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The winter season has come early this year. Wild North is one of Play ‘N Go’s latest video slot installments, it was released to the public late August – a month well known for new releases by top shelf gaming suppliers, such as Dazzle Me by NetEnt, Vikings Go Wild by Yggdrasil and Bridesmaids by Microgaming.
The crew at Play ‘N Go has exploited the latest technology advancements to their maximum and that is perfectly showcased by the qualities of this video slot. The intro when you launch the game for the first time will get you immersed within seconds, while the fantastic graphics and animations will certainly keep you engaged within the gameplay.
Wild North is set into the northern wilds. Symbols of wild animals are scattered across the reels, and exciting, innovative features will soon have you within reach of potentially huge winnings.
Wild North is a video slot with a slightly unusual configuration; it features the adopted standard of 5 reels, but 40 paylines. The betting options are attuned to every type of player’s liking. The minimum bet you can place is €0.20, while the maximum bet is €50.
As time goes by and the needs of players develop, more and more slots are making advanced auto play controls mandatory in their video slots. This is done so you don’t have to stare at the screen at all times during your spin sessions. You can select to auto play on up to 50 spins. More importantly, you can tinker with the settings and set the auto play to stop on any win, on a bonus game, if a single win exceeds a given amount or if your overall balance increases/decreases by a certain amount.
The Wild symbol in this game is represented by a Wild Lynx symbol. The Wild substitutes for all symbols excluding the Scatter. The Scatter symbol is presented with an animation of the gorgeous northern lights. This brings us to the Northern Lights Bonus Game.
Three Scatter symbols trigger the free spins game. After you’ve triggered the bonus game, you will be presented with a wheel similar to the wheel of fortune. There are 7 symbols the wheel can land on, and each grants different bonuses:
The Great Wilderness and the Wild Lynx grant 3 free spins, the Running Reindeer, Savage Bear, Wolf Pack and Eyes of the Owl grant 1 free spin. The last bonus game is the Wild North Explorer, where 20 clickable tiles holding hidden rewards will appear on your screen. All of the symbols that grant 3 or 1 free spins come with special conditions that will greatly multiply the outcome of your bonus round, such as re-spin awards, random multipliers (up to x30) and much more.
Wild North is a remarkable piece of work by Play ‘N Go. This slot proves that fun and diversity can be vastly enhanced in a video slot, without nullifying your chances of winning. The slot’s most noteworthy feature is assuredly the bonus free spins round, because there is none quite like it out there.
Moreover, any type of player can enjoy the slot given the adequate betting ranges. The animations and sound effects are of superlative quality, providing immersion to the next level. If you’re looking for an all-around slot to spend some time with, Wild North is an excellent way to go.