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Written and facts checked by Rudra Chowdhury, Videoslot specialist on June 30th of 2022.
If you’re willing to play a visually mesmerizing slot that gives some incredible payouts, you should try NextGen’s Lightning Gems online slot. It was designed with some impeccable, crisp-clear graphics, presenting to you 3D precious stones that were depicted to perfection. The Lightning Gems RTP is 96.48%, and the maximum payouts can go up to 2,000x the stake on each spin. Now, this is a payout that will appeal to any Indian online casino player, and considering the game is optimized for mobile play, it is definitely a game that deserves your attention.
The betting range goes from 0.15 to 150 credits, which for 10 fixed paylines means 15 coins per 10 lines. This makes the minimum coin value 0.01 and the maximum 10 credits. As you load Lightning Gems slot, you’re taken straight to space. You see the limitless sky, filled with countless stars. However, at the bottom of the screen, you will see that you’re on some kind of a planet, which is not Earth. The reels are transparent and show you multi-coloured gems. Some only sparkle, while others produce a flash of lightning.
So, on the reels, you see the Wild, presented with a golden Sun symbol. The Wild gives you 500x the stake payout for a 5-of-a-kind combo and substitutes for all symbols in the formation of winning combos, except for the Scatter. The Scatter presented with a white, lightning-forming gem, on the other hand, apart from triggering one of the Lightning Gems bonus features, also gives you payouts for winning combos formed with 3 to 5 symbols. For a 5-of-a-kind combo, the Scatter will deliver the jackpot prize of the slot of 2,000x the stake per single spin! The Red, Yellow, Blue and Green Gems can give you up to 125x the stake, while the lowest-paying card suits can give you 25x the stake.
The Wild plays a crucial role in the gameplay of Lightning Gems. In fact, two bonus features are triggered by the Wild. The Wild Nudge feature allows for the Wild to Nudge up or down after any win that almost resulted in a win. This means that for a spin where you’ve missed one symbol to form a win, the Wild will come to the rescue.
The second Wild-related feature is the Wild Wins feature. This feature improves your chances to win since during any spin, at random, you may get Wilds added to the reels on random positions.
But, as mentioned, the Scatter also triggers a bonus feature. 3 or more Scatters reward you with 10 Free Spins. During the Free spins, 10 Wild symbols are added to each and every reel! In total, 50 extra Wilds can appear on the reels. The Free Spins feature can be retriggered, significantly improving your chances of winning big.
Lightning Gems is an incredible slot, really. Visually, it is a real masterpiece. But, with the help of the special features that trigger easily, the game can reward you with some wild wins. The features that make so many Wilds appearing on the reels are excellent because they improve your chances of winning some insane payouts. But the best payouts come during the Free Spins. The 2,000x the stake payout or the 300,000 credits can be won in a single spin with 5 Scatters, that’s true, but you can win beyond this payout, thanks to the endless appearances of the Wild on the reels on this Nextgen Slot.