The Queen of the Nile 2 slot machine brings you wilds with multipliers and her choice of 4 free spins bonuses.
This is one of the Aristocrat slots that is usually sought out by players who’ve seen and loved the machine they found in many brick and mortar casino floors around the world.
But how does she fair when played at online casinos?
Compared to the original Queen of The Nile game, at first glance she certainly needs a little work.
The reels are much smaller and don’t use the available space that well, almost losing the 5×3 reels on the screen to the vast background.
There is no denying that if you weren’t a fan before opening up the Queen of the Nile 2, you’d probably take one look and run.
If you are a fan of the first Queen of the Nile slots you’ll notice that this sequel has 5 more paylines, making it a 25 payline machine, which gives you a few more opportunities to hit some winning symbols.
Keeping with familiarity Aristocrat have kept all the same symbols from the first; with Queen Cleopatra as the wild, the golden pyramid as the scatter, and then some scarabs, hieroglyphics, and higher paying sphinx and golden ring symbols.
These are all still accompanied by the regular A – 9 lower paying slot symbols which don’t really fit in with the whole Ancient Egyptian slot theme but so be it.
Simplicity and familiarity are what makes this Aristocrat game easy to play. Yes the sounds and graphics might be a little outdated compared to newer slot games online, like Microgaming’s Game of Thrones slot, but it still has its rustic charms.
Who, after all, doesn’t love a good Egyptian slot theme?
From the hieroglyphics on the blue background, to the varying symbols and Queen Cleo in her full makeup, this couldn’t be more Egyptian if you’d named it the Cleopatra MegaJackpots slot.
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If you are a fan of slots with free spin games, then our Queen of the Nile 2 review will definitely interest you.
Because Aristocrat decided to change the way that the free spins work in this second instalment of their cleo series. In the original you got a fixed 15 free spins and 3x multiplier for getting 3 pyramid scatter symbols.
Here you get to choose your own fate… up to a point. You’ve got four free spin games each with a different number of spins available and an accompanying multiplier.
Pick wisely time-traveller.
This queen might not be as beautiful as you’d hoped, but her treasures are as real as you or I.
Personally we like to play the high-risk tactic and choose between the 5 and 10 free games with the higher multipliers.
At the end of the day if you manage to line up a row of high paying symbols, like the sphinx or gold ring with the wild symbol (which pays x2), along with a high multiplier of x10… Then you won’t care how ugly Cleo is looking at the moment, you’ll marry her on the spot and swear off all other slot machines for the rest of your life.
Who said romance is dead hey?
We’ve walked away with 40 – 50x our bet on average, more if you pick some of the safer options, but obviously there’s more that can be gained if you are brave enough.
With a betting range of 0.25 to 50 cash, this slot game allows a wide variety of different players to spin.
But it’s dated graphics and sounds are for the more hardcore fans of Aristocrat slots than those wanting to try out an exciting action packed slots experience.
If we had to choose between a game with the same theme and iconic queen, then we’d probably have to choose IGT’s Cleopatra slot, the MegaJackpots version or even the Cleopatra Plus slot for some extra special wins.
That’s not to say that this Queen of the Nile II online slot machine is bad. Far the opposite; it’s simple, and fun, and has the big wins to prove it.
It’s whether you can enjoy a simple slot after having played so many of the high-thrill graphically impressive slots that other casino software providers games have given us since this old bird came out.Play Now at GUTS »
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