New Slot Announcement New slots week 7, Play'n Go, Netent, IGT, Leander and Elk Studios

dunover

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OK, six of the best??? from week 7:

Hugo Goal by Play'n Go
Lost Relics some company called 'Netent'
Birthday! by Elk Studios
Ocean Dream by IGT
Golden Wilds by Leander
Elemental by Leander

Elemental possibly the best one, Netent's looks good but is a dreadful math model, the irritating little sh*t Hugo is back and another production-line IGT.

 

Steviedoo

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Is this gonna be a thing with Hugo... those games are terrible.

And that elk game...typical...you could go 200 + spins without ever seeing a feature ...and then when you finally do ...to get 15x. Terrible how it seems the potential to get the big wins is there but never materializes.


And played that igt oceans magic at local casino last month.
Had some good wins on it.
 
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dunover

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Is this gonna be a thing with Hugo... those games are terrible.

And that elk...typical...you could go 200 + spins without ever seeing a feature ...and then when you finally do ...to get 15x.

Yes, it's not a nice game for anything but low bets.
 

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They only make Hugo games so Dunover will review them and get annoyed, I hope there is some swearing when I watch you review this.
 

lotusch

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The new Netent slot looks really well graphically but indeed the math model is typically Netbent.
Play 'n Go has lost is for some time with me and keeps chucking out dreadful slots including this Hugo series..Good for nothing little annoying fekker.
Elk, never liked their games as they are boring boring boring.
IGT no comment..Since they killed me 50 times on Cleopatra..Avoid their slots since then.
Leander I never really played to be honest.
 

VismundCygnus

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Just gonna copy your list and go through them:

Hugo Goal by Play'n Go
Seems like a softer clone of Fire Joker? Or complete clone, can't remember. Definitely looked like 150% RTP (Seems the evil troll robbed a birthday party!?). Was it just me or was this a different UI compared to normal PnG menus?

Lost Relics some company called 'Netent'
Really well done pointing out this massive flaw in an otherwise interesting game. Hopefully these rookies will learn the ropes quickly and put out some strong titles in the future.

Birthday! by Elk Studios
Birthday party where the stingy host turned the heat down to save on the gas bill? Coldest run I've ever seen in your vids, although I do appreciate seeing the odd reality check. That said, surely they can't have designed the slot to have 10 features for only one of them to show up every 200 spins? Even 100 spins to get one sounds pretty mad, should be something like 30-50 spins between each. Its gonna take 10000+ spins to even see the features occur otherwise, let alone get a feel for them or see them combine..

Ocean Dream by IGT
This one has been out a while actually. Not a bad game but IGT/Playtech software is just crippling..

Golden Wilds by Leander
Chinese crap if you ask me.

Elemental by Leander
Quite surprised to see a starburst clone in 2018 but why the hell not I guess. I do like the idea of wilds on all reels but I'm not sure about the only 3 of a kind thing? Seems like it could just kill any potential. Graphics could've been slightly better if there just gonna clone in my opinion.
 

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Think you guys have wrongly assumed Lost Relic is low volatility. The pay do not come from symbol hits though. Got a just over 800x win from free spins, the trick is to get those sticky wilds in the right positions, then they will keep unlocking treasure chests and you'll get re-trigger after re-trigger plus a bunch of coin wins. I would guess it's the highest variance game Netent have produced in quite a while. Bit of a failure in showing the potential to the players though, you have to play quite a few free spins to figure out where the potential is.
 

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Think you guys have wrongly assumed Lost Relic is low volatility. The pay do not come from symbol hits though. Got a just over 800x win from free spins, the trick is to get those sticky wilds in the right positions, then they will keep unlocking treasure chests and you'll get re-trigger after re-trigger plus a bunch of coin wins. I would guess it's the highest variance game Netent have produced in quite a while. Bit of a failure in showing the potential to the players though, you have to play quite a few free spins to figure out where the potential is.

I wish I'd read that a few hours ago.

Just lost $3,000 on this slot thinking that something with so low volatility would surely be able to throw a few features out at $8 a spin.
Think I got maybe 9 features, and average feature was perhaps 15x bet.
Stunned.
Again I say this is why dunover needs to do a few more spins on his reviews.
 

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Tried the Birthday slot yesterday a $1 / spin..... 42 (YES, 42) dead spins at the start and then on spin 43 it paid 0.4x bet followed by another 11 dead spins!

No matter what variance but to have slots designed to play like that is just ridiculous. Placed it straight into my "never again" category. :rolleyes:
 

sufferinsilence

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Tried the Birthday slot yesterday a $1 / spin..... 42 (YES, 42) dead spins at the start and then on spin 43 it paid 0.4x bet followed by another 11 dead spins!

No matter what variance but to have slots designed to play like that is just ridiculous. Placed it straight into my "never again" category. :rolleyes:

Saw a streamer winning around €1400 on it in a matter of 20 minutes, it was throwing out features left and right. Very high variance I guess but I agree: if I visit a slot for the first time and it does nothing in the 50 to 100 spins I give it I won't go back.
 

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Think you guys have wrongly assumed Lost Relic is low volatility. The pay do not come from symbol hits though. Got a just over 800x win from free spins, the trick is to get those sticky wilds in the right positions, then they will keep unlocking treasure chests and you'll get re-trigger after re-trigger plus a bunch of coin wins. I would guess it's the highest variance game Netent have produced in quite a while. Bit of a failure in showing the potential to the players though, you have to play quite a few free spins to figure out where the potential is.

We made sure this one had a bit of a kick to it. It is not low volatility.

Burg
 

TheresNoDInBonanza

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We made sure this one had a bit of a kick to it. It is not low volatility.

Burg

You're not kidding, I just went through $120,000* at $200 a spin and only landed two features; <12x and <11x.

*play money- but keep in mind this would be equivalent to losing $1200 at $2 a spin in under two hours (wasn't timing)

Truly a wolf in sheep's clothes this one.
 

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On the Birthday slot, you really need to get the spin until you get 5 OAK bonus popping up, as it doesnt take any credits until you get 5 OAK.
Did it for me and ended up getting sticky wilds, 10 free spins and walking wilds pop up before it brought a 5 OAK in.
The 10 free spins didnt play until after the 5 OAK came in.
Maybe it can bring multiple sticky wilds features in, dont know about that.

Was only playing it on 10p though

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Chipkin9

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We made sure this one had a bit of a kick to it. It is not low volatility.

Burg

No NotEnt game is Low Volitilty. No no. Each and every single one of them are super high volatility with extremely poor paytables and hit frequencies that make even the most volatile games available look generous.

No potential at all with this provider...It's the same result every single session, no matter the game. Balance minus 200x (Get bonus round) 20x feature. Impossible to ever get ahead once.

The only ever time I will play NotEnt is when I am very well ahead on other providers and make a cashout. I then play them as a way of "tipping" the casino (I'm not kidding) or clearing my balance of £10-£15 on DoA. Otherwise I will play them (again) when I am very well ahead on other providers and have wagering attached and have nearly completed it.

Today I played 100 spins on Planet of the Apes (£0.20) & 100 on Hotline (0.45).

I won back a total of £5 on PotA (25% RTP) and £20 on Hotline (Under 50% RTP). I then wondered why I even bothered to play them with my wagering.

Essentially I like to pretend I don't really lose anything at all on NotEnt since I cashout or almost complete my wagering for a cashout. Regardless; there is no way in hell I would ever sit down with any size of a bankroll and think to myself I must play some NotEnt slots to start my session and see what happens; because I already know what happens.

I feel the only people who would play NotEnt to start a session are newer players; and eventually they will stop playing too. There's is very little NotEnt can do at this stage as they have made maybe 3 or 4 titles that are really worth playing.

DoA, Drive and perhaps Creature from the Black Lagoon. People might say Jungle Spirirt can be thrown in there; but it's is complete and utter shite as well in my opinion.
 

TheresNoDInBonanza

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You could be right about Lost Relics - had 20 FS at Casumo yesterday given, return 0.04 euros. Yep, a 1% RTP on the 20 spins. never again.
This is what I mean about playing them a bit more for your reviews... I saw you point out the 300x max pay, get a decent feature and thought "lets give this a whirl, seems harmless enough"

Famous last words.
 
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