Green Tube, the Novomatic-owned developer with a big focus on online content, has announced the release of a slot machine called Royal Lotus. Using one of the flowers which are commonly associated with the Chinese, it’s going to have fairly regular graphics for the category it belongs to, and it’s a decent-looking title with mostly common features.
They’ve chosen a setup which has 5 reels & 50 active lines in the case of Royal Lotus. The game relies on its free spins, on regular and extra wilds, as well as scatters, so it’s got all the basic features implemented inside. Its rewards, going as high as 1,000x the stake, are good enough to make it an acceptable choice, and having a $100,000 top jackpot does make for a good target, for any player.
Betting and Prizes
Designed to cover a total of 50 active paylines, the wager system of Royal Lotus will start from a minimum value of $0.50, so it’s not the cheapest one around to get started with. You can then get the wager up to a maximum value of $100, meaning that you spend up to $2 on each line.
The Princess symbol is your major target, the one capable of delivering big rewards of up to 1,000x the stake, though you need to fill the slot’s reels with it. The resulting jackpot could be as high as $100,000, as long as the selected bet is the highest available.
Royal Lotus Slot Features
I’m not that impressed with the list of features which they’ve chosen to implement in Royal Lotus. They have wilds and free spins, and those are the two most sought after features these days. There is nothing unique or rare inside though.
First, let’s check out the wild symbol, the one showing you a beautiful Pink Lotus. Wilds are used as Jokers in most slots, being substitutes for other symbols when they land in the right spot. You can have winning combinations form with both regular symbols and wilds in them. In the long run, you will get quite a few more wins thanks to it. The one symbol that you can’t replace with a wild is the scatter. The downside in this particular case, is that the wild is available only on the reels 3, 4 and 5.
Scatters take the form of Asian Dragons, which you’re seeing on the first three reels. All three reels need to have the symbol in view, in order to give you 10 free spins. If retriggered, the feature will add an extra 5 free spins. The free spins appear to be capable of paying better, since there are wilds on the last four reels now. You also receive one extra wild after every single free spin.
Theme & Design
It’s not that rare of a theme, at least not if you look at the Chinese origins of the design, or to the focus it has on the lotus flower. You have a Chinese princess as a main character, beautiful pink lotus flowers, dragons, along with other symbols which are typical for this kind of slot. Hand fans, money bags, treasure chests and swords are present inside, though you will get some Asian-style Royals as well on the list, so it’s not all great.
Royal Lotus looks like a fairly average Chinese themed slot machine, with graphics and features which you can easily find in plenty of other slots. That doesn’t make it less profitable than others, just not as interesting.