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Witch Pickings Slot Review

Can you cast a spell on these reels to help you win big?
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NextGen likes to try out different styles of gameplay with their video slots, and this Witch Pickings slot machine is a prime example of something a little different.

A 5 reel, 25 payline slot, what you get here is a bright and colourful game full of rich graphics, a unique soundtrack and an almost endless combo of free spins options (which we’ll get to in a bit).

Set in a fairytale world where three happy witches reside, you are taken far away from your normal life to one that can either reward you with magical spins, or send you back to earth with a bump.

Witch Pickings slot features & symbols

The brightly coloured and styled A, K, Q, J, 10 and 9 symbols are the lowest paying across the five reels.

The top paying ones, in order from lowest to highest, are the black cat pendant, the ink potion bottle, the smouldering cauldron and the fairytale castle charm.

All of which combine to bring you little wins here and there during the base game, keeping your online casino balance ticking over.

The theme is more cute and cartoony than some of the more realistic style you might be use to, like in the Spin Sorceress slot online.

A special gamble feature

You can find in most NextGen slots, and it helps add some bigger wins to the game. What does this do?

On any win you can press the little purple mushroom with a heart and club on it that pops up from behind the spin button and get a chance to double, quadruple or lose your win.

To potentially double it, you pick the next colour of the card to turn, or to quadruple your winnings you pick the right suit. A feature that can help top up your smaller wins that are less than your bet, or if you are feeling lucky, turn a big win in to an even bigger one.

If you pick wrong though, you will lose your win, but then, that’s why it’s called ‘gamble feature’. Its’ a small price to pay for a potentially bigger win and some added excitement.

  • Software: NextGen
  • Min Bet: 0.40
  • Max Bet: 80.00
  • Slot Type: Video
  • Paylines: 25 Paylines
  • Reels: 5 Reels
  • Return to Player: 95.799 - 95.930%
  • Variance: Medium-high
  • Free Spins: 5 Free spins with multiple features
  • Wilds: Purple orb is wild and substitutes for all symbols except scatters
  • Other Bonus Games: Gamble Feature
  • Mobile: Yes
By SlotSumo | Updated: Jun 8th 2016 | Rating 2.8
Witch Pickings slot comes with a selection of free spins features

The Witches Bonus aims to entertain

Find three or more of the witch scatter symbols anywhere on screen and you will get to choose how you like your 5 free spins games concocted.

When you do you will be taken to a screen where you get to pick from 3 features, one each of the blue, red and green witch.

A little like you’ll find in the Spin Lab slot, but not quite as complicated, which is a good thing.

What are these special features you ask? Well here’s the full list:

  • Blue Witch pick:
    • 1) In’Symbols the Same’ high paying symbols morph into one of the randomly selected symbols.
    • 2) The randomly selected symbol comes stacked in the ‘Symbols Stacked’.
    • 3) The randomly selected symbol will reward you with a random prize every time it shows up in the ‘Symbol Prizes’.
  • Red Witch pick:
    • 1) Expanding Wilds
    • 2) Extra Wilds
    • 3) Wild Multipliers
  • Green Witch pick:
    • 1) All Wins Multiplied up to 5x
    • 2) Pays Both Ways reels
    • 3) 5 Extra Free Games increasing the number from 5 to 10 in total.

As you can see there’s plenty of chances with the multiple features to try you luck over and over again to see which combination works best for you during the free spins.

And what’s great here is that the free spins are relatively easy to get, occurring every 50 – 100 spins or so.

How much can you win though?

Well due to the medium to high variance nature of this slot machine we’ve won as a little as 2x our bet upwards of 50x with the opportunity for plenty more to be had – especially if you combine those multipliers.

Is NextGen’s Witch Pickings slot worth a spin?

With a return to player rate of 95.7% – 95.9%, and a betting range from 0.40 up to 80.00, this gives all types of players the chance at getting a decent return.

However, the exciting free spins are where you will win the most in this casino game.

Add the fact that you can play both the Witch Pickings mobile slot and online slot, and you’ve got you no reason not to give it a try.

That said, overall, the base game can be a little slow, but when you hit the bonus game you’re suddenly whisked off in to a magical cocktail of potential.

And if this casino slot doesn’t satisfy you, can always try out the every popular Happy Halloween from Play’n GO.

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Witch Pickings Review
  • By NextGen
  • RTP: 95.799 - 95.930%
  • 5 Reels, 25 Paylines
  • Min Bet: 0.40
  • Max Bet: 80.00
  • Free spins feature with ability to pick multiple bonus features for added excitement
  • Rich graphics, sounds and animations
  • Play at online, mobile and tablet casinos
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