|Manufacturer:||Novomatic||Bet Per Spin:||£0.01 – £40.00|
|Bonus Features:||Yes||Free Spins:||Yes|
|RTP:||95.10%||Game Type:||Video Slot|
Ancient Egypt has provided plenty of inspiration for online slots developers in the past and no doubt this trend will continue long into the future – that’s all good as long as they can match the quality of games such as Golden Ark, an Egyptian-themed reel spinner from Novomatic. It combines some traditional sound effects, high quality graphics,’Gamble an enhanced free spins round and it’s all explained in more detail below.
Golden Ark is a five reel slot with three rows and up to ten paylines; those reels spin within some ornate golden frames while the backdrop comprises a view of the pyramids under the night sky between two gigantic columns.
The high value symbols include our intrepid female explorer/grave robber and three representations of various gods, Ra, Anubis and the like. 10, J, Q, K and A make up the lower values.
The wild is represented by a large book, possibly the Book of the Dead and it will replace all others to form winning combosexcept the Eye of Horus scatter.
This is triggered by landing three of the Eye of Horus scatter symbols anywhere in view for which you will receive ten free spins. Before the spins start one of the standard symbols is picked at random and when it appears in a winning combo it will expand to occupy all positions on that reel, hopefully leading to more wins.
More spins can be won during this round by landing three more scatter symbols.
Each win can be gambled by clicking the ‘Gamble’ button on the left hand side; this enables a 50/50 card picking game in which you try and double your winnings or lose it all.
Golden Ark is a nice addition to the lengthy ranks of Egyptian-themed slots with it’s mechanical sound effects and enticing gameplay. The free spins round is lucrative and the game comes with an RTP of 95.10%.