Head back to when knights battled it out for supremacy in the Thunderkick Grand Melee slot machine.
The Grand Melee mobile slot is a high volatility 6×4 reel 1119 ways to win a game featuring random Sticky Respins with Symbol Upgrades, Reel Expansions and Expanding Symbols, plus a Free Spins bonus with Sticky Respins on every spin. Add a high 96.17% RTP and 5,000x max win, and it’s got lots of potential.
Potential not only to entertain but also to payout some very decent wins thanks to the Sticky Respin feature, which shows up often and provides added value to your spins.
Randomly on any spin, the slot chooses one of the paying or bonus symbols before the reels stop spinning. If you land 5 or more of the chosen symbol, you’ll get a respin of the reels with the symbols held in place.
And Thunderkick uses it well here too.
You continue getting respins for as long as more of the same symbols land ending when no more do, at which point, if you’ve created one or more of the 1191 connected pay ways, you’ll get a win.
However, Thunderkick added to the Sticky Respins thanks to three special symbols which could land on any spin, helping upgrade all of the sticky symbols to higher value ones, expanding one of the symbols vertically to cover an entire reel or expanding the rows by one to help create more potential wins.
We’ve only ever encountered these in the free spins, where you’ll be more likely to land the Grand Melee slot’s biggest wins.
You’ll have to play hard to get close to that top win, as the Free Spins bonus round can take a few hundred spins to trigger, but it is the more likely place to win big. Why?
Cause on every spin in the Free Spins, you get a Sticky Respin.
This gives you more chances to line up a winning combination of symbols and more chances at randomly activating the Symbol Upgrades, Symbol Expansion and Game Area Expansion.
It’s how we won 180x our bet on a single spin. However, there are no guarantees you’ll win big, as we’ve also walked away with just a few bucks.
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|Mobile Slot released||16th August 2023|
|Slot type||Video Slot|
|Slot reels / paylines||6 Reels / 1 Payline|
|House edge / RTP||3.83% / 96.17%|
|Min/Max bet||0.10 / 100|
|Max win||5,000x Stake|
|Free spins||Varied | Bonus Features|
|Bonus rounds||Sticky Respins, Free Spins, Symbol Upgrade, Symbol Expansion, Reel Expansion|
Sticky Symbol Respins: On any spin the Sticky Respin can trigger. A symbol is randomly selected above the reels; if 5 of those symbols land, you'll get a respin with the chosen symbols held in place. If, on the respin, more of the same symbols land, you'll continue to spin until no more show up. If, in the end, they have created a connecting pay win, then you'll get a payout. During the respins, special symbols can appear, triggering special features.
Free Spins: Find 5 or more Bonus symbols across the six reels, and you'll get the corresponding amount of free spins. During the free spins, the Sticky Respins feature is active on every spin.
Thunderkick adds to the collection of slots with the Grand Melee slot on mobile. A 6x4 reel slot has the potential for some good wins but, unfortunately, has a high volatility that feels like you win little most of the time.
Adding the random Sticky Respins feature does provide some more base game action, but it's only in the free spins where you're likely to get them to pay big thanks to them appearing on every spin.
The special sticky respins features are a nice addition. It's just a shame we didn't get to experience them very often, even after playing over 500 spins.
A good-looking, fun-to-play slot with a good betting range of 0.10 min bet up to 100 max bet, but one targeted to more experienced players who enjoy high volatility slots.
Battle it out at one of our top Thunderkick casinos online and see if you can find all the random features within.
Review by Lucky Mobile Slots, last updated: August 25, 2023 - Rating