Play Samurai's Fortune, an Exciting New Game from Novomatic

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Play Samurai's Fortune, an Exciting New Game from Novomatic

Written by Daniel Wilson
April 12, 2018

Take a sneak peek into the life of the noble Samurai protecting the legendary gemstones of Japan by entering the inviting world of Imperial Japan, filled with cherry blossoms, temples, noble warriors, and hot springs. If you happen to be a fan of the land of the rising Sun, this will be a perfect slot for you.

The beauty of traditional Japan depicted in this slot is enhanced by the slow, relaxing and traditional oriental soundtrack.

This is a 5×3 slot with 25 paylines made by Novomatic. The game is full of interesting symbols and powerful features!


Imperial Japan and the traditional Japanese cultural references dominate the game, including all the usual elements like Samurais, Geishas, temples, hot springs, and of course, dragons!

Gameplay and Layout

The first thing you’ll notice is the animated intro video which provides the backstory for the game. Both the intro and the gameplay are beautifully animated with slow-falling cherry flower petals, Japanese monks walking around, and the smoke from the hot spring spreading all over the background. Furthermore, the background is decorated by the rising Sun and the temple is built in traditional style.

The slot is filled with different and interesting symbols and edged with traditional Japanese patterns. The minimum wager is $0.25, and the maximum is $50 – this is pretty generous, and allows mid-to-high stakes players to really get involved.


  • Koi (wild)
  • Dragon (mystery)
  • Samurai helmet (bonus)
  • Colorful Koi (dropping wild)
  • Samurai
  • Geisha
  • Wise man
  • Koi
  • Gold, silver and bronze coins

Special Features

Mystery Symbol

Mystery Symbols can appear on any reel, during any spin. After the spin, all the Mystery symbols are replaced by one ordinary symbol or the wild, which usually adds up to a healthy payout.

Bonus Symbol

Bonus symbols appear on the reels 1, 3, and 5. When there are three Bonus symbols on the reels, the player is awarded 10 free spins and the Dropping Wilds feature is activated.

Dropping Wilds

The Dropping Wild symbol has two features. First, it substitutes all of the ordinary symbols. Secondly, it triggers respins. After every respin, the Dropping Wild symbol drops onto the reels. The respin feature is activated as long as there are Dropping Wilds on the reels.

If one Dropping Wild is stacked upon another symbol of the same kind, the whole reel gets filled with Dropping Wilds. This means that you’ll be playing a whole lot of free spins, and raking in the cash!

Our Verdict

Samurai’s Fortune is the latest in a wave of Japanese or Samurai-themed slots, but it’s also one of the most impressive. The special features are understated yet powerful, and the game’s design is pleasing across the board. A fun, enjoyable game for all types of player!

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