Another one of the increasingly popular Irish-themed games comes our way with NextGen’s latest Emerald Isle, which is a modern twist to an outdated version of the same game.
Chase the rainbow to discover the mythical Leprechaun’s pot of gold at the end of it and grab the life-changing riches. Emerald Isle from NextGen offers great graphics, non-intrusive soundtrack which is a fitting addition to this 5-reel, 3-row, 20-fixed payline video slot.
Filled with exciting features such as Free Games with Triple Wins, Wilds and Scatters, Emerald Isle is bound to excite you throughout as you go around chasing that golden pot.
Australia-based game developers NextGen are responsible for creating the Emerald Isle. NextGen gaming are the world’s leading independent supplier of innovative gaming content, enriching the gambling industry with hundreds of games.
NextGen gaming were established in 1999 and the company is renowned for building games with integrity and longevity that deliver best player experience.
By mixing art with science and maintaining balance between the two, NextGen are attempting to bring innovation and proven fundamentals into their games for an ultimate playing experience.
How to Play it
Emerald Isle reels are set against a beautiful forest view overlooking the ocean, which gives players a soothing impression and a relaxing feel with this colourful game which comes alive with fluttering butterflies and other animations upon wins.
The total of 11 symbols are present in this game with Leprechaun being the game’s Wild and Rainbow icon acting as a Scatter. Wild substitutes for all regular symbols such as Redhead girl, Pot of gold, Clover and playing card symbols.
Emerald Isle’s basic gameplay is the regular pattern requiring 3 or more matching symbols starting from the first reel and to the left in order to get a winning combination. Multiple wins along differing paylines can be added together to form a larger total win on a simple spin which is an excellent detail.
Each winning combination in base game will activate the Gamble feature which offers you the chance to double or quadruple your wins. Choose between colour and suit of a hidden card and collect wins that will be a great addition to your tally, especially if a triggering win was not enticing enough.
Everyone’s favourite Free Game bonus is available upon notching three or more Rainbow Scatters. You will be granted 10 free games during which all prizes expect for Bonus round will be tripled. Free Game wins are added to payline and Scatter wins which is great to know as well. Another fine aspect of this feature is that it can be retriggered.
Another special feature this game benefits from is the Bonus Round which is awarded once you land a Leprechaun appears on reel 1 and 5. You will be presented with a new mini game during which players will try to get three matching icons from three different bonus rounds to grab prizes that can be multiplied if a multiplier is revealed during the mode.
Bonus round offers up to 5x multiplier which can award you with 500x your triggering bet. Bonus round can be won during the free games feature as well, which also a nice little touch.
Emerald Isle is a game that can be enjoyed by a wide range of players who will be able to select the betting range starting from $0.01 per line for a minimum bet of $0.20, up to $40 as the maximum total bet.
Leprechaun Wild is the top paying symbol offering 6,000 coins for five in a row. Free Games and Bonus rounds are the real deal in this Irish treat as they can reward you with up to 500x your triggering bet.
There is plenty to enjoy with NextGen’s latest title of Emerald Isle. Fans of the Irish mythology will rejoice in the nature themed game presented in visually appealing fashion and with the music that adds to the general relaxing feel to this game.
Emerald Isle is only one in line of the Leprechaun-based slot games, but its 3D graphics and potentially rewarding wins embedded in a dynamic environment are enough of reasons to get involved in the chase for the golden pot at the end of the rainbow.
Gamble Feature is a particularly neat addition to Free Games and Bonus Round – the two special features available in the game. Available through all devices and platforms, Emerald Isle is an affordable title that can be enjoyed by a wide range of players.