Reactor style games are something I enjoy, as they're a bit different from the standard slot machines that I play so frequently. Generally speaking, these games have some unique facet to them and make the games worth playing. Play'n Go's Wild Frames slot tries to get in on this style game, and the end result is a bit of a mixed bag.
Wild Frames is a 7x7 reactor style game that features a generic-looking background that's got moving squares. Icons in the game are classic slot style, and include the playing card suits: spades, clubs, hearts, diamonds, along with bells, stars, diamonds, 7s, and wilds. You win when you combine five or more identical symbols in a touching cluster. These icons are then removed from the board and symbols cascade down from the top of the playfield. This gives you a chance to chain together wins.
The icons accumulated for the wins add up and eventually let the game sidebar dish out a slew of wild symbols, depending on the number you reach on the meter. There are also wild frames that can add extra bonuses to your wins if you end up getting a wild to get the icons to fall into them.
Wild Frames is a bit disappointing to me in terms of the theme, as it just reeks of being a lazy effort. The bonus features are decent, but ultimately it is hard to shake the feeling that this is a game that the studio put minimal effort into. This game is playable on both desktop and mobile formats, and while I think it's a bit of a standard affair, you can certainly find worse games out there to test your luck with.
The layout and features in this slot give the game a default theoretical return to player percentage of 96.5%, which is spot on for what we usually see from Play'n Go slots. However this game does have lower RTP settings for casinos to offer if they choose, with this game going as low as a despicable 84.5%. You should always check the game help file to know which setting you are playing at, and avoid the lower RTP versions.