As a number of new igaming titles grace the CasinoBeats inbox, sit back and get to grips with a select few new slot games in one handy bite-size chunk.
Pragmatic Play – John Hunter and the Book of Tut
The igaming content provider has rolled-out the latest adventure for its explorer’s return to Egypt in John Hunter and the Book of Tut.
The 3×5 slot transports players to the ruins of Ancient Egypt as they search for King Tut’s tomb on the banks of the River Nile, and boasts a plethora feataures.
Hunter searches for riches including ancient tome symbols that act as scatters and trigger the bonus feature when three or more land on the reels. The free spins mode can also be bought in certain jurisdictions.
During the bonus feature a random symbol is selected to be expanding throughout the duration of free spins, paying anywhere for heightened wins.
“We are delighted to launch our latest John Hunter title, this time as he searches for King Tut’s treasure. The John Hunter series has been incredibly well received by fans across the globe and we are very excited to continue his adventures as he guides players to unimaginable riches.” – Melissa Summerfield, chief commercial officer at Pragmatic Play.
Lightning Box – Eagle Sun
The new title from the Sydney-based studio is set on America’s Great Plains and features a re-spin bonus which occurs if the eponymous symbol falls on reel three.
If players can collect the native American emblem during the round extra wilds are offered, guaranteeing totem pole sized pay-outs. As well as the re-spin feature which ends in the eagle spin, the game has a free games feature with collection of further eagles ending in the super eagle spin.
The 40-line game, which changes to 80-lines during the free games round, will be available exclusively to William Hill via SG Digital before going live with all operators from May 27.
“Players can hit new heights on their way to massive wins in our latest game Eagle Sun. Featuring two opportunities to collect extra wilds, it’s sure to appeal to a wide audience and the unique re-triggering mechanic means they won’t have to wait long for action.” – Peter Causley, CEO and co-founder of Lightning Box.
NetEnt – Gods of Gold: InfiniReels
NetEnt promises to take players “on an adventure with endless opportunity” in Gods of Gold: InfiniReels, the first game in its portfolio to feature the mechanic which offers unlimited ways to win.
The 3-reel, 3-row slot is set deep within a tomb of a King buried under Mesopotamia, offering a multitude of features such as infinite reels, wild substitutions, re-spins, multi-slams and win spins.
Every win in Gods of Gold: InfiniReels presents players with a new reel to the right side of the play area and multiplies the number of bet ways by three from the starting number of 27.
The win spins feature, activated when three or more scatter symbols land anywhere in the main game, aims to further ramp up the engagement factor, guaranteeing a winning bet way on every single spin.
“Gods of Gold: InfiniReels is a major release in our roadmap and is the perfect game to premiere our infinite bet ways concept – a mechanic which we have big plans for over the next year.
“We can’t wait for players to experience the excitement of InfiniReels and hope the mechanic will become a true fan favourite of our portfolio as we continue to explore its full potential.” – Bryan Upton, NetEnt director of games.
Kalamba Games – Sky Hunters
The 5×3 slot comes packed with Kalamba’s signature features HyperBet and HyperBonus, as well as the newly-introduced LuckyLoops.
The new LuckyLoops feature lets players accumulate special symbols on every base game spin and every tenth spin, accumulated symbols expand covering the reels and offering winning combinations.
“Sky Hunters is packed with our signature features which increase monetisation and engagement. Our new Lucky Loops feature adds an extra layer of excitement and with its compelling game play, Sky Hunters will appeal to a wide demographic of players and make a great addition to operators’ games lobbies.” – Alex Cohen, COO and co-founder of Kalamba Games.
Spearhead Studios – MegaNova
Journey through the solar system in Spearhead Studios latest slot title MegaNova as players embrace the stars in a search for outer world wins.
This 6×6 slot title is the company’s first game to include its cluster pays mechanic and features expanding wilds and a re-spin feature.
Land a wild and it will expand towards the centre of the reels, to become a 2×2 symbol and trigger a free re-spin. If any wilds overlap, they create a win multiplier for all clusters involved leading to potential wins of over x1,670 the original stake.
Mathias Larsson, managing director of Spearhead Studios, said: “MegaNova it’s an excellent addition to our ever-growing games portfolio, and we are sure it’s going to be a big hit.
“We are right on track with our gaming releases, and very confident that by the end of this year, we’ll manage to establish Spearhead Studios as a reliable provider offering a vast collection of titles in many jurisdictions, in line with our vision of making bespoke games for local markets.”
Kevin Corti, game development director at Spearhead Studios, added: “MegaNova offers players something different than what they are expecting. We are inviting them to join a tranquil, soothing game that bursts into life whenever one or more of the wilds land.
“The work we’ve put into this title paid off, and we are happy to welcome it into our portfolio. The game kicks into life with any wins, and then really heats up if the player lands one or more of the fiery wilds.”