The Aztec culture has always been an interesting topic since they are one of the ancestors of today’s civilization. Using that to their advantage, Play’n GO has provided us with Contact, a 5 reel slot, with 7 rows and a Cluster Pays system that will guarantee the player a good win. The features are creative and the design amazing. Among the sea of the games that carry the same theme, this one deserves a shot as well.
The providers never fail to impress players with their creativity and ability to turn a common theme around and put their own touch on it. The Aztecs are a popular theme amongst many because they carry so much beautiful history and segments that can be incorporated in an interesting way. People that lived in the past are the creators of today and their doing inspired many stories, movies, and games.
The design of the game is to die for with the main scene of events taking place at an ancient temple. Everything is made of stone with the jungle trees and plants hugging the screen. The reels are also stone with two lit skulls on each side. The graphics are amazing and show that this is a high-quality slot game.
The scene looks like paradise and contributing to that is the soundtrack. It is calming music reminding of something wonderful and precious. The sound effects are stones moving and crashing which adds to the ancient feeling of the game. Some of the symbols include animal carvings of a snake, bird, lion, turtle, and monkey as the low-value symbols. The high-value symbols are represented by 4 different masks. It’s all the regular symbols that are seen in this type of slot game but they have a unique design.
The best part is the good gameplay. The game has a Cluster Pays system where whenever a winning combination occurs the symbols that aren’t part of it disappear. The winning ones then cascade down making room for new ones to increase the size of the existing cluster or to make a new winning combination.
The player can bet a minimum of 0,20 and a maximum of a 100 coins per spin. It’s a high volatility game with an average 96,55% RTP which isn’t too bad. With the help of the variety of features that the game offers, the player can win up to 1,517 times the stake in a single spin, which is quite a tempting offer.
The features of the game are creative and interesting which is what makes the game stand out from the crowd. Aside from the Cluster Pays which increase the chances of a bigger win, the base game has x2, x3 and x4 multipliers applied on wins made on reels 2, 4 and 6.
The Bonus Round feature is triggered when the winning symbols accumulate all the way up and hit the top row. The player then gets 3 free spins with the winning symbols staying on the reels until the feature comes to an end. During the feature, the player benefits from different prizes by filling different rows. Rows 2, 3, 5, or 6 award a x2, x3, x4 or x5 multiplier. By filling rows 1, 4 or 7 the player gets 1 out of the 3 possible features, that’s going to be active till the end.
The first is the Block Destroyer feature that removes one multiplier block allowing the others to cascade down and increase the multiplier value. Then there is the Symbol Upgrade feature that turns the winning symbols of a cluster into the next high paying symbol. And the third is the Extra Free Spins feature that awards the player with an additional free spin.
The game also has a Super Bonus Round feature that is activated when the player fills the reels to the top with winning symbols. In this round, any row awards multipliers and the features from the free spins are the same but award more.