Netent designers have designed a superb game based on the creatures you find on the North Pole: penguins, polar bears, wolves and whales. There is even a human presence, a beautiful Eskimo with her igloo. The video slot graphics are rather good. The game is full of sound effects but with little music.
Icy wonders is a slot machine with 5 reels and 30 paylines. The game has a wild, scatter and at least 2 progressive jackpots you may also win free spins and a bonus game.
Players will be satisfied with the wide range of bets. One can bet from 1 to 4 coins per line. In denominations of 0.01 to 0.50$/£/€.so you can bet 0, 01 $/£/€ to 60 $/£/€ a reasonable range.
All the combinations pay left to right, only the highest, on the same activated line makes you win. In addition all winnings obtained on several lines are added together.
2 progressive jackpots
Icy wonders video slot has at least 2 progressive jackpots. They gradually increase while you are playing. Actually a small amount is debited from your bet and added to the big lot. The amount you stand to win is shown on top left and right of the screen. To win the wonder jackpot, you have to get 4 stars while for the mega wonder jackpot you need 5. These stars are not actually symbols but they randomly appear on the items.
The whale is a wild symbol. It can be substituted for other symbols to complete a wining combination. However it does not substitute for jackpot symbols. The scatter and penguin launch the bonus game. if you manage to get 2, 3, 4 or 5 wild on the same activated payment line, you win 5, 200, 2000 or 7500 coins a huge amount excluding the progressive jackpot.
The Eskimo girl is the scatter symbol. This means that it does not need to appear in a line on an enabled payline to win. If you obtain 2, 3, 4 or 5 on the screen regardless of its placement on the reels, you win 2, 4, 50 or 400 coins. Plus, from 3 Eskimo symbols you win free spins.
You win 1, 20 or 30 free spins when 3, 4 or 5 scatter appear anywhere on the screen. During these free spins all you winnings are doubled. If you mange to obtain 3, 4 or 5 Eskimo symbols you win 10, 20, 30 free spins plus additional free rounds. These spins can be triggered again.
To launch the bonus game you have to get 3 penguin symbols on the same payment activated line. The reels gradually disappear to give way to a small ice floe where there are 12 penguins. When you click on the penguins, they give you a fish which makes you win some money. However 3 penguins will give you 3 fish bones which makes you lose. As soon as you get one the bonus game ends.
Icy wonders is particularly consistent. You have free spins which can be triggered again, a bonus game and 2 progressive jackpots. The game is captivating ; you should try it at once.