Epic Ape Facts
Epic Ape is a 6 reel and 4 row online and mobile slot machine from Playtech. This is a medium volatility game with 4096 Ways to Win and an RTP of 95.96%.
The game is themed on apes in the jungle, with a few diamonds thrown in for good measure. Features include a Bonus Game, Free Spins, Multipliers, Scatters and Wilds. Playtech launched Epic Ape in December 2017.
Welcome to the jungle- the home of the Epic Ape slot! This big Playtech primate is the star of the show, pure entertainment on a Halloween Jack slot machine level.
This game has razor sharp graphics and a thumping sound track.
Everything about this game is BIG: the large ape, the number of ways to win and the bonus spins available in the feature. This game will suit players who like a volatile game!
Epic Ape Slot Look and Feel
High quality graphics are the order of the day with a lush tropical scene the setting for the reels. Think of Jungle Spirit, the Napoleon slot machine and Asgardian Stones and you’ll be in the right ball park.
Green creepers and imposing trees paint an impressive backdrop to the action. The reels are a simple gold frame with creepers growing over.
The background sounds to play are dramatic to keep you on your toes. It’s pretty tense in the land of the big beasts with haunting pipes, animal calls and soaring music.
Epic Game Play
The Epic Ape slot is a four row, six reel and 4,096 Ways to Win game that you can play across all devices.
Most games we play have 3 rows like the Lost Relics slot, Thunderstruck and Starburst and anything between 15 and 20 pay-lines like the Grease slot machine and Tomb Raider.
Playtech have turned the volume up on this one!
The high value icons are all the jungle’s inhabitants.
The main symbol in terms of value is the giant ape himself. If Lady Luck is smiling on you and you land between 2 and 6 apes in a winning combo, you will get between 2 and 300 coins as a pay out.
Other big ticket icons are the leopard, jaguar, chameleon and tree frog and all of these symbols, including the ape, can stack which means more winning combo opportunities.
The lower value icons are the Ace through 9 of the card deck.
Epic Ape’s Wild is a large diamond and this substitutes for all icons except for the Free Games Scatter.
Unstoppable Free Spins
If you land between 3 and 6 of the Scatters onto the reels and trigger the free spins mode, you will get between 8 and a hefty 100 free spins– this really sets this slot apart from the crowd.
And if you land further Scatters during the bonus spins, you can re-trigger more free spins- if you land 6 more you will get another 100 free spins.
It’s this element of the game that can bring on the big cash win.
Pros and Cons
Plenty of Free Spins on Offer
You can re-trigger the free spins in the bonus
There’s nothing particularly innovative about this slot
During the bonus mode the Wild Diamond symbol comes into its own making generous multipliers.
If you have between 2 or 5 of these Wilds in your winning combination you can clock up from x2 to a max of a x5 multiplier.
The Epic Ape slot can very exciting to play, but it is volatile. It has all the slick styling you expect from a Playtech game.
If you can land 6 of the Scatters and trigger 100 free spins in the bonus game then there is a good run to be had but this isn’t the easiest and you are likely to win smaller numbers of freebie spins along the way.
These are still good with the Wild multiplier keeping the bankroll moving.
Epic Ape was definitely a winner for me- I’ll be back to try to catch the king of the jungle again!
Bonus, Substituting Symbols, Free Spins, Multipliers, Scatters, Wilds
Jungle, Gorilla, Ape