Viking Reign has a dramatic theme with various Vikings' weapons. There are also dragons that breathe fire and multiplier wilds. The game is set in the middle of the stormy ocean and is a highly volatile roller coaster.
Viking Reign was released on July 16, 2020. Its developer Ainsworth included standard features in it. You will win from Free Spins, multiplier wild symbols and will relish in the superb graphics.
This Viking-inspired slot uses 5 reels, 3 rows and has 30 fixed pay-lines. They reward in left to right direction only and form on adjacent reels. You can use wagers starting from 1.20 to 48 credits to spin the reels. The volatility of Viking Reign is high and its RTP is 96.62%.
In the game, there are 2 wild symbols, one of which is a multiplier wild with values from x1 to x5. You can land it during free spins and get a boost of your payouts. The latter can happen from 1 or more wild multipliers with combined values.
Hitting 3, 4 or 5 scatters in a spin awards up 2 to 100 times your stake and 10 free games. You can add 5 more free rounds from a retrigger and win a maximum of 10,000 times your stake per spin. The latter is possible thanks to the multiplier Gem Wilds in free spins.
The game takes place in the middle of the ocean with ships on both sides of the reels and thunders in the sky. The background shows a picture of this dramatic event. Two ships on the verge of being sunken by the waves and falling rain set the scene. The reels have an icy background on which appear the cards from 9 to A, daggers, horns, shields and other items.
The fire-breathing dragon wild and the gem wild are also present. The scatter is a nicely ornamented circular gate symbols. The images are saturated with colours, vivid and precise. The soundtrack is dynamic, melodic and includes accords of guitars. The music mixes with the sounds of reels and wins.
The pay-table includes 6 card royals at the low end, 5 premium symbols, one scatter and 2 wild symbols. The 9, 10, J, Q, K and A cards have almost the same value with slight variations. Landing 3 to 5 identical cards on a pay-line from left to right pays 0.16 to 3.33 times your stake.
The premiums include a horn with a payout of 0.16, 1.66 and 5 times your stake. The helmet with the horns and the dagger pay equally. Hitting 3, 4 or 5 of a kind of any of these on a line return 0.16, 2.66 and 6.66 times your stake.
The shied with the crossed swords behind it is second in value of the regular symbols. Land 3, 4 or 5 of it on a pay-line to win 0.83, 3.33 and 10 times your stake respectively. The most rewarding symbols is the ship floating in the ocean. It grants 0.83, 3.33 and 33.33 times your bet for 3, 4 and 5 symbols in combinations.
There are 2 wild symbols – the dragon and gem wilds. Both substitute for all other symbols except for scatters and for each other. The Dragon Wild appears on reels 3, 4 and 5 only in the base game. You can land the Gem Wild on reels 2 and 4 during the Free Games only. It is a multiplier wild.
The scatter is the decorated with Celtic knots gate symbol. Its has a payout of its own and triggers the Free Games.
Landing 3, 4 and 5 scatters anywhere on the reels in a spin grant 2, 10 and 100 times your stake wins. This also triggers 10 Free Games. During them, the Dragon Wild symbol appears on reel 3 only. If during free spins you get 3 or more scatters, you will win 5 extra free rounds.
When the Gem Wild takes part in a winning combination after landing on reel 2, it includes a multiplier. It can have a value of x1 or x2 according to what is displayed on it. When the Gem Wild landed on reel 4 takes part in a win, it gets a random multiplier of x1, x2, x3, x4 or x5 as displayed on it. If you get a paying combination with more than one Gem Wilds, their values increase by each other.
The main highlight in Viking Reign is the Free Spins. During them, you can win 10,000 times your stake from a full screen of the ship symbol with the help of 2 multiplier wilds. Although the features aren’t innovative, the game can ensure abundant rewards. Keep in mind that it is highly volatile. Other slots on the same theme include Vikings Go Wild and Vikings Go Berzerk.