Double Dragon

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  • Reels:
    5
  • Bonus Features:
    Yes
  • Coin Values $/£/€:
    0.01-1.00
  • Max Coins:
    5
  • Max Per Spin $/£/€:
    125
  • Winning Lines:
    25
  • Wild Symbol:
    Yes
  • Scatter:
    Yes
  • Progressive:
    No
  • Software:
    Bally

An Asian Themed Slot with Wild Reels and Re-spins

Head to any online casino and you’ll find a wide range of Asian themed online games.  The ancient imagery and the artistic content of these games clearly appeal, and Double Dragon slot machine is another casino game to add to the list. The ‘Double Dragon’ title refers to the two golden dragons found either side of the Yin and Yang symbol. Also on the reels you’ll find Chinese lanterns, fortune cookies and Koi fish, as well as many other Asian themed symbols.

The wild symbol, featuring the dragons and the Yin and Yang, is the most important in the game. Land it anywhere on the reels and you’re in for a treat!

Base Game Paying Both Ways

Double Dragon plays out on the very popular 5×3 reel configuration and features a total of 25 win-lines. Usually, a slot pays from left to right, but this slot plays differently. You’ll win on Double Dragon from left to right and from right to left. This is a little unique, so can take a little time to get used to it. Usually, you’ll know if your spin is a winning one once the first three reels have landed, but here the suspense lasts a bit longer! That first time you win when you’ve prepared yourself for a loss which is always good too!

The mix of symbols on the reels is a good one and in a nice change from the norm, you won’t find a whole host of playing cards filling the reels. There are golden fortune cookies, fire crackers, Chinese lanterns and a red Koi fish set against a blue background. Pink lilies and picturesque fans also appear, while ancient script complete the symbols.

The Wild Respin Feature

The symbol featuring both the two golden dragons and the Yin and Yang symbol is the most important symbol in the whole game. This symbol acts as a wild and will substitute for every other symbol in the game. However, this is no ordinary wild.

Every time you land a wild, a large column will appear and fill the whole reel. Expanding wilds are always good, but this gets even better. You’ll now have an instant re-spin, with the wild reel in place. If you land another wild, this reel will now contain the ‘expanding’ wild. In theory you could have four re-spins, with the final spin containing five all-wild reels. After the initial spin and each subsequent re-spin, the reels are assessed for a win. The good news is that all these re-spins come at the cost of just the initial spin.

Its unusual in the slot industry today to find a slot without a single scatter symbol. All the action takes place in the base game, with no second screen feature or a free spins bonus round. This does make for a very different game, where the excitement hits you in a slightly different way from the norm.

Wild Fire – Double Dragon Design

With a golden title and the golden reels, Double Dragon is certainly an eye-catching slot. In the centre of the two-word title, above the reels, sits the two dragons flanking the Yin Yang symbol. The dragons have gnarled faces and long flopping tongues – I wouldn’t get too close though as you might end up as toast. The Yin and Yang symbol is a delightful mix of gold and white, this symbol also shining through.

Head down to the reels and you’ll find ornate patterns cut into the gold backing. Each of the symbols is impressively designed, but none stand out quite as much as the wild. When landing the wild the reel will transform to show a large column, now containing the wild symbol atop it. This is visually impressive and gives the game a real professional feel. The lack of playing card symbols certainly gives the design a boost too.

Magnificent Creatures? Double Dragon Overview

When creating Double Dragon, it was clear that Bally had a very different game from the usual in mind. The game paying both ways is certainly different and can make for entertaining spins, where the interest lasts longer. The wild re-spins are what really make the game. Knowing a single wild will give you that extra winning opportunity is always good and each extra re-spin can be more profitable. The perfect scenario sees all 25 win-lines filled with wilds. If this takes place, you’ll learn to love those dragons!

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