Hand on heart: Who still uses this symbol: ":-)" in their SMS? Probably nobody, because it is as extinct as the pterodactyl. Instead, cool emojis are now used when apping, which are constantly being renewed and are becoming more and more precise in their use. Think back to the times when there was no emoji for nausea or middle finger - hard to believe what you used to have to express with words. The modern man's love for emoji is hard to put into words, but the example of the slot game Emoji Planet shows how omnipresent the little yellow guys have become. And maybe that's why this game is so damn fun!
Rules of the game: That's how it works
The playing field of Emoji Planet looks practically like the emoji bar on a smartphone: row after row of funny symbols - only that the slot game focuses on a selection of them and does not accommodate all of the countless different emojis on its six reels. Otherwise there would never be a win! The most common symbols at Emoji Planet are the slice of pizza, the bomb, the kissable mouth, two blue hearts and the pile of poop with the good-humored smile. There are also rockets, aliens and laughing emojis - everyone uses them once a day. Well-known emojis like the twins from "The Shining", unicorns, balloons and rainbows are floating around the outside. The whole thing is accompanied by a cheerful soundtrack that sounds like typical Nineties computer game music. Before you place your bet, it is best to read on:
Emoji Planet: these are the features
Without features, the reels would keep spinning and you would just wait for a couple of the same symbols to match. Boring! Fortunately, there are special symbols that spice up the game even more. In this game, wild is a star symbol that functions as a joker and can thus complete a winning cluster. There is also an avalanche feature: Here the emojis fall like an avalanche from above and, to a certain extent, shower the playing field. If a cluster is created, the clustered symbols disappear again and are replaced by new ones - similar to Candy Crush. Then there are special features for certain symbols: With the heart feature you get a profit depending on how often the meter for this symbol was filled up. With the pizza feature, a 3 × 3 grid of an arbitrary symbol appears on the reels, which of course can also complete a combo. With the bomb feature, any eight symbols are blown up and a cash prize is paid out. With the kissing mouth feature there are sticky wilds and with the rocket feature it rains once 10 wilds.
Conclusion: smiley with heart-shaped eyes!
This game is just amazing. The emojis put you in a good mood, the features ensure that you never get bored, and the profits do the rest. In the future, it would be conceivable that NetEnt would produce a game with new emojis - because who knows how we will express ourselves digitally in five years! Overall, however, the slot is a well-rounded affair.