NetEnt has announced the release of its latest slot game that brings the beloved Sony Entertainment’s classic film Jumanji to slots lovers. Jumanji, the video slot game, combines the classic board game with video slots and triggers an escape of rhinos, wild monkeys, monsoons and sticky vines. Even though the 2017 reboot of the film was hugely successful, NetENt opted to base the video slot game on the original 1995 movie that starred Robin Williams and told the story of a man trapped in a board game that comes to life as you play.
“The Jumanji movie was a great success and we know it has fans all over the world. Making a slot game true to the fantastic features of the movie has been challenging but most of all great fun. We found a way of incorporating both board game features and all the excitement into a slot game and the game has already been well received by players!” Henrik Fagerlund, NetEnt’s chief product officer at said.
What to Expect
NetEnt has outdone itself with this particular offering by bringing its own innovative twist to the universe by transforming by delivering the calamities that befell Alan Parrish (Robin Williams’ character in the movie) to the world of online slots. The five-reel slot game manages to deliver the same excitement that the movie offers and even if you have not watched the movie you will certainly notice this.
The video slot game has 4 random features, these are, a Board Game with four different Free Spins, extra dice rolls, coin wins and a Mystery Feature. The base game’s reels are set up in a 3-4-5-4-3 formation with 36 different fixed pay lines. Also included is an Auto Play feature that allows players to keep spinning with minimal effort. Jumanji starts with traditional slots, lining up J, Q, K, A or pictures of lions, crocodiles, pelicans, and rhinoceros – these are arranged in ascending order with animals being more valuable than letters. In addition to this, there are also wild slots and pictures of the board game that inspired the video slot game.
Fans of the 1995 film will instantly notice four of the slot game’s best features that include: Wild Stampede where Rhinos stampede across the screen as the reels spin, Monkey Mayhem which awards potential wins when the reels stop spinning, Sticky Vines where all symbols that are part of a win and all the Wilds from the initial spin stick to the reels while all other symbols spin again, and Monsoon Winds where a maximum of two reels are completely covered in wilds while the reels spin.
Jumanji joins many other of NetEnt’s branded games that feature in its neat portfolio of movie-themed games like Planet of the Apes, Scarface, and Aliens. Like most of NetEnt’s games, Jumanji is available for both mobile devices and computers.