The Vikings are coming. In force. From films to TV to video games, it’s impossible for us not to notice them. We guess we’ve got the hit Vikings TV show to thank for that, as well as the big Thor blockbusters. The result? Some impressive online slots which we’re sure the real life Vikings will be playing in Valhalla.
An Appreciation Of Norse Myth
Who knows? Maybe the Norse Gods inspired NetEnt’s slot development team by visiting them in their dreams, or something. Stranger things have happened. NetEnt is Swedish, after all, and the studio is leading the way in Vikings slots with its Asgardian Stones slot. It comes with five reels, 20 paylines and transports us to the mysterious realm of Asgard, home of the Norse gods. Ancient runic signs appear as the main symbols, along with faces of the Old Gods carved into stone. The impressive design of this slot makes it different from others out there. It’s not just cartoon type warriors flexing their pecs across the reels. It’s got a realistic feel to it combined with an air of mystery. It’s also got Colossal Symbols which give us Multipliers and the Bonus Wheel, rewarding us with free spins and the chance to win up to 36 times our stake.
NetEnt’s Asgardian Stones Slot takes on the Viking challenge superbly. Of course, it isn’t the first time and won’t be the last that NetEnt takes on another slots studio at its own game. This slot reminds us of Microgaming’s Fortunes of Asgard, which comes with an Expanding Thor feature. Other than name dropping characters, it doesn’t have the same feel nor interesting representation of Asgard. And let’s not forget iSoftBet’s Legend of Loki. This slot comes with Stacked Re-spins and the Storm Shower feature, but what can the god of mischief offer us?
The More Authentic The Better
NetEnt’s slot appears more authentic, but that’s due to NetEnt’s depiction of what Asgard could look like. We don’t know for sure, but we reckon NetEnt has some secret pact going on with Odin. We don’t mind, of course, as it’s us that benefits from impressive slots play and superb features. Thunder and lightning very very frightening? Only frighteningly awesome.