Question Best New Slot of 2017 Your Votes!

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OK, it's that time of year again! Last year I composed an unofficial poll of major new slot releases from 30-11-2015 to 30-11-2016.
Slot Of The Year 2016 Your Vote! - Casinomeister Forum

The winner was [strike]Novomatic's[/strike] Play'n Go's Book Of Dead if I remember rightly!

There was a bit of criticism as I only selected slots I had provided video reviews for on CM and these were only major releases. As you are all aware this year I have reviewed just about every new game available for UKGC or EU players from many developers. ALL can be searched for on my YT channel or on CM's 'New Slot Announcements' in the search box, should you need reminding of how good or crap they have been.

Like me you may be surprised that some of the games you think you've 'been playing for ages' only went live in the last 12 months!

OK, the voting is a simple reply on this thread and will close Sunday 17 December so you've got over 3 weeks to choose.

The system is the same as before: you pick FIVE slots from the list in the post below and rate them in order of preference as your top 5 of the year.

On Sunday 17 Dec. I will collate all the results and name the winner, second etc. in a table plus overall developer scores, slot that was most voters' favourite (it's possible for it not to win on overall points).

There is a second task: You should also nominate ONE slot from this list below for the TOSSER 2017 Award - (The Overwhelmingly Shittiest Slot Ever Released)

The list is in no particular order, not sorted into developers so you need to scan all the slots to make a more informed decision!

The scoring is the same; your first choice gets 5 points, down to 1 point for your fifth choice. So please people, I need replies like this, no qualification necessary, just a simple post, for example:

1. Cleopatra
2. Thunderstruck
3. Da Vinci Diamonds
4. Spring Break
5. Alaskan Fishing

TOSSER - A*t & D*c's Saturday Night Takeaway

Thanks people!

NEW SLOTS 11/2016 - 11/2017 LIST:

Ho Ho Tower/Hong Kong Tower - Elk Studios
Finn And The Swirly Spin - Netent
Phantom Of The Opera - Microgaming
Eye Of The Amulet - iSoftBet
Mighty Arthur - Quickspin
Tesoro Del Amazonas - Merkur
Mysterious Gems - Genesis Gaming
Pink Elephants - Thunderkick
Dark heart - Rival
Sword Of Destiny - Bally
Trick Or Treat - Leander
Baywatch - IGT
Bubble Bubble - RTG
Reactoonz - Play'n Go
Reel Heist - Red Tiger
Jins Bouncing Wilds - Gamesys
Pumpkin Smash - Yggdrasil
Huolong Vally - Nextgen
Halloween - Microgaming
Monster Wheels - Microgaming (Bla Bla Bla Studios)
Mayana - Quickspin
Johnny Jungle - Rival
The Matrix - Playtech
Night Life - WMS
Reel 'em In Lobster Pots - Barcrest
Prosperity Palace - Play'n Go
Dragon Champions - Playtech
Drinks On The Beach - Playtech
Snake Rattle & Roll - Novomatic
Napoleon And Josephine - WMS
Tasty Street - Microgaming
Mermaid's Diamond - Play'n Go
Planet Of The Apes - Netent
Fairy Gate - Quickspin
Dancing Dragon - Novomatic
Journey To The West - Genesis Gaming
Fishin' Impssible - Games Warehouse
Tree Of Fortune - iSoftBet
Rumple Thrill Spins - Genesis Gaming
Pets - Pariplay
Heidi's Bierhaus - WMS
Agent Istanbul - Merkur
Twin Spin Deluxe - Netent
Golden Chief - Barcrest
Jackpot Bells - Playtech
White Rabbit - Big Time Gaming
Giovanni's Gems - Betsoft
Sticky Bandits - Quickspin
Valley Of The Gods - Yggdrasil
Jungle Books - Yggdrasil
Gemtopia - RTG
The Legend of Shangri La Cluster Pays - Netent
Jungle Giants - Playtech
Jumping Jaguar - Rival
Love Island - Storm Gaming
Lightning Gems - Nextgen
Oink Country Love - Microgaming
Sugar Parade - Microgaming
Emoticoins - Microgaming
Fortunes Of The Dead - Nextgen
Night Of Sevens - Genesis Gaming
Hologram Wilds - Playtech
Zeus God Of Thunder - WMS
Mystery Fruit - Red Tiger
Venice Magic - Nextgen
Rainbow Ryan - Yggdrasil
Emoji Planet - Netent
Top O' The Money - Novomatic
Moon Princess - Play'n Go
Full Moon Romance - Thunderick
Six Acrobats - Microgaming
The Phantom Of The Opera - Netent
Jurassic World - Microgaming
Mike Tyson Knockout - Inspired Gaming
Double Top Darts - Inspired Gaming
XO Manowar - Pariplay
Knockout Wins - Merkur
Lucky Little Devil - Red Tiger
Booster - iSoftbet
Olympus - Genesis Gaming
Jurassic Giants - Pragmatic Play
Buttefly Staxx - Netent
Royal Spins - IGT
Codex - Leander
Fruit Spin - Netent
Spina Colada - Yggdrasil
Troll's Bridge - Yggdrasil
She Wolf - High5Gaming
Wins Of Fortune - Quickspin

Ivanhoe - Elk Studios
Cheshire Cat - WMS
Super Sumo - Fantasma (via MG Quickfire)
Beautiful Bones - Microgaming
Ra's legend - Red Tiger
Barber Shop Uncut - Thunderkick
Crystal Heart - Merkur
Stars Awakening - Playtech
Wild Beats - Playtech
Fortunes Of The Fox - Playtech
Wild Jane - Leander
Get Clucky - IGT
Sunny Shores - Yggdrasil
Jungle Spirit - Netent
Purrfect Pets - RTG
Goldwyn's Fairies - Just For The Win (via Microgaming)
The Wild Life - IGT
Hot KTV - Playtech
Si Ling - Playtech
Adventures Beyond Wonderland - Ash Gaming
Monty Python's Holy Grail - Ash Gaming
Robocop - Playtech
Forbidden Throne - Microgaming
Candy Dreams - Microgaming
Fortune Girl - Microgaming
Wildcano - Red Rake
Danger! High Voltage - Big Time Gaming
Voyage Of Discovery - Merkur
3 Blind Mice - Leander
Orient Express - Yggdrasil
Legend Of The Pharaohs - Barcrest
Spartacus Call To Arms - WMS
Lucky 3 - iSoftBet
Luchadora - Thunderkick
Cuckoo - Endorphina
Hansel And Gretel - Netent
Copy Cats - Netent
Aztec Warrior Princess - Play'n Go
Viking Runecraft - Play'n Go
Power Plant - Yggdrasil
2027 ISS - Endorphina
Beckoning Girls - SA Gaming
Sakura Fortune - Quickspin
Harley Davidson Freedom Ride - IGT
Buffalo Blitz - Playtech
Beetle Jewels - iSoftBet
Wild Run - Nextgen
The Heat Is On - Microgaming
A*t And D*c's Saturday Night Takeaway - Microgaming
Matsuri - Play'n Go
Classic 243 - Rabcat
Leprechaun Hills - Quickspin
The Odd Forest - Foxium
Hugo 2 - Play'n Go
Ted - Blueprint Gaming
Bloodsuckers 2 - Netent
American Dad - Playtech
Rainbow Riches Free Spins - Barcrest
Pollen Party - Microgaming
Sharknado - Pariplay
Battleships Wild Targets - Gamesys
Monopoly City Spins - Gamesys
King Of Atlantis - IGT
Lady Of Egypt - WMS
Emperor Of The Sea - Microgaming
Magic Castle - IGT
Ghostbusters Triple Slime - IGT
Well Of Wonders - Thunderkick
Wolf Cub - Netent
Superman The Movie - Playtech
Golden Mane - Nextgen
Snowflakes - Nextgen
Prissy Princess - Play'n Go
Diamond Vapor - Endorphina
Chibeasties 2 - Yggdrasil
Fruity Grooves - Genesis Gaming
Hot Sync - Quickspin
Light 'em Up - Ainsworth
Superman 2 - Playtech
Medieval Money - IGT
Fruits vs Candy - Microgaming
Fields Of Fortune - Ash Gaming
Roaring Wilds - Playtech
Icy Wilds - IGT
Sam On The Beach - Elk Studios
Trump It - Fugaso
Sean Kelly's Storage Auctions - Core Gmaing
Beauty And The Beast - Yggdrasil
Alchymedes - Yggdrasil
Jade Emperor - Ainsworth
Super Lucky Frog - Blueprint Gaming
Green Lantern - Playtech
Jade Magician - Play'n Go
Scruffy Duck - Netent
Man Of Steel - Playtech
Big Thunder - Ainsworth
Life Of Riches - Microgaming
Star Lanterns Megajackpots - IGT
Cluedo Spinning Detectives - WMS
Lucky Tree - Bally
Robo Smash - iSoftBet
Cosmic Crystals - 1X2 Gaming
Divine Fortune - Netent
Legend Of The Golden Monkey - Yggdrasil
Phoenix Sun - Quickspin
Tarzan - Microgaming
Bonanza - Big Time Gaming
Vikings Go Berzerk - Yggdrasil
Autumn Queen - Novomatic
Batman And The Batgirl Bonanza - Ash Gaming
Batman And The Riddler Riches - Ash Gaming
7 Sins - Play'n Go
Holiday Season - Play'n Go

Happy picking peeps! :thumbsup:
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1. Danger! High Voltage - Big Time Gaming
2. Bonanza - Big Time Gaming
3. White Rabbit - Big Time Gaming
4. Zeus God Of Thunder - WMS
5. Emperor Of The Sea - Microgaming

Jodrell Banker Slot: Divine Fortune - Netent
For a start you have missed Warlords off the list and it has been a popular slot since its release.Just because you didn't rate it does not mean it should not be included in your list.
And I would suggest to anyone to not give one persons critique too much credence :thumbsup:
Edit. I understand that all new major releases can't be included in the list but despite it being a clone of secrets of the stones I would also like to see Secrets of Christmas added to the list.
Do we have the option of choosing games that are not included in the op's list?
For a start you have missed Warlords off the list and it has been a popular slot since its release.Just because you didn't rate it does not mean it should not be included in your list.
And I would suggest to anyone to not give one persons critique too much credence :thumbsup:

That was released in October 2016 as far as I know.

Edit: - or perhaps it was November 2016, not so sure now.
all though i hate the fucker with a passion.

bonanza wins it hands down. best slot ever made
What a tough job to narrow down lol.

Got down to 10 fave and 6 poop games fairly easily......... but to eliminate some is tricky...
Here goes:

Top slots 2017

1. Viking Runecraft - Play'n Go
2. Bonanza - Big Time Gaming
3. Moon Princess - Play'n Go
4. Vikings Go Berzerk - Yggdrasil
5. White Rabbit - Big Time Gaming

‘Nearly made the top slots list’ list:
Danger! High Voltage - Big Time Gaming
Pink Elephants - Thunderkick
Halloween - Microgaming
Rainbow Riches Free Spins - Barcrest
Ghostbusters Triple Slime - IGT

Tosser slot:

1. Six Acrobats – Microgaming

2. Sharknado - Pariplay
3. Mystery Fruit - Red Tiger
4. Star Lanterns Megajackpots – IGT
5. King Of Atlantis - IGT

Sorry its more than u asked for…couldn’t help myself lol
1. Danger High Voltage
2. Halloween
3. Viking Runecraft
4. Pink Elephants
5. Wolf Club


Ant & Dec Saturday Bulldung
1. Moon Princess - Play'n Go
2. Bonanza - Big Time Gaming
3. Divine Fortune - Netent
4. Jungle Spirit - Netent
5. Ted - Blueprint Gaming

Tosser - Sam On The Beach - Elk Studios
1. Pink Elephants - Thunderkick
2. Bonanza - Big Time Gaming
3. Reactoonz - Play'n Go
4. Danger! High Voltage - Big Time Gaming
5. Jurassic Giants - Pragmatic Play

Tosser Slot (Jesus it's hard to pick just one)

Twin Spin Deluxe - Netent

Simply because NotEnt took a popular slot (That I never play anyway) that had big payout potential, made a sequel, and made it 10 times worse than the original with no potential. Which is NotEnt all over

In my opinion. If you are going to sequel a slot at least attempt to make it better and not water it down to the lowest variance drivel possible.

Take Thunderstruck & Avalon for Example.

Anyway, based on that. Twin spin Deluxe
Including those slots while ignoring others is just lazy. And I just do not rate your assessments at all Dunover. You are really limited.
Setting aside our very own Wildcano...

1. Bonanza - Big Time Gaming
2. Codex - Leander
3. Jungle Books - Yggdrasil
4. Ted - Blueprint Gaming
5. Pink Elephants - Thunderkick

Tosser Slot
Emoticoins - Microgaming
Clearly the #0 spot and GOTY goes to:
0) Trump It - Fugaso

But for my actual top 5 list my votes goes to:

1) Bonanza - BTG
2) Danger: HV - BTG
3) Mermaid's Diamonds - Play N Go
4) Hot Sync - Quickspin
5) Orient Express - Yggdrassil

Tosser award:
Forbidden Throne - MicroGaming

Now I don't remember the provider and I haven't seen it live anywhere but that Dictator game where you need 3 Hitlers to get the "shoot the dictator" bonus game deserves a honorable mention.
1. Jungle Spirit - NetEnt
2. Bonanza - Big Time Gaming
3. Danger High Voltage - Big Time Gaming
4. The Matrix - Playtech
5. Viking Runecraft - Play'n GO

Tosser of the Year
Pink Elephants - Thunderkick
24th of November as far as I have found. Warlords did come up in some thread recently about best slots of the year and I checked its release back then

Your general negativity here in this thread aside, if you read the results of last year's vote (linked to in the OP) you'd have seen Warlords was included in that poll and was thus not included this year, as Interlog told you. :thumbsup:

I spent quite a while getting this list and thread together, I am not saying it's perfect, just a bit of fun and a recap on what the last year has brought us in slots. Feel free to keep an eye out for the next 12 months and post your own next year, it'll save me some work.;)
Looking at the list, apart from BTG it has been quite a disappointing year for releases. My top five...

1. Viking Runecraft
2. Bonanza
3. Danger! High Voltage
4. White Rabbit
5. Jungle Spirit

plenty of candidates on the list, I'd go with Well of Wonders.
Your general negativity here in this thread aside, if you read the results of last year's vote (linked to in the OP) you'd have seen Warlords was included in that poll and was thus not included this year, as Interlog told you. :thumbsup:

I spent quite a while getting this list and thread together, I am not saying it's perfect, just a bit of fun and a recap on what the last year has brought us in slots. Feel free to keep an eye out for the next 12 months and post your own next year, it'll save me some work.;)

You may see it as negativity but I see it as constructive comment. I appreciate the time and effort that you have put into your reviews and this pole Dunover :thumbsup:

The slots that have legs to go on being popular for years to come has to be DHV and Bonanza. I would also add White Rabbit to that list. But because I view them as dangerous slots to get into because of their seeming ability to get folk too addicted my vote for best new slot of the year goes to Reactoonz.

Reactoonz has the capacity for very big payouts and in my experience with that slot the base game alone can keep your balance fairly steady more often than not.

1 Reactoonz
2 Bonanza
4 White Rabbit
5 Mayana

The worst release for me is a toss up between Emoji Planet,Ant and Deck's Saturday Night Takeaway and 7 Sins.
For me Emoji Planet takes it because it bores the tits off me and has never shown me any potential.
1. Pink Elephants
2. Jungle Spirit
3. Bonanza
4. Reactoonz
5. havent played any other new slot enough to like or dislike

tosser slot

Emoji Planet (what a pile of shit)
Including those slots while ignoring others is just lazy. And I just do not rate your assessments at all Dunover. You are really limited.

Now you're just being rude and being overall negative...give the guy a break...the list is pretty comprehensive and appreciate the work that went into it....and all good fun....
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1. Moon princess
2. Codex
3. Hot synch
4. Danger high voltage
5. Vikings runecraft

any microgaming...all garbage this year but if I had to go with one.

Wow that's a long list. But I'll be honest, I'll be damned if I've even heard nevermind played half of them :oops:

I like games that have some payout potential, this is what I think slots should be all about. If done stylishly with entertainment to boot, even better :D

1. Bonanaza -Oh my goodness, has it only been out this long?

2. Danger HV - Once my favourite but beaten into 2nd due to its balance-busting basegame

3. Jungle Spirit - Netent's best release since CFTBL

4. Moon Princess - Impressive little number by an emerging provider

5. White Rabbit - BTG clean up. Base game boring as hell but bonus on par with its older brothers (once it gets into swing)

Tosser goes to Twin Spin Deluxe. Somehow Notent thought merging an all-time favourite with Aloda Clusterfuck would hit home with fans. No one likes Aloha, and this effort simply insults all that believe in good slot design. Lazy and catering to the lowest common denominator :mad:
Right here goes, no shockers, I'm afraid!

1) Bonanza - Fair game 7/10 - Can hit huge 'x' from my piddly little bets for that chance of either a decent cash out or even an hour in the "fast lane" at higher bets :eek: - Let down by the rarity of the 'D' where almost every other cascade you see the other scatters drop so easily :rolleyes:

2) DHV! again chance of great low stake hits, nice choice of 2 unique(ish) features, let down by base game but have had/seen some nice hits with the x6 reel strips.

Quite easy most of the time to tell when these are in munching mode without losing too much also which has to be a plus! (I'll leave it there for another time another thread :p)

3) Blood Suckers II - Had to think about this one, only recently started to play but found it always seems to give a fair crack of the whip and 'bonus' is quite regular to keep that session going. Paytable heading towards a bit pissy but generally a decent release.

4) Jungle Spirit - Yup not one but TWO Netent's in my list - Gone off the boil a bit lately, scatters seem a lot more scarce than when first released. However chosen due to hit potential from low bets, base game and feature both have good hit potential and game speed is good. Like the feature variance choices.

5) Jurassic World - Had difficulty in choosing a 5th, especially from MGS! - However I like the game speed and the ability to win a multiplier on the total win rather than the total staked. Features are interesting (apart from the one on the LHS!) - Stacked wilds actually show quite often which although don't deliver huge wins, can keep you playing for a while.


Not going to single a game out here, I am going to take another opportunity to single out a whole PROVIDER.

Yes YOU Quickspin. You simply should not be allowed to be in business!!!!!

Cheers Dunover! :thumbsup:
Hands down best slot released in 2017 has to be Danger High Voltage even though it can be quite streaky. I have had some bad features on this slot but equally good features and honestly can't say that about too many slots. Also potential is huge on this and even though few will see the potential most people will experience between 100-300x on I think.

Coming in as my number 2 vote would be Planet of The Apes, the first new Netent game I have liked and enjoyed for a long long time. I like the fact that you have two different bonus round and three in game features which keeps me entertained and have helped build my bankroll more than once.

Worst slots of the year goes to Oink Country Love. Stupid game stupid theme robs your money just a stupid slot all round. To be fair I have hated all the new MG slots this year.

Play'nGo I vote worst slot being Moon Princess too streaky for my liking. I know a lot of people like this slot but generally I hate the tiled themed slots and this one in particular features. The in game extras often produce zero results and that bloody Storm removes symbols often that would be a win in drop down. Also don't like the childish Ainime theme but that is just me.

Edit: Of course the worst slot release has to be first romance. What a horror show that review was but since it's from a obscure provider and will never be available or at least I hope so in any casino that we play at.
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