At the start of 2018 many top notch gaming providers launched their wonderful casino games in the gaming market. At first most of these slot machines are released in land casinos and then sooner come to online casinos.
According to last year statistics there were approximately 167.69 thousand slot machines and other gaming devices available in Nevada in 2017 in comparison to way back 1965 survey that showed only 25.45 slot machines which itself shows how the number increased over the years.
Also these slots are optimized for smartphone and tablets making playing on the go with much easier access to most of the games available at online casinos with just a tap of your finger. The start of 2018 is every exciting and slots released this month are wonderful that offer big wins. Here are the six wonderful new slot games to enjoy this month in 2018. These slot games can be enjoyed with your cell phone and moreover there are some big bonuses available at online casinos along with free spins to enjoy them.
Asgard is an epic slot release by Realtime Gaming (RTG) that takes you to one of the Nine Worlds of Norse mythology. The slot features Norse mighty gods, who are the rulers of Asgard, a place located in the sky, and willing to help you win some hefty payouts during this adventure. You can meet Freya, Loki, Thor and Odin in the All Ways Pays game offering doubling Golden Wilds and a bonus game with four different free spins features. The more you play, the more lucrative bonus features you will unlock including free games with tripled prizes, extra Wilds, bonus Wild Multipliers and morphing symbols. During the base game, you can also benefit from the randomly activated Thunderbolt feature turning up to five reels Wild.
Asgard uses a standard 5×3 layout and offers 243 ways to win, meaning that you will win as long as you land identical symbols on adjacent reels left to right. Choose a bet according to your bankroll and you are good to go. You can activate up to 1,000 uninterrupted spins if you like and speed up the spinning of the reels.
The maximum payout in the game stands at 6,000 coins. Land 5 Scatters and you will win 1,250x your bet. Thanks to doubling Golden Wild, the winning combos with substitutes included will pay doubled payouts. During free spins, winnings can be even higher thanks to multipliers going up to 5x.
2. Fu Chi
Fu Chi Slot, is another new release from RTG. The Chinese new year begins from 16 February 2018 and the Chinese Zodiac 2018 is the year of the Dog, RTG is soon releasing this video slot themed on this new year. It’s an oriental-themed slots that focuses on a lucky dog, incidentally the Dog happens to be the wild. It completes a winning combination when it substitutes symbols adjacent to it bar the scatter. Essentially it doubles all payouts (2x).
The game has 50 adjustable paylines, 5 reels and pays a top progressive jackpot of 30,000x your stake. The developer spruced up the slots with a free spins feature that awards up to 30 free spins. Paying symbols across the reels are low value Chinese symbols, red lanterns, scatter (Zodiac), firecrackers, apples, lotus flowers and bags of coins.
Because it’s a 50 payline slots it is advised that you play it with all the lines activated. Depending on the size of your budget (bankroll) start playing with a minimum bet of $1 plus per spin. Read the ‘Help Screen’ when you play in real money mode as it tells you which symbols pays the top cash prize at different coin levels.
The free spins bonus mode is initiated when three or more Chinese Zodiac scatters appear any position on the reels. The wild also serves as a scatter improving your chances of trigger the free spins. The amount of scatters that pitch are proportionate to the free spins, three scatters award 10 free spins, four awards 20 and five awards 30.
When the free spins is activated with just scatters no wilds appear during the feature-the amount of free spins awarded will be doubled meaning that you’ll get 60 free spins. If you are lucky enough to re-trigger the free spins you’ll earn cool 120 free spins. The nice bit about this is that all wins are tripled (3x).
Fu Chi has 2 jackpots, A Minor and Major, the can be triggered randomly after each spin. The Minor jackpots pays around $250 and the Major jackpot $1,000. You can enjoy this slot soon at Ignition casino, Slotocash casino and various other online casinos.
3. Shanghai Lights
Shanghai Lights is another video slot from RTG that takes you to Far East where you celebrate an entertaining night life at Shanghai as this city is one of the largest in China and main shipping and trading hub of the country. The slots features 50 paylines that can be adjusted, 5 reels and pays a top non-progressive jackpot of 50,000x your stake.
Against the backdrop of the reels you’ll see Shanghai and the majestic Yangtze river. Paying symbols on the reels are two distinguished gentleman dressed to the nines, two beautiful girls, low value cards, dragon coins (scatters), wild and the Shanghai Lights logo incidentally it’s also the highest paying symbol. Payouts occur when you land three symbols of the same kind. Shanghai Nights offers players an average return percentage of about 96% or a house edge of 4%. For every $100 you spend on the game you’ll more or less get back $96.
In this slot the wild symbol pitches only on reels 3, 4 and 5, it completes winning combinations when it substitutes the other symbols except the dragon coin scatters. The wild doubles all payouts (2x).
The free spins feature is played when three dragon coin scatters appear any position, for three scatters you’ll receive 5 free spins. It’s a free spins feature that can be re-triggered up to 5 times meaning that you could pocket as many as 25 free spins. When you finish the free spins the Super Free Spins mode is played.
Three Super Spins will be awarded with a myriad of upgrades, try to land as many scatter pays during the free spins in order to get the maximum wins during the Super Spins. Should there be no scatter wins during the feature the Shanghai logo pops up on reels 2, 3, 4 and 5 offering some solid payouts.
A scatter payout will be added to the Shanghai Lights logo which transforms the 5th reels into a wild. If a player has 2x scatter pays an upgrade of 5x is on the cards and winning combinations gained with wilds will be tripled. Four and Five scatter pays transform reels 3 and 4 into wilds, now for every scatter pay that pitches during the Super Spins an additional Super Spin is added. Play this game with your cell phone or PC at various online casinos.
4. Pied Piper
If you remember the famous poem The Pied Piper of Hamelin by Robert Browning, this slot is based on the similar theme from the town of Hamlin in Germany, on the story of the rat-catcher. Developed by Quickspin this slot is a 40 payline video slot with 4×5 reels that pays a non-progressive jackpot of 800 coins. It’s fitted with a free spins bonus mode that awards 10 free spins, a Piper re-spins that allows you to pocket an additional 5 re-spins along with walking wilds when the Piper Wild pitches.
The graphics are depicted as cartoon like, symbols on the reels are cards (10 to Ace), bags full of gold, keys, 2 cracking wilds, kings, queens and princesses. The symbol that pays the top cash prize is the King, 5 on an active payline pays 10 times your wager. The payouts offered by the high value symbols could have been better.
You need to choose your average bet per spin, click on the spin button and check for any wins upon completion of each spin as the Pied Piper pays out on every 3 to 5 spins, wins during the base game are relatively small you do get payouts of around 15x to 20x your stake.
Pied Piper slots has 2 wilds starting with the Piper Wild and the mouse wild. The Piper Wild is a 4×1 stacked symbol that’s responsible for triggering the Piper Re-spins feature. Keep in mind that the Piper Wild only appears on reels 3, 4 or 5 during the main game and free spins feature. However, it does have an interesting feature, during the Piper Re-spins it walks to adjacent reels and it substitutes the other symbols bar the bonus scatter icon.
The free spins feature is played when three bonus scatter symbols appear any position on the reels, 10 free spins will be awarded. Of the bonus features this is the most important one and it’s also responsible for the biggest wins. With that being said it’s not easy to trigger it. On every spin 1 to 6 Mouse Wilds will be added to the reels.
In the free spins the mysterious Piper Wild can pop up at any time after each free spin which triggers the Piper re-spins feature
This slot game pays around 1,400x your stake that can be won randomly on a single spin during the free spins. You can enjoy this slot game at online casinos that accept US players.
5. Jumbo Joker
Jumbo Joker from Betsoft is a 3 reel 5 payline double reeled non-progressive jackpot online slot machine that pays a top cash prize of $2,000. Paying symbols on the reels are berries, bells, lemons, watermelons, treasure chests, grapes, the jokers and red 7s. The symbol that pays the top payout at the maximum bet per spin is the joker, hit 3 of them and you’ll pocket an impressive 2,000 coins.
Jumbo Joker offers return to player a theoretical payout ratio (RTP) of 95.3%. As to be expected from Betsoft the graphic quality is top-notch. The betting range starts with 1 to 10 coins. The minimum stake per spin is $0.01 up to $10, you can bet anything from 20, 40, 100 or 200 coins, hit enough winning combinations at the different levels you’ll end up triggering the Jumbo Meter. There’s a Max Bet button for the high rollers and an Auto Play feature that spins the reels automatically for you up to 100 times.
There’s only one bonus mode and it’s the Jumbo Meter. Up to 2,000 ($2,000) coins can be won if you succeed in hitting a combo of 3 treasure chests along with 3 Jokers. Additional payouts are offered through the Red 7s in combination with treasure chests.
To unlock Jumbo Joker’s riches you must increase your average bet per spin. You can bet one coin or you can increase them from 20 to 100 coins per wager on the Jumbo Meter. During the main game bets can be 10 coins which means that the Jumbo Meter will be set at 40 and 200 coins respectively. Up to 15 spins can be actived on the Jumbo Meter. If you manage a series of winning combinations the ‘Jumbo Meter Spins’ let’s you reap impressive rewards. You can play this awesome slot at Betsoft powered online casinos like the Rich casino and others.
6. Fantasy Mission Force
Fantasy Mission Force is another new slot from RTG with 20 paylines, 5 reels and it’s a progressive jackpot that pays around 50,000x your stake on a single spin.The theme of the slots is about a group of misfits who must rescue four allied generals kept hostage in a fortress somewhere in Canada. There’s loads of blasting action with a lot of Kabooms starting with a ‘Dynamite’ free spins feature and if you trigger the jackpot you’ll walk away with the spoils to the tune of $5,000 (50,000x your line bet).
Symbols on the reels are Lieutenant Don Wen, Lily (Femme Fatale), Billy (con artist), Sammy (Jackie Chan), knives, bombs, guns, grenades, cross, bows, maces and loads of other stuff. The slots is suitable to players with different budgets, as it is a progressive online slots.
It’s best to play with all 20 paylines activated because you want to maximize the payouts you get. The coin size starts with $0.01 up to $20.
The wild symbol completes a winning combo (doubles all payouts) when it substitutes symbols adjacent to it bar the scatter icon.
The free spins bonus game is triggered in an odd way, because a unique combination of scatters and wilds are required. When the Dynamite scatter pops up on the first reel and the wild pitches on the fifth reel the feature is activated.
Now, should the wild appear during the free spins payouts shoot up by 6 times. There’s a Brickford Fuse which will be added to the symbols, it’s crucial for the Kaboom! When 3 or more Bickford Fuses pop up on the reels you’ll get 3 extra free spins making it a rather lucrative yet difficult to trigger free spins feature. The progressive jackpot adds the ‘WOW’ factor to the game. During the main game it can be triggered randomly on every single spin, the top cash prize that can be won is $5,000.