Valentine’s Day makes for a perfect online slots setting. There are plenty of icons to use as symbols such as heart, roses, chocolates, diamond and Cupid and interesting ways in which to present bonus games. Microgaming is one software provider that has exploited this opportunity to the full and offers a number of Valentine’s Day themed slots games at its online casinos. Some of the online casinos like Royal Vegas, Spin Palace and River Belle are favorites of Canadian players. This article reviews some of the Microgaming Valentine’s Day online slots.
Love Potion takes players back to the 19th century when wooing was a fine art. The symbols are ornately and delicately crafted and include the lady and her beau both in period costumes. The animations during the winning combinations are excellent as the symbols suddenly unfreeze and become lively. The Love Potion Logo is the wild symbol. The love potion is the bonus symbol and triggers the pick an object type Love Struck bonus game on the second screen. The game offers as many picks are the number of bonus symbols and each pick awards bonus credits.
Valentines usually express their feelings of love but some worship their loves secretly. The Microgaming slot game Secret Admirer depicts this type of relationship. The introductory clip presents a ball in which the masked admirer presents his love with roses. The thematic symbols are suitably create the atmosphere of romance and include the brooch, the heart shaped wreath, the perfume and the rose. The mask is the wild symbol and offers the largest fixed jackpot payout. The diamond ring is the scatter symbol and also activates the free spins bonus round. Secret Admirer also includes the Microgaming gamble game in which players can stake the payouts won in the hope of multiplying them.
Burning Desire is a Valentine’s Day themed online slot, but its claim to fame lies in another area. It was the first Microgaming video slot with the 243 ways to win feature. Defined paylines were done away with and like symbols appearing in any positions on successive reels staring from the first one could result in payouts. The Valentine’s Day effect comes from symbols like diamond and roses. But Burning Desire employs symbols like bell, seven and bar from the classical slot machines as well. The Burning Desire logo is the wild symbol. The gold coin symbol activates the free spins bonus in which players are awarded 15 free spins with all payouts tripled. Burning Desire also offers the Microgaming gamble game.
Doctor Love is a slot game that is available at Microgaming online casinos through its QuickFire platform. It can be classified as a Valentine’s Day slot game because it depicts a romance between the doctor and the nurse. Dr Love is the wild symbol and expresses his romantic feelings during the animations. The other symbols include the nurse and the patient and items associated with a hospital such as ambulance, stethoscope and crutches. The romantic angle is provided through symbols like flower bouquet and teddy bear. The thermometer has been transformed into a love meter. It offers scatter payouts and also triggers up to 20 free spins with all payouts tripled.