The Planet of the Apes movie franchise is churning out one blockbuster movie after another. NetEnt is set to follow this trend with its online casino slot adaptation of the hugely popular movie. This slot has a unique dual reels structure and it has several bonus features on offer. You will be saying ‘hail Caesar’ in no time with this slot.
No Monkey Business With Planet of the Apes
This video slot has 20 fixed paylines, 3 rows and 5 reels for each one of its dual reels structure. If you are familiar with the Planet of the Apes movie franchise, then you will know that the leader of the apes is Caesar. The dual reels depict the life and times of this illustrious ape. It shows his time in captivity and his life afterwards.
The reels act independently in the base game, however, they may join forces when bonus features are activated. The reel set on the left-hand side is known as ‘Rise’, it’s symbols include; A, J, K, Q, 9 and 10 standard playing card icons. It also consists of three main characters from the Rise of the Planet of the Apes movie as well as Caesar.
The reel set on the right side of the screen is known as ‘Dawn’. The symbols on this reel set include three main characters from the Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, Caesar and the regular playing card symbols.
There are two Wild symbols in this slot. The first can be found on the ‘Rise’ reel set and it is a Golden Wild icon. The second is located on the ‘Dawn’ reel set and it is a Red Wild icon. These two Wilds will substitute every other icon on their respective reels except for the Scatter/Bonus symbol.
Bonus Features Available
There is a Dual feature in Planet of the Apes where a symbol each from both reel set is randomly selected. When the reels spin, the selected symbols will be frozen in their respective positions. However, if the symbols are seen on either reel set, they will switch over to the reel set they were initially selected from and stay frozen. This feature will enhance your chances of landing combo wins and boost your overall payout.
In this online slot, each reel set has its own free spin mode. There is a Rise Free Spins and a Dawn Free Spins. However, they are both activated when a minimum of three scatter symbols are landed on the respective reel set. The Rise Free Spins awards 10 free spins, while the Dawn Free Spins give out 15 free spins as the reward. There are other incentives such as extra free spins and multipliers that can be earned as well.
To Sum Up
This online slot also has Dawn and Rise bonus features as well as Stacked Wilds. In the Rise bonus, both humans, as well as apes, will give you a cash prize. For the Dawn bonus, both the apes and human symbols will become a single matching icon. Overall, the concept of this slot is quite intriguing. This game has a 96.33% RTP.