The Rio Carnival, the biggest carnival in the world which attracts 2 million persons per day is definitely a good base for a fun and inspiring game idea. As always it attracts the biggest game providers, so it is to no surprise that Red Tiger, introduced Rio Stars, the game that has 5 reels, 4 rows, and 30 paying lines. With a great and fun theme, Red Tiger Gaming added a real arsenal of wild symbols and bonus features and that is something that makes this game a lot different from the competitors. The providers make a great effort in every segment of the game so everything is set for great fun.
I bet there is a lot of us who are very attracted to a South American culture and traditions, and this game will at least for a little while make you feel like you are part of something magnificent. It is no surprise that the providers managed to deliver the real spirit of the Rio de Janeiro Carnival, and it will definitely make you want to try a little Samba. Features and bonuses are really frequent and there´s a lot of them. If you like the element of surprise this is ideal game for you.
The background of the game is really colorful and covered with beautiful moving feathers. Filled with very authentic Carnival music, and the sound of shakers in the background will surely make you want to dance. Enriched with the great features and bonus games you will get the full feel of the great Rio de Janeiro Carnival.
When it comes to symbols, of course, they are two kinds of them. Low paid classic royal symbols were at least three are needed to form a win. The second kind are a lot more carnival-like, high paying symbols that are showing characteristic carnival features like a bowl of fruit, shakers, cocktails and most valuable of them all, the parrot. Five parrots in a line will give you a great 15 times the stake win. And of course, what would Carnival be without a well-known Carnival dancer, which is a wild in this game. The minimum bet is set at 0.10 and the maximum is at 40 coins per spin. The volatility of the game is set at high, so it makes this already thrilling game even more interesting. RTP is set at 95,73% and the top payout is 2000 times the stake.
The wild feature in this game not only can substitute for any other symbol but also a line of five will provide you with an amazing 30 times the stake win. There is also a free spins round called Rio Spins. This feature is activated when the scatter symbol shows on reels 1, 3 and 5. When activated Rio Spins provides a random number of free spins, and on the start of every spin, the carnival drums appear and they randomly trigger one of the bonus features.
There are four different bonus features: the Carnival Reel feature which excludes all low paying royal symbols, the Rio Dance feature where extra wild symbols are added to the reels, the Mega Wild feature with a wild symbol that expands to take up 3x3 positions space and boosts your win, and the Rio Multiplier feature where up to 20x multipliers are applied on the next win. Also after the drums, you can randomly get extra free spins awarded.
With so many things happening while playing, with a well-designed background and well known Carnival sounds this game is a breathtaking experience. Its bonus features make you totally focus on the game, and the high wins are something that will keep your interests for a long time. The providers definitely did great on this one.