Rabcat Gaming Takes Players on a Journey to Egypt
The riches of Egypt have always served as an inspiration for the gambling industry. First there were casinos named after places discovered under the sands of the Sahara desert, hiding the marks and items - many of them made of gold - created by the civilization that has disappeared millennia ago, later there were games inspired by them. Egypt, as a theme, is an evergreen for casino software developers. Now Rabcat Gaming, an European game development company, has reached out once again to the distant past, releasing a new Egypt-themed video slot machine called River of Riches. The game is distributed by Microgaming, an Isle of Man based development company, so players can begin playing at europalace.com or any other Microgaming-powered casino on the internet.
River of Riches is built with Rabcat's traditional attention to detail and realistic style. The game has five reels, three rows and 25 win lines, and features symbols all reflecting the riches of a land long forgotten - and a rugged adventurer out to discover them under the sand. Players can meet symbols like King Tut's burial mask, an Ankh, a scarab and the pyramids in the sunset, joined by the usual J to K symbols to fill in the blanks - all drawn with an artistic edge and an incredible attention to detail. When involved in winning combinations, all symbols are both animated and joined by a sound effect that fits into the game's theme - River of Riches is a very atmospheric game.
The symbol of Re, the Sun God of Egypt, acts as a scatter symbol in the game. When two or more such
symbols land on the screen, players will be rewarded with a bonus win. When three or more symbols gather, the win comes with an added number of 10 free spins with wild symbols staying fixed, maximizing the winning potential of every single spin. Speaking of wild symbols - the River of Riches video slot machine has two of them: the above mentioned adventurer out to uncover the (expensive) secrets of the ancient Egypt, and the fixed Wild symbol that only appears during the free spins feature of the game.
When it comes to special features, I must say the River of Riches disappoints. The previous Rabcat releases have always had a special side game, fitting into their themes - either the capturing of a dragon, or the fighting of some obscure character - but the River of Riches does not have anything like this. It is still a great game to play, though, and quite a generous one too, with a potential for massive wins.