Lucky Neko: Gigablox Slot Review with Demo
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Lucky Neko: Gigablox is a 6×4 grid slot from Yggdrasil Gaming that is going to be released on 24 June 2020 and this game is the first in Gigablox series. The grid could expand from 6×4 to 6×8 in Free Spins, so do paylines – they increase from 40 to 85. The overall volatility is medium, RTP is 96.4% and maximum win exposure is about 7,000x Stake.
By the way, the second Gigablox slot title is going to be released this October 2020.
Lucky Neko Slot uses traditional Japanese symbols as daruma dolls and Lucky Cat (Neko) statuette, alongside with funny visuals and overall design. Japanese believe that these symbols are bringing luck and goals achievements to its bearer and Yggdrasil Gaming does so making Lucky Neko with Gigablox. When Lucky Neko slot was presented on ICE London 2020 it got a lot of positive reviews, let’s find out why?
Lucky Neko: Gigablox Overview
|Reels||6x4 Grid (6x8 in Bonus Rounds)|
|Maximum Win||7,000x Stake|
|Paylines||40 (85 in Bonus Rounds)|
|Min coins per spin||0.002|
|Max coins per spin||2.50|
|Release date||24 June 2020|
|Special features||Gigablox, Free Spins, Wilds, Blessed Symbols, Expanding Grid, Increased Paylines in Bonus Rounds|
|Mobile||Portrait and Landscape Screen Layout|
|Comment||The First Slot Featuring Gigablox from Yggdrasil Gaming|
Lucky Neko: Gigablox Features
Gigablox is a brand-new mechanic from Yggdrasil Gaming. It’s simple, but fun – every paying symbol could roll out to be a large one. For example, in this title, symbols could appear as 2×2, 3×3 and 4×4 in the base game. Large giga-symbols 6×6 appear only in Free Spins. And all these tremendous symbols increase a chance to win really big every time. Let’s take a closer look at every bonus feature of Lucky Neko: Gigablox slot and summarize the goal to win big.
- Gigablox. All symbols can land down on the grid as Gigablox. The sizes are from 2×2 to 6×6 depending on the basic or bonus game phases.
- Wild Symbol. A Golden Cat acts as a Wilds Symbol substituting all other symbols in winning combinations, except the Scatter one.
- Free Spins. Lucky Cat is a Scatter Symbol, to start Free Spins you need 5+ of them. Each Scatter gives 1 FS, this feature could be retriggered and continued.
- Expanded Reels. During Free Spins round the grid in Lucky Neko: Gigablox online slot is expanded to 6×8 size.
- Paylines. There are 40 paylines in the Base Game and 85 in the Free Spins stage.
- Blessed Symbol. One paying symbol is chosen to be blessed in gives x5 on its all winning at the start of FS rounds.
Blessed Symbol – is where the biggest wins occur. Test your luck in the demo and check if daruma dolls are bringing luck.
A Daruma doll (達磨, daruma) is a hollow, round, Japanese traditional doll modeled after Bodhidharma, the founder of the Zen tradition of Buddhism. These dolls, though typically red and depicting a bearded man (Bodhidharma), vary greatly in color and design depending on region and artist. Though considered a toy by some, Daruma has a design that is rich in symbolism and is regarded more as a talisman of good luck to the Japanese. Daruma dolls are seen as a symbol of perseverance and good luck, making them a popular gift of encouragement. The doll has also been commercialized by many Buddhist temples to use alongside the setting of goals.
Lucky Neko: Gigablox Maximum Win
Lucky Neko slot has silly and funny four daruma dolls as high paying symbols and four card suits as low paying symbols. Summarising all the bonus features, the maximum possible win is about 7,000x Stake (6,950). The bet size is adjustable from 0.002 coins to 2.50 coins.
Lucky Neko: Gigablox slot looks promising and Yggdrasil Gaming made a valuable effort while preparing and making this title. The mobile experience is great as always. The gameplay is fun to watch even if you are not familiar with online slots. All we have to do is to wait until the official release in online casinos to play for real.