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The Legend of Shangri-LA Cluster Pays Slot Review

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NetEnt are always doing their best to give their players a great gaming experience.

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They have released a teaser trailer for their upcoming slot game which is The Legend of Shangri-LA: Cluster Pays. This slot is part of NetEnt’s third quarter roadmap that is set to be released on 21st September. In this post, we will take you through the entire slot and some of the features it is expected to have.

This slot is similar to Aloha! Cluster Pays which is also a creation of Net Entertainment. The Legend of Shangri-La: Cluster Pays comes with six reels and five rows which is similar to Aloha! Cluster Pays. In this slot you aim at coming up with matching symbols rather than what we are used to where the paylines pay from left to right or both ways. You will enjoy features like random substitutions, sticky re-spins, free spins or reel nudges. Making a wager on the spins won’t hurt your pocket when on a low budget; you can spin the reels for as little as 10p and as much as £200. This makes this cluster pays version of the legend of Shangri-La a slot for the low and high roller players.

The slot has a harmonious theme that leads you high into the Himalayas on an adventure to the magical valley. You will see the valley as you enjoy the slot and some blossoming tree in the background. In the reels you will find symbols like flowers, a dragonfly, butterfly and a couple of fish. Three of the highest symbols on the slot are animal gurus.

To have a winning spin, you need to have a cluster of at least nine symbols. The substitution symbol will come in handy when you want to achieve this. When the symbol appears adjacent to a symbol it will morph into the symbol creating optimal combination.

The Random Substitutions Feature

This feature will come to play when you have two clusters of the same symbol landing in the base game. The clusters need to have four of the same symbol each. When the substitution feature is active, one substitution symbol will be added to the reels giving you the important nine symbol cluster win.

Sticky Re-Spin Feature

This feature will trigger if you land two winless clusters that feature the same symbol. These symbols will be locked in place and a re-spin will follow. These re-spins will go on until a winning line is arrived at.

The Free Spins Feature

This is the main attraction to the slot. The feature is activated after three of more free spins symbols are on a winning line. Three, four, five or six symbols will give you five, six, seven or eight spins respectively. When you have two free spin symbols, you will get the nudge reel feature where the illusive third free spin symbol can nudge back onto the reels to have the free spins feature activated.

Isn’t this an amazing slot? NetEnt is always doing great things with their slots and finding interesting ways to make them entertaining. With such an impressive advancement of The Legend of Shangri-La, you need not miss its upcoming Cluster Pays Version.

Good Luck!

Wolf Cub Slots Review

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Wolf Cub slot is an interesting animations slot developed

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by Net Entertainment that is coming out next after Emoji Planet, that kicks off just in 9 days from today. The slot comes complete with a snowy dream forest and howling wolf cub with a toddler’s tune playing in the background. The slot has the new NetEnt feature known as the Blizzard Trail which is responsible for changing symbols into triggering symbols in the free spins feature. The jackpot gives a payout of 40,000 coins and can also give you 2,000 times your wager amount.

A wolf is known to howl from time to time calling out on their pack. When a wolf howls in the wild, the pack will come together but in this slot games, howling will land you into a free spins extravaganza. For the wolf to howl, you’ll need to have three scatter symbols on the slot. When this happens, all the scatter on the reels, including those that are not on the winning line will be transformed into a tile with a number on it. When these figures are combined, you will get the total number of games you will receive when the reels stop spinning.

Wolf cub has five reels, three rows and 20 fixed paylines. The slot has stacked symbols and only one types of free spins bonus round has the Blizard feature. The bet size on the slot ranges from $0.2 to $200 for a single spin. The bet levels range from 1-10.

The return to player rate stands at 96.34% and with the medium line pays, the slot becomes a medium variance game. You will get the highest pay when you get five of a kind wild symbols and this can get to as many as 20 times 2,000 for a full screen of stacked wilds. The game is available on mobile devices as well as desktop computers.

The least paying symbols on the slot are card symbols and they include spades, diamonds, clubs and hearts. The high paying symbols are represented by the wolf cub gang members who are the moose, lynx, owl and the cub itself. The highest paying symbol is the wild which is represented by the wolf paw while the scatter is represented by the full moon with the word scatter running across it. A minimum of three scatters are required to trigger the free spins.

Free Spins Bonus Round

When you have a minimum of three scatters landing anywhere on the reels, you will have this round activated. There will be new way of determining the number of free spins to be activated and the maximum amount to be given is 115 spins.

When you have three to five scatters on the reels, the symbols turn again this time stopping at a position where the number of free spins will be revealed. During the free spins there will be no multiplier, and you cannot retrigger the free spins round. The bet level and the coin value will remain same during the spins and they are determined by spin that activates the free spins round.

Blizzard Feature

This feature is unique to NetEnt and has the potential to award huge wins. When a stack of symbols cover the first reel, all matching symbols on the other reels will spread to the first reel, this will fill all spaces in the row between them as well as, the matching symbol on the first reel and this will make allow for multiple wins.

The most desirable form of this feature is to hit a stack of wilds on the first and fifth reels. This would cover the entire screen with wilds and will pay 20 times five-of-a-kind will earn you 2000 coins and this will convert to 2000 times your stake.

Good Luck!

7UP Slot Review

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7Up slot has been developed by Endorphina and comes with three reels and five pay-lines. this slot has been inspired by fruits and the reels are filled with neon lights with a glossy coat which

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take up an entire screen. 7 is a lucky number to many people. This slot gives you the chance to have your winningsmultiplied by up to 200 times.

This slot has been designed to look like the retro slots. The slot does not have the bonus features we’re used to but there is a side game that can give you a payout that’s seven times your wager.

There are plenty of slots in the World Wide Web that come with different themes and payouts. 7Up is not as modern as these slots but has the real fruit machine representation where the reels are filled with fruit icons. From the arcade gambling design guidelines, these icons are oranges, cherries, lemons, grapes, strawberries and watermelons in a myriad of more. You will also come across golden stars, bar icons and lucky number 7s.

This slot follows the trend for most of the fruit machines and with three reels, the slot proves to be highly volatile. With this, you need to be patient before a win comes your way. The game might seem not to be worth it but the top base game jackpot stands at 200 times the wager after you get three 7-symbols on a winning line. The game tends to stack its symbols and this gives the spinners the chance to find multiple on any one spin.

You can choose the number of paylines you would wish to bet on but you will get better chances of winning when you have all five paylines active. The smallest wager you can make is 0.05 coins while the maximum bet limit would be 50 coins. If you feel like the amount you’re making from the base game is not adequate, you can move to the side game where you get the chance to guess which of the four cards is higher than the dealer’s card.

You will not find a wild symbol or scatter symbol on this slot but that does not mean you will not get any chances of boosting your wins. Whenever you have nine matching symbols filling the reels, you will get a 7UP bonus feature. This will give you as many as seven attempts to find a seven times multiplier to apply to the triggering prize. Even when you make an attempt that’s not successful, you will get a prize but don’t leave the game too late; stay in the game and you might just get the coveted seven times bonus boost.

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Emoji Planet Slot Review

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23rd of August will see Net Entertainment launch their

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emoticon themed slot Emoji Planet.The first footage of this slot has been released. This has made it possible for us to come up with this review that will give you a hint of what to expect from the slot.

Emoji Planet comes with 5 reels and 6 rows. This is a cluster paying slot that you can bet from as little as 20p and as much as £200 for a spin on your mobile and computer devices. The slot comes with the known Avalanche feature that makes it possible for you to win again and again from every cascade. The slot has five Emoji features that will be activated after you fill a corresponding meter. It is possible to get a cash reward, three sticky wilds, 3×3 overlays and 10 wild stacks. Each cascade from this slot can earn you as much as 5,000 times your bet amount.

With the new instant messaging craze, people are sending millions of emojis everyday through their smartphones and tablet computers. There are eight emojis on the slot which look amazing. There are two hearts, a pizza slice, kiss marks, bombs, poo, smiley faces, aliens and rockets. The highest paying symbol in the game is the smiley face which has the ability of giving you as much as 500 times your stake. Another symbol is the star wild that will appear anywhere on the reels and substitute for all other symbols.

The reels make use of the Avalanche feature, similar to Gonzo’s Quest which is another slot developed by Net Entertainment. In this feature, the symbols fall into position and not spinning. For you to get a winning combination, you need to have a cluster of five symbols or more. The more the symbols forming the cluster; the bigger your wins.

In this slot you can get as many as 1 million coins. This is crazy! There is no information on whether the bet levels are adjustable or the coin values. Apart from the Star Wild, there are five other symbols that can trigger special features. There is the broken heart symbols that acts as a sticky wild in the base game. Apart from the wilds, every special feature has its own meter on the left hand side of the screen. When you collect enough of the same symbol, the meter will be filled and launch a unique feature on the game.

Bomb Feature

There will be eight random symbols that will be destroyed and a random cash prize of 5 to 100 times your stake will be awarded for each destroyed symbol.

Rocket Feature

There will be a stack of ten wilds appearing on and above one of the reels with a winning combination. In the Avalanche that will follow, new wilds from the stack will land on the reels until there are no more wilds.

Pizza Feature

During this feature, a three by three overlay of a randomly chosen symbol will present itself on the reels.

Kiss Mark Feature

In this case, there will be three sticky wilds that will be added randomly and remain on the reels. Every sticky wild has three lives and when one of them is part of a winning combination, it will lose a life which means you get three wins for every sticky wild.

Two Hearts Feature

This will come to play when there are no more winning combinations and no other Emoji feature is active. The total win amount will depend on the number of times the meter is filled up plus one.

Good Luck!

NextGen Software Review

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NextGen is one of the renowned online

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casino games software developers. They have made it to the headlines as one of the best developers for their exceptional games which have proven performance and game longevity for casino operators and players.

The company was established in 1999 when they started a platform that’s independent in content delivery. This has been their focus to this day where they focus on quality of the game content and innovation. They games are built with integrity and offer end to end support in all their services. With such kinds of principles they are able to offer longevity and maturity in the industry, as well as, a reputation to constantly deliver sustainable value.

The developers behind the development of the games do not only create content but also have technical skills and have diversified cultures which assist them in coming up with the range of themes the slot games at NextGen Gaming have.

Delivery of Unique Games

What makes a great game? This is the question that constantly runs across the minds of the developers at NextGen Gaming. If the answer to this question was simple; then it wouldn’t be fun for them!

The reason why NextGen Gaming has remained at the top is their ability to balance between fundamental development aspects and innovation. The success is attributed to NextGen’s developers’ experience and innovation. With the environment offered to the developers, they are able to push boundaries and make the best of their talents.

Balanced Creativity with Structure

The reason why most of NextGen’s Gaming slots are a hit is because they focus on the player’s enjoyment. At the end of the day they are expected to deliver the best to their partners and players. This is the reason they need to have the right structures in place to deliver these games in good time.

Proper assignments are assigned to the relevant departments and quality is assured. With such technicalities, balancing between creativity and proper business structures becomes hard a task. Artists are not tasked with the creativity aspect of the development process, there is a product team that is tasked with the work of thinking and developing the exciting ways to enhance and develop the player experience.

Partners get and end-to-end gaming deal

As a partner, you get time to interact with the developers at NextGen Gaming to achieve what you wish. They will have a team work with yours to achieve the targeted themes. This will come in handy since you will get to borrow some skills and experiences from the team and learn what they have come across in the market and what works in your target jurisdiction.

What do you get from NextGen as an Organization?

  • Game Innovation
  • A Catalogue of their previously developed games
  • A collaborative partnership model
  • Player knowledge and capability of delivery

Enhancements you come across on NextGen developed games

NextGen is known to offer games that delight the players thanks to the gameplay enhancements. The enhancements will grow the level of excitement to the game. These enhancements make the games developed by NextGen a favourite by many players.

Which are some of these gameplay enhancements?

Select a Play Feature

Games with this enhancement will offer you the liberty of choosing a free game type. The kind of choices you get will be a high number of free spins coupled with lower win multipliers vs a low number of free games with a higher multiplier.

Slide a Wild

This is a patented game feature where you are offered with the chance to manually control the placement and behaviour of certain characters in the game. In this case, it is the wild.

Up Wild

With this feature you will be able to increase the game’s intensity. When you spin the reels when this enhancement is active, the wild will make its way vertically up the reels leaving additional wilds in its wake. This feature only requires one symbol to activate.

Super Bet

This will prompt the game to unlock and additional feature with an extra bet.

Universal Monsters: Phantom of the Opera Slot Review

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The NetEnt Roadmap is rolling forward and after we enjoyed  playing Copy Cats

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and Butterfly Staxx, NetEnt offers us a brand new video slot. This new slot is scheduled to be launched on 24th July. The slot’s theme has been drawn from the 20th century movies. Phantom of the Opera is a universal film that was created between 1920 and 1950 and it adopted the horror, suspense and science fiction genres. The Universal Monsters movies included The Mumy, The Hunchback of Notre Dame and The Wolf Man. Phantom of the Opera and Hunchback of Notre Dame where the first of the Monsters films by Universal and were both silent movies.

From the slot’s design, you will come across the opera musicals, and a theater backdrop that will give you masked phantoms, a pick and click game feature, as well as, a Chandelier Scatter Symbol. All these will be served with a haunting soundtrack which makes Phantom of the Opera a slot to watch out for.

Phantom of the Opera will have 5 reels, four rows and forty paylines which will be fixed. The paylines will pay both ways and there will be rewarding stacked symbols, a pick and click bonus game, random phantom re-spins, free spins and wild substitutions.

From the different reviews and rumors about the game, it might be a low-medium variance game with a return to player rate of 96.57% where you can get a maximum win of 4,000 coins on a single payline or twenty times your bet amount. This is a pretty good deal on the slot since it can lead to a win of as many as 160,000 coins or a win of 800 times your bet.

The bet amounts on this slot range from $0.2 to $200. The slot will be availed in the desktop and mobile devices versions and on almost all mobile OS platforms.

The symbols on the slot are represented by card symbols which represent the low paying symbols on the slot. Other symbols which pay medium level wins include a white pearl, yellow rose, re gem, a knife and a ring. There are top symbols which include the Phantom, and Christine.

Masked Phantom and Sticky Wilds

The Masked Phantom Re-Spin will be activated when the stacked Phantom symbol lands on the first ree and a stacked mask on the fifth one. During one of the respins, the mask symbol, the bonus stacked symbols and phantom symbols will change into wilds and stick on the reels.

Phantom Free Spins

These get activated after three Chandelier Scatters appear on the first, third and fifth reels. After they appear as described, the free spin feature comes to play. During this time, a chandelier will hang by the ropes above the reels and a piece of the rope will be cut each times a phantom symbol appear on the reels. When all the five reels are cut, the chandelier will fall closing the free spins session. Phantom symbols will also behave like wild symbols during the free spins. After a masked phantom icon appears on the reel and one of the rope’s part is cut, all the phantom symbols on the reels will become stacked masked phantom symbol on the upcoming spin and will remain stacked during the entire session.

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Butterfly Staxx Slot Review

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NetEnt has launched Scruffy Duck and Copy Cats this May so new game is

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on the go. Butterfly Staxx Slot game is scheduled to be released on 21st June 2017. The first impression of the slot is available through the first video footage to the slot that has been released by Net Entertainment who are the developer to the slot. From the video, a lot of information can be derived from watching the video.

Butterfly Staxx is a unique slot which comes with 5 reels and forty paylines. You can place a bet on the reels for as little as 40p. The slot has a re-spin feature which is activated after a stack of butterflies is presented.

With the least bet you can pace being 40p, you can also place a bet of as much as £400 on a spin on this four row slot. You can play the slot on your desktop computers, as well as, mobile devices powered by Android, Windows or iOS.

When making your spins on the slot you will get immersed in a world of bright tropical flowers and fluttering butterflies. Symbols you will come across are playing card symbols like K, J, Q, and A. You will also come across theme influenced symbols like three tropical flowers and a shining staked butterfly.

There is a wild symbol in the game which appears anywhere on the reels to substitute other symbols apart from the scatter.

When you get an entire reel covered by stacked butterfly symbols, you will have the re-spin feature activated. When this happens, all the butterfly symbols will fly to the left part of the same row that’s not occupied by the butterfly symbols next to budding flowers. These symbols will remain into position until the feature comes to a close. The more the butterflies you get on the reels, the bigger your win will be; this can get up to a Mega Win.

The scatter symbols are represented by the purple flowers.

Getting a minimum of three scatters unlocks the bonus game. The number of spins will be determined by the scatter symbols you get. Three scatters will give you seven free spins but it is not yet clear how many spins more of these scatters earn you.

When the bonus game is active, all the symbols will be replaced by cocoons. As the game transforms into auto-mode for the free spins, the cocoons will burst giving rise to butterflies. The number of butterflies will be counted at the end of the session and converted into real money winnings.

From the video footage, we can say that Butterfly Staxx is a simple game which provides the player with a relaxed and soothing atmosphere. We can term Butterfly Staxx as a low variance slot. From each free spin during the bonus game, you can win as much as 120 times your stake. Getting full seven butterfly spins can make you win as much as 840 times your bet.

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NetEnt’s Scruffy Duck Slot Review

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NetEnt is known to have interesting titles for their slots and they

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have drawn their inspiration from childhood classic stories. In this new slot, we will get to enjoy in the adventure of scruffy duck.

Scruffy duck slot comes with 25 paylines and 5 reels. The slot can be played on a tablet, mobile device or desktop computer. The slot has a duck theme and also comes with expanding wilds and multipliers. There is also a free spins feature which makes your gaming interesting and the potential to win more.

You duty on the slot is to make sure that the duck in the game pull through the day and not succumb to the intimidation of the stylish and snazzy ducks in the pond with him. The random wilds and double features will make your gaming experience worth every second.

The high value symbols are represented by four individual ducks where one has a mobile phone, another has a gift, the other has a lollipop and the fourth one has a baseball cap. There are other symbols on the slot represented by card face values. There is A, K, J and Q. the highest paying symbol is the duck with the mobile phone, getting five of a kind of these will earn you 400 coins.

The wild symbol on the slot is represented by a swan that will expand and fill all positions on the reel ones a win is availed. The wild will replace other symbols in the winning line apart from the scatter symbol.

There is an expanding wild feature where the wild appears in the base game as well as the free spins feature. The expanding wild will substitute for all symbols apart from the free spins symbol and will expand to cover the entire reel when it is part of the winning combo. The scruffy duck will transform into a pretty swan when it expands.

Free Spins Feature

To have this feature activated, you’ll need to land three free spins symbols on the third, fourth and fifth reels. You will have to then pick from the diving ducks to have a free spins and modifier combination activated.

What are the modifier combinations you get with the free spins?

Symbol Removal Feature: Getting this will earn you twelve free spins and only high value symbols will be on play here; the card values acting as symbols on the slot will be removed.

Multiplier Feature: Getting this feature activated will earn you fifteen spins and every payline landed in the feature is trebled.

Double Feature: Two of these four features will be randomly chosen in this round will be active during the six free spins awarded.

Colossal Wilds Feature: When this feature is in play, you get giant 2×2 and 3×3 wilds to the central reels on each of the ten spins awarded. When the feature is active you can get the expanding wilds on the first and fifth reels.

Random Wilds Feature: You get eight free spins. The reels will get two and five random wilds on each of the free spins. The downside here is that the random wilds in this case will not expand.

All in all Scruffy Duck is an interesting slot with high quality graphics and sound. The slot is said to have a return to player rate of 96.4%.

Good Luck!

Endorphina Software Review

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Endorphina Software Company is comprised of highly qualified professionals

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who have a huge wealth of experience in the world of online casino games creation. Endorphina is making use of state of the art technology to make sure that your online gaming experience is not compromised. You will be lured into playing more of their games thanks to the thrill that the games are meant to offer.

Since Endorphina is dedicated to serve all kinds of clients in the gaming industry, they develop games that will be relevant to newbie players and high roller players in the industry. This software company has most of their attention directed to developing good algorithms for their games.

All algorithms used on their games are independently tested to make sure that the games are fair and cannot be tempered with by third party members.

The diversified games offered by Endorphina are developed after a thorough market analysis has been conducted. This is a unique approach used by the company to make sure that all games offered are appealing to the players and that they will be profitable to the operators alike. Most of these games are relevant to players since they are based on most of the popular themes you will come across in the market.

The designers behind the development of these games always focus on the details to make each of the games understandable through simple themes and easy to play for the punters. To make sure that their games are easy to incorporate in multiple systems the developers have made the API versatile. With all these factors taken care of, Endorphina is without doubt a trustworthy partner and profitable to the casino operators.

Accolades Endorphina has acquired

During the Entertainment Arena Expo, Aendorphina was crowned as the product of the year.

At the Slots Guide; they were given The Ninja and Satoshi’s Secret Reader’s Choice slot 2015. During this event they were also awarded with The Ninja Second Place in the best new online slot 2015 and the best online slot developer 2015.

Endorphina Casino Games

Through the experienced developers, they have been able to come up with quality games that have a myriad of properties. These games have different bonus features, themes and paylines.

Some of the games developed by Endorphina are; 2027 ISS, Slotomoji, Cuckoo, Diamond Vapor, VooDoo, Chunjie,  The Ninja, The Vikings, Jetsetter, 2016 Gladiators, Twerk, Fairy Tale, Minotaurus, Origami, Stone Age, Macarons, Wild Fruits, and safari in a myriad of more.

Some of the classifications on endorphina’s slot games are classic games, unique games, oriental games, horror games, 3D games, fruit games, ethnic games and cute games.

Endorphina’s Collaborations & Partnerships

Endoprhina has been successful thanks to their unique and strategic collaborations. This has been made possible by their unique development skills and quality games they have brought to the market.

Some of the happy partners working with Endorphina are Bet Construct, Soft Swiss, Every Matrix, EASIT, iSoftBet, Slotegrator, and Europe Bet.

They also have collaborated with media partners like Pathos Online, Askgamblers, Vegas Slots Online, Slots Up, LCB, Gaming with Bitcoin, Casino Avenue, Newbonuses, Casino Bonuses Now, BestCasinoSlots, slots 4 play, Login Casino, Slot Catalog, and online casino reports in a myriad of more.

First Overview of New NetEnt Copy Cat Slot

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NetEnt has launched a new and cuddly new slot that is due for release

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on 23rd May, 2017 a month later after the Fairytale Legends: Hansel and Gretel is released. The slot has a playful and colourful look that complements the good work NetEnt are always doing.

A cat is known to be an independent and sassy creature. In the slot you will come across a suave red cat, princess in pink and a grumpy blue cat. On the reels you will come across all a cat needs to groom, eat and to play. There are symbols like the fish bone, ball of yarn, toy mice and bottles of milk.

The slot comes with five reels, three rows and twenty-five paylines. These cats that you will come across on the reels are not the normal cats that you might have in your house; these cats can copy themselves on the reels to give you big wins. The slot has the free spins feature and the copy cats feature. The red cat in the slot is the most valuable and can give you as many as twenty times your bet amount when you get five of them across the reels.

Copy Cats slot is accommodative to all kinds of players which make it possible for you to make a bet with as little as $0.25 to as much as $125 for a spin.

The slot can be played from your tablet computer, desktop computers and mobile devices.

The Copy Cat Feature

The golden cat with the purple ball of yarn represents the wild symbol and is able to substitute any symbol to complete a winning combination apart from the bonus symbol. When on the base game, it is possible to have the golden wild landing on the first reel fully stacked triggering the copy cats feature. The cat symbols on the second, third, fourth and fifth reels will turn into the same cat symbol as the one on the first reel. If the triggering cat is a wild, then all instances of the other cat symbols will be wilds.

The Free Spins Feature

You get ten free spins when you have the scatter symbol on the first, third and fifth reels. The scatter in this game is represented by the bell. While on the free spins feature, it is possible to have the copycat feature activated as well. If the activating cat symbol is a wild, the other cats on the reels will also convert into wilds and you will get a new payout with regard to the bet you placed on the specific spin.

During the feature, hope that luck will be on your side as you can retrigger the free spins.

From the footage released by NetEnt about the game, it seems that the game will be extraordinary and comes packed with a lot of entertainment as well. From the base and the bonus features, it is possible to get payouts of as much as 200 times your wager.

From the small show about the slot, it seems to be a low to medium kind of slot which can prove to be lucrative in the long run. Have your paws ready and whiskers cleaned  for world class entertainment.

 

Good Luck!

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