These days, there’s a reality show for just about everything and many pseudo-celebrities have been quick to jump on this cheap publicity bandwagon. And, since the online slots industry has never been known to miss a beat when it comes to popular trends, it didn’t take long for it to cotton onto reality TV mania either.
The Celebrity in the Jungle slot by 1×2 Gaming is this developer’s online video slot version of “I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here!” – the popular television series that sees a group of D-list celebrities marooned in the wilderness for several weeks or months.
This five-reel, 25-line slot takes bets of between 0.05 and 750.00 credits per spin and has a handsome 97.7% RTP.
It’s a Jungle in There
It’s little wonder that 1×2 Gaming chose “I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here!” as its inspiration for the Celebrity in the Jungle slot – the reality show has aired over 40 seasons in the US, the UK, India, Germany, France, Hungary, the Netherlands, Sweden, Denmark, Australia, and Romania.
Some of the exotic filming locations that inspired the Celebrity in the Jungle slot include remote regions of Brazil, Australia, Argentina, South Africa, Australia, Malaysia, Indonesia, and Costa Rica.
The Celebrity in the Jungle slot interpretation of these settings a quirky cartoon slot, wherein the reels are framed by palm fronds and other leafy foliage, crawling with lady bugs and other insects. Symbols include caricatures of washed-up celebrities – although they bear no obvious resemblance to any actual people – as well as a fork-tongued green snake and the usual high-ranking playing card symbols, among others.
This, combined with a soundtrack featuring the cheerful chirping of birds and other such jungle sounds – sets a scene that appears more like an idyllic getaway than a gruelling challenge. Celebrity in the Jungle slot is thus probably a fairly accurate reflection of the true reality behind “reality” TV.
Things Get a Little Wild
As wilds act in most real money pokies Australia nowadays, Celebrity in the Jungle slot features a wild symbol, which can act as a substitute for any standard symbol to help complete winning combinations. Players will easily know the Celebrity in the Jungle slot wild as it takes the simple form of the word “WILD”, scrolled in bright orange letters across a leafy green background.
Put a Celebrity Spin on Things
The Celebrity in the Jungle slot also features the popular free spins bonus feature, which is activated when players land three or more scatter symbols anywhere on the reels. In the Celebrity in the Jungle slot, the bizarre scatter symbol is a blue-eyed brunette, biting down on a golden star.
The number of free spins awarded in the Celebrity in the Jungle slot depends on the number of scatters landed: 10, 20 and 30 free spins for three, four and five scatters, respectively. In addition, all free spins wins come with a 2x multiplier in the Celebrity in the Jungle slot.
Sink Your Teeth into the Bonus Game
What reality show would be complete without a challenge in which contestants must try to eat various gross things? In the Celebrity in the Jungle slot, therefore, one of the symbols is a close-up of some teeth biting into a worm or grub of sorts.
This is the Celebrity in the Jungle slot bonus symbol and, if players land three or more of these anywhere on the reels, they will be taken to a new screen to play the bonus game. Here, they will have to choose from various boxes to reveal instant cash prizes.