Evoplay Entertainment reinvents the term ‘shooting stars’ with its latest slot Exploding Fruits. It involves filling of energy bars, explosions of symbols, cascades, Ultra Wilds and 27 to 64 win ways!
The game is fun, cosmic-themed and used classic and fruit symbols. There are 2 different jokers wilds and fresh features to keep you entertained. The grid expands to 1-4-4-4-1 during the free games and becomes more exciting.
Exploding Fruits is a 3-reeled slot with 3 rows and 27 ways to win in the base game. During the Free Spins, the game transforms into 5-reeled with 5 rows and 64 ways to win. You can play with 0.10 to 500 credits on all devices. The RTP is 96.00% and the volatility is medium.
The jackpot win per spin is 831 times your bet, which is possible during the free spins. In the main game, you can be rewarded with up to 79 times your stake per spin. The hit frequency of Exploding Fruits is 42%, which is very good. The features include the Energy bars that you fill, the Ultra Joker wilds and the Galaxy Free Spins.
Exploding Fruits is set on a cosmic blue background. You see a blue device that looks like a tiny alien ship on the bottom of the reels. It moves left and right with the spinning of the reels shooting the winning symbols. They explode and new symbols take their places popping from above. You can land all kinds of fruit: plums, lemons, oranges, grapes, cherries, watermelon slices. There is also a single BAR, a joker and a red 7. The images of the symbols are simple and illuminated during wins.
Over the reels, you see displayed the number of winning symbols and wins. On both sides of the grid, there are bars that get filled in yellow upon wins. The soundtrack is immersive and creates a nice cosmic travel feeling. The free spins play on a cosmic pink merging into purple background. The soundtrack is melodic and atmospheric. It is very pleasant and mixes with the sounds of wins and the device shifting below the reels.
There are 8 regular symbols and 2 Joker wilds. The regular ones are fruit types and some classic ones. To get a win you need 3 or 5 matching symbols on adjoining reels. they must start from the leftmost reel to the rightmost one. Winning symbols explode and free space immediately taken by new symbols from above. In the base game, you have up to 27 ways, while in free spins there are 64 ways to wins due to the larger grid.
The cherries and the lemon pay equally – 0.10 to 1.50 for 3 to 5 symbols of a kind. The plums return 0.20 to 2x stake for 3 to 5, while the orange – 0.30 to 3x stake for 3 to 5 symbols.
The premiums include grapes with payouts of 2 to 20 times the stake, a slice of watermelon – 3.50 to 35 times the stake for 3 to 5. The BAR symbol is second in value and returns 7.50 to 75 times the stake for 3 to 5 symbols. The most lucrative one is the red 7 that pays 15 to 150 times your bet for 3 to 5.
The Joker is the wild and it substitutes for all missing others appearing on the middle reel only. The Ultra Joker wild plays during the free spins.
There are 2 features in this fun fruit slot with symbol explosion and win ways system. You can see two Energy Bars each on the left and right side of the reels. Every time you get a winning combination and symbols explode, these bars fill with energy. The number of cells filled on each bar is equal to the number of winning symbols created the explosion. So, the number of winning symbols matters.
To fully fill the bars, you need 35 winning symbols to create explosions within the same spin. This is possible since the game uses the Cascading reaction win system. The non-winning rounds reset the bars and you start filling them from the beginning. Keep in mind that changing the bet size also resets your progress on the energy bars. On the other hand, returning to the previously played bets saves your progress.
To trigger 3 Free Spins, you have to fill the bars from 35 winning symbols landed consecutively in a spin. The Galaxy of Free Spins plays with more rows and extra symbols. There are 2 additional rows – one on top and one on the bottom of the grid. Also, 2 Ultra Jokers are added at the start and end of the reels in the middle positions.
Thanks to the new layout of 1-4-4-4-1, you can create 5 of a kind combinations and benefit from 64 win ways. The Ultra Jokers substitute for all missing symbols and act as the 1st and 5th reels. They don’t explode after wins and always remain in their positions. The free spins play with the triggering bet and after them, the two energy bars will be empty.
Exploding Fruits is an innovative, fresh and unique game. It mixes design of classic slots and features from the latest innovations in iGaming. It doesn’t offer too generous rewards, although not bad ones. Its medium volatility makes it suitable for ordinary and all kinds of punters.