Firestorm slot – Quickspin


FirestormLight up the reels with flaming symbols for ultimate wins in Quickspin’s Firestorm. Released in April 2014, this online video slot offers an RTP of 96,6% and the chance to win up to 500x the Total Bet in a single round! Collect Masks to lock symbols and trigger Re-spins in this epic jungle adventure.

Head Deep Into the Jungle

Firestorm is a 3-row, 5-reel, 25-fixed payline slot set against a background depicting an ancient ruins long forgotten in the depths of a jungle region. The symbols reflect the theme with precious gems set in carved stone. There are minor animations including a flaming Mask symbol which flickers realistically. The music is tribal creating an authentic deep-jungle adventure ambience.

Firestorm shows all values for Bet/Line, Total Bet, Balance and Win in cash along the bottom of the slot screen. Selecting a Cash Bet could not be easier thanks to Quickspin’s straightforward bet options. Simply, click on the Total Bet box and choose a Cash Bet ranging from 25p – £100 at Vera&John online casino. Firestorm’s Paytable values are listed in cash. They change with bet selection as the slot auto-calculates potential wins by multiplying the Bet/Line by the pay listed in the Paytable.

Mega Win!Firestorm has 12 symbols with 2 special symbols and 10 regular symbols. The special symbols include a regular Wild symbol and a Mask Bonus Wild symbol. The regular Wild can substitute for any regular symbol and forms its own winning combinations of 3-5 matching symbols. The Mask Bonus symbol can substitute for any symbol (even the regular Wild) and is involved in triggering Re-spins. The regular symbols are divided into 5 higher-paying, large gems and 5 lower-paying, small gems/stones. Listed in order of highest to lowest value, they include: Runic Ruby, Runic Amethyst, Large Emerald, Large Aquamarine, Large Amethyst, Purple Stone, Red Stone, Small Aquamarine, Small Emerald and Small Ruby.

Firestorm’s gameplay is left to right, so get 3+ matching symbols starting from reel 1 to win. When compared to most other slots, Firestorm’s single payline profits appear dismally low. Get 4+ Wilds or 5+ of any higher-paying symbol to profit along a single line. Multiple payline wins on the same spin are allowable which helps to offset the low profits. Not to mention, the Re-spin Feature triggers frequently enough to recoup losses.

The Wild symbol is Firestorm’s highest paying slot symbol showing a value of (£20, £2, £1.60) for a Cash Bet selection of £1. The Wild gives this online slot the potential to award up to 20x the Total Bet along a single payline and up to 500x the Total Bet along all 25 paylines.

Special Features
Quickspin slots typically offer an Autoplay ranging from 5-1,000 automatic spins. Firestorm offers no advanced Autoplay settings. Press ‘stop’ to end Autoplay.
Game Settings: set spacebar to spin, review Game History, toggle music or sound effects on/off, and activate Fastplay by pressing the ‘Fast Play’ box.

Firestorm Bonus Re-spin Feature

Locking SymbolsThis online slot’s main Bonus Feature is the Re-spin Feature. The appearance of 2+ Mask Bonus symbols triggers this Feature (as well as awards a 2x Win Multiplier to any winning combos that happen to occur at the same time). In the upper right-hand corner, a special meter with 6 Mask Bonus symbol spaces appears. At the start of the session, this online slot randomly selects a regular symbol to remain fixed in place during the Bonus. All regular Wilds and Mask Bonus symbols also lock in place as the remaining symbols Re-spin and are replaced by new symbols. Each time one of the 3 fixed symbols (regular, Wild, Mask Bonus) lands on the reels, it locks in place with the rest and triggers another Re-spin.

The appearance of additional Mask Bonus symbols on the reels during a Re-spin fills spaces on the meter in the upper right. When it reaches the 3rd space, a Win Multiplier of 2x is awarded to any wins resulting from that Re-spin. When it reaches the 4th space, a Win Multiplier of 3x is awarded, the 5th space awards 4x and the 6th awards 5x. The Re-spin Feature ends either when no additional ‘locking symbols’ appear or all symbol spaces are already completely filled with locked symbols.

Summary table Firestorm

Software developer Quickspin
Supported on mobile devices Yes
Release date April 2014
Payout Percentage RTP (?) 96,6%
Volatility / variance (?) Low/Average
Features (?) Re-spin Feature, Win Multipliers and Wild symbols
Roles / pay-lines (?) 5 / 25
Min. / Max. bet £0,25 up to £100
Max. prize 500x your bet


Let Those Flames Light Up the Reels for Big Wins!

Firestorm is a simply designed online slot with big win potential. While its lack of complicated Bonus Features may not appeal to players that prefer slots with more complexity, its Re-spin Feature triggers frequently enough to keep things exciting during gameplay. Unfortunately, it is currently only available via desktop.

We took Firestorm for a 100 spin test at Vera&John casino. It produced 3.6 Main Game wins every 10 spins. Including Bonus Feature wins, around 30% of our total wins were profitable. Over the course of the entire 100 test spin session, Re-spins triggered a total of 5 times and produced 3 wins. The largest win achieved was a Re-spin that awarded 16x the Total Bet. Overall, Firestorm was an easy going slot with uncomplicated gameplay perfect for players that like to keep it simple. If jungle adventure slots featuring ancient ruins are your forte, give NetEnt’s Gonzo’s Quest a try.

7.3 -
  • Graphics & Sound 8.8
  • Features 7.5
  • Usability 8
  • Bet Options 7
  • Originality 5
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