South Park Touch Stays True to Form
When Kenny gets killed in the introduction, it becomes obvious that Swedish developer NetEnt knew what it was doing when it designed a digital slots title around America’s most loved-and-hated TV show. South Park Touch takes the mean behavior, gross-out humor and hysterical antics of the South Park crew and translates it all into a five-reel video slots game with plenty of bonus features that keep the feel of the original intact. It is available for tablet or smart phone play, for both Android and iOS devices, so keen South Park fans can always play on the move.
Four Young Heroes as Icons
Low-value symbols in South Park Touch are common Poker values, A-J. The four higher-value icons are all filled by the stars of the show; doomed Kenny, arrogant Cartman, anxious Stan and outraged Kyle. The Cartman icon has the highest value, winning 750 coins for five of a kind. The Wild and Bonus icons mirror the TV show’s low-key animation, simply using the words Wild and Bonus in bright colors. Extra Wilds, which can replace any other symbols except the Bonus to create extra winning paylines, crop up at random, with some only available in the Bonus games.
Four Bonus Games on Offer
The Bonus icon has a standard variation, as well as four others featuring the four boys. When standard Bonus icons come up on Reels 3 and 4 in South Park Touch, along with a Character Bonus on Reel 5, the Bonus game specific to that character is triggered. Players may have to try to get Kenny safely across a road, for example, to win extra coins and multipliers. The Kyle Bonus Spins give players 10 free games, enhanced by his notorious Kick the Baby game, in which Kyle’s brother Ike gets booted a distance to determine extra wins and multipliers. Stan Bonus Spins give extra spins with sticky Wilds that can prolong the feature and rack up bigger prizes.
Cartman is Naturally the Biggest
True to his bloviating nature, Cartman has the Bonus game that offers some of the biggest potential wins. The player has to pick bushes at random on the screen, which disappear to reveal other South Park characters and related bonuses; coin wins, bonus multipliers and Free Spins retriggers. When the player reveals Officer Barbrady, the round ends. Cartman also appears in a randomly triggered mini-feature, which adds 3X3 blocks of Beefcake Wilds to the reels for big potential wins. Three of the TV series’ least savory characters, Terrance and Phillip and Mr Hankey the Christmas Poo, also feature in random Wild bonuses.
A Familiar Environment for Fans
The theme tune is the same, the characters spout their catchphrases, and the animations are identical in style to the TV show. Add plentiful doses of the show’s irreverent humor, and South Park Touch delivers an authentic experience to South Park fans, along with some impressive potential slots wins. The ease of play on the touchscreen, combined with the play-anywhere capabilities of tablets and smart phones, just makes it simpler for fans to play in their favorite cartoon world.