Playtech's Easter Surprise Video Slot Review

February 15, 2013

 

With Easter right around the corner, it makes sense that Playtech would bring some attention to one of its main Easter-themed video slots. Easter Surprise is a well-rounded video slot that features a bright and cheerful Easter theme. If you don't mind a somewhat cartoony set of graphics and sound, then Easter Surprise is a solid game that has nice payouts. With a good combination of features and a medium volatility, this is a game that you won't get tired of easily.

Easter Surprise uses 20 paylines across a total of five reels, a popular format for video slots. The coin distributions are a bit atypical, and this allows you to get a better customization of your bet sizes. Individual coins can be set to be worth $0.01 to $1.00 each. You are allowed to bet up to 10 coins on each payline for a maximum total of 200 coins per spin. This gives players a betting range of $0.20 to $200 per spin with an ability to fine-tune bet sizes.

The maximum payout in this game is 10,000 times your line bet, and that's pretty high for a game with a medium volatility. You can earn this payout with five of the wild Rabbit symbol on the same payline. There's nothing new about this as it's pretty common for the wild symbol to be the key to the largest payout in a video slot. You can also get a 2,000x payout if you get four of the Rabbit on the same payline. Because of the medium volatility, there aren't any other huge payouts as a part of the normal paytable. You'll be looking at a lot of medium and small payouts, though.

There are two bonus features in this game. The first is earned by getting three or more of the Easter Surprise scatter symbol. If you do this, then you get a set of 10 free spins with a 3x multiplier on all of your wins. The free spins can be retriggered in Easter Surprise, unlike many other low- and medium-volatility slots. The second bonus game is based on Easter Eggs, and you trigger this feature by getting three or more of the Easter Basket symbols on a payline. This is a pick a box-style game,a nd you can pick up some pretty decent prizes with this feature. Overall, Easter Surprise is a solid game with decent features and a colorful Easter theme.