Great Rhino Megaways Slot Game
Great Rhino Megaways Slot Introduction
Great Rhino Megaways - released on April 30th, 2020 - is the first ever Megaways online slot game released by the talented team at Pragmatic Play. Since then, they have gone from strength to strength in the breadth and depth of Megaways slots they produce. This game is no exception, ranking highly among the wealth of other slots that use Big Time Gaming’s proprietary game engine, upping the ante in terms of bonuses, features and potentially big payouts.
Great Rhino Megaways Game Details
- RTP (Return to Player):
- Min / Max Bet:
- $0.20 / $1,200.00
- Hit Rate:
- 1 in 2.8
- Auto Play:
- Diamonds per $:
- Min. 500
Great Rhino Megaways Slot Game Background
Great Rhino Megaways - the middle part of a trilogy of sorts - is sandwiched between the original Great Rhino and the last game in the series, Great Rhino Deluxe. Pragmatic was looking for a candidate for their first Megaways title, and they settled on their classic online slot from April 2018. The original boasted a 5-reel, 3-row set-up and a standard 20 paylines. With Great Rhino Megaways, they went above this. As a result, the slot offers a whopping 200,704 ways to win alongside other exciting features and design mechanics.
Great Rhino Megaways Slot Game Design
Great Rhino Megaways is a 6-reel online slot game with anywhere between 2 - 7 rows, depending on the on-screen action and the size of the symbols in view. As is also usual in Megaways slots, the game has a horizontal reel that sits above the main game grid. In terms of paylines, Pragmatic Play decided to go above and beyond the usual 117,649 ways-to-win, instead offering a massive 200,704 ways-to-win alongside a max potential payout of 20,000x the stake! But that’s not all that Pragmatic Play has decided to revamp. Great Rhino Megaways comes with an overhaul in presentation, graphics and even music. Fans of the original will be pleased to know that the slot still offers a glimpse into the world of an African savannah teeming with wildlife: gorillas, cheetahs, zebras, crocodiles, and of course, the titular rhino. Pragmatic has also seen fit to refresh Great Rhino Megaways with a few extra features.
The setting of the great African savannah will be instantly recognizable to anyone who has ever played a Great Rhino slot, with the great expanse of the African landscape (comprising rocks, grass, trees and distant mountains) streaming out from behind the game grid. As a result, the game’s primary colour is golden-brown (with a dash of blue for the African skies). This contrasts with the original slot's primary golden-orange colour scheme to depict the savannah at sunset. There are other subtle differences between them as well. The biggest one is the way the game grid is laid out. The original has a simple 5x3 set-up with a brown colour scheme. The Megaways iteration has a more elaborate set-up due to the increased number of reels and rows; the colour scheme is a deep green and the game grid is held up with assegai spears. All in all, it’s a good-looking slot.
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Great Rhino Megaways Slot Symbols
The game has 12 symbols, all fitting the tribal theme to a tee.
- 10 - A royal playing card symbols = these have a neat tribal design and payout between 1x - 1.5x the stake for 5-of-a-kind on the reels.
- Flamingo symbol = pays out 1.5x the stake for 5-of-a-kind on the reels.
- Hyena symbol = pays out 2x the stake for 5-of-a-kind on the reels.
- Crocodile symbol = pays out 2.5x the stake for 5-of-a-kind on the reels.
- Gorilla symbol = pays out 5x the stake for 5-of-a-kind on the reels.
- Cheetah symbol = pays out 50x the stake for 5-of-a-kind on the reels.
- Wild symbol = represented by a Rhino, this symbol substitutes for all other symbols apart from the Scatter. However, it only appears on the horizontal reel above reels 2, 3, 4 and 5.
- Scatter symbol = represented by a gold coin with a rhino in a side profile, this symbol is the key to triggering the Free Spins feature.
Great Rhino Megaways Slot Bonus Features
Great Rhino Megaways offers a few bonuses and features sure to get the excitement going!
Those familiar with other Megaways slots will recognize the Avalanche or Cascading Reels feature, here called the Tumble feature, but the idea is the same. Symbols in winning combinations disappear from the reels, creating space for other symbols to fall into the recently vacated positions. These new symbols are the same size as the ones they replaced. Tumbling continues until no more winning combinations appear as a result.
Free Spins Feature
The next feature of note is the Free Spins bonus round, which is triggered by landing at least 4 Scatter symbols on the reels. At the start of the feature, you can choose from four free spins + multiplier options, depending on the number of Scatters that triggered the bonus round. Landing 4, 5 or 6 Scatters presents players with different options. Below are the ones when triggering the feature with the minimum 4 Scatter requirement:
- 5 Free Spins + x10 win multiplier.
- 10 Free Spins + x5 win multiplier.
- 15 Free Spins + x1 win multiplier.
The Free Spins bonus round has a couple more cool features. Land 3 Scatter symbols during the feature and another 5 Free Spins are yours, with no limitations. Also, every tumble during the Free Spins feature awards an additional 1x win multiplier. After every tumble, the win of that tumble is multiplied by the current win multiplier.
The incorporation of the Megaways engine means that each reel can reveal a certain number of symbols in view. Landing consecutive symbols on all reels after a spin could lead to a maximum of 200,704 ways to win! All winning combinations are totalled, and payouts are multiplied by the stake.
Great Rhino Megaways Slot Summary
The Great Rhino Megaways slot is another solid addition to the ever-expanding catalogue of Pragmatic Play’s Megaways titles and the larger Great Rhino franchise. As the middle sequel to a trilogy of already popular games, including the bona fide classic original, Great Rhino Megaways still managed to break new ground with the addition of Big Time Gaming’s revolutionary engine and several exciting bonus features! If you enjoy this slot and want to see what other Megaways slots Pragmatic Play offers then look no further than the classic fishing-themed classic Big Bass Bonanza Megaways alongside Buffalo King Megaways and Extra Juicy Megaways.
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