Deep under the sea waves in the depths of the ocean, Princess Ariana rules the seas. Not literally, of course, but in Microgaming’s impressive Ariana online slot. The mermaid beauty is on the hunt for a treasure and eager to find adventurers who will join on her hunt.
The 5 reel 25 payline slot features top-notch graphics and advanced features that can bring you enticing wins. The whole audiovisual package is hypnotizing. Add the possibilities of triggering landslide wins to that and you’ve got a nice package you absolutely must try.
To start our review, we take a look at the basics behind the exciting underwater slot. The medium variance slot has an RTP of 95%. This means that you’ll score a number of smaller wins over a few big ones. The reels are placed in an ornate silver and pearl frame fit for a princess. Of course, as an aquatic-themed slot, everything is set against a background of water.
Similar to aquatic-themed slots such as Secrets of Atlantis, Ariana Slot features aquatic symbols that include corals, sea creatures, and of course, sunken treasure. The treasure chest is supposedly filled to the brim with jewels and gold and your goal is to help the princess find it.
The mechanics behind the gameplay are simple. Your total coins are on the left below the reels, with the bet size in the center and the Auto Play and Spin buttons on the right. It’s a pretty standard layout for a modern slot, so you shouldn’t have trouble getting a hold of it.
Playing the Ariana Slot is simple. Adjust your bet size first, then hit the spin button and leave everything to Lady Luck. Of course, you can spin the reels free of charge or for real money. Apart from the countless winning combinations, you can score amazing wins thanks to the stacked symbols. Landing any full symbol stack on Reel 1 will expand all matching symbols on the other reels, possibly bringing you massive wins.
The Free Spins bonus round is triggered by landing 3, 4 or 5 scatters (starfish) on any reel. This will give you 15 free spins with active stacked symbols on reel 1. Additionally, any wilds will expand on reels 2-4, leading to amazing rewards. The bonus game in this slot is pretty great even if it lacks multipliers.
Overall, we liked Microgaming’s modern video slot. With a maximum win of 30,000 coins, Ariana Slot is pretty rewarding as well. We have to praise Microgaming’s audiovisual approach on the slot. The graphics are as impressive as it gets, with the beautiful princess Ariana taking center stage. Additionally, the music in the background is non-intrusive but adds a lot to the overall experience.
The slot might lack a multiplier in the bonus round, but the slot makes up for it with many possibilities of scoring big. As soon as you score a massive win, coins will rain like in an old slot machine. The Big Win video will appear in the center, and you’ll be left with a huge smile on your face.
|RTP (the payout percentage)||97%|
|Number of reels||5|
|Number of lines||25|