Although Joker Strike has a simple when it comes to looks with a appearance which is reminiscent of a modern fruit machine complete with classic symbols such as hearts, clubs, spades and diamonds there are also stars, lucky 7s, bells and jokers on the reels with the joker being the most valuable awarding a massive x100 of the stake when five are landed on a single pay line. There is also a wild that can replace all symbols to create winning combinations and it also awards x30 of the stake for landing four on any one pay line. Once the player lands a win, the outer wheel that surrounds the reels comes into play and this is the Joker Strike feature. The winning symbols are highlighted on the wheel and if the pointer stops on a highlighted symbol the players are awarded with a strike. More of the highlighted symbols are then added to the reels to form a new pay out. Getting a win with a Joker wild and having the wheel also stopping on a lit Joker will equate in some huge wins.
Joker Strike is the first Quickspin slot to use the Hi Roller feature, and players are awarded with five linked spins with one of the following options attached:
The £20 option adds a Joker wild to the reels which the moves clockwise on each spin. The £30 option also see a Joker wild added to the reels with Jokers also appearing on the outer wheel. Finally, the £50 option sees the Joker wild moving around the wheels with additional markers on the outer wheel, which in turns doubles the players chances of landing a wild strike on each of their spins.
When the player plays using the Hi Roller feature the symbol values increase dramatically, for example players could land five if a kind wild wins and be awarded x200 their stake. Alternatively, the other symbols could double in value such as, the Joker provides x200 the stake instead of the x100 of the stake awarded when playing in the normal mode.
That is all there is on offer when it comes to the bonus features and it is noticeable that there are no free spins or free spin feature on offer which is a shame. However, there is no doubt that Joker Strike is simple and easy too play, but it is exciting and fast paced. This is a high variance free slot which offers maximum winnings of x1,211 times the stake on every spin. Although using any of the three Hi Roller features will not increase the maximum pay out it does increase the win potential and probability, however, players should be aware that the chances of landing big wins is better in the base game that the Hi Roller feature.