Best video slots of 2018
When it comes to videoslots, 2018 has been a very good year so far. We’ve already seen some unique game features, remarkable reel set-ups and breathtaking graphics – and it’s not even summer yet! If you’re looking for a brand-new game, we’re sure you will find one perfect for you in our top 5 pick below.
We’ve chosen these videoslots based on numerous things, and included different styles and functionalities as well as games from different providers. All of the games have an RTP percentage between 96 and 96.5%, so you don’t have to worry about one having a much higher percentage than the other.
This is by far one of the most celebratory slots we’ve ever come across. ELK studios designed a game based on the fact that every single day it’s someone’s birthday, meaning there is always a reason for a party. If you like ELK slots you’ll see a lot of familiar faces, since main characters from other ELK games are all invited to celebrate in a bar.
Each character brings a gift in the form of a re-spin functionality. Since this is such a festive game, these are aptly called the happy spins. Happy spins can activate guaranteed wins, symbol collections and much more. The slot also offers Free Spins, and two Wild functionalities which are both activated randomly.
The Walking Wild functionality will add multiple Walking Wild symbols to the reels, which each move one position to the left after each spin. Re-spins will occur till the Walking Wilds are no longer visible. The Sticky Wild functionality will add 3 Wild symbols which will stick to the reels until the Happy Spins or Free Spins have ended.
Archangels: Salvation slot
Whilst most videoslots have a standard 5×3 reel set-up, this brand new slot is far from ordinary. NetEnt though outside of the box, and created a beautiful game with 6 reels, and a whopping 12 rows.
It’s heaven vs. hell in this exciting game, because an angel will go into battle against an evil demon. The slot has two Hot Spot areas. The top 2 rows represent the Heaven Hot Spot, and the bottom 2 rows represent the Hell Hot Spot. When a Wild symbol lands in one of these hot spots, partially or fully, the areas functionality will be activated.
The Heaven functionality will activated multiple Wild stacks, whilst the Hell functionality will add between 8 and 16 single Wild symbols. The slot also features Free Spins. The changes to activate the Heaven or Hell feature will be increased since the Hot Spot areas consist of three rows during the Free Spins.
Wild Heist at Peacock Manor slot
Ever wondered what life as a thief would be like? Find out in this thrilling slot. Thunderkick has yet again delivered a game with an amazing theme as well as functionalities.
A group of skilled thieved are planning to steal a golden statue with valuable gemstones from the grandiose Peacock Mansion. During this adventure, three Mystery functionalities can be activated randomly during the main game: Wild Reels, Random Wilds and Walking Wilds will each add some form of Wild symbols and increase your chance to hit a winning combo.
Three or more Scatter symbols will activate the Free Spins bonus game which starts of with selecting several cards. Each card is displayed upside down, and hides a special functionality which will be present during the Free Spins. Since there are 11 cards, every Free Spins game will be different. Play this in the long run to find out which combinations work best and get you the highest wins. The combination of the stunning graphics and the extravagant bonus game make this one of the best slots of 2018.
Pirates Charm slot
Leave behind your every day worries for a moment whilst stepping aboard a pirate ship in Pirates Charm.
Quikspin takes you on a wild adventure, which starts in a calm bay but turns into a rough sea during the free spins in this slot from 2018. The game has a special Mystery Charm symbol, which can turn into any of the regular win symbols. If multiple of these Charms land at the same time, they will all turn into the same symbol.
If Charm symbols land on the first three reels, a re-spin will be activated. All of the Mystery symbols will stick to the reels, whilst the rest of the symbols spin again. New Mystery Charm symbols will stick to the reels as well, and re-spins will continue until no new charm symbols appear. During the free spins of Pirates Charm, the Charm symbols will always stick to the reels.
Yggdrasil Gaming based the theme of this slot on one of the most far-fetched, but existing, conspiracy theories out there.
According to some people, many world leaders are in fact reptilians: some sort of alien reptiles that are trying to take over control of the world by disguising as humans.
What? Yes – you read that right. It was only a matter of time before a slot provider seized the opportunity to turn this funny theory into a slot – and Yggdrasil did it. Whilst playing, there is a Repto detector frame moving to a random position above a reel. If one of the character symbols lands in that reel, the reptilian will be discovered and all of the identical symbols will turn into Wilds.
During the Free Spins, all of the uncovered reptilians (called Reptoids in the slot) will remain Wild symbols until all Free Spins have been played. The more reptoids you discover, the more Wilds will fill up the reels!