About Hungry Shark
Hungry Shark is one of the four games—alongside Haunted Hospital, Jackpot Builders, and Back to the 70’s—that games developer Wazdan released on May 1, 2017. This html5 video slot’s plot is all about an ultimate survival of the fittest between a shipwrecked shark-hunting man and a relentless man-eating shark.
A sequel to Captain Shark (March 2012) and thematically relatable to Lucky Fish (Wazdan; July 2019), Hungry Shark’s rival video slots include Shark Meet (July 2016) from Booming Games, Crazy Shark (July 2017) from AlteaGaming, and Shark School (March 2014) from RTG.
Four symbols (shark, flare gun, drift bottle, and stake flag) require two, three, four, and five winning combinations. Six symbols (“scatter” raft, A, K, Q, J, and 10) require three, four, and five winning combinations.
Hungry Shark Game Characteristics
Hungry Shark has a partitioned 5X3 grid whose pitch pine frame is engraved with the numbering of its 20 fixed paylines. Set on a submerged shipwreck and embedded on a brown wood plank, the grid is twinned with a nautical rope and fitted with a lifebuoy at the top right. There are ten symbols, seven cash bets, free games, repopulating bonus-designate symbols, a gamble game, and regularly pays from $0.05 to $25000.00.
Hungry Shark has one special symbol and nine ordinary symbols. The special symbol is a free games-unlocking feature is a substituting brown “scatter” raft that is fitted with a patched white medieval banner. The ordinary symbols: an open-mouthed shark; a flare gun alongside two ammunitions; a green drift bottle; a white stake flag; and nibbled letters—purple-and-turquoise A, orange K, blue-and-turquoise Q, red J, and green-and-turquoise 10.
The Hungry Shark coin values: $0.01, $0.05, $0.25, $0.50, $1.00, $2.50, and $5.00. The Hungry Shark cash bets: $0.20 (minimum bet), $1.00, $5.00, $10.00, $20.00, $50.00, and $100.00 (maximum bet).
Betting $100.00 attracts these Hungry Shark payouts. Two, three, four, and five: sharks pay $50.00, $500.00, $5000.00, and $25000.00; flare guns pay $25.00, $200.00, $2000.00, and $10000.00; and drift bottles, or stake flags pay $25.00, $150.00, $500.00, and $3750.00.
Three, four, and five: “scatter” rafts pay $200.00, $2000.00, and $20000.00; As, or Ks pay $25.00, $200.00, and $750.00; and Qs, or Js, or 10s pay $25.00, $125.00, and $500.00.
Between three and five “scatter” rafts offer ten free games. First, the big win is disbursed. Second, slot players are prompted to select one of the four floating barrels beside the shipwreck survivor. The selected barrel opens to reveal a randomly designated bonus feature that repopulates reels during the free games.
Default side game: players select the right or left eddying spots near the raft. The bare-chested survivor, who is sitting on the raft and has a fishing rod, pulls out a payout-doubling fish or a payout-nullifying boot. Alternative side game: player guess the upcoming suit color of a face down playing card. Hungry Shark’s non-progressive jackpot is X5150, which (5150X1000) is $515000.00.
The good Hungry Shark software features: screen magnifier; slow, average, or fast gameplay; low, standard, or high volatility level; Ultra Lite, or High Quality modes; compatible with Windows, Android, and iOS operating systems; 17 languages; mobile and desktop versions; and 5-1000 automated spins whose loss and win limits are $1000.00 (mobile device) and $1000000.00 (desktop).
Ambient background: concerto. Sound effects: bubbling, screaming survivor, and barking shark. aThe animated 3D graphics include: winning symbols in the shark’s jaws, bubbling and eddying water, swaying raft, shark nibbling the raft and drowning the survivor, dissolving blood, and refracted underwater light rays.
Luck in Hungry Shark
A game of chance, the RTP rate of Hungry Shark is 96.47% and the house edge is 3.53%.