Towering Fortunes Review
Spin the reels of any slot machine, and there’s always the hope of landing that Big Win. Who doesn’t dream of having a millionaire lifestyle complete with a luxury yacht and private jet?
It’s something that really resonates with slot players, which is why so many developers make sure they create at least one luxury-themed game. For Towering Fortunes, Pragmatic Play has chosen to go with an 80s New York vibe, so it’s all big hair, bright lights and skyscrapers. And there are some interesting features included, as you’d expect from such a top-level slots developer.
The 80s – you either love them or loathe them, so Pragmatic Play is setting out its stall from the moment the game launches. The bright lights of New York shine out in the background, along with occasional fireworks, but it’s on the reels where the main action is taking place.
Diamond-studded court card icons are joined by higher-paying symbols - whisky on the rocks, a flashy car, a redhead with Farrah Fawcett hair – and of course, the jet, the yacht and the handsome entrepreneur.
The 80s theme is emphasised even further through the soundtrack, which is reminiscent of TV cop shows from around that era.
Pragmatic Play has been in the slot development game long enough to know how to make their games fun and accessible. Created with a mobile-first design ethos, Towering Fortunes will adapt to fit your device screen, always giving you the best playing experience. Big, chunky buttons make it easy to access all the game controls, including the paytable and game rules.
Activate the Hold and Spin bonus feature, and the base game reels are replaced by a new grid. Once you’ve activated the first respin, the game plays out without the need for any player intervention.
Each bonus reel has 3 respins, with the counter resetting back to 3 with every money symbol that lands. The bonus round ends when no new money symbols land for 3 respins in a row on all reels.
The top payout in Towering Fortunes is capped at 6422x your bet, which is a little on the low side compared to other, similar Pragmatic Play slot games. The RTP comes in at a respectable 96.5%, but this is quite a high-volatility game, so prepare for some long, lean spells.
Big wins can come during the Hold and Spin bonus round, with multipliers building up as your skyscrapers grow on each reel. And let’s not forget that this is a game in which the Wild is also the top-paying symbol worth 250x for five of a kind.
Once again, Pragmatic Play has come up with a great-looking slot that plays out smoothly on PCs, tablets and smartphones. It looks great, and it sounds great too – at least if you like 80’s-style TV-theme tunes it does! And the gameplay is solid, although there’s nothing new that we haven’t seen before.
But that’s not a complaint! Luxury-themed slots have an appreciative audience ready and waiting, and Towering Fortune will be no different.
There’s all the usual attention to detail that we’ve come to expect from Pragmatic Play, and you’re guaranteed a completely random and fair game outcome with every spin. Just be sure to try it out for free first, unless you have an elastic bankroll – those lean streaks can play havoc with a modest gaming budget!