Welcome to the Slot Selection on Gambling TV made in collaboration with SlotBeats where each week we countdown the top slot releases in the igaming space.
During this week’s edition, we look into Play’n GO‘s new Piano Club title, Electric Elephant‘s spin on a legendary detective, Kalamba Games‘ investigation into alien activity and GAMING1’s Chinese New Year race course.
First up is Electric Elephant’s new spin on the legendary Sherlock Holmes transforming him into a canine version, Sherlock Bones, powered by Relax Gaming.
This title is a 5×3 video slot that initially offers 243 paylines yet includes a Rolling Respins feature that adds an additional four rows which increases the paylines on offer to 16,807.
During the game, if a Wild symbol lands anywhere on the reels, the bonus reel will unlock and spin. Once the Wild lands, it will expand downwards and stick in place if a bone lands underneath it, which will trigger the Rolling Respins feature.
Once this mode commences, players will be awarded respins until they receive a win. After each win, all Sticky Wilds will walk to the next reel on the left and a new row will be added to the top of the reels, increasing the number of ways to win.
Second on our list Play’n GO brings music to the players’ ears in its latest inclusion to its slots portfolio with The Paying Piano Club.
This 3×3 video slot has five paylines and includes a Wild symbol which can appear Stacked.
The title has a medium volatility implemented within the game and an RTP of 96.26 per cent.
During the game, the Win Multiplier is always available. Players can trigger a multiplier by landing a stacked Wild on a winning spin. The multiplier value is selected and then applied to the win of the triggering spin. Getting one or more stacked Wilds on a spin activates one random multiplier.
Furthermore, if the player lands three Band Member Scatter symbols it will trigger the Free Spins round, awarding the user with five initial spins. Once the round commences, each Gold Coin Scatter increases all the available multipliers by one and retriggers an additional one Free Spin.
Up next is GAMING1’s new Chinese New Year-themed slot Astro The Great Race as players prepare themselves to compete in the famous Emperor’s Cup.
Taking place in the era of the Jade Emperor, the five-reel title offers 10 different bonuses as players make their way around the Astral Race track.
Each of these bonuses symbolise the various events taking place during the Emperor Race in the famous Chinese astrological tale.
After each game the player wins, they will be offered a fortune cookie which will reveal a number between 0 and 6. The selected number will determine how many spaces the player moves on the track.
If the player stops on one of the ten bonus spaces they will trigger the corresponding bonus. Furthermore, once the player lands or advances past the finish line, they will take part in the New Year of the Emperor feature.
Finally, SlotBeat’s Slot of the Week goes to Kalamba Games’ 60s extra-terrestrial mystery-themed title Agent 51.
Channelling its inner Roswell, Agent 51 is a 5×3, 20 payline video slot which incorporates the titles K-Loop feature and Free Spin modes to gain additional entertainment elements.
During the base game, whenever the Accumulation symbol appears on the reels, a symbol is activated on the Collection Meter.
On every tenth spin within the base game, all the active symbols in the Collection Meter become the Special Expanding symbols. For each of these symbols that are active, the Special Expanding symbol expands to cover all positions on the column on which it landed, as long as the expansion creates at least one winning combination.
The Accumulation symbol appears with a x2 or x3 multiplier, which will activate one of the four top paying symbols on the Collection Meter with the multiplier attached to it. All the wins resulting from the Expanded symbols are multiplied by the value shown on the Collection Meter.
If the player lands three or more Wild symbols, it will trigger the Free Spins round which awards the player with eight spins. Before the round commences, an initial Special Expanding symbol is randomly selected.
Whenever the Accumulation symbol lands within this mode, a random inactive symbol on the Collection Meter is selected to become the Special Expanding symbol.
Furthermore, the title comes with the Kalamba’s renowned HyperBonus. If the player selects this mode, a Free Spin bonus variant is provided with a number of initial spins according to the bet selected.
Agent 51 comes with a high volatility level implemented within the title and an RTP of 96.17 per cent, yet this can increase within the HyperBonus mode, depending on the level, with the highest being 96.73 per cent on Level three.