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Shogun of Time

The Shogun era meets futuristic cyberpunk with Shogun of Time, from Just For The Win. Get ready for an amazing journey with this cutting-edge video slot. The combination of themes on Shogun of Time may sound a little strange but the end result is a bright, engaging slot that offers several features and no small dose of neon adventure.

A collaboration between Just For The Win and Microgaming, Shogun of Time video slot is ensured a wide release and we think that JFTW deserves that kind of exposure. This plucky young studio has been carefully creating quality slots for the past few years and each one is better and more refined than the last.

In Shogun of Time, we are transported to a future world where the need for the honourable warrior philosophy is strong. Classic Japanese motifs are rendered in razor-sharp definition with a modern, cyberpunk feel to them.

If that description has got you wanting to know more, you’re in luck! Read on for our comprehensive slot review of Shogun of Time, which includes info on features, bonuses and more.

  • Release date: 05.02.2019
  • Game: Shogun of Time
  • Game provider: Just For The Win
  • Number of reels, rows and paylines: 4 reels, 3 rows, 81 to 243 ways to win
  • Bet levels: £0.01 to £100
  • Maximum win: 100,000 coins
  • Special features: Wilds, Free Spins, Reel Split Re-spins, Free Spins
  • Jackpot: No
  • Mobile: Yes
  • Return to player: 96.02%
  • Variance: Medium

Shogun of Time bonus features

Eyeball-searing neon, time-travelling, cyberpunk style – Shogun of Time has no shortage of interesting elements to it. Set against the backdrop of a futuristic city, JustForTheWin has managed to create a slot that is both familiar, with its traditional warriors and recognisable Japanese symbols, and completely unexpected.

On the reels, players will see the card suit symbols A, K, Q, J and 10. Alongside these, a collection of battle gear including masks, helmets, and chest plates appears. Coins and traditional fans also feature. The Shogun of Time game logo is the highest value symbol, paying out 12 times the initial bet when 5 land on a payline.

Shogun of Time slot

Wilds

Our intrepid protagonist acts as the Wild symbol on Shogun of Time. The time traveller is the most rewarding symbol and it can replace any other symbol on the reels.

The Wild is also important because landing multiple Wilds can trigger another of Shogun of Time feature.

Shogun of Time Reel Split Re-Spin

When 4 Wilds land in a winning combination, the game screen changes with the addition of a fifth reel. This reel shows up in the middle of the 4 main game reels and locks them in place, with the new central reel re-spinning independently and improving the chances of striking a win.

You will notice that there are between 81 and 243 ways to win in our list above. That increase happens precisely because an extra wheel is added to the game screen.

Shogun of Time free spins

The Free Spins symbol appears as a bunch of lush pink cherry blossoms. When 3 or 4 of these symbols appear, the player will be awarded 8 or 16 free spins, respectively.

When this feature is activated, the extra reel added to the middle of the screen (i.e. in position 3) will remain locked in place and turned fully Wild. The other reels will then spin. During this feature, there are 243 ways to win, thanks to the extra added reel.

Shogun of Time jackpot

The Shogun of Time video slot does not offer a jackpot. Its max coin win is set to 100,000 coins, which is a generous chunk of change, no matter the size of the bet.

RTP

Shogun of Time has a Return to Player value of 96.02% and a variance or volatility described as medium level.

Shogun of Time Mobile

Being fully mobile compatible, Shogun of Time can be accessed across devices including iPhone, iPad and Android smartphone and tablets.

What does John have to say?
johnslots-thinks

JFTW wows us once again with an exciting and unusual theme and unique game mechanics in Shogun of Time.

Pros
  • Exciting extra reel feature
  • Mobile friendly
  • Unique theme
Cons
  • No jackpot
Rating:
3.5 / 5