GGB is committed to providing updated news and analysis on our weekly news site,

Wonder 4

Aristocrat Technologies

Wonder 4

This is a radical new twist on the multi-play video slot—games that feature multiple pay windows, allowing the player to wager on up to four reel-sets and spin the reels on each window simultaneously.

Aristocrat’s Wonder 4 takes this concept and applies it to various base games. The screen displays four reel sets, but each is an individual Aristocrat video slot game. Four games can be played simultaneously, each with its own free-spin, stacked wild or other game-specific bonus. Alternatively, the player can pick one of the four games and play it on all four reel-sets, as in a standard multi-play game.

Wonder 4 takes full advantage of Aristocrat’s new “Viridian WS” wide-screen monitor to combine four popular Aristocrat titles into a single game. The games included in the initial launch are “Buffalo,” “Fire Light,” “Pompeii” and “Wild Splash.”

To pick how to play, the player selects the on-screen menu and drags each desired game to the screen area. In the Wonder 4 Super Spin, when free games are triggered, the player can play the free games on one game or four independent sets of free games.

Manufacturer: Aristocrat Technologies
Platform: Viridian WS
Format: Five-reel multi-line video slot; four independent games
Denomination: .01
Max Bet: Various
Top Award: 2,000—25,000, depending on game selected
Hit Frequency: Varies according to game selected
Theoretical Hold: 5.86%—12.14%, depending on game slected and number of games

    Recent Feature Articles

  • Diverse Experiences Deliver

    Aristocrat’s journey to the top of the slot industry

  • The Giant Awakens

    With citizens who are known to be some of Asia’s most prolific gamblers, Thailand has emerged as Asia’s next gaming opportunity

  • Responsible Gaming: All Together Now

    Voices from the American Gaming Association’s Responsible Gaming Month on the importance of responsible gaming and how the casino industry is handling the issue.

  • Global Games 2022

    The world’s game-makers prepare to wow attendees with the first unrestricted, fully international Global Gaming Expo since 2019

  • Testing, Testing, Testing

    Want to know whether a product, promotion or event will succeed even before it happens? Market research is the answer, but it has to be more nuanced than it has in the past