Join the samba party in Rio Fever, a 5 reel, 40 payline slot from Pariplay. This carnival comes with superb 3D design as well as some tasty extras. Look out for fireworks that can add up to 20 wilds to the reels. Spin the Bonus Wheel to win multiplier prizes or 1 of 2 free spin features with wild extras. Play on all devices from between 40p and £20 per spin.

The design here is nicely done. The Rio skyline and the statue of Christ the Redeemer in the backgrounds conjure up a real carnival flavour. You’ll see head dresses, drums, cocktail, mask and maracas spinning around the reels.

They’re joined by 4 party girls in full carnival regalia. These funky ladies spin in a stacked formation. The best of them is the woman in red who will get you 37.5 times your stake if you land 5 in combination. Better still is the wild which replaces all other symbols bar the scatter. Land 3, 4 or 5 of these in the same payline and you’ll receive 2.5, 6.25 or 62.5 times your stake. There are some decent extras on offer in Rio Fever too:

  • Random Wilds feature – on any spin, fireworks can blast across the screen and add up to 20 extra wilds to the reels.
  • Bonus Wheel feature – this is triggered by landing 3 or more bonus symbols on the same spin. You’ll then get to spin the prize wheel where you can win a prize of between 4 or 80 times your total stake or trigger 1 of the 2 free spin rounds.
  • Wild Ginga Free Games feature – here you’ll be awarded 3 free spins. On each of them, trumpets will blast and fire stacked wilds onto 1, or better still, multiple reels. This can result in 5 wild reels on each free spin.
  • Samba Parade Free Games feature – on offer here are 7 free spins. On each of them, 1 sticky wild is added which will remain in position for the rest of the feature.

As you’d expect given the theme, Rio Fever is a lively game. There’s a lively feel to the visuals and they bouncy backing tracks plays while you spin. The range of features matches the party mood too.

The number of free spins on offer in the bonus rounds isn’t large but the wild extras make them well worth hitting – especially the Wild Ginga Free Games feature. If you’ve never made it to the legendary Brazilian carnival, then Rio Fever offers an impressive virtual primer. If you like the theme, Play ‘N Go’s Samba Carnival is recommended.