Being a Playtech slot we had certain expectations about this Jackpot Giant slot machine. First the jackpot prize needs to be immense, and secondly the graphics and game play needs to be monstrous.
Thank-fully, this Jackpot Giant video slot passes the test. Set in a luscious grassy plains, with snow touched volcanic peaks in the distance, these rocky graphics will take you back to a time when the wheel was still trial and error.
You have all the familiar A, K, Q, J symbols, all nicely chiselled out from rock, two stacked symbols showing the giant on different adventures, as well as the higher paying orange, blue and pink crystal symbols.
Then there’s the two you’ll be eagle-eyed searching for, and the ones giving you the biggest wins of the game.
First is the giant’s hand overflowing with gold coins (which you can only hope, end up in your pocket), and the golden wild symbol which helps keep your budget ticking along.
Finally, you have the volcanic bonus symbol that triggers an eruption of wins when on reel 1 and 5.
More on that in a moment.
First, before you read any further, you should know that the Jackpot Giant slot game comes with 50 pay lines – so the minimum you can bet here is 0.50 in cash. And the maximum is a considerably smaller than most other Playtech slots, at only 4.00 per spin.
Apart from the jackpot prize, which we will tell you how to win in a sec, this pick me bonus game allows you to win some instant cash prizes as you pick 3 out of the 6 volcanoes that appear on screen.
You can trigger The Giant Bonus by finding the aforementioned bonus symbol on reel 1 and on reel 5.
This will then take you to a screen where you get to pick which volcanoes to erupt, each with a possible cash prize.
You get 3 picks, but on any pick you could be rewarded with an extra pick, or be lucky enough to win all the prizes on offer.
This is not a high paying bonus game, but it hits frequently enough that the extra 10x – 15x your bet wins will keep your casino balance topped up, so you can keep spinning for that huge jackpot win.
The prize money often hits over the 1 million mark making it one of the bigger casino jackpots out there, and definitely worth playing.
However, it’s a hard one to catch as this giant likes to keep his casino coins close to his chest.
You will need to find 5 wild symbols on payline number 1 to trigger the jackpot win. But that is easier said than done.
In our few hours of game play the maximum number of wilds we managed to find on screen at any one time was 3 and more often than not it would be 2. Let alone them being on line 1.
But that’s not unusual, jackpots aren’t meant to be easy to trigger.
And there’s a catch. In order to be eligible to win the jackpot money you will have to bet the maximum amount.
Which is only 4 in cash per spin, but that’s still only feasible if you have a large bank roll and the patience to sit and spin hoping that the volcano gods are on your side.
Not impossible, and in theory it only needs one spin to win, but you need to be able to afford the spins.
The graphics, sounds and animations are what we have come to expect from a Playtech slot machine. Detailed, and effective.
Yet we can’t help feel that the pick me bonus doesn’t reward high enough to thrill, and that top jackpot prize feels a far stretch away.
That’s said, it’s a fun game to play and you can get some decent wins in the base game. So the action is always flowing and your balance won’t decrease too rapidly.
Worth a spin if you are looking for a different type of jackpot slot game with a quirky theme and can afford that max bet.Play Now at Coral »
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