This Microgaming Huangdi slot machine has a few surprises waiting as you head back to China approximately 2500 BC for a historic battle.
Microgaming have chosen to base this Huangdi The Yellow Emperor video slot around the fierce battle between the Yanhuang tribe, led by Huangdi himself, and the Nine Li Tribe, led by Chiyou.
You’ll find swords and unique weapons, as well as Huandgi as the high paying symbols, mixed in with the more familiar A – 10 symbols created to blend in with the overall theme thanks to their calligraphic style.
All of this set on a backdrop of the battle ground where the 5 reels and 25 paylines provide all the action.
You may not have heard of the battle, but you’ll be seeking to win the way with these interesting slot features and, as expected from a Microgaming slot game, some free spin rounds.
One feature that you’ll find show up from time to time is that of the expanding high paying symbols.
The fact that all high paying symbols come stacked on reel 1 ,and the Yellow Emperor symbol across all five reels, means that you’re potentially in for some decent wins.
But, this Huangdi slot has a secret bonus; the potential to trigger expanding symbols.
This occurs when you get a full reel of the same symbol on reel 1, and at least another of the same symbol on reel 2 and 3 in a winning payline.
If you do then those other symbols will expand to fill the reels, hopefully creating some big 3, 4 or 5 of a kind wins.
Unfortunately though, it shows up rarely and even though when you find a full reel of symbols on the first, you often don’t find any more to create a winning payline.
That’s not to say you won’t. We got decent results in the Ariana slot, which is the same game as this Yellow Emperor, except under water.
Namely thanks to the free spins, which take this feature in to overdrive.
Find 3 or more of the the golden dragon scatter symbols and you’ll trigger 15 free spins.
Here, the expanding symbols feature is now a little more advanced allowing not only high paying symbols to expand, but also wild symbol.
What does this mean? Well, it means that you have a a chance to get some bigger wins and hopefully find that 30,000 top win.
Don’t get too excited though. We’ve entered the free spin games many times, as they seem to pop up quite often, and walked away with only a little top up of 5x – 10x our total bet.
That’s not to say you won’t have better luck, just don’t get disappointed if a big win don’t show every time.
You can also re-trigger the free spins by finding 3 or more scatters which is easier said than done.
Are there better mobile and online slot machines out there? Yes. This Huangdi game isn’t the best they’ve ever created, with the recent Jungle Jim slot and even the older iconic Immortal Romance providing more entertainment value.
But what this game does have is easy to spin reels, a feature that you don’t often see in Microgaming casino games, and a great betting range of 0.25 up to 125 per spin.
Which allows all types of players, old and new, small or large budgets, to have a few spins.
With frequently hitting free spin rounds, and those expanding symbols, there’s plenty of smaller win action that will appeal to low risk players.
However, those looking for bigger rewards should check out the medium variance Life Of Riches slot by Microgaming, which was released on the same day.
Go try it out for yourself and see if you can win the battle against the reels and come out on top in this Chinese themed game.Play Now at Casumo »
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