It’s party time in Mexico in this NetEnt slot, and it’s up to you to start off the fun by smashing the brightly coloured Pinatas until the cash begins to flow. We don’t often go to Mexico in many slot games, so it’s refreshing to see how much effort has gone into making this game look great, and into the many interesting mechanics on show.
So, is this game a fiesta, or would you be better off taking a siesta? Let’s look.
Spiniata Grande is one of NetEnt’s most popular titles, and it’s clear that a lot of attention has been lavished on the design. Set in a sleepy Mexican village on the day of a fiesta, there’s a lot of attention to detail from the Mexican style buildings in the background to the quality of the design around the symbols and the animation. The sound can be a little annoying, especially if you play it on fast mode, but you can choose to turn it off completely if you like. Alongside the traditional 10 – A symbols you’ll find a bull, a fish, a tropical bird and a donkey, all faithfully rendered as pinatas and decked out in sombreros to fit the theme.
Unlike many games that have been released recently, this isn’t a race to get to the special bonus rounds, and you can actually make decent progress just playing the main game. That’s thanks to the colossal symbols mechanic, in which any of the symbols can appear as gigantic 3×3 versions of themselves, allowing you to make big combinations pretty easily, and doling out some big wins. The maximum win in this slot is 600x your original stake, which isn’t very big by modern game standards, but don’t be fooled: You’ll be winning regularly in this game, and there are no long dry patches to suffer through while you lose money, so you’ll quickly find that you pile on the cash just as you would in games with bigger jackpots. All in all the RTP is 96.8%, which is one of the more generous RTPs you’ll find out there. There is no specific wild symbol in this game, and the colossal symbols basically replace the wild anyway, but there is a rare bonus symbol to watch out for which looks like a slot machine with a droopy moustache and sombrero.
Bonuses aren’t the backbone of this game, but there is still a bonus round activated by landing a colossal bonus symbol, which is immediately smashed by a bat. Inside you’ll find a mini-slot with 3, 6 or 9 spinning symbols, which will grant you either cash prizes or free spin symbols. Land 3 free spins symbols and you’ll get 5 free spins, then another free spin for every extra free spin symbol you landed. With 40 ways to win on every spin, combined with the potential for at least one colossal symbol to land anywhere on the reels, and the potential for large cash prizes can soon build up.
With fantastic design and animation coupled with one of the most generous RTP, this Mexican Fiesta is one for all you gringos not to miss!