Stories from the 19th century have been told through the years. Stories of cowboys and gunslingers holding revolvers and rifles while wearing cowboy hats, cowboy boots and bandannas. Some characters were outlaws, gamblers, lawmen, bandits, bounty hunters, settlers and what have you. They moved around the wilderness, mountain passes, deserts and landscapes of the American West. Their Wild Wild West stories have been told in comic books, novels and movies.
Most people are familiar with cowboy and Indians because movies like Stagecoach, Once Upon a Time in the West, The Wild Bunch, Indiana Jones and Django Unchained introduced the world to this classic theme and made the Western genre popular. Slot machine software providers have now incorporated this theme into their slot games by creating several classic western slots with inspiration from various movies with western characters in contemporary settings. Here are some Wild Wild West slot games that take you to that nostalgic era with high risks and high rewards.
Dead or Alive
Dead or Alive slot is one of the best western slot machine games out there. The 5 reels and 9 paylines by NetEnt tells the story of five bandits on the run and the sheriff on their tail. The game is very realistic and features fantastic cowboy/sheriff relics. The visuals are pleasing with sharp and detailed designs. The reels are set against a western town background with lightning flashing in the sky as a storm rolls in. The soundtrack lures you into a small western town with a pub background noise and sound effects of a horse call, a whiplash and a cocking revolver. The western symbols are the sheriff badge, revolver paddle holster with bullets, cowboy hat, cowboy boot and shot glasses of whiskey.
This adventure slot machine game offer bonuses that include Free Spins, extra Free Spins, Multipliers, Wilds and Sticky Wilds. The wanted poster is the Wild while the Sticky Wilds are the posters of the five outlaws. The revolvers are the Scatter symbol, landing at least 3 Scatters on the reels will award 12 Free Spins and all wins during this feature will have a 2x multiplier. One or more Sticky Wilds on the reels during the Free Spins feature will activates five extra free spins. With a return to the player advantage of 96.8%, you can bet that the outlaws, billy the kid, apache, belle, jesse and della are worth the chase during a spin.
Western Belles from IGT softwares take you back to the old Wild West with pin up girls straight out of a Gil Elvgren artwork. These sexy women of western belles are dressed in different 1960’s clothing and are on a mission to take over their small town. The low quality graphic has a retro style that appeals to vintage fans and the music include Yeehaw sound effects and oldies opera music. The western symbols include cowboy boots and cowboy hats. The 5 reels and 40 adjustable paylines slot game has two Wild symbols (a lipstick icon and red dressed cowgirl) and a Bonus symbol.
The Wild Reel feature is enabled by selecting 40 paylines and Wild Reel for 200 coins. This feature adds a random Wild per spin with Bonus symbols. The Stacked Wild feature increases your chance to complete winning combinations by loading each reel with a group of four or more consecutive lipstick Wild symbols. The Bonus feature awards 5 Free Spins and pays double your bet when three Bonus symbols land on specific reels. Extra Free spins up to a maximum of 225 can be retriggered when 3 Bonus symbols land on the three center reels.
Wild Wild West: The Great Train Heist
The Wild Wild West: The Great Train Heist slot powered by NetEnt follows 4 villains as they try to rob a great train. The villains, with their respective choice of weapons are the high paying symbols. The 5 reels, 3 rows and 10 paylines game has a comic book feel with vibrant graphics and animation. The western movie soundtrack makes the whole western theme full circle. There are Regular Wilds, Bonus symbols and up to 30 Free Spins feature in this slot machine game.
The Free Spins feature is the most attractive feature, it has 4 random Wild features that can appear anywhere on the reels. These Wild features increase your chance for winning combinations and they include a Regular Wild, Expanding Wild, Spreading Wild and 2x Multiplier Wild. The Pick and Click feature is triggered by 3 Bonus symbols and it awards coin prizes that vary between 5 times to 50 times your bet. In all this game has the potential to award up to 500 times your bet on every spin and up to 60 Free Spins with the Expanding Wild feature. This game is sure to make you join in on their robbery heist.
There are other Western slot machine that will entertain you. Some of them include Gunslinger reloaded by NetEnt, John Wayne by Playtech, Sticky Bandits by Quickspin, The True Sheriff by BetSoft, and Gold Rush by Pragmatic Play. Have fun with all these Western themed slots as you test them out for fun or for real wagering, you just need a little patience.