As this week saw us celebrate Halloween and move ever closer to bonfire night, the CasinoBeats team has been sifting through an abundance of slot titles that have hit our screens in the past week. 

Put your feet up as we take you through High 5 Games’s horror title, BGaming’s puurfect slot combo, AvatarUX’s latest PopWins game and a fruity surprise from Apparat Gaming. 

High 5 Games – The Widow’s Ways 

Players will be hoping to see treats instead of tricks when playing High 5 Games latest spooky slot title, The Widow’s Ways.

The Widow’s Ways is a 5×3 reel slot with 1,024 ways to win and bonus features including expanding wilds and free spins.

Lauren Gazneli, Senior Director at High 5 Games, stated: ”We’re so excited to get The Widow’s Ways out in the market just in time for a favourite holiday, Halloween. 

“The Widow’s Ways feels nostalgic and has evolved from previous titles within that brand family with an elevated gameplay of expanding wilds and mystery wins. 

“We are confident players will enjoy the mysterious game during the spooky season.”

During the base game, landing three scatters on reels two, three or four will award seven free spins. 

Finally, wild text symbols are also available. These wilds substitute for all symbols other than the free games scatter and can expand to fill more than one symbol’s space.

These wild symbols can only land on reels three, four or five.

BGaming – Book of Cats Megaways

BGaming has combined two renowned concepts in the slot sector to make the ‘puurfect’ slot title in Book of Cats Megaways, a six reel, 117 649-payline slot that includes expanding symbols, free spins, bonus buy, chance x2 and a max win of x10,000 the original bet.

“The game is a must-try for all the book slot fans,” stated Yulia Aliakseyeva, the Game Producer at BGaming. “Megaways mechanic adds a thrill to the already exciting concept, and a collection of generous multipliers is a unique gem that sticks this game out from the others.”

During the base game, if players land three scatter symbols in the base game the bonus round is triggered, which consists of 12 free spins. This mode can also be retriggered, rewarding a player with 12 additional spins. 

During free spins, wins can be boosted by a random x2, x3, x5, or x10 multiplier applied to the total win of a spin. If more than one wild symbol appears in one spin, their multipliers are summarised.

AvatarUX – Kokeshi Pop 

AvatarUX has taken players to the land of the rising run in its latest title to showcase the PopWins mechanic in Kokeshi Pop

A 5×3 reel slot, Kokeshi Pop includes up to 33,614 ways to win and a maximum win of up to x10,000 the player’s bet.

“KokeshiPop sees us embark on a journey to the Far East in our gorgeous new creation,” commented Nicola Longmuir, CEO at AvatarUX.

“Packed with the ever-popular PopWins mechanic, huge multiplier potential, and a max win of 10,000x, it’s another stellar addition to our growing slots catalogue.”

The reels can be expanded by PopWins to 5×6 in the base game and 5×7 in the free spins rounds. The reel set will reset to its standard size once the cascading wins have finished. 

Unlocking the maximum reel set in the base game will reward a random multiplier, with x5, x10 and x20 available. When the maximum reel set is present, winning symbols will be replaced by one symbol, not two. 

Landing three, four or five scatters will award five, eight or 12 free spins respectively. This bonus game mode’s reel set starts out as a 5×4 board.

Before playing free spins, players can choose to gamble their free turns to win more. To win this gamble, players must spin a wheel in hope that it will land in the portion that upgrades them to the next level of spins.

During the free spins, a multiplier increases with every consecutive cascading win. This multiplier starts at x1 and will double with every win and reset between spins.

Apparat Gaming – Fruits First

Apparat Gaming has taken players on a trip down memory lane with its latest classic fruit-machine slot release, Fruits First.

Fruits First is a 5×3 reel slot with five-paylines and a maximum win of up to x1,000 the player’s stake.

Martin Frindt, Chief Product Officer at Apparat Gaming, stated: “Classic slots are loved by the players, and with Fruits First we deliver a slot reduced to the maximum – pure entertainment, focused on the essentials, and striking visuals that will draw players in.

“Don’t be fooled by the simplicity of this game – Fruits First captures the essence of a classic slot but with a modern twist. Make fruits great again!”