Most Popular Slot Game Themes
From movie-themed slots, classic fruit machines, to Viking-themed, we’ll take you through the most common slot game themes and which are the best titles within that category.
Jewel Themed Slots
As Marilyn Monroe sang ‘Diamonds are a girl’s best friend’ and they’re are also one of the most common slots themes. This is probably due to the close connection between precious jewels and money (which include gold and silver )
Movie and TV Themed slots
In order to capture some of a movie or tv franchises’ audience many slot game creators join forces with the big movie studios to transport popular shows/movies into slot games. Over the years there are very few big-name movies or tv series that haven’t received a slot makeover from Jumanji, The Simpsons, Tomb Raider, and even Dr Dolittle. Meanwhile, other slot games such as Cash Noire have clearly been inspired by the film industry as a whole.
Popular movie slots: Terminator, Tarzan, Jurassic Park, Bridesmaids, Ace Ventura, King Kong, and more.
Tv slots: The Simpsons, Wheel of Fortune (also has a live casino game spin-off called Dream Catcher), Jeopardy, Sex and the City, 24, Battlestar Galactica, and more.
Viking Themed Slots
Maybe it’s due to the fact that most online casino operators such as Scandibet, Betsoft, Betsson are from Scandinavia. Or maybe it’s the fact that Vikings liked to raid towns and villages in search of gold and treasure. We’re not really sure but what we do know is that there is a tonne of Viking-themed slots out there from the realistic-looking to the cute-cartoony type.
Popular Viking-themed slots: The Vikings, Vikings go Bezerk, Hall of Gods, Viking Runecraft, and Tiki Vikings.
Fruit Themed Slots
Given that slot machines are also known as fruit machines it’s no surprise that many slot games and casinos have a fruity theme going on. Let’s also not forget that one of the most common casino symbols is a pair of cherries.
Popular fruit-themed slots: Fruit spin, Berryburst, Fruit Zen, Fruitoids, Mystery Joker, Fruit Shop, Hot Chilli, and Extra Juicy.
Irish Themed Slots
From four-leaf clovers to pots of gold sitting at the end of rainbows many Irish symbols are considered to be lucky. Considering that most people who gamble tend to believe in luck, basing games around lucky charms and symbols is a clever way to go. With so much inspiration to draw from it’s no surprise that casino game providers use these Irish icons and folklore characters within their slot games.
Space Themed Slots
For decades people have been fascinated with space from stars, the possibility of alien life, and other planets. This interest has transferred to movies, tv-series, amusement parks, interior design, and even to slot games. From the realistic to cute animated aliens there is a wide variety of space-themed slots to suit every player.
Christmas Themed Slots
It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Christmas is associated with many things friends, family, good food, and togetherness. There are also lots of famous Christmas symbols that lend themselves perfectly to slot games such as Santa, presents, candy, snow, and even polar bears like in Polar Paws.
Halloween Themed Slots
Keeping with the holiday spirit, Halloween is another common theme in slot games. With its enchanting storylines and captivating icons, it’s no wonder there are so many spooky slots. What’s more, is that unlike Halloween Tv specials the slot games are available all year round. So, if Halloween is your bag of tricks why not enjoy some spins on those devilish slots.