100 Pandas And Arabian Nights -
IGT vs. Net Entertainment
One of our absolute favourite online gaming software developers has got to be Net Entertainment, but we also have to admit that IGT is not very far behind. While NetEnt has given us 3D slots games such as Gonzo's Quest, Arabian Nights, and Jack and the Beanstalk; IGT has given us 100 Pandas, Wolf Run, Wild Wolf and of course, more.
100 Pandas is a truly massive slot, it is the first video slot from IGT to boast five reels and one-hundred lines. It is a non-progressive slot with Stacked Wilds™ and a Free Spins Bonus round. The "Panda" theme offers a strong Asian influence, and is made to appear as though gaming is taking place in an Eastern bamboo forest. Icons follow through with this theme featuring the obvious Pandas - and who doesn't love these fluffy beautiful creatures? We also find plenty of Bamboo, Yin and Yang icons, Lotus Flowers, and other Eastern-influenced icons. Graphic rendering is excellent, ambient sounds allow us to feel we are listening to the calls of nature, which is actually rather soothing.
Don't let the thought of playing one-hundred lines [put you of playing, there is a wide range of betting options of 0.01 to 20.00 Not every line needs to be played, but even playing 100 with a 0.01 coin will only cost a dollar or pound - depending on the chosen currency.
Now let's look at Arabian Nights. This is definitely not one of the best online video slots that Net Entertainment has ever produced. It has been on the net for a while, but still appears to be one of their more popularly played games. It is a simple five reel, ten pay-line video slot which offers a Wild Symbol, Scatter Symbol, Multiplier, and Free Spins, so, has got all the bells and whistles. Arabian Nights is also non-progressive and carries a $5,000 top prize.
We believe that comparing these games in the same review is not comparing apples with apples, so might give an unbalanced view. However, by looking up other slots in the Net Entertainment stable, we could come up with an equally or even more magnificent slot than 100 Pandas. We truly do believe that NetEnt is a mover and shaker, consistently growing better as time passes by. In fact it is hard to imagine they could push the ticket any further with the recently released series of 3D and HD slots.
A suggestion would be to take a look at the actual IGT website and see what they have on offer, then go to NetEnt and see what their latest offerings are. We don't have to be an expert to see the difference in the quality of these products. But size is important to some people, so maybe the through of 100 lines as opposed to ten, is what will truly give them a thrill.