Galacticons slot, one of the many games in Microgaming’s arsenal, is a title which appears to be inspired by aliens. The game’s perspective puts the player inside some sort of ship, where he can look out the window and see the beauty of the universe, with its many stars and galaxies. Besides the beautiful view, the game also offers a combination of cute alien creatures and ugly poker cards. If you give the slot a chance, you will find inside a mix of features which include multipliers, free games, scatters and a wild symbol. The slot offers 243 ways to win, with the big payout standing at $15,000.
Betting and Prizes
Bets in Galacticons video slot will have up to 300 coins in them, for each of the 30 virtual lines the game allowing for up to 10 coins to be used. The wagers go from 30 to 300 coins, depending on the line bet you want to use. You also modify that line bet by changing what the coins are worth, though you can only go from $0.01 to $0.50. That’s how you end up with bets of up to $150, by using 300 coins at maximum value.
The big payout appears to be coming from the scatter symbol, which mentions that it can give you up to 100 times what you put in. In the case of Galacticons, that would mean up to 30,000 coins, worth at most $15,000.
Galacticons Slot Features
One of the features included in this Microgaming online slot is the wild symbol, whose image is that of our galaxy, the Milky Way. Should the wild symbol appear on the right reel, it will help out with any combination that it might need its assistance, as it can substitute for a missing symbol. Wilds are more useful in games which have ways to win, since they don’t have to be in the right position on a certain line. They only need to be present on the right reel. A wild will double a payout if its combo is formed with its help. These symbols can’t replace scatters or bonus icons though.
Speaking of scatters, the Sun is used for one of them, the one that only gives you prizes. Should you land 3, 4 or 5 such symbols you get paid 2x, 20x or 100x the bet.
The same scatter gives you the Big Bang Feature, at the same time as it awards the cash prize. You get 10, 15 or 20 games for free, in exchange for the 3, 4 or 5 scatters present. While using free spins, you will get a Black Hole symbol, which is an extra wild that remains on the reels until the end of the free spins. Its position will move around though, in a random location each spin.
Theme & Design
I rather enjoyed the theme and design of Galacticons. They might be creatures bent on galactic domination, but there is no denying that the aliens shown on the reels are rather cute. They are accompanied by themed symbols, with ships, stars or galaxies, but if you look at the low paying symbols you’re only going to notice poker cards, and rather ugly ones at that.
I’d recommend Galacticons to any player that loves science fiction. Its features are good, but nothing to write home about, while payouts are decent as well.