Best Casino Games Launched In 2021

By Gavin Harper Updated: May 2023

The online gaming industry is two and a half decades old, and if you have witnessed its birth and you have been a fan ever since, you might think nothing could truly take you by surprise anymore. However, things could not be further from the truth nowadays. We seem to be living the most creative era of the iGaming industry right now, especially given the continuous explosion and incredible growth of small, indie software developers. This type of competition continuously drives more eye-catching innovation, resulting in dozens, if not hundreds of new games being released every year.

Here are a few of the hottest 2021 casino games you need to keep a close eye on.

Quarantine Pokie by Mr Slotty

Mr Slotty is a relatively young software developer founded by two ardent pokie aficionados, with a focus on mobile solutions. This emphasis on mobile is one of the most crucial and noticeable benefits of this Lithuanian company, which first opened its doors in 2015. Mr Slotty offers 40 Full HD mobile pokies as well as some of the fastest and lightest-weighted games, with an average file size of 3.2MB per game. They are also suitable for crypto-friendly casinos, and they have seven RNG certifications.

Quarantine Pokie is one of their freshest released pokies. The games became available in mid-July 2021 and it has the theme of a world that has been infected by a deadly virus. Sounds familiar? The game features 5 reels, 3 rows, and 25 fixed paylines, as well as a plethora of bonus rounds, wild substitute symbols, expanding wilds, and more. The game can be played on both mobile and computer devices and it introduces us into the zombie-themed realm with a dark and bloody setting with game characters that have fallen victim to the virus who are walking around with axes and saws in their hands.

The graphics are crisp and they can all be accessed without the need to do any scrolling and the game is mobile-optimized and has a bonus round that will open in a new window.

Wild Fire 7s by RTGWild Fire 7s

Realtime Gaming was founded in 1998 in Atlanta, Georgia, and it is a casino software firm that specializes in downloadable games that are licensed by a number of casino operators who run their branded RTG-powered websites.

Wild Fire 7s is one of their latest 2021 releases and it introduces players to an OG feeling of playing on a classic one-armed bandit pokie machine slots while enjoying the perks of a modern-day interface.

The game features a small number of symbols in the form of Wild Fire 7s, as well as a free games, scatter symbols, plenty of blue and purple 7s, and the iconic cherry and BAR symbols. The game features a 3×3 layout and it has an additional reel, 3 fixed paylines, a RTP of 95.1% and high volatility.

Robin Nottingham RaidersRobin Nottingham Raiders by Yggdrasil

Yggdrasil has limitless love for gaming and it shows every time they deliver yet another iconic gaming experience, along with their premium partnership franchises and programs. Their portfolio of 160+ games is quite impressive and it has won numerous industry awards.

One of their newest titles is Robin Nottingham Raiders and it tells the tale of Robin, the iconic archer and his merry men determined to take from the rich and give to the poor. You will be transported into the empty streets of Nottingham where Tobin is hiding in the shadows of a castle, waiting to raid it. Get ready for more 121,000x in bets in a 5×4 game featuring 20 paylines, wild symbols, re-spins, and a cool Free Spins bonus game featuring wilds, multipliers and free spins with plenty of rewarding re-triggers.

Shamrock Holmes Megaways by Microgaming

Microgaming is one of the top software providers on the planet and also the maker of the first online casino software in the world in 1994, as well as the creator of the first mobile casino software a decade later. Their progressive jackpot network is the largest worldwide and it as paid more than 1.4 billion to this day. Microgaming has decided to join the rest of the providers who have purchased a Megaways license from Big Time Gaming, and Shamrock Homes Megaways is the first Megaways-powered pokies games available on their platform, from their partner All41 Studios.

The game counts 6 reels and it introduces players to a pleasant scene familiarising them to the magical Gaelic culture. Shamrock Holmes is a hero busy investigating a mystery and we know you are going to have a blast watching his work his magic.

Hat Trick Hero Pokie by Betsoft

Betsoft has managed to build a strong and irrefutable reputation in the industry as one of the best premier producers of top-quality iGaming verticals. Their unparalleled services, powerful, skilled, and creative team of software developers, designers, engineers, and 3D animators have made an impressive variety of cinematic 3D games possible.

The company has managed to obtain many independent certifications and licenses in a number of different iGaming markets, thus securing one of the most loyal client bases.

One of their freshets products is the Hat Trick Hero pokie game released at the end of May 2021. The game is another 3D masterpiece even though it does not have the standard bonus round. However, the mesmerising gameplay and free respins come with a huge potential of winning. If you are a fan of sports, you are going to enjoy playing this football-themed game and all of its symbols.

These are just of the freshest online casino games released in 2021 by some of the most reputable providers that we warmly recommend you to try.