Late final 12 months developer HexiGames launched a brand new cell sport referred to as Play 21 which mixed parts of Blackjack with parts of Solitaire and wrapped all of it up in a bundle the place you would play for the chance to win actual cash in opposition to different gamers. Whereas the actual cash playing facet will be polarizing, the precise gameplay in Play 21 was actually entertaining, and in the event you didn’t care about making an attempt to win cash you would merely play for the sake of enjoying. Now HexiGames is again with their latest launch which does one thing much like what Play 21 did with Blackjack and Solitaire however this time they do it with Poker. It’s referred to as 5-Hand Poker, and because the title implies it has you enjoying 5 totally different fingers of poker at a time in a manner that’s attainable to do all by your self like in Solitaire.
The best way they do that is similar to how issues work in Play 21, the place you have been enjoying four vertical fingers at a time and making an attempt to get as near 21 as attainable in every one. In 5-Hand Poker, you’re enjoying 5 vertical fingers at a time. Every sport begins with a random card dealt as the primary card in every hand, then you definately flip the highest card within the deck and play it to a kind of 5 fingers. The difficult half is that you need to end off every horizontal row of playing cards earlier than you may transfer down and begin putting new playing cards in one other row, so there’s lots of strategizing concerned as an alternative of placing each card you flip over into whichever of the 5 vertical fingers is most best. That will help you out with this you may place a card right into a “Maintain” place as much as three occasions per sport, much like how one can maintain onto a sure block in Tetris after which play it when the scenario is excellent.
All the gameplay idea is constructed across the head-to-head multiplayer facet of 5-Hand Poker. Every participant will play the very same deck to see who can take advantage of high-value Poker fingers out of the 5 accessible, and opponents are matched up based mostly on their in-game ability stage. As was the case in Play 21, you may play in opposition to different gamers in informal matches utilizing the in-game foreign money of HexiCoins, that are given out free of charge at set intervals. These are roughly observe matches and don’t require you to danger any actual cash.
In the event you ARE within the prospect of successful actual cash, these matches vary from 60¢ buy-ins with the chance to win $1 all the way in which to a $55 buy-in the place the winner takes house $100. These actual cash payouts additionally include an award of Ability Factors, the quantity of which is determined by which tier of sport you’re enjoying and the way excessive you get your multiplier quantity by way of enjoying video games, and people Ability Factors will also be transformed into actual cash in your account. It’s sort of like a rewards system in a on line casino. One other new characteristic in 5-Hand Poker is the power to straight problem a good friend by sending them a hyperlink to the identical sport that you simply already performed.
As I discussed earlier than, actual cash playing by way of an app isn’t for everybody, and in reality there are some states within the US the place skill-based money gaming with playing cards nonetheless is just not authorized. If that’s the case the place you’re at, you’re nonetheless free to obtain 5-Hand Poker and play the free video games utilizing the in-game HexiCoins system. In truth, even in the event you’re not keen on the actual cash facet in any respect, I’d counsel downloading the sport and making an attempt out the free video games simply because that is such an attention-grabbing mix of Poker and Solitaire. You can find 5-Hand Poker on the App Store for free right now and you’ll find out much more info over at the official HexiGames website.