Geckos Gone Wild is a mobile slot machine that was developed by Amaya, the UK based games provider. The game is based on the successful brick and mortar slot game made by Cadillac Jack. As a consequence, however, of the upgrade to HTML5 mobile software, Geckos Gone Wild HTML5 is playable instantly on any mobile device, including Apple devices. A remarkable development, HTML5 has ushered the whole no download concept into mobile slots play. Geckos Gone Wild HTML5 has 5 reels and 20 paylines across 3 rows. The game betting range effectively can be varied from 0.01 coins to as much as 100 coins per spin, attracting both low and high rollers. The game, significantly, has a progressive jackpot. Additional game features of interest include free spins and multipliers.
Theme and Features
Thematically Geckos Gone Wild HTML5 is interesting. Kokopelli, a mythical trickster, is determined to stalk the gecko and set fire to its tail, which is the storyline. Décor is cheerful with warm natural colours prevailing. The reel symbols are well matched to the colour scheme and introduce new gecko themed images with the traditional fruits, letters, and bells.
Geckos Gone Wild HTML5 is a mobile adaption and therefore has some differences from the original. The 20 paylines, for instance, are fixed and unchangeable. Apart from the progressive jackpot which has an actively growing payout, Geckos Gone Wild HTML5 base game features a maximum win 5000 coins, or 50 000 coins with the settings for coin denomination and stake at maximum. The progressive jackpot is a major feature, and attraction obviously, of Geckos Gone Wild HTML5. Depending on the amount of players participating, this jackpot grows accordingly and can become quite large. It could also be won at any moment.
An Important Scatter Symbol
The Scatter symbol of Geckos Gone Wild HTML5 is the brick oven symbol. Rewarding players with Scatter wins of up to 40 coins, the main win from landing two or more Scatter symbols anywhere on the reels is up to 60 free spins. The free spins can also be retriggered. During the free spins game all wins are doubled, although the top jackpot cannot be won. The colour scheme on the reels also changes during the free spins rounds, an addition to the original version that assists on the small screen with identifying when the free spins start and end.
The Two Wild Symbols
Geckos Gone Wild HTML5 slots game has two Wild symbols. The first symbol is a red gecko perching on a rock, and the second is the Kokopelli statue, labelled clearly as Wild. Both Wild symbols can substitute for any other symbol except the bonuses in order to complete a winning combination. Five wilds on a payline pays the 5000 coin jackpot, but only the red gecko, same at the original Geckos Gone Wild slots game, pays 50 000 coins for five of a kind.
Much like the original game, Geckos Gone Wild HTML5 has an eclectic mix of symbols on the reels with little commonality, but is a slots game with an excellent return to player pay-out that can be played instantly, and on mobile.