In the world of online communications, emojis are huge. There used to be just a few dozen of the little pictograms used to convey feelings and emotions, but these days there are thousands of them - they’re so commonly used on social media and other forms of online communication that there’s even a movie about them!
NetEnt, an online casino game provider set up in 1996, has decided to capitalise on the popularity of emojis by developing and launching Emoji Planet, an exciting new pokie themed around - you guessed it - emojis. It’s packed full of content and looks like it’s going to be a hit with players around the world - even those who don’t regularly use emojis are sure to find its lively gameplay and immersive and somewhat quirky theming appealing. Plus, the Emoji Planet pokie has a pretty impressive RTP of 96.3%, which pokie enthusiasts can’t complain about.
Pokie features and bonuses
Emoji Planet is a video pokie with five reels and six rows. There are a total of eight different classic emojis that show up as symbols on the reels: pizza slices, bombs, two hearts, kiss marks, poo, aliens, rockets and, last but not least, smiley faces. The Cluster Pays game mechanic popularised by NetEnt’s Aloha! Cluster Pays pokie is used - you land wins by getting clusters of matching symbols. The Aloha! Cluster Pays pokie requires you to have nine matching symbols in a cluster, whereas Emoji Planet makes it a bit easier for players by only requiring five.
The pokie also uses the Avalanche feature popularised by the Gonzo’s Quest pokie - another popular NetEnt title. This feature basically has the symbols fall down the screen and land in place, rather than being spun. Once a win has been paid out, the winning symbols explode and are then replaced with new symbols, potentially allowing for even more wins. The more symbols there are in a cluster, the higher your win will be.
Every time you land a winning cluster containing bombs, pizza slices, kiss marks, rockets or two hearts, you collect those symbols. You can keep track of how many of each you’ve earned by looking at the respective metres on the right-hand side of the screen. Once you’ve collected 12 of any one of them, you’ll activate a special bonus feature, with five different ones to activate altogether. For example, if you activate the Kiss Mark Feature, three sticky Wild Symbols will be randomly placed on the reels. They all have three lives and lose a life every time they’re used as part of a winning combination, with the bonus feature coming to an end once the last Wild Symbol has lost its third and final life.
The minimum bet for the pokie is 0.20 and the maximum is 200. Of the emoji symbols, the smiley face is the most rewarding, paying out 500 times the value of your bet if you manage to land 30 of them on the reels, which various special features can help you to do.
As previously mentioned, Emoji Planet RTP is 96.3%. RTP is short for ‘return to player’ and it simply refers to the average amount of money that a player can expect to receive when playing the game a large number of times. So if you keep on playing Emoji Planet again and again, chances are you’ll receive close to 96.3% of your money back. Of course, you could land a huge win straight away or you might have lots of losses - the point is, if you keep on playing your wins and losses will average out and roughly 96.3% of the money you wager on the game will come back to you. Compared to other pokies, this is quite a good RTP.
Emoji Planet at AUSlots
Emoji Planet became available for players at AUSlots in August and it’s sure to be a hit thanks to its relevant and somewhat quirky theme, and its fun gameplay. One of the best things about the pokie is that it’s designed to be easily accessible to all players: not only can t be played on desktop computers, it’s also been specially designed to be played on mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets and is fully compatible with Windows, Linux, iOS and Android operating systems; in addition to this, the pokie can be played for free, which gives new players who don’t necessarily want to risk their money straight away the chance to practise the game and get used to its gameplay.
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