Employee of the Month

Here at High 5 Games, we really like to reward our employees for good work. When it comes time to name the employee of the month, we don’t simply throw a name up on a plaque, or send out an email. Instead, we bring out the big guns:

Pretty cool, huh? Johan – who, despite his impressive acting skills, is really a High 5-er, like nearly everyone in the video – gets congratulated on his good work by MISS UNIVERSE 2012 Olivia Culpo, MISS USA 2013 Erin Brady, the one-and-only Dangerous Beauty, and The Mighty Atlas. Talk about an incentive to work hard, right?

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High 5 Casino’s June Stats Are BANANAS

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Today’s post comes from High 5 Blog correspondent Ali.

Can you guess which High 5 Casino game was a top-five most-played slot in January and still held strong as a top-five game in June? Secrets of the Forest is the one! Even though High 5 Casino releases a new game nearly every week, it’s great to know that this High 5 Games classic continues to be a favorite.

Take a look at all High 5 Casino’s June stats:

- Total spins: 4,440,649,603
- Spins per day: 148,021,653
- Total H5C money won: 6,474,085,554,385
- Top-five most-played games: Desert Rose, Dr. Amante, Rev It Up, Secrets of the Forest, and Valkyrie Queen
- Cumulative hours spent playing: 7,699,818

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Game Spotlight: Aegean Sunset

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North of the Mediterranean, in between the mainlands of Greece and Turkey lies the Aegean Sea. People from all over the world travel here to experience a different type of lifestyle – the pace is slower, the days less stressful, the nights more romantic. As the sun sets over the Aegean Sea, and the wine starts to kick in, life feels full of possibilities…

Aegean Sunset is now unlocked for all players at High 5 Casino! This time around, there’s no waiting to unlock our latest release; instead, you can win big right off the bat with Super Stacks.

The debut of Aegean Sunset means there are now 100 premium games at High 5 Casino! We’re very proud that in less than two years we’ve managed to reach the triple-digit mark while still maintaining the top quality that High 5 Games is known for. No matter what mood you’re in, High 5 Casino has a game for you. You won’t find close to that many authentic slots anywhere else on Facebook. Be sure to like High 5 Casino’s fan page so you don’t miss out on the fun promotions we’re running to celebrate the 100-game milestone!

H5G illustrator Vince, who worked on Aegean Sunset, had this to say about the new release:

“Aegean Sunset is not just about a love affair between two people; it’s about a love of the region. The game is a travelogue of the area’s scenic beaches and beautiful blue sea, played out using snapshots of sunsets at three locales. While the sunsets help the loving couple celebrate the day’s events, with each setting sun also comes the thrill of what the next day will bring. That’s what makes this slot a good choice for High 5 Casino’s 100th release: We’re celebrating a milestone reached by H5G, but the true excitement is in what comes next.”

H5G art director Mike chimed in:

“Aegean Sunset is the sun glistening off the whitewashed houses of Santorini. It’s the calm Mediterranean waves lapping the shore. It’s the cool breeze. It’s laughter, mystery, hope, and excitement. Aegean Sunset is romance.”

What do you think of Aegean Sunset? What type of games would you like to see us make in the future?

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Game Spotlight: Dragon Showdown

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You have trained for years and traveled innumerable miles for this moment. You are a master of martial arts, but you have come here to earn the designation of Dragon, the highest possible honor for a warrior. Do you have what it takes to defeat those that stand in between you and what you want? There’s only one way to find out: Let the battle begin!

Dragon Showdown premiered last Friday as the 34th premium game at Shake the Sky Casino! Like all slots from High 5 Games, Dragon Showdown has an unstoppable combination of amazing art design and innovative gameplay. We’ve made a ton of beautiful games, but in terms of graphics this one might be my favorite yet. In between admiring the graphics you’ll win big with 1024 ways to win and Bonus Select with Wild Multipliers!

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High 5 Games Help Desk

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Every couple of weeks Elaine, High 5 Blog’s CRM correspondent, stops by to discuss ways to optimize your High 5 Casino and/or Shake the Sky experience.

Well hello there, High 5-ers! I hope you’re all having a fabulous July! Most High 5 Casino players know that we give away free coins and spins every four hours, but this week I’m going to highlight some of the lesser-known ways to rack up free H5C coins and spins.

1. Invite a friend

Click the ‘Invite a Friend’ coin at the bottom of our Facebook app, and then select which one of your friends you would like to invite to join H5C. For every friend that accepts, you will get 1,000 H5C credits!

2. Social media channels

Every week, we do several different promotions on our Facebook and Twitter pages. Make sure that you like our fan page on Facebook and follow us on Twitter so you don’t miss out on a single giveaway!

3. Exclusive email offers

We also send players exclusive freebies via email. We suggest that you add email@news-h5g.com to your address book to make sure that you get all of our promotions.

Please be advised there are spammers posing as H5C out there. To make sure that you only claim offers that are the real deal, please review our blog post on avoiding scams.

I hope this helps you rack up all the freebies. Have a wonderful week, and let me know if there are any other questions you’d like me to address next time! In the meantime, happy spinning!

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Game Spotlight: Enchanted Realms

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Here, anything is possible. Mermaids, centaurs, dragons, and other fantastic creatures all coexist peacefully while surrounded by beautiful natural vistas. Journey to the Enchanted Realms and you won’t be disappointed with what you’ll see, or what you’ll win: Super Symbols and Split Symbols help you rack up amazing jackpots while in this strange land!

Enchanted Realms is now available to unlock at High 5 Casino! With the release of Enchanted Realms, there are now 99 authentic slot games available to play at H5C, which is the most on Facebook. Be sure to like High 5 Casino’s fan page, because you won’t want to miss out on what’s in store for the premiere of our 100th game…

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Completely Bonkers June Stats from Shake the Sky Casino

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Today’s post comes from High 5 Blog correspondent Ali.

Here’s a cool fact: Prince Nezha has been in the top-five most-played games at Shake the Sky for the last three months! What is about that game that keeps you coming back? Is it the classic mythological tale the game is based on? Maybe it’s the aquatic artwork and underwater animations? Or could it be that you just really love Super Stacks? Let us know why you’re into Prince Nezha in the comments section below!

Also, take a look at all of June’s Shake the Sky Casino stats:

Total spins: 581,800,327
Spins per day: 19,393,344
Total STS money won: 602,934,407,938,542
Top-five most-played games: Prince Nezha, Golden Peony, Cherry Mischief, Dangerous Beauty, and Silk & Steel
Cumulative hours spent playing: 934,036

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H5C BBQ

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We here at High 5 Games hope that all of our players had a wonderful 4th of July weekend! Sorry for the lack of a post yesterday; I spent Monday in a haze brought on by an excess of beer and burgers that has only recently lifted. All of the grilling and schmoozing and fireworks over the weekend got me thinking which High 5 Casino characters would be fun to have at a barbecue. Here’s what I came up with:

Golden Knight

The Golden Knight definitely knows his way around a grill. He could probably even go out and track down some more food if need be. Plus, you know with that sword of his he’ll totally be in charge of carving and serving food. Anyone who tries to pick from his plate should expect a nasty punishment, though…

Jazz

We all know that good music is a big part of any successful shindig. What could be better than the musicians from Jazz providing the tunes for your backyard barbecue?

This is sort of selfish reasoning, but if you invite The Empress Josephine you know you’re getting some absurd present from her. She’ll bring you a goblet made of rubies or something while everyone else is drinking out of plastic cups. You could pawn that goblet and then throw a barbecue every weekend for the rest of your life!

Bad parties seem like they never end, while good parties always end way too soon. If you invite the Empress of Time to your barbecue, you know you can either run it back if you’re having a good time or fast forward to the end if you’re bored and your creepy uncle won’t stop talking to you.

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High 5 Fight Club

We often ask our players over on the High 5 Casino fan page to comment on different game vs. game matchups. Today I’ll be offering my thoughts on two showdowns between four different High 5 Casino slots; take the polls below and let us know what you think!

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Rev It Up vs. The Big Chase

Who would win in a street race between the car from The Big Chase and those from Rev It Up?

The detective behind the wheel in the car from The Big Chase has definitely got some skills. He can swerve through city traffic at high speed, weaving between cars in a downpour as he pursues the criminals who have stolen an extremely valuable briefcase filled with jewels. But I don’t think that’s enough to take down any of the cars from Rev It Up. The drivers in this game are just as skilled, but their real advantage comes from the type of vehicles they’re using. I think it’d be a good race, but ultimately the cars from Rev It Up just have too much horsepower/torque/RPM/other term that may make it seem like I know the first thing about cars.

EDGE: Rev It Up

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Jaguar Princess vs. Shadow of the Panther

Would you rather have the Jaguar Princess or the warrior from Shadow of the Panther protecting you in the forest?

I’m sure either one of these two classic High 5 Games characters would be able to protect me just fine in the forest. So this one ultimately comes down to who I’d rather spend time with. The warrior from Shadow of the Panther seems like a really serious dude. I’d probably crack a few jokes, he wouldn’t laugh, and then it would just be super awkward until I ventured off by myself. I’m sure the Jaguar Princess is serious when called for, but that gleam in her eye makes me think she’s down to party, too. I think Jaguar Princess would be more fun to hang out with, so I’d rather she protect me.

EDGE: Jaguar Princess

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Slot Fundamentals: Split Symbols

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Slot Fundamentals is a column we run occasionally to help our players better understand how our games work. This edition deals with Split Symbols, a popular feature that can be found in many of our games.

In a three by five reel slot game, one would assume that there can be no larger than a five-symbol win on the reels at any given time. One might also take far too long to figure out the basic math involved in the preceding sentence, but that is neither here nor there. High 5 Games, never content to simply churn out run-of-the-mill content, disproves that assumption with its innovative feature Split Symbols. But how exactly do Split Symbols work?

Split Symbols give players the chance to get up to 10 symbols (as opposed to five) on any given line, because any one spot can contain two symbols. This means that you can hit it twice as big in a Split Symbols game as in a regular game! Look for Split Symbols in High 5 Casino games like Desert Rose, Gypsy, and Shadow of the Panther and Shake the Sky games like Cirque Chinois, Fortune Cat Fever, and Split Dragon.

We hope you found that helpful! Which slot fundamental would you like to see us explain in the future?

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