The 21st century, the golden age of online casinos: the best gaming studios
The 21st century is a great time to be an online casino player. There are dozens of great online casinos, hundreds of game providers and thousands of extremely entertaining slot machines to play on. While there are a lot of casino games studios, not all of them are equally as popular. A good dozen of these studios provide players with some of the most played slot machines around the world. Some of these studios are: Pragmatic Play, Play’n GO, Push Gaming, Relax Gaming, Quickspin, NetEnt…
This article about Relax Gaming is the tenth in our series in which we introduce you to the various casino games providers. Don’t hesitate to read the previous ones about Play’n GO, Pragmatic Play, Nolimit City, Gamomat, Push Gaming, Quickspin, Thunderkick, Booongo and NetEnt.
Relax Gaming history
As we write these lines, Relax Gaming is an eleven years old casino games studio. It was founded by Patrik Österåker and Jani Tekoniemi in March 2010, in Helsinki, Finland. They had one clear ambition: to become a leading technical-provider of high-quality gaming solutions. As we are about to see in the next paragraphs, we can say they succeeded.
The first few years (2011 – 2017)
It’s in December 2011 that their operations really begin with the recruitment of Developers who are tasked with bringing Relax Gaming’s game offering to life. Did you know that their first slot machine was only released in 2018? What were they doing before? Let’s find out.
Before being the slot machines creator we know today, Relax Gaming started by developing two mobile casino games: Relax Poker (2014) and Bingo (2015). The Finnish studio won quite a few awards for its Poker mobile game such as EGR awards for Innovation in Poker (in 2014 and 2015), GIA award for Supplier of the Year (2017) and EGR’s Mobile Poker Product (2019). Relax Poker is available to be played on gambling platforms such as Unibet, Vlad Cazino or bingo.com.
Relax becomes an online slot machine maker (2018)
During these years, Relax Gaming opened offices in Malmö (Sweden) and Malta. April 2018 is a Milestone for this casino games studio. This is when the company has managed to grown up to 100 employees. It then opens a new studio in Belgrade in May 2018.
There we are: October 2018. This is when Relax Gaming finally launches its first online slot machine: Erik the Red. Two more slot machines closely follow this first release: Zombie Circus in October 2018 and Epic Joker in November 2018. The following year, Relax Gaming releases 12 games (one per month). Since then it has pretty much kept this rhythm.
Today, this casino games studio has released a total of 44 slot machines. Some of their most known games are Temple Tumble Megaways, Money Train, Money Train 2, Marching Legions, Ramses Revenge, Iron Bank, Dead Man’s Trail…
On which casinos can we play on Relax Gaming slot machines?
As we said in the introduction of this article Relax Gaming is a world famous game studio. Being so, it is extremely easy to find their games on the vast majority of online casinos. Below you will find Madness Bonus’ selection of trusted online casinos where you can play on their slot machines.
What makes Relax Gaming slot machines so good?
Relax Gaming has released some really good slot machines. A lot of their games are appreciated by online casino players from all around the world. Let’s see why these games are so popular.
One of the main reason why Relax Gaming slot machines are so popular is because these games are really original. They treat a wide variety of topics and have creative game mechanics. Some of their game have walking wilds, others have increasing multipliers, cascading reels, Infinity Reels technology, Megaways…
Another thing that players really appreciate about Relax Gaming slot machines is how good they look. We have to be honest, all of their games look crisp! They feature great looking HD graphics and well made digital art. It’s always more enjoyable to play on good looking slot machines.
A third reason why these games are appreciated by online casino players is because most of them offer a bonus buy feature. Today, more and more players prefer buying bonuses rather than spinning the slot machines.
Relax Gaming slot machines have a huge potential. Various of their games promise wins of over 20,000 times the player’s bet. It is even more sometimes.
Here is the maximum potential win of 6 Relax Gaming slot machines:
- Money Train 2: 50,000x
- Multiplier Odyssey: 50,000x
- Hellcatraz: 50,000x
- Iron Bank: 49,999x
- Ramses Revenge: 49,996x
- Sails of Fortune: 25,000x
- Top Dawg$: 25,000x
- Emerald’s Infinity Reels: 24,056x
Our 5 favourite Relax Gaming slot machines
With a little over 40 released games, Relax Gaming is not the most prolific casino games studio out there. It is focusing on producing quality games, rather than producing games on a weekly basis. We can’t criticise that.
Today, Madness Bonus presents you its 5 favourite Relax Gaming slot machines. Know that this is not a ranking, just a selection of games we enjoy playing on a regular basis.
#1 – Money Train 2
Following the success of Money Train first of the name Relax Gaming launched Money Train 2 one year later, in 2020. These two slot machines promise the same maximum potential win: 50,000 times the player’s bet. Money Train 2 is as exciting, if not more exciting to play as its first version. You can either spin the slot to try to trigger the free spins or use the buy bonus button to trigger it instantly. This slot machine has a lot of potential, especially when you start stacking the collector and payer symbols during free spins.
#2 – Temple Tumble Megaways
Temple Tumble Megaways is a Relax Gaming slot machine we really appreciate. When symbols connect, it breaks the adjacent stone blocks. The winning symbols disappear and new symbols enter from the top of the screen. To trigger the free spins you have to break all the stone blocks. You can then choose between three different bonuses of different volatility. This game has a maximum of 46,656 ways when all blocks are broken. You can win up to 7,767 times your bet on this slot machine.
#3 – Ramses Revenge
It’s in October 2020 that Relax Gaming released Ramses Revenge. This 6 reels 4,096 paylines slot machine takes you in an Egyptian tomb, where an explorer looks for ancient treasures. During free spins, two mummies or more land on the reels. They act as wild symbols. When an explorer lands on the reels, the closest mummy eats it and its multiplier increases. If you are lucky enough to have three explorers during the same spin, a third mummy appears for even more amazing wins. You can win up to 49,996 times your bet on this slot machine.
#4 – Marching Legions
Marching Legions is a Relax Gaming slot machine that was released in July 2020. This is a 5 reel, 243 paylines game with a really original bonus feature. During free spins you get stacked Legions with a level system. The first level grants you only one stack. To get to the 2nd level of free spins you need to collect three horns. On level 2 there are two stacks that follow each other, 3 stacks on level 3… You can go up to level 5, that assures you a full screen of legionaries that pays 607,5 times your bet. On this slot machine you can win up to 7,458 times your stake.
#5 – La Fiesta
Released in 2020, La Fiesta is one of Relax Gaming’s most entertaining game to date. It features four different bonuses: Falleras, La Tomatina, Pamplona, San Joan. The best one is the latter. During this bonus, a vertical wild takes the form of a horse on its hind legs. It moves at every spin until it falls. When it falls, it become a horizontal wild for the last spin. If it is placed properly and it gives you a full line of premium symbols, you could win big. This slot machine promises a maximum potential win of 14,778 times the player’s bet.
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