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Gems Bonanza™ Video Slot

Gemz Bonanza is an exciting video slot game from Pragmatic Play that is upcoming for release in October. Read all about it in this early review

Release Date 2020-10-29
Default Bet Per Line 0.01
Minimum Total Bet 0,20
Rows 8
Reels 8
Lines 20
Max Multiplier Win 10,000x+
RTP 96,51%
Volatility
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Can you feel the fever? You might have The Gold Fever! Gems Bonanza is the latest announced video slot game from Pragmatic Play. This sparkling video slot is played out on an 8×8 grid where you need five gems to connect in order for them to disappear and let new gems tumble down and create new winning combinations. With a high volatility this game offers exciting times.

When you trigger the bonus, you get one spin only, but with a couple features to create winning combinations and if lucky, win big! The symbols pay depending on how many connect, let’s have a look at the max pays shall we.

  • Red Gem – land 25+ and it pays 1000x
  • Purple Gem – land 25+ and it pays 500x
  • Green Gem – land 25+ and it pays 300x
  • Teal Gem – land 25+ and it pays 150x
  • Yellow Gem – land 25+ and it pays 100x
  • Pink Gem – land 25+ and it pays 75x
  • Blue Gem – land 25+ and it pays 50x

The Wild symbol substitutes for all symbols. It only appears as part of Wild Gem and in the Lucky Wilds features. The same Wild can connect to form multiple combinations with different symbols.

Gems Bonanza Slot game

Tumble Feature

Gems Bonanza video slot have a tumble feature that means that after every spin the winning combinations disappear, and the remaining symbols fall down and gets replaced with new symbols tumbling down. The tumble will continue until your luck runs out for getting winning combinations or spin features.

Gems Bonanza Slot game

Spin Features

There are five different features you can get by landing winning combinations each spin. The five features are; NUCLEAR, WILD GEM, SQUARES, COLOSSAL SYMBOL, and LUCKY WILDS. If you manage to win multiple features in the same spin, they will also play out in the order previously written.

Blue Mark – This triggers the NUCLEAR feature. When all the tumbles are over and the current spin is done, the screen is cleared of all symbols and a fresh set of symbols is dropped down with new possibilities for features and winning combinations.

Pink Mark – triggers the WILD GEM! After all the tumbles are over, the game randomly chooses one kind of symbol and transform all of them into wilds, hopefully creating new winning combinations.

Brown Mark – This awards the feature SQUARES. As well as the previous features this one triggers after the current tumble round is over. Then it places random 2×2 blocks of the same symbols on the grid.

Red Mark – This wins you the COLOSSAL SYMBOL which after all tumbles puts a random block of 3×3, 4×4, or 5×5 of the same symbol in random positions on the grid.

Green Mark – triggers the LUCKY WILDS where after the tumbles 5 to 15 WILDS symbols are added to the grid in random positions. This can be very lucrative if they land in good positions.

Gold Fever – Progressive feature

At every spin in Gems Bonanza video slot, it counts every winning combination of symbols that exploded to fill up the GOLD FEVER meter. When reaching a certain number of symbols is reached you trigger the feature.

To trigger the GOLD FEVER, you need to collect 114 points from a base game spin with tumbles and spin features. Then the feature starts at level 1. During GOLD FEVER all the spin modifiers are guaranteed to be played once per level. All wins during level 1 are multiplied by 2x.

If you collect enough winning combinations and symbols during a level, you will advance to the next level.

  • Level 2 – Collect 116 winning symbols. Level 2 plays out with a 4x win multiplier
  • Level 3 – Collect 120 winning symbols. Level 3 plays out with a 6x win multiplier
  • Level 4 – Collect 125 winning symbols. Level 4 plays out with an 8x win multiplier
  • Level 5 – Collect 132 winning symbols. Level 5 plays out with a 10x win multiplier

Don’t want to grind for the feature? Just buy the bonus for 100x your stake!

Gems Bonanza Slot game

Buy Bonus Feature

Gold Fever feature can be instantly triggered by paying 100x your stake. When you buy the feature, it starts when all tumbles and spin features from the base game spin that triggered it end. When buying the feature there is a difference in the number of symbols needed to advance through the levels. They are as follows;

  • Level 2 – Collect 116 winning symbols. Level 2 plays out with a 4x win multiplier
  • Level 3 – Collect 121 winning symbols. Level 3 plays out with a 6x win multiplier
  • Level 4 – Collect 129 winning symbols. Level 4 plays out with an 8x win multiplier
  • Level 5 – Collect 138 winning symbols. Level 5 plays out with a 10x win multiplier

Buying the feature can be good, do you dare to try?

Gems Bonanza Slot game

Betting and Winning

This video slot has high volatility which means it pays out less often on average but with a higher chance to win big in a short time span. The minimum bet is €0,20 and the maximum is €100. With an RTP of 96,51%, exciting times are ahead.

Conclusion and thoughts

Gems Bonanza video slot from Pragmatic Play is an interesting slot with no free spins bonus but built out of different features instead. For sure one of the unconventional types of slots from this provider. The gameplay is smooth and exciting as the sparkling Gems explode and new ones fall from above.

The feature itself when reaching higher levels makes the old ticker beat so hard and the anticipation is insane. You need to try it out yourself! When it’s released 29th of October you will be able to play it at Slotty Vegas Casino or Slothunter Casino. But in the meantime, you can play the demo at the top of this review.

Gems Bonanza demo reel

Provider

Pragmatic Play is one of the leading content providers to the iGaming Industry. They are offering an innovative and mobile-focused product portfolio. Pragmatics passion for premium entertainment is unrivalled, and they strive to create the most engaging experience for all their customers across a range of products, including slots, live casino and bingo.

The video slots and mobile games can be played in 26 languages and they are designed with the mindset of mobile first to give an amazing experience no matter what platform the player decides to play on.

Pragmatic Play releases new video slots and games almost weekly which makes them a player to count on. All games from Pragmatic can be played in demo mode on the newly launched site PragmaticPlayGames or on Social Tournaments  which is free online video slot tournaments with the chance of winning real money.