This new premium game on Aristocrat’s Arc Single cabinet features multiple bonus events themed around the TV disaster series about sharks set loose across flooded streets in Los Angeles.
The base game is a highly volatile 40-line video slot with a four-level progressive jackpot. Base game features include Random Reel Expansion, in which reels randomly expand from four rows to six, seven or eight rows on a given spin, transforming the game to 100 pay lines for that spin.
In another mystery feature, on any given spin, the Wild Shower Feature may randomly add Wild, 2X Wild and 3X Wild symbols to any position on the screen to enhance line wins.
Also in the base game, the random Symbol Storm Feature can expand the reels to 100 lines while an arbitrary chosen symbol is stacked on each reel strip to increase the chances for big wins.
Another mystery primary-game feature is Max Stacks. At the start of each spin, a stack consisting of one randomly chosen symbol is added to each reel, increasing the chance for five-of-a-kind wins.
To these base-game features are added several symbol-driven and mystery bonus events, all themed around the tsunami that brought sharks to the L.A. streets in the TV show. Three or more scattered Shark Wheel symbols trigger one spin on a wheel that awards credits, free games or one of the four progressive jackpots.
In the interactive “Chainsaw the Sharks,” a mystery event, players “slice” floating sharks to reveal credits or a “Bomb” symbol. Players continue to swipe for wins until three Bomb symbols are revealed.
Finally, slices in the Shark Wheel can award from eight to 40 free games, with any of the random reel-expansion, stacking and wild-symbol events available.
Manufacturer: Aristocrat Technologies
Platform: Arc Single
Format: Five-reel 40-line video slot
Max Bet: 400
Top Award: Progressive; $5,000 or $10,000 reset
Hit Frequency: Approximately 50%
Theoretical Hold: 9.99%-12.18%