New slot: Great 88 (Betsoft)
With numerous launch announcements and game releases in the last and upcoming months, we continue to examine the more interesting of these new titles.
Today we take a look at Great 88. The slot is a relatively new release by Betsoft. The game was released on 02.09.2016 and players can find it on most major online casinos.
Great 88 is a 5 reels and 30 paylines slot available on desktop and most mobile devices. The game should not be confused with Lucky 88, the slot by Aristocrat. Even though both games share a similar name and similar themes.
The East Asian theme is visible all throughout the slot with the background showing a typical Chinese house garden.
The name is also theme related as the number 8 is good fortune in Chinese tradition.
The symbols on the reels are all theme related as well.
The symbols feature dragons, lions, frogs, red ‘8’s, green ‘6’s and various tokens with Chinese writings on them.
The scatter symbol is a Chinese Lucky Box.
The wild symbol is represented by firecrackers and it can substitute for all other symbols except the scatter.
Great 88 has one main feature which is triggered by landing 3 or more scatters anywhere in view.
When triggered this feature will award of 5 random prizes.
The prizes are as follows:
- Top Symbols - This mini feature will transform all 3 scatters into on of the premium symbols. A lucky combination with similar symbols on the reels can potentially produce a huge win.
- Instant Wins – The scatter boxes will open to reveal up to 3 bronze coins each. More coins the player gets the higher the payoff will be. It can be from three to fifteen total bets. The biggest cash prize that can be won here is 15x the stake.
- Firecracker Wilds – If the boxes contain wild firecrackers they will explode and spread to one or two neighboring symbols, turning them into wilds as well.
- Free Spins – The boxes may reveal up to five jade coins each. The accumulated number of coins will determine the number of free spins awarded.
The 5th and most lucrative of the prizes the Bonus wheel will be activated if the boxes contain up to one bonus golden dumpling. Each dumpling revealed awards one spin of the bonus wheel.
The bonus wheel includes: 8 free spins, up to 20x the total stake or spin on the Mega Wheel which can award up to 6000x the total stake.
Finally for every potential win,on the game, the player will have the option to gamble that win. If the player chooses to gamble, a screen will open offering players the choice to double that win by correctly guessing on a head or tails mini game.
Great 88 is a gorgeous looking game with excellent 3D animation, smooth gameplay and a soothing soundtrack. The game is a high variance slot with a 94.3% RTP. The maximum win goes up to 750x or even 6000x on the Mega Wheel.
For a Better look on Great 88 check out the official Promo on the video below:
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