Outer Space Online Pokies From Rival Gaming

March 31, 2018

Outer space came in the private domain through the arcade games several decades ago. Sitting at individual consoles, players would zap aliens or meteors accompanied by audio visual effects on the screens. Several online pokies have replicated this activity. Among the best are the two online pokies of the Cosmic Quest series from Rival Gaming. They can be played at Australian online casinos like Joe Fortune and Ignition Casino. The artwork has comical styling. The most important aspect of these two pokies is that they are i-slots. This is the name given by Rival Gaming to online pokies with interactive bonus features.

The first Cosmic Quest online pokie is subtitled Episode 1 Mission Control. The symbols on the reels are astronauts, rockets, space food items, satellites, laser guns, animals in space suits and a female pilot in pink. The rocket is the wild symbol and it also awards the highest payout of 5,000 times the line bet. The monkey triggers 10 free spins. The rocket becomes an expanding wild in the free spins. The pink pilot activates the Asteroid-Blasteroid interactive bonus game on the second screen. You take a rocket to outer space where you actually aim at asteroids and blast them. You win bonuses for each asteroid destroyed. The payouts are larger for the smaller asteroids, but these are more difficult to hit. In the bonus feature you take five different rockets to five different areas of outer space and the cumulative bonuses earned are credited to your balance.

The second Cosmic Quest online pokie is Episode 2 Mystery Planets. The high paying symbols are supposedly planets because there is Saturn with its rings and a blood red Mars. The low paying symbols are asteroids and space equipment. The rocket is again the wild symbol that awards the highest line payouts. But it is much more powerful. It expands even in the base game and the payout is multiplied by the number of rocket symbols on the reels. The scatter jet pack symbol triggers the free spins in which all payouts are doubled. Three symbols award 10 free spins, four symbols award 25 free spina and five symbols award 50 free spins. Scattered spaceman symbols trigger the interactive bonus game on the second screen, which is called Scatterstronaut. You have to navigate a spaceship through a cave filled with obstacles. You have to use the controls and your motoring skills to avoid the obstacles. Your bonus depends on how far you can travel in the cave.