It’s Official: We’re Getting The Fairytale Legends Hansel & Gretel Slot

Wednesday, April 5th, 2017 by LuckyMobileSlots

Update 18/04/2017:You can play the mobile version of Hansel and Gretel at LeoVegas mobile casino ahead of its official release.

We knew it was coming, but NetEnt have finally confirmed it with a video game play of the Fairytale Legends: Hansel & Gretel slot game.

New NetEnt Hansel & Gretel Mobile Slot Coming In April
New NetEnt Hansel & Gretel Mobile Slot Coming In April
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Come the 24th of April 2017 NetEnt will be releasing a game we knew was in the pipeline ever since they launched the Fairytale Legends Red Riding Hood Slot back in October 2016.

There was no way that with a name like ‘Fairytale Legends’ this was going to sit all alone in the NetEnt slot games portfolio.

It so obviously part of a series, and the next one has been announced as the tale of two abandoned children who commit murder after desecrating an old lady’s house.

What we know about this NetEnt Hansel & Gretel slot

As usual, we’ve got a video that showcases all the best bits. Watch carefully, this NetEnt game has so many bonus features, it’s easy to miss some.

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Did you count them all? We made out 7 game features, including:

  • Stacked Wild Re-Spins
  • Fairy Wonder Spin Random Feature
  • Fairy Wild Spin Random Feature
  • Fairy Surprise Random Feature
  • Free Spins Bonus Feature
  • Coin Win Bonus Feature
  • Candy House Bonus Feature

Starting to sound familiar? Indeed…

Is this just Red Riding Hood slot but with a new theme?

We are happy to report that… No. No it isn’t.

It is incredibly similar, don’t get us wrong, as both have 7 features, both have 3 random fairy features and both have 3 treasure chest bonus game features.

But then, that’s what NetEnt are trying to create in this Fairytale Legends slots; if you like one, you’ll probably like the others.

So unlike the NetEnt Rock Tour slot game, where each where totally different and only the general theme tied them together, these one will all have familiar traits.

Namely tons of bonus features, and potentially big payouts.

So what’s different with this Hansel & Gretel Fairytale Legends?

It’s hard to say first off, because we haven’t played it. So of course, there may be a million subtle differences that are impossible to tell right now.

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However, from what we can see, Hansel and Gretel slot has:

  • 10 paylines instead of 20
  • Candy house bonus gives you the chance to risk more to win bigger prizes than the Big Bad wolf Trail
  • Has a slightly higher RTP of 96.71%, meaning possibly slightly more wins (though not necessarily bigger)
  • The default maximum win is 8,000 on a single bet line, instead of 4,000 on a single bet line

Now, that last one might have gotten you slightly excited, but don’t forget: Hansel and Gretel has half the paylines, so it makes sense for the symbols to be worth more on a 5 of a kind win.

Will it be different enough to be worth playing?

We are big NetEnt slot fans. And whilst many are still stuck in the past, saying they haven’t produced anything decent since the likes of Twin Spin, Gonzo’s Quest or Starburst slot… We tend to disagree.

Hansel & Gretel Video Slot Preview
Hansel & Gretel Video Slot Preview

Do they bring out hit after hit like they use to? No.

But they’ve still produced some of the best new mobile slots of the last couple of years, including the blazing Guns n Roses game or the relatively new Jungle Spirit slot game.

Never underestimate them.

We really like the Red Riding Hood slot

And the thing is, we really like the Red Riding Hood slot.

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Granted, you can’t win as much as in some, but it’s a well balanced machine with tons of fun features that keep you coming back for more.

The graphics are a little generic, but then so is this Hansel and Gretel theme.

Though we’d probably say that of all Fairytale slots to be honest – but then again there’s only so many ways you can draw a little girl bringing a basket of goodies to her grandma, or a princess with skin as white as snow.

But the game play was so much fun, we didn’t care. Hopefully we will say the same thing about this Fairytale Legends Hansel and Gretel online slot game.

There’s rumours that this is a trilogy…

The rumours are, in fact, true.

We know this because NetEnt gave it away as part of their description:

“Continue your legendary adventures with the second fairy tale out of the fantastic trilogy – Hansel and Gretel™. Get ready to embark on a wondrous journey through the deep dark woods together with NetEnt™!”

This is the first time they’ve confirmed that there is in fact a series, and that we have one more to expect.

Which Fairytale slot will we get next?

They’ve already done the brilliant Jack and the Beanstalk slot game, so that story is out.

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With Yggdrasil launching a tale as old as time in the Beauty and The Beast game this month, we doubt NetEnt will revisit old news.

And there’s far too many snow white and general Fairytale games with no specific theme (think Mirror Magic, or Wish Upon a Jackpot slot).

So we suspect that NetEnt will go for something familiar, but perhaps a little more original. Rapunzel perhaps? Or the Sleeping Beauty slot game?

Or perhaps they’ll go a little more unusual, like Rumpelstiltskin or the Princess and the Pea?

Your guess is as good as ours.

What to play till the 24th of April

If you are excited about getting a brand new Fairytale Legends slot game in the next month, then there’s only one slot you can play; The Little Red Riding Hood game we’ve mentioned above.

Otherwise, if you want to head back in time, the afore mentioned Jack and The Beanstalk is a great place to start, as is the Robin Hood Shifting Riches online slot.

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