Slot games have a variety of themes, including anything from the Wild West to a relaxing day at the beach. The best online slots feature themes that are delivered with such dazzling effort and extraordinary pizzazz that they turn a game into something entirely unique.
We’re going to take a look at the top 10 games that used animals as their primary theme and that provide a superb reel spinning experience that’s filled with gorgeous graphics, smooth animations and slick sound effects.
EggOMatic is one of those slots games that is virtually bursting at the seams with production value. It is not an animal themed game, strictly speaking, since the chickens that star in the game appear to be robots, but we’re adding it in as its simply exceptional, or, we could say eggs-ceptional! The opening movie, done with such professionalism that it could surely be turned into a full-length feature, tells the story of an egotistical rooster that has realised egg production is dropping. In an act of inspired wisdom, he creates a machine called the EggOMatic, which automatically lays golden eggs. This is the premise for this five reel slot game, and needless to say the quality is evident in every aspect of the game.
White Buffalo, created by Microgaming, has probably featured on many top ten lists. Set in the ancient Native American plains, the game revolves around a mysterious white buffalo. The graphics of this game are truly outstanding, with high-resolution images that virtually transport the player to a time long forgotten. The game play, although not especially unique, offers everything needed to make this game number two on the list.
Rango is a film themed game, but also an animal themed game, given the fact that all the characters in the film were animals. You may or may not have enjoyed the film, but the game is something that people seem to universally love. Using many of the main characters in stunning high resolution symbol images, the player is treated to an excellent game play experience, as well as a catchy soundtrack and interesting bonuses. Rango is certainly worth a look, for film lovers and slots game lovers alike.
Featuring a goofy little boy, a friendly tyrannosaurus rex, and excellent animation and graphics quality, Jack’s T-Rex was an obvious choice for the list. The game has all the hallmarks of a great slots game, including some very interesting game play bonuses, good music, and a highly addictive nature.
Lion’s Share, by Microgaming, is based around a narcissistic lion. The game play itself is surprisingly simple for a modern game, using only three reels and one betting line, but this is exactly why people love it. The game goes back to the roots of slots game design, while simultaneously delighting with the lovable lion character. The rules are simple and easy to understand, payouts generous, and entertainment value high. It may not be for everyone, but Lion’s Share easily finds its way onto this top ten list.
Wildcat Canyon, created by Microgaming, is a unique game featuring a central animal character, namely the wildcat. This wacky feline is reminiscent of old Loony Tunes cartoons, goofing and blundering his way about for the amusement of the player. Filled with additional bonus features and extra ways to win, Wildcat Canyon is an obvious addition to the list.
Untamed – Giant Panda
Also by Microgaming, Giant Panda is exactly as the name says, themed around the much-loved panda bear. Players are sure to see much of the cuddly creature, and are in for a good game playing experience while they’re at it. The game is not only graphic rich and feature filled; it also offers an exceptionally slick entertainment experience, something that is a hallmark of Microgaming’s slots.
Untamed – Bengal Tiger
The Untamed series by Microgaming had two releases, namely Giant Panda and Bengal Tiger. The games are similar in many ways, and that isn’t a bad thing, as they are both brilliant. Featuring an amazing 243 Ways To Win, Bengal Tiger allows players to get up close and personal with one of natures most beautiful, and deadly, giant felines.
Featuring excellent artwork, a whole busload of dinosaurs, and bonuses galore, what’s not to love about Dino Might? This game, by Microgaming, is an overlooked gem in the slots game industry, and well worth a spin. A 5 reel, 25 payline game, Dino Might is a riot of colour, boasts multipliers, free spins and other bonuses and keeps players captivated right from the very first spin.
Apocalypse Cow is another Microgaming release and is a game that almost immediately puts a smile on the players face, and although not having much in common with the film name it satirises, it still provides a highly enjoyable slots game experience.