New Slot: Shangri La Review (NextGen)
Today we review Shangri La the new online slot machine from NextGen. The provider is really stepping up, giving us a number of new online slots during the last months. Last week we took a look at the Golden Mane slot game which had a number of very interesting features. And today we explore a world of myths and mysticism with the new Shangri La casino slot. Even though the slot was released on 06.03.2017, at the moment, it is available only in selective casinos. If you want to play the Golden Mane online slot you can find it on WilliamHill casino.
Shangri La is a 5 reels and 15 paylines slot machine available on desktop, tablet, as well as most other mobile devices. The min and max bets players can lay – range from 0.20 to 40, depending on the currency played. Also, the coin size ranges from 0.01 to 1. The new online slots takes us to the mountains of Tibet on an adventure to ty and find the mythical city of Shangri La. Our protagonist is a swashbuckling explorer, in search for the lost city.
The symbols on the reels, all relate to the slot game’s theme. So the symbols feature rhinos, elephants, temples, lotus flowers, swords as well as hearts, diamonds, clubs and spades. In addition, the white tiger is the highest paying symbol giving you 500x the stake for 5 of them on a winning line. The scatter symbol is a golden goblet. The protagonist herself appears on the reels as the wild symbol and substitutes for all other symbols except the scatter. Wilds can only appear on the 3 middle reels, and double all wins they help make.
Base Game Features
The slot machine has 3 random features which can trigger on any spin, in the base game.
- Wild feature - The first random feature can add a number of wilds on screen. This is important as wilds normally land only on reel 2, 3 and 4.
- Wild Reels feature - The second random feature will expand any wild symbol appearing on any of the 3 middle. As a result the player will get a wild reel.
- Scatter feature - Finally, the third random feature can add a number of scatter symbols on screen.
Players can trigger the bonus by landing 3 or more scatter symbols, simultaneously, anywhere in view. Triggering the bonus will activate a wheel of fortune which will pick 1 of the 4 diferent bonus features.
- Free Games feature - Awards 8 spins, and the Wild feature more likely to occur.
- Super Free Games feature - Awards 12 spins with the Wild feature occurring for certain.
- Chest Bonus feature - Is a picking mini-game where players have to pick chests that hide prizes inside. Players will keep picking chests until they get all the prizes or the trap activates.
- Trail Bonus feature - A a map of prizes will appear on screen. The player will spin the wheel to determine how many steps to move. This continues until the wheel lands on the ‘x’ symbol.
Shangri La is a medium volatility slot machine with an RTP of 96.63%. The max win possible is 500x the stake for 5 wilds on a winning line. The slot game has numerous interesting features which are not just fun to play, but also have big potential. And the best feature by far is the Super Free Games feature. Furthermore, the slot has an awesome theme and top quality graphics. In total, Shangri La is an excellent online slot with great potential. Try the slot game for yourselves on WilliamHill and check out the official promo on the video below:
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