NetEnt Games

Introduction

NetEnt is considered one of the leading software providers for the online and mobile casino industries across the world today. Established in 1996, it has garnered a reputation over the years for providing excellent quality games that are driven by innovation and come with:

  • High quality 3D graphics
  • Amazing animations
  • Outstanding features
  • Amazing jackpots

What makes NetEnt so immensely popular among casino operators and players alike is the outstanding quality of its games. All its games are available only in instant play Flash mode; there is no download version available. On this page we discuss the different aspects of NetEnt’s games:

  • The kinds of games
  • Their flagship games
  • Unique NetEnt games
  • NetEnt’s progressive jackpots
  • Brief outline of each kind of game

NetEnt Casinos Featuring The All Best NetEnt Games

How Many Different Kinds of Games does NetEnt Offer?

In all, NetEnt has a portfolio of more than 200 games for online casino operators. The best thing is all these games are available for free play, not just real money play. We list these games below.

S. No

NetEnt Game Type

Number of Games

1

Table games

21

2

Video poker

10

3

Scratch cards

16

4

Classic slots

14

5

Video slots

158

6

Other games

3

7

Jackpot games

18

8

Live casino games

4

9

Mobile games

32

NetEnt’s Flagship and Unique Games

Of the 200+ games that NetEnt offers operators and players, their flagship games are the slots and the progressive jackpots. Slots form a bulk of the total number of games available from NetEnt.

NetEnt slots are very different from slots from any of the other software providers around. They are regarded highly by players as well as members of the iGaming fraternity and considered ‘flagship’ offerings because of the many things that are special about them.

  • Look and feel
  • Special features built into the games: These include:
    • Special arrangement of symbols on the reels
    • Bonus games
    • Special wild symbols and the special way they behave during the course of a game
    • Free spins
  • Branded video slots: NetEnt has been able to bring out special video slots thanks to its collaborations with numerous top third party entities. These include, among others:
    • 20th Century Fox
    • Universal Studios
    • Comedy Central

Popular NetEnt Slots

There are over 158 NetEnt video slots today. All of them come with excellent features, but there are a few that are very popular among players. We discuss some of them here.

Starburst:

Starburst is one of the most popular NetEnt slots today. Available in both the desktop as well as mobile platforms, this slot is vibrant and has an arcade kind of theme that is backed by enchanting music.

  • This slot has 5 reels and 10 paylines.
  • The graphics and animations are of the highest quality in this slot.
  • Though there are no free spins, you can win both ways.
  • The highlight of this slot is the expanding Starburst Wild feature.
  • When the Starburst Wild feature appears on the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th reels, they cover the entire reel and last for a maximum of 3 re-spins of the other reels. The feature lasts till no more Starburst Wilds appear.
  • The coin size varies between 0.01 and 1.00 per spin.

Gonzo’s Quest:

Gonzo’s Quest is themed on the Spanish conqueror Gonzo Pizarro as he finds his way through the Amazon jungles in search of El Dorado, the lost City of Gold. The game is available on the online and mobile platforms.

  • This slot has 5 reels and 20 paylines.
  • No normal spinning reels in this slot; this slot has Avalanche Reels that fall from up above.
  • The game is rich in Mayan symbology that disappears whenever you strike a winning combo.
  • The game has wild symbols and multipliers as well.
  • The highlight in this slot is the Free Falls bonus feature that gives you 10 free spins.

South Park:

This is a game that is brought to you by NetEnt through its collaboration with Comedy CentralTM. The game is themed on the adult sitcom (animated) of the same name.

  • This game has 5 reels and 25 paylines.
  • There are 4 central characters in the game:
    • Stan
    • Kyle
    • Cartman
    • Kenny
  • The game has rich cartoon style graphics and excellent animations.
  • The highlights are the 4 bonus features triggered by the 4 different character symbols.
  • The game also has mini features based on the wild symbols; they are triggered randomly and include:
    • The Terrance and Philip mini feature
    • The Mr. Hankey mini feature
    • The Cartman mini feature

Jack Hammer:

This is a NetEnt slot that is themed on a cartoon/comic strip. The game, also called Jack Hammer vs. Evil Dr. Wuten, is a popular game from the NetEnt stable.

  • This game has 5 reels and 25 fixed paylines.
  • The game has cartoon-style graphics and excellent animations.
  • The wild symbol gives players wins when landed on the right positions.
  • The game also has the Sticky Wins feature, which is triggered by landing a minimum of 3 scatter symbols.
  • The bonus feature is triggered to give you between 10 and 20 free spins.
  • Jack Hammer also has a non-progressive jackpot that can give up to 250,000 coins.

Progressive Jackpots Games

NetEnt's progressive jackpot games are outstanding because they are different from what you get from other software providers. They form the other part of the flagship offerings from NetEnt simply because of the way these jackpots have been designed. There are 2 kinds of these jackpots:

Local jackpots:

They do not come with the huge payouts associated with pooled jackpots, but can give you a good deal of money if you play them right.

Pooled jackpots:

All pooled jackpots are capable of changing your life if you hit them on the button.

The fact that a number of times in recent years, people have actually hit the NetEnt progressive jackpots has increased the buzz about them. Some of the biggest wins from these jackpots include:

  • €17.8 million on Mega Fortune at Paf casino in January 2013
  • €11.7 million on Mega Fortune at Betsson casino in September 2011
  • €6.7 million on Hall of Gods at Betsson casino in June 2014

The 2 NetEnt progressive jackpots that have contributed to the biggest wins, as you can see from the list above, are:

Mega Fortune:

This game is well-known because the biggest NetEnt progressive jackpot win is on this slot. The game has many exciting features:

  • 5-reel slot with 25 paylines
  • Rich interface with high quality graphics and animations
  • Free spins feature that is triggered by landing at least 3 Champagne symbols across the reels
  • Activate more spins to enter the Mega Fortune bonus game
  • The Mega Bonus feature has 3 wheels one inside the other.
  • Get to the third wheel inside and look for the diamond arrow to trigger the mega jackpot.

Hall of Gods:

This is another exciting progressive jackpot from NetEnt that is themed on Norse mythology.

  • 5 reel slot with 20 paylines
  • Rich graphics, with symbols that include Odin, Thor, and others
  • Expanding Wild feature gives you wins in the base game
  • Free spins feature that is activated by landing at least 3 Raven symbols
  • Pick Win feature that is triggered by landing 3 Thor's Hammer symbols on the reels.
  • The Pick Win feature lets you win 1 of 3 progressive jackpots.

Table Games

NetEnt has a cozy collection of table games. The different table games available include:

Blackjack:

Also called 21, this is a game of skill, not just luck. You must know the different strategies and also the different options available while playing. The blackjack games available include, among others:

  • Blackjack 3 Hands
  • Blackjack Pro
  • Blackjack Single Deck
  • Double Exp. Blackjack

Roulette:

Derived from the French word that means ‘little wheel', roulette is a very popular game at land-based as well as online casinos. NetEnt allows you to play roulette as a standard casino game and also as a live casino game. The different versions of roulette available include:

  • American Roulette
  • French Roulette
  • Live Roulette

Craps:

Craps is a gambling game that has been around in some form or other for a very long time. You get craps games from NetEnt as well.

Baccarat:

You get different variations of baccarat generally. NetEnt casinos offer some cool baccarat games, including:

  • Baccarat Pro
  • Live Baccarat
  • Punto Banco

Poker games:

There are a large variety of poker games that are available from different software providers at online casinos. This is true of NetEnt as well. Table poker games available from NetEnt include, among others:

  • Oasis Poker
  • Trey Poker
  • Texas Hold'em

Video Poker:

Video poker is a combination of slots and poker games together that provide an exciting game experience to players. NetEnt offers a range of exciting video poker games. These include:

  • Joker Wild Double
  • Jacks or Better
  • Jacks or Better Double
  • Joker Wild
  • All American

Other Games:

Apart from all these games, NetEnt also has a roster of some other games. These include:

  • Scratch cards: Scratch card games from NetEnt include:
    • The Lost Pyramid
    • Lucky Double
    • Treasure Hunt
    • Marbles
  • Bingo
  • Bonus Keno
  • Golden Derby

About Game Fairness and Testing

NetEnt provides one of the most secure and reliable gaming environments for operators to use. The company follows the guidelines laid down by the Global Gambling Guidance Group (G4) and is accredited for fairness not only internally – through its Better GamesTM system – but also from external agencies. Different reputed agencies that have accredited NetEnt for fairness and randomness include:

  • iTech Labs
  • eCOGRA
  • Gaming Labs International (GLI)

Brief words about their testing and accreditation – we will reference a longer article on this topic.