The game is about the story of Jack and the Beanstalk, so get ready to join Jack as he claims his share of the riches of the giants.
Giant Riches is an eight-reel game with 60 lines that takes you into the fairy tale world of Jack and the Beanstalk. The game has six rows of symbols, a unique gaming format and plenty of winning chances and features for you to claim.
Giant Riches is an eight-reel video slot; it is one of the latest games by 2by2 Gaming. It has 60 lines, and a generous set of line prizes. It has a magical theme that is about Jack and the Beanstalk and his adventures in the world of the giants, which explains the title of the game. The game has fantastic visuals with multiple bonus features.
The Story behind the Slots’ Theme
Giant Riches is a video slot machine that has a theme that is about one of the classic stories of all times that we all enjoyed as kids, it is the story of Jack and the Beanstalk. Jack was a simple man in a medieval fairy tale kingdom, and he found a magical beanstalk, and he planted it. After planting it, it grew tremendously, and it reached the skies, and he decided to discover the world above the heavens, and he started to climb it until he reached the world of the giants. The things that happen in that world vary from one story to another, as there have been many stories with the same theme. In some stories, Jack fights the giants and kills them, in some stories they were unarmed, but in all versions, Jack saves the kingdom from the monsters and claim a lot of fortunes in the process.
The first one is The Story of Jack Spriggins and the Enchanted Bean; it was published back in 1734. In 1807, The History of Jack and the Bean Stalk was published by Benjamin Tabart. Although these were the first published stories, the history of this story is much older as some researchers in Durham University believe that the story is more than 5000 years old.
Gaming Format and Visuals
Giant Riches has a unique form as it has eight reels instead of the usual five reels, and it hosts 60 wager lines across six rows of symbols. At first glance, you might think it has five reels, but then you will notice that some reels are divided into two, to result in the eight-reeled setup of the video slot machine.
The visuals of the game are all about the fairy tale of Jack and the Beanstalk, and therefore, you will see that the game takes place in the skies, with the giants’ fortress among the clouds in the background. As for the symbols that will appear, they include giants, Jack himself, the magical beanstalk, golden coins, a golden harp, the white goose and more.
The game has pretty generous payouts, thanks to its high number of wager lines (60), its eight reels and of course, its multiple bonus features. The game’s highest payout is equal 6000 credits, which you can claim this payout by getting 8 scatters anywhere on the reels. As for the largest line prize, it is equal 2500, and you claim it by getting 5x wild logos on the same pay line. You can earn these highest rewards when you place the highest wager. As for the lowest payout, it is equal 0.10, and you get it when you place the lowest bet and get 3x magical beanstalk on the same line,
Bonus Rounds and Special Features
Giant Riches has a lot of winning chances that you can claim throughout the gameplay. You will be able to check all about these winning chances, as well as the features that the game has at the paytable. You can view the paytable through the blue colored “?” button on left side of the slot machine. There is a wild icon; a scatter, free spins and the mystery feature.
The Wild Icon:
The wild symbol is the game's logo, “Giant Riches.” The logo can substitute for all other symbols appearing on the reels of the slot machine. It will substitute for the icon that is going to substitute for the highest prize possible, depending on the remaining symbols on the 60 lines of the game. The wild logo of Giant Riches is not going to substitute for the other bonus symbol that the game has, which is the medieval castle.
The Scatter Castle:
The scatter castle is the other bonus icon of the slot machine. The scatter symbol can give spread prizes wherever it lands on the reels. If you get from 3 to 8 of these symbols, you will claim from 0.20 to 6000 credits, depending on how many yourself get and the wager that you placed. That is not all that the scatter can do, as it can trigger the free spins round.
The scatter icon is the symbol that is responsible for activating the free spins round. You will need to get a minimum of three Scatters to enter that round. As for the number of spins, they depend on the number of castles you will get, so getting 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 or 8 will enable you to claim eight, 12, 16, 20, 30 and fifty free spins respectively. During the free spins, any winnings will have an x2 multiplier. Also, you can re-trigger the free spins by getting more scatter castles.
There are positions on the reels that contain mystery icons that can turn into any other symbols, including the wild but not the scatter before each reel spin. During the free spins round, these mystery positions can only reveal one of 4 symbols. These four symbols are the wild logo, the white goose, the harp and the golden coins.
Reels one and two can get symbols in stacks up to 6 symbols. And for reels 3 to 8, they can get stacks of symbols up to 3 symbol high.