature, Locked & Loaded awards players seven free spins. A wild is added after each spin and remains in its position until the end of the spins. Further amplifying these wins is the Bang Bang Wilds feature, which activates three free spins, guaranteeing at least one reel full of wilds on every spin.
“The Good, The Bad & The Wild is inspired by the immensely popular Western genre that will captivate players with its immersive graphics and engaging game-play, complete with memorable characters and bountiful in-game features,” said Pariplay commercial and marketing director Richard Mintz.
“Highlighting our attention to detail and high-end production values, this latest winner from our innovative game studio fully embraces the Wild West with features like the Bank Robbery bonus round and Shooting Wilds, ensuring repeat visits from slot enthusiasts.”
Playson’s Super Burning Wins: Respin
Playson has launched Super Burning Wins: Respin, the latest addition to its Timeless Fruit Slots series of games.
The 3x3 game, which has five classic lines and Red Sevens as the highest paying symbol, features a new Second Chance Respin mechanic, putting a fresh twist on the classic title Super Burning Wins.
The respin feature is triggered when two reels are filled with identical fruit symbols on a non-winning spin, giving players a second chance at mega winnings.
“Super Burning Wins: Respin is a thrilling new game which is sure to get fans of the classic Timeless Fruit Slots series hot under the collar,” said Playson head of product Vsevolod Lapin.
“The Second Chance respin gives players another opportunity to enjoy massive wins, and we’re confident this new release game will fit perfectly into our cutting-edge portfolio.”
BetGames.TV’s Speedy 7
BetGames.TV has expanded its live dealer portfolio with the launch of a new card-based draw game Speedy 7.
The game asks players to predict whether a card will turn up black or red, with odds set on either outcome. There are seven cards dealt per two-minute draw, with a sequential bonus and jackpot in place for players who accurately predict a series of successive picks.
“We firmly believe Speedy 7 will become one of our best-selling products due to a range of core industry factors such as speed, fun, simplicity and market appeal,” says BetGames.TV chief operating officer Aiste Garneviciene. “Our team of developers, strategists and research analysts have developed one of the most exciting games of the year, and we have no doubt Speedy 7 will become a global sensation.
BetGames.TV’s chief commercial officer Richard Hogg added: “BetGames.TV is one of the most exciting iGaming brands on the market and it is due to our innovative outlook and constant need to improvise, perfect and sustain games that exemplify efficacy, and Speedy 7 does what it says on the box, and that is an often rare commodity in such a dynamic and fluid market.”