|Min Bet Per Line|
|Bet Range||0.40 - 80|
|Game Features||Wild Symbol, Scatter, Free Spins, Bonus Feature|
If you’re feeling like cooking up a magical potion or brew, Witch Pickings will provide you with that opportunity and the perfect setting to do it in, too. This title is brought to you by software manufacturer NextGen Gaming, and we have to hand it to the developer – the graphics are of truly outstanding quality. They’re high definition and they can easily rival any of the latest offerings by other heavyweight software providers out there. The game does have a feminine feel to it, and it centers on a trio of good witches. So it’s all light and bright and there’s a pleasant uplifting soundtrack to accompany gameplay.
As for the layout, it features 5 reels and 3 rows and there are a total of 25 active paylines for you to bet on. However, these are fixed, so you won’t have much opportunity to regulate them or adjust the betting options too much. Speaking of which, you will find that the betting range in Witch Pickings is rather conservative. It spans from a pretty steep minimum bet of 40p per single spin and it reaches a maximum bet of £80 per spin. With that in mind, there is a pretty decent jackpot of 1000 coins, as well.
Watch out for the crystal ball symbol, which can land in any position anywhere on the reels. This is the game’s most lucrative icon but also serves as the Wild, and as such it will be able to substitute for any of the other symbols on the reels. Hence, it can help complete winning combinations and therefore increase your winnings. But there is one symbol that the Wild will not be able to replace and that is the game’s Scatter icon.
The Scatter can also land anywhere on the screen just like the Wild, and its payouts, though not as high, are also pretty decent. But what’s more important about the Scatter is that it will be able to trigger the game’s Freespins Feature. You will be able to activate it by landing at least 3 Scatters at the same time. This will award you a total of 5 freespins, but before they can begin you will get to enhance them.
Each of the three witches will offer you three different enhancements for the freespins. You will need to select one from each of the witches:
- The Blue Witch will provide you with the option for all instances of the higher value symbols to turn into one selected higher value icon. Alternatively, you can choose to have one of these symbols appear stacked on the reels. The third option is to have one of these symbols selected again, and for every time it appears on the reels you will receive a certain cash prize.
- The Red Witch rules over the Wild enhancements and can offer you Expanding Wilds, Extra Wilds, or Wild Multipliers. The multiplier values are random and range from 2x to 10x.
- The Green Witch also has three options to offer you. One of them will provide a multiplier for all winning combos of between 2x and 5x. Another option is for wins to pay both ways. Lastly, there’s option number 3, which will give you 5 extra freespins.
In addition to everything we have mentioned, you will also gather trophies based on how many times you trigger the bonus and how big your wins are. You can always look back on these throughout gameplay. You can also retrigger the Freespins Feature, in which case you will just play the same selection.
The visuals in Witch Pickings are without doubt of superb quality, which is part of what makes the whole gaming experience so exciting. The other part is the fact that you get to customize the bonus feature, which is a real treat.