Area 21 is a slot with quite an interesting theme – aliens. The name is a play on the infamous Area 51 in Nevada where many alien sightings have occurred. The number 21 is well known to all who have ever played any casino game. So combine aliens and casino games and you get this retro styled, aliens themed slot! At first you might be a bit taken back when trying to figure out what the guys at Cryptologic were thinking when they made this slot but soon you will be hypnotically drawn in not just by the music and colors but by the fun bonuses you can play.
Let’s start with the basics. Your wild will replace all the other symbols but the scatter and will double any winnings of the combination it helped to complete. This Galactic Wild will not replace the Area 21 scatter symbol, but there or more scatters will trigger the Blackjack bonus round. You are playing against an alien dealer in an attempt to win. Once you have played your Blackjack round and depending on your success in the game you will be awarded free spins. Whether you win or lose you will get 10 free spin except the former will give you a x3 multiplier and the later a x2 multiplier. If you decide to double and win you get 20 free spins. If you hit and get a blackjack you will be spinning for 25 rounds with a x5 multiplier!
How to play Area 21
No need to get abducted by aliens to gain some special knowledge to play this slot. The buttons are quite straight forward. Set the number of pay lines, you’ve got 25 to play with. Set the coin denomination and then hit spin. To play the maximum bet much hassle just hit the Bet Max button. You also have the automatic spins options if you are into those.