Lightning Joker is a simple game with a classic design in a 3x3 format with a few modern twists. Three extra features ensure massive wins that can reach to 10,000 times your bet per spin. If you like classic fruit machines with lucrative modifiers, this game is for you.
Lightning Joker is planned for June 2020 and its developer is Yggdrasil. The slot is plain and looks great with fruit images, jokers, and lightning. There are 3 features that make it more rewarding and exciting.
Lightning Joker is a slot with 3 reels, 3 rows, and 5 pay-lines. The theme and layout are in the classic slot machines fashion and you have to match 3 symbols on a pay-line to win. You can play with stakes from 5p to £100 per spin. The volatility is medium to high and the RTP is 96.30%. The slot’s hit frequency is 17.6%.
There are 3 bonus features that spice up the rounds. These are the Rapid Respin, Mystery Win, and Multiplier Strike features. The Rapid Respin gives you a free respin with 2 or more sticky reels. Thanks to it you have a chance to trigger the Multiplier Strike feature easier. The latter grants you a random multiplier of between x2 to x10 applied on the full screen with matching symbols.
The Multiplier Strike feature can result in a max win of 800 times your stake from a full screen of wilds. The Mystery Win feature triggers with Joker symbols and gives a random cash reward. it can be between 2x and 10,000x stake.
The game has the classic fruit machines look and symbols. It is simple and elegant with its striped purple background. On the 3×3 grid, you can land cherries, grapes, lemons, watermelons, bells, stars, and 7s. There are also lighting strike wilds and joker symbols. The images are clear, shiny, and look great. The soundtrack is gentle and modern. The graphics are simple and fine. The game’s smaller layout makes it perfect for playing with smartphones as well as from desktops.
The symbols include classic fruit and other traditional icons. There are cherries – 0.80 times your stake for 3 symbols, lemons – 1x stake for 3 symbols. The grapes pay 1.20 times your stake for 3 on a pay-line. Three watermelons on a line pay 1.4x stake, 3 golden bells – 3x stake, lucky red 7s – 4x stake. Hitting stars gives you 5 times your stake for 3 of a kind on a pay-line.
The lightning strike is the wild and it substitutes for all missing symbols. It helps you win more from more and better combinations. Its payout is 16 times your bet for 3 wilds on a line.
One of the 3 bonus features is the Rapid Spin. It triggers when you land 2 reels fully covered with the same matching symbol. The latter can be any including the wild. You will be rewarded with a free respin during, which the matching symbol will lock in place. The other reels and symbols will respin once. This gives you a great chance to add more to the winning combination or make a full screen of that symbol.
If you manage to get a full screen with a matching symbol with or without the help of the Rapid Spin, you activate the Multiplier Strike feature. It will ensure you a random multiplier of 2x, 3x, 5x, or 10x to boost further your win. This can result in any of the following wins:
Lastly, there is a Mystery Win feature. It triggers when you land 2 or more Joker symbols -anywhere on the grid in a spin. It can award you with a mystery prize of up to 10,000 times your stake as follows:
If you are lucky you can win 10,000 times your bet from this feature, which is the max win per spin in the whole game.
Lightning Joker is straightforward and fun. It offers good chances to pocket up to 800x stake from the Multiplier Strike feature and 10,000x from the Mystery Win feature. The max win is substantial so, if you are a fan of classic fruit machines with modern twists, don’t miss this game. It will be available in June 2020.