Animals take centre stage in the two newest slots to hit the online casino shelves, namely The Falcon Huntress and Wonder Hounds.
The Falcon Huntress – Thunderkick
Created by Thunderkick, The Falcon Huntress is a superb but highly unusual looking 5 reel, 9 payline video slot. A tented encampment in the barren Gobi Desert is the setting for this historical Asian adventure. The symbols are crafted in the form of an ornately designed tapestry and look rather lovely. Central to the action is the falcon of the game’s title which acts as both the wild and the scatter.
The highlights of the gameplay are the 2 features. First up is the Expanding Wins feature – these can trigger following any successful spin and see the winning symbol or expand to fill the whole of the reel. A new consideration is then made with the stacked symbols in position.
See 3 falcons fly into view on the same spin to trigger the second extra, the Bonus Game feature. Here you can look forward to 10 free spins. Re-triggers are possible here too. If you enjoy the Asian theme but are tired of the usual trips to Imperial China then The Falcon Huntress offers something completely different – and wins of over 10,000 times your total bet on each spin!
Wonder Hounds – NextGen Gaming
We’re on much more familiar turf in the second new release, Wonder Hounds. It’s a 5 reel, 25 payline video slot from NextGen Gaming where a trio of doggies are the stars of the show. The British pup Winchester, the Chinese dog Jinse and the American hound Ace can all randomly turn wild at the end of any spin.
The main attraction here is the Free Games feature – landing 3, 4 or 5 scatters will get you a payday of 4, 15 or 100 times your total bet as well as 8, 12 or 15 free spins. Before those free spins play out, a cascade of between 1 and 15 wilds will drop on to the reels. These will lock in place for the duration of the feature. Any wilds that hit during those free spins also become sticky. Hope to see the Wonder Hounds transform into wilds too.
Cute puppies might be the theme here but don’t get tricked into thinking that Wonder Hounds is a gentle game. The variance here is high so you can expect plenty of swings – you can win up to 6,000 times your bet on every spin.
If you’re a canine lover then Wonder Hounds should appeal. Even if you don’t consider dogs to be man’s best friend, the extra wilds in the bonus round make this doggie-themed video slot worth considering.
Both The Falcon Huntress and Wonder Hounds are on general release now – I recommend you play them at VideoSlots Casino. You are welcomed with 11 no deposit free spins on NetEnt’s Starburst as well as a 100% first deposit bonus up to £200.
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