The Dragon Dance is one of the most iconic and fascinating celebrations in Chinese culture. The dance is often performed at Chinese festivals and has been depicted in popular culture in many different ways.
Microgaming have latched onto the dance and have used it as inspiration for their popular online slot, Dragon Dance. The game boasts enjoyable cartoon-like graphics as well as an oriental-themed soundtrack that helps capture the festive spirit of Chinese celebrations.
Dragon Dance is not only a feast for the eyes, but it also offers players plenty of chances to win with its bonus features.
The most useful of Dragon Dance’s special features is the game’s respin option. After each spin, you will be given the option to respin any of the five reels for an indicated price. This can be a brilliant way of lining up some big wins if you just one or two symbols short of a payout.
Scatter symbols and free spins
The game’s scatter symbol is the Chinese firecracker, and lining-up 3 to 5 of them will help you win some free spins. The number of free spins you can win through this feature entirely depends on the number of scatter symbols you line up.
The free spins round also comes with a multiplier, where all of your winnings will be tripled. You can also continue to win more free spins if you land more firecrackers during the free spins round.
Dragon Dance is a nice and easy game to get to grips with. To start the game, you need to set your coin value and your stake. The minimum you can place during the game is 0.25 coins, while the maximum is a generous 125 coins per spin.
The game has five reels and it offers players a very handsome 243 different ways to win. All of the symbols in the game followed the Chinese festival theme. The lower paying symbols in the game are the classic 10-A poker symbols. Next up are more specific Chinese themed symbols, these include several different musicians and a couple waving traditional Chinese fans.
The highest paying symbols in the games are the beautiful gold and white dragons. Landing these can score you 10,000x and 12,500x your stake respectively.
Dragon Dance on Mobile
Microgaming have adapted Dragon Dance to be played on mobile devices including phones and tablets. The game works on popular browsers including Google Chrome and Safari and has been optimised to work on both Android and IOS devices.