Check Out NextGen’s Newest Creation Egyptian Rise Slot
NextGen is a very popular software provider with lots of games in their collection. They are known for having great graphics and an unique design. Although we expect nothing less than the best from them, they still surprise us in a good way with every new game release. This time we are talking about their upcoming release called Egyptian Rise.
As the name already tells, the main inspiration source for this slot is Ancient Egypt and NextGen has done a great job in terms of the games’ visual appearance. As it would be expected, players will see the most popular Egyptian themed symbols like sphinx cat, pharaoh, scarab and others. What makes this game even more interesting is the fact that everything about it is quite unexpected, there are no scatter symbols and an uncertain amount of free spins.
So the game has 5 reels and 243 ways to win and it has a standard construction where winnings are paid from leftmost to right. As bonus features it has re-spins and a free spins bonus. When player gets a win, he is rewarded with a free re-spin and a wild symbol is added to the reels to improve the chances of getting a consecutive win.
If that happens, another re-spin and another wild is added to the reels and if the player manages to win on the 4th consecutive re-spin, he receives the pharaoh free spins bonus. This bonus is unique as it has no concrete amount for the free spins. However, on the right side of the reels there is a pharaoh meter and when the player starts his free spins, the meter is full and has 3 pharaohs standing there.
If the player gets an empty spin, one of the pharaohs disappear from the meter, and the free spins ends when there are no more pharaohs on the meter. Luckily when starting the free spins, 5 wilds are added to the reels and that helps in getting consecutive wins. Having that said, players can bet from 0.40$ to 80$ in a single spin.
What We Love
First of all we love that this game is so quirky yet sophisticated and unexpected. The game design is really beautiful and the bonus features are rewarding and exciting. We really enjoy the fact that there are cost free re-spins because even when you don’t manage to trigger the pharaoh feature, it still gives you an extra opportunity to score a nice winning.
What We Do Not Like
Although we have said numerous great things about this game, we do feel like it is missing a wild multiplier. Having 243 ways to win definitely increases the players chances to win, but at the same time, we feel like getting a win of 1,000 x bet could be very hard to achieve, especially as in many cases players will manage to get only a few free spins and end up with 20 x- 30 x bet win.
Yes, we do think that this game is really worth looking forward to and trying out. It has a really one of a kind appearance, the sounds are great and the bonus features can be rewarding, if you are lucky enough.
We thought that this game is exciting and we especially enjoyed the fact that the free spins are triggered by re-spins and not scatters.