The votes are in! We’re pleased to announce the winners of the Slots Temple 2022 Awards. Over 200 Slots Temple players voted, letting us know what their favourite games, studios and casinos were last year. For the full results, read on:
Game of the Year – Pragmatic Play’s Big Bass Splash
It was Pragmatic Play that reeled in the most votes for Game of the Year for Big Bass Splash (23.2%). This 10-payline slot brings players the same great features as the previous games in the Big Bass series, including free spins where you can fish for instant-win prizes.
The new addition of random modifiers was a big hit with players, which pushed it to the top of the rankings for many Slots Temple players.
Runners up were: 4 Secret Pyramids (18.5%) and Money Train 3 (18%)
Best Soundtrack – ReelPlay’s West Coast Cash Infinity Reels
While disco, rock and opera were among the featured musical genres in the games that made our Best Soundtrack shortlist, it was hip hop that had our players most captivated last year. The old school G Funk-inspired soundtrack of ReelPlay’s West Coast Cash Infinity Reels earned the most votes with 28.23% of users picking it as the most audibly-pleasing slot of 2022.
Runners up were Funk Master by NetEnt (22.7%) and Phantom of the Opera Link and Win by Triple Edge Studios (20.6%).
Best Tournament Slot – TNT Tumble
Slots Temple Tournaments players were blown away by Relax Gaming’s TNT Tumble slot (18.9%). With a fun multi-level bonus and cascading reels, the slot provided players with plenty of entertaining tournament action – and paid out nearly £5,000 in prizes last year.
Runners up for Best Tournament Slot were Jammin’ Jars (16.3%) and Razor Shark (15.9%).
The casino that most Slots Temple players enjoyed playing at was Virgin Games (with 28.8% of the votes). The site’s great selection of slots from makers like GameSys, Red Tiger and Play’n GO really appealed to players, as well and its impressive welcome bonus that offers 30 free spins when you spend £10.
Runners up were Mr Q (24%) and 888 (21.5%).
Best Artwork – 9K Kong in Vegas
Have you ever wondered what a T-Rex dressed up like Elvis Presly would look like? Well, now you don’t have to, as 4ThePlayer have brought that vision to life in 9K Kong in Vegas. This quirky online slot takes players to a kooky reimagining of Las Vegas where flamingos sing at the cabaret and table games are dealt by giant gorillas, and was voted as the best-designed game of 2022 (21.9%).
Runners up were Road Rage by Nolimit City (15.9%) and Cats of the Caribbean by Snowborn Games (12.9%).
Innovation Award – Mega Trail in Big Time Gaming’s Millionaire Mega Rush
Slots studios impressed us this year with the creativity behind some of the new features and mechanics that they introduced. However, it was Big Time Gaming’s Mega Trail that really got players excited (25.8% of votes). In this feature, players are presented with a 12-rung ladder where players can claim some amazing bonuses as they climb – including symbol upgrades, multipliers and mega wilds.
Runners up were Push Gaming’s ReelBets feature (17.2%) and Yggdrasil Gaming’s DuoMax feature (10.7%).
Best Studio – Relax Gaming
Relax Gaming had an incredible year in 2022, and it has the votes to prove it. 32.6% of voters chose this studio as the best slots developer, likely to due to its huge hit releases like Money Train 3, Jurassic Party and Hex. The brand also introduced its Dream Drop jackpot network last year, which offers players the chance to win millions.
Runners up were 4ThePlayer (20.2%) and Quickspin (14.6%).
Congratulations to of all our winners! 2022 was an amazing year in the slots market, and we can’t wait to see what developers have in store for us in 2023.