Can you believe that one month of 2024 is almost over? It seems like only yesterday that we were decorating our houses up for the Christmas period.
Time sure moves fast. Yet this year is operating as a Leap Year, which means we get an extra day in February. That’s one more day to play our favourite online slot games, too.
Fortunately, there are some fantastic new slots coming out in February, so there’s a lot to look forward to. Here’s a run-down on some of the best to come your way at your favourite casinos.
Jewel of the Dragon: Prosperity Tortoise (Light and Wonder)
A few different Jewel of the Dragon online slots from this brand have been released over recent years. This latest one places a focus on the tortoise as being the symbol of good fortune. Yet the remainder of the game follows in similar footsteps to all the others.
It comes with an oriental theme running through it, although there is a supernatural element alongside due to the tortoise appearing with almost humanlike hands on the left of the reels. It provides a five-reel, three-row layout for you to play on, and this includes a set of 50 paylines.
Light and Wonder has made this slot visually stunning, featuring bright and enjoyable symbols. It comes with a nice choice of special features to trigger as well, which we’ll get to shortly. It’s also a high variance game, which is something to remember when you’re placing bets on it.
- Paylines/Ways to Win – 50
- RTP – 95.99%
- Max Payout – 15,000x
- Volatility – High
During the base game of this slot, the gemstone symbol can display Minor, Mini or a bet multiplier of up to 200x. You can also win the Major or Grand jackpots on a non-Hold & Spin round.
If you bring six gemstone symbols into view anywhere, then the Hold & Spin feature activates. You get three respins, and every time a new gesmtone shows up, the respin counter resets to 3. Spinning three of the gemstone symbols into view during the base game activates five free spins. The tortoise is this slot’s wild symbol, substituting for all main symbols.
Aztec Clusters (bGaming)
The Aztec Clusters online slot release from bGaming offers up a wonderfully stunning game. It highlights its base theme (which is, of course, based on the ancient Aztec civilisation) in an ideal way. Wins are formed on the game’s grid by clustering five or more matching symbols together, and you can even cover the entire screen with one and the same symbol for a big win.
What makes the Aztec Clusters slot even more special is its 97% RTP rate and the fact that you can receive up to 10,000x your stake as a payout.
Changing your bet is a simple affair in the slot, with a range of between £/$/€0.25 and £/$/€25 per spin possible. All the symbols perfectly represent the base theme, coming in a variety of colours and shapes. Plus, there is a stunning background, made up flowing waterfalls.
- Paylines/Ways to Win – Cluster Pays
- RTP – 97%
- Max Payout – 10,000x
- Volatility – High
During gameplay, you can trigger and experience a selection of special features. The symbol that looks like a sun god on a circular tablet is the scatter addition to the grid. It can appear anywhere, and three or more showing up will activate free spins for you.
When you form a cluster win, the symbols within disappear and the empty spaces are filled with new symbols dropping from the top. Each winning cluster marks its cells, and if the next win happens within a marked cell, a multiplier is added. Sticky wilds can come into effect, as can booster symbols and destroyer symbols.
Dangerous Beauty: Power Bet (High 5 Games)
High 5 Games isn’t a developer that gets mentioned often enough, but it should with slots like Dangerous Beauty on the market. The theme of this game focuses on a beautiful yet dangerous female assassin, who is well-equipped with her samurai sword. This low volatility slot features five reels for you to spin, as well as four rows.
The female assassin is joined on the reels by various other savage women, with the remaining symbols made up of animals and playing card additions. It’s a visually appealing release form High 5 Games and offers an enjoyable gaming session.
While playing Dangerous Beauty: Power Bet, you can place wagers of between £/$/€0.80 and £/$/€2,000 per spin. There is also a turbo button to speed up the outcome of your spins, as well as an autoplay function should you prefer to use this.
- Paylines/Ways to Win – 40
- RTP – 95%
- Max Payout – 1,000x
- Volatility – Low
Not only does this slot come with a stunning base theme, but the developer has also added a great choice of special features to it alongside. Super Stacks always stay active, and can trigger at random, expanding any symbol to cover an entire reel. There is also a bonus free spins round, which activates when the central three reels are filled with scatter symbols.
Finally, the Power Bet Grid Modifier is included, with Wild Stacks transforming between one and five reels into wild reels. Otherwise, the Split Reels cost 50% more on top of your standard wager, but increase your chances of forming combinations with up to 10 symbols per line.
Gritty Kitty of Nitropolis (Elk Studios)
The selection of games from Elk Studios that take place in the futuristic city of Nitropolis first came to light in 2020. Since that time, multiple slots have been released by the brand in this realm, with the latest upcoming one centring on the Gritty Kitty of that area.
While the original games focused on the dogs controlling the scene, this one has turned its attention to one feline who is aiming for a takeover. Gritty Kitty of Nitropolis operates as a high variance game, featuring a maximum win potential of 25,000x your stake and 4,0986 ways to win across its six reels. Don’t forget about the stunning graphics and animations from Elk, either.
There is so much to experience in this slot, that you’ll love coming back to it time and again. It also includes the developer’s usual X-iter bet modes, as well as offering standard wagering limits of between £/$/€0.20 and £/$/€100 per spin.
- Paylines/Ways to Win – 4,096
- RTP – 94%
- Max Payout – 25,000x
- Volatility – High
The game includes a Feature Reel, which is present along the top of the main grid and comprises three rows and six reels. This incorporates feature symbols, empty symbols and empty cells. Feature symbols only become active when dropped into the main grid, though.
This occurs when avalanche wins kick in. The feature symbols include Nitro Match, Nitro Wild, Nitro Upgrade, TNT Symbol, Wild Symbol and Big Coin. Gritty Kitty of Nitropolis also incorporates mega symbols, Nitro Reels, an Assassin Spins round and a bonus game.
Panda Money Megaways (Big Time Gaming)
You can’t ever find yourself unhappy when playing a slot game that centres on pandas. Big Time Gaming (BTG) clearly knows this, and has chosen to launch Panda Money Megaways for you to enjoy. Featuring the developer excellent Megaways mechanic, thereby offering up to 15,625 ways to win on every spin, you’re already off to a good start with this release.
It also offers you the chance to win up to 67,330x your bet, which is a fantastic level. The titular panda can be seen snoozing away on the left of the reels, with some of its trusty bamboo nearby for when it gets hungry. As is common for BTG, the slot has some amazing visuals in it.
You’ll doubtless love the fact that there is also a calming soundtrack included in Panda Money Megaways. Plus, it’s not uncommon for such games to incorporate a selection of enjoyable special features. The Megaways mechanic, for example, triggers avalanche wins for you to benefit from.
- Paylines/Ways to Win – 15,625
- RTP – 96.10%
- Max Payout – 67,330x
- Volatility – High
The slot comes with something known as a Win Exchange in its makeup. If you win 100x your stake or more, you have the option of exchanging that payout for eight free spins. Whenever you win between 25x and 100x your stake, you can exchange the win for the chance to be awarded eight free spins. The chance of winning that gamble is displayed on a bonus wheel.
Whenever a win occurs on the reels in base game, all winning symbols fall to the bottom and the others replaced by new ones. Winning symbols in the Extra Reel will fall to the reels below, which kicks off the slot’s Prize Builder. You’ll also get to experience wild symbols, while scatters can trigger the free spins round without you needing to exchange anything.