Brought to you by Novomatic, Asian Fortune Slot is a five-reeler with 15 Paylines which transports you to the south-west of China. Visually, this November 2018 release is not especially complex, with a simple backdrop in dark red. But it comes with four progressive jackpots.
To win big, you’ll need the help of just about everyone’s favourite cute animal – the gorgeous panda bear. Play this game and learn why the mammal is considered a bringer of good luck in Chinese culture!
How to play
Prices kick off from 15p a spin up to a high-rolling £150 per go. Symbols here incorporate the usual less lucrative playing card icons plus Chinese-themed icons including golden coins, ingots, fans and dragons, the last of which is the most lucrative symbol, shelling out at a dozen times stake for five on a single line.
The All Ways gaming engine does away with classic Paylines. Instead, create winning icons with at least three similar icons, working from left to right and kicking off with Reel 1.
Asian Fortune slot special features
The Scatter is the gong, and there are two Wilds here. The blue yin yang icon as usual substitutes for all others except the Scatter, and you’ll only see it on Reels 2 and 4. Meanwhile, its red counterpart has the same function but displays only on the middle reel.
Activate this by landing a trio (or more) of gongs anywhere you like on the reels. Enjoy a payday worth up to 50x wager, plus 10 free goes.
While you’re playing this round, playing-card values are taken off the reels to leave only the more lucrative icons remaining. And, what’s more, you can retrigger the round with more Scatters, up to a hefty maximum of 20 freebies.
These are what make Asian Fortune stand out. Play for them when the red and blue yin yang Wilds rock up at the same time.
When you’re in the feature, you’ll be presented with a dozen gong Scatters, from which you take your pick to discover a luck-bringing panda. Uncover a hat-trick of your furry friends matching in blue, green, red or violet and win the relevant progressive jackpot.
These go up in value, as follows: Mini, Minor, Major and Grand.
Return to Player (RTP)
Return to Player or RTP is certainly not to be sneezed at in this game, at 96.21%, while volatility here is firmly on the higher side of medium.
This game could well appeal if you like to keep your games unfussy, and, of course, if you’re a fan of progressive jackpots. Overall, you should find Asian Fortunes a hugely enjoyable, at times even exhilarating slot to play.
That said, we know that Asian-themed slots have been done copiously before, and admittedly the visuals here aren’t the most exciting you’ll find anywhere. But it’s those jackpots that really make Asian Fortunes stand out.
Take it for a whirl in free demo mode and see how you get on. Remember to let us know what you thought.