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Introducing Kingdoms Rise Scorching Clouds Slot
Kingdoms Rise Scorching Clouds is the latest release from the gaming developers at Playtech and it plays out over 5-reels and is a Cluster Wins slot which is available to play over all devices therefore you have the freedom to play wherever and whenever you wish. Betting starts from just 10p per spin which makes this the perfect game for new and novice players as they will not require a huge bankroll to join in the fun.
The slot is fully packed with features that include spreading wilds as well as dragon egg re-spins where the reels can become packed with the same symbols. You can also take advantage of two free spin features where the symbols can change into the Knight or Empress symbols to give you even bigger rewards, there is also the Kingdom Rise Shop where you can purchase the features and entrance to the three progressive jackpots that are on offer.
Audio and Design Features
This slot is executed brilliantly and has a mystical theme which takes players above the clouds to assist the Empress to defend the kingdom against attacks by the dragon. The soundtrack complements the theme perfectly and the animations and graphics are superb.
Bets and how to Win
Kingdoms Rise Scorching Clouds uses the Cluster wins mechanic and is played over a 5x5 grid. Bets start from a minimum of 10p per spin up to a massive £2,000 per spin just the thing for the high rollers out there. The slot comes under the category of medium to high variance and there is the potential for you to win 100x your bet if you land 10 or more of the Empress symbols in a cluster on your reels.
The return to player stands at 97.06% which is very high when compared to competitors, however this is made up of 93.93% RTP, 3% from the Kingdoms Rise Tokens, and the difference comes from the progressive jackpots.
Winning combinations are created when four or more matching symbols meet one another either vertically or horizontally. Once you have a win the win symbols are removed, and new symbols drop down into there places whilst non win symbols come down and lock in place. There is a turbo/lightning mode on offer to speed up your reels and an auto play where you can choose from 5 – 100 spins.
When it comes symbols, you will come across four coloured gemstones, wrenches, telescopes and hammers. The most valuable symbols are the engineer, Knight and the Empress. The empress will reward you with 100x your bet for landing 10 or more in a cluster. There is also a wild that can substitute for all the symbols apart from the scatter to give you the best possible wins.
Kingdoms Rise Scorching Clouds offers a wealth of bonus features, which include spreading random wilds and dragon egg re-spins. There are two free spins features where symbols that are next to each other change into the Knight or Empress for big wins. You can also enter the Kingdoms Rise shop where you can buy bonus features, plus there are three progressive jackpots that could be won at random.
The Spreading Wilds feature is triggered when you land a wild in the highlighted area on the game grid. When you are in play there are 2 – 4 random wilds which are added to your reels. If you land a dragon egg this is collected, the feature ends when there are no winning clusters, no wild or dragon egg symbols land.
The next feature is the Dragon Egg Re-spins feature where you need to collect 6 dragon eggs to trigger it, and once this has occurred you are rewarded with 6 re-spins. Winning clusters stay on the reels whist the non-winners are removed, this feature ends when you have no more dragon eggs left.
The free spins feature is next and there are two of these on offer and you need to land three or more free game scatters on your reels one after another. You then have the choice to play either the Empress free spins or the Knight free spins.
The Empress free spin is a high variance feature where landing 3, 4 or 5 scatters will reward you with 5, 6 or 7 free spins respectively. Landing the hammer, telescope or wrench horizontally and vertically next to the Empress as these will morph into the Empress and she is the most valuable symbol in the game.
The other free spin feature is the Knight free spin, and this is a medium variance and landing 3, 4 or 5 scatters will award you 8, 10 or 12 free spins. Landing the hammer symbol horizontally or vertically next to the knight will morph into knight symbols. The Empress and engineer symbols will not appear in this feature.
The Kingdom Rise Shop is the next feature and with this slot being part of the Kingdoms Rise network. To enter the shop, you need to collect the game tokens whilst your reels are spinning, and these can then be used to buy any of the bonus features. do this, you need to collect game tokens whilst spinning the reels. These can then be used to purchase the bonus features.
Finally, there is the progressive jackpot feature Kingdoms Rise Jackpot feature and you have the chance to win the jackpot at random on any spin. There are three jackpots on offer which are the:
Daily Strike Jackpot which must be won in accordance with the date and time shown. The Power Strike Jackpot must be won, and the amount is predetermined that you win, and the Epic Jackpot is progressive and will be a minimum of £100,000 but continues to rise until it is won.
There is no doubt that this is a superbly designed and executed and is the best looking of the Kingdoms Rise to date. The most you can win is 163x your stake on every spin. These plus the progressive jackpots make for some excellent game play.