Big Catch is a bubbly and fun online video slot game produced by Novomatic. The theme of this game is underwater fishing and includes images of smiling fish, starfish, anchors and all things fishing related. The game itself is set underwater with a backdrop of multi-coloured seaweed swaying in the ocean current. Bubbles float up in the background behind the reels in a lazy swaying motion, giving the game a more realistic underwater feel. The background track includes the sound of bubbles and a burst of music whenever a winning combination is archives. The overall look and feel of the game is humorous and fun with bright colours and playful graphics.
5 Reel Fishing Themed Slot
The slot machine in big catch is based on the standard Novomatic slot setup of 5 spinning reels with 20 paylines in which players can form a winning combination at online slots casino Australia. The game also includes a number of bonus features in the form of a wild symbol as well as stacked symbols and a fishing bonus feature where players can win instant coin prizes. On the reels, players will find a host of fishing themed symbols. Some of the highest paying symbols in this game include a starfish, a big fish and an anchor. For the lower paying symbols, Novomatic have used the standard high card symbols from 10 to Ace. The high card symbols have all be styled to represent types of coral.
Starfish Wild Symbol
The wild symbol in Big Catch is the smiling pink starfish symbol. As a wild symbol, the starfish can be used to substitute for any of the other standard reels symbols in order to form a winning combination. The starfish wild symbol only appears on reels 3 and 5. In this game the wild symbol can also appear stacked on the reels which means it takes up the entire reels. The highest paying symbol in this game is the game logo symbol. This symbol can also appear stacked on the reels during live play. The maximum payout for 5 game logo symbols across a single payline is 2500 coins. If the symbol appears stacked on all the reels the jackpot is triggered with a payout of 50 000 coins.
Fishing Bonus Round
The main bonus feature in Big Catch is the fishing feature. This bonus feature can be randomly triggered at the end of any spin. When the fishing feature is triggered, the screen will fill with water and a fishing line and hook will appear above the reels. Players must select a reel and try and (catch) a bonus prize. Each reel contains a different prize. The bigger the fish that is caught, the bigger the prize awarded. The bonus feature continues until the player catches the biggest prize or the old boot. In the Big Catch slot game, player get an additional chance to win after any standard line win. The gamble feature gives players the opportunity to gamble their win by attempting to guess the colour of a playing card drawn from the deck. If players guess correctly they will double their line win.