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NetEnt have taken a huge step forward with their new game Wild Worlds. This is a high-concept video slot which feels like...
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If there’s one thing we know for sure it’s that NetEnt is no slouch when it comes to releasing those exciting new games for us to play. In fact, we are always pleased to receive the game provider’s quarterly roadmap so we can try to guess what each slot is about.
In the Q3 Roadmap, NetEnt announced the release date for Secrets of Atlantis and today we are happy to report that the first footage of this slot, for both mobile and desktop versions, has also been made available! We talk about the desktop version of the game here but right now, let’s take a look at what promises to be a truly exciting game on the mobile platform.
The very first thing that struck us while watching the new footage was the soundtrack. This is probably one of the most relaxing, dreamy background tracks we have ever heard on a slot.
Still, we wouldn’t worry about being drawn into a daydream by the mellow music. There is plenty on-screen to keep you focused and excited about the gameplay.
Given the name of the slot, it’s no surprise that the game has strong nautical themes. Clamshells, turtles and crabs sit alongside jellyfish, bejewelled bubbles and sea creatures on the reels, while a beautiful mermaid appears as the Nudge Wild feature.
Just a note here to say that the desktop and mobile versions have the exact same mechanics and features. So you’ll feel right at home with one if you’ve tried the other.
There are two features to this game that we would like to talk about today. The first is the Highlight Feature. This feature will light up symbols at random on reels 2 to 4. If all the symbols on the reels and highlights, a Colossal symbol Re-spin is triggered.
This means that reels 2-4 transform into one reel with giant symbols, blocks of 3×4 symbols that only appear during re-spins. If the Colossal symbols are highlighted, another re-spin is activated.
The next feature is the Nudge Wild. This means that if any part of the Nudge Wild symbol – the mysterious mermaid we mentioned before – appears on a reel, the symbol will move upwards or downwards, covering the whole reel.
When a Colossal Stacked Wild lands partially on the reels during a Colossal symbol Re-Spin, the Colossal Stacked Wild is nudged up or down covering the whole reel.
According to the Q3 Roadmap, this NetEnt slot is due to be released on the 24th August. That’s still a while away, sadly, but NetEnt has never disappointed us on a new release so you can be sure the game is worth the wait.
We’ll be relaying any more news we receive about NetEnt’s upcoming releases, as well as listing a few casinos offering special bonuses on the game once it launches.