Easter Island, which was released on March 22, 2018, is the name of a casino game designed by Yggdrasil Gaming. Unique for featuring huge humanoids, Easter Island has a notable resemblance with Gem Rocks (February 2018), which is also from the same developer. Aztec Temple from Join Games and Asgardian Stones (February 2018) from NetEnt are some of the Easter Island’s rival games.
Easter Island, whose original name is Rapa Nui, is actually an island within the Pacific Ocean and a territory controlled by the South American country named Chile. This island is notable for its about 1,000 massive Moai human sculptures, which were carved during the medieval era and are mostly positioned facing inland. Easter Island players match three, four, or five win symbols.
Easter Island Game Characteristics
Easter Island has a volatility rating of 25%. On its 5X3 grid, Easter Island has between 27 and 103 fixed pay lines, which are divided into three parts: there are 27 pay lines for both the main game and three matching Symbol Swap Respins; four matching Symbol Swap Respins have 65 pay lines; and five matching Symbol Swap Respins have 103 pay lines.
The Easter Island symbols are statues of: a red eagle, a yellow fox, a green frog, a purple lizard, and a blue chameleon. A “Wild” (also substituting symbol) aside, there are also an orange hearts suit, a green diamonds suit, a purple clubs suit, and a blue spades suit (these suits are seemingly wood carvings).
The starting page orients Easter Island players with: the “Symbol Swap Respin” (this feature consists of two Moai sculptures on either side of the grid), and the expanding Wilds that can offer as much as 51500 coins. The coin are valued at: $0.004, $0.01, $0.02, $0.04, $0.06, $0.08, $0.10, $0.16, $0.20, $0.30, $0.40, $0.50, $0.60, $0.80, $1.00, $1.50, $2.00, $3.00, $4.00, $6.00, and $8.00.
The Easter Island has these bet sizes: $0.10 (the minimum bet size), $0.25, $0.50, $1.00, $1.50, $2.00, $2.50, $4.00, $5.00, $7.50, $10.00, $12.50, $15.00, $20.00, $25.00, $37.50, $50.00, $75.00, $100.00, $150.00, and $200.00 (the maximum bet size).
Easter Island has the following payouts for three, four, and five winning combinations, respectively. The red eagle pays X125, X250, and X500. The yellow fox offers X25, X50, and X100. The green frog gives X20, X40, and X80. The purple lizard offers X15, X30, and X60. The blue chameleon offers X10, X20, and X40. The hearts suit, diamonds suit, clubs suit, or spades suit offer X5, X10, and X20.
Moreover, whenever the main game results in a winning spin, Easter Island players get a “Symbol Swap Respin”, wherein the exact base game’s winning symbols are carried over. Specifically, the respin can contain five reels or seven reels if the winning round in the main game had four or five matching symbols, respectively. Also, expanding Wilds can appear on a whole reel.
Although the Easter Island’s webpage on Yggdrasil’s website claims the maximum payout is 47,000 coins, the starting page mentions a non-progressive jackpot amounting to 51500 coins.
The Easter Island software is good. The animated graphics make the perfect replicas of the real-life monolithic carvings lively. The sounds (like the talking statures) are authentic, particularly the sound effects based on the Raps Nui language.
Luck in Easter Island
A game of chance, Easter Island’s RTP rate is 96.1%, while the house edge is 3.9%.