Two Diamond Themed Games in One with Progressive Jackpots and Free Spins
The Diamond Storm pokie comes in two different versions – ‘Liberty Stripes’ and ‘Flamin’ Hits’. These two games play in virtually the same way, with the only real differences coming when you enter the free spins features. On the reels of both you’ll find an array of those classic symbols such as the sevens, bells and bars, giving each game something of a timeless feel. It’s those diamonds that are the most effective symbols in the game, paving the way to win one of those progressive jackpots.
Why Give Diamond Storm a Spin on the Casino Floor?
This Aristocrat designed pokie is one which builds in excitement due to the following range of features:
To enter the free spins bonus, you’ll need to land the ‘free bonus games’ symbol on reels 2, 3 and 4. In both versions of the game, the free spins feature is designed to give you more winning opportunities by offering additional diamonds. Each of the two games does this in a slightly different way.
Liberty Stripes Free Spins – When entering this free spins bonus round any time three or more diamonds appear anywhere on the reels, the reels containing the diamonds will be frozen and you’ll receive a free re-spin of the other reels. With the diamonds being stacked on all reels, this gives you a great opportunity for one of the five progressive bonuses, which start at 5 diamonds.
Flamin’ Hits Free Spins – In this version of the game the progressive jackpot opportunities are increased by simply adding more diamond symbols to the reels. In some ways this isn’t as exciting as the other bonus game, but essentially, it has the same outcome.
Whichever game you play, you’ll land a total of 10 free spins in the bonus round. You’ll also see that a 2x, 3x or 5x multiplier will be applied to any win during the feature. With more progressive jackpot chances and those added multipliers, this is a fine free spins bonus round.
There are five levels of progressive jackpot in both versions of the game. Land five diamonds anywhere on the reels to win the lowest of the pay outs, while nine diamonds or more will win you the impressive four-figure maximum payout. This reminds me of the Quick Hits system in the Bally pokies of the same name.
You can win these progressive payouts in both the base game and the bonus feature, although the additional diamond opportunities in the feature make it easier to win during the free spins.
Both of the Diamond Storm pokies play out on the popular 5×3 reel configuration, with a total of 30 win-lines. On each game you’ll find a series of sevens, bars, bells, cherries and diamonds. Based on which of the two games you play, you’ll see some variation in the look of the symbols. For example, in Flamin’ Hits, you will literally see flames around the symbols. The range of symbols and the pays are exactly the same. As in most classic slots, a combination of both the sevens and the bars will give the opportunity of an extra bonus pay.
A gambling machine featuring a selection of classic ‘fruit machine’ symbols might seem dated to some, but this game has a modern appeal. The backdrops to the two different games show a sparkling ‘stars and stripes’ style backdrop for ‘Liberty Stripes’, while a fiery red, star laden backdrop features on ‘Flamin’ Hits’. The symbols have been given something of a makeover too in some cases, while an energetic soundtrack plays throughout Diamond Storm.
Diamond Storm is a fun and action-packed pokie, sure to be enjoyed by all. The range of classic symbols will certainly appeal to slot traditionalists, especially when you grab those extra combination wins with the sevens and the bars. Like many pokies, the real action is in the bonus features, where the progressive jackpots are that much easier to land. With two slightly different features, players can choose which game they prefer, although the juicy added multipliers appear in both games. Win big and some real diamonds could be heading your way.