Stockholm-based developers Nolimit City like to mix things up with their game themes. In recent memory they’ve delivered slots that take us to settings as diverse as a notorious US prison in San Quentin X Ways and a fantasy Warrior Graveyard. In Bushido Ways xNudge, they’re taking us to the distant past of Japan in a game inspired by the ancient warrior’s code of Bushido. And it’s not just the themes that Nolimit City like to keep fresh: Bushido Ways, like so many of their recent titles, also comes packed with an inventive and exciting array of gameplay features, including two flavours of free spin bonus rounds, slicing Wilds that can increase the ways to win up to 12,288, and, of course, the xNudge feature.

Pros & Cons

  • Attractive graphics
  • Varied bonus features
  • High max win
  • Can be complicated
  • Bonus wins capped
  • Average RTP

How to Play

Bushido Ways xNudge has a simple layout that’s easy to use even for online slots novices. Click the Dollar Sign button in the bottom left of the screen to select your stake and then hit the Spin button on the right to set the reels rolling. There’s an option to turn off the sound and you can also set up Autoplay for up to 100 rounds, with additional options to stop if you win or lose over a certain amount. Once the game’s five reels are spinning, you’ll need to match symbols from left to right to unlock wins. The biggest wins the game has to offer can usually be found in the free spins bonus rounds, which are unlocked by landing three Scatter symbols anywhere on the game board.


The Ten, Jack, and Queen symbols all have the same value and are the game’s lowest paying symbols. Just above them on the paytable are the King and Ace symbols. Next up is the trio of Green, Blue and Red Samurai warrior symbols, which can stack across the reels and unlock the game’s highest wins. Bushido Ways also has a Wild Geisha symbol which appears on the middle reel and automatically nudges to fill the reel, Slicing Wilds which multiply to allow up to 12,288 Ways (somewhat short of Megaways slots, but still a lot), and Scatter symbols which unlock both the Oni Transform feature and both free spin bonus rounds.


Bushido Ways xNudge has more bonus features than you can shake a katana at, including two varieties of free spin round, nudges, scatters and wilds.

Bonus Name Bonus Explanation

When the Geisha Wild symbol appears in the middle row, it automatically nudges to fill the whole row. Every step that it nudges increases the overall win multiplier by 1.

Oni Transform

If Scatter symbols land at the same time as stacked Samurai symbols, they transform themselves and all lower value Samurai symbols into the highest paying visible symbol.

Shogun Free Spins

Landing 3 Scatter symbols unlocks 8 Shogun free spins.

  • One Wild is guaranteed to land during each spin.
  • Landing the Wild Geisha during Shogun spins upgrades the round to Geisha free spins.
Geisha Free Spins

If the Wild Geisha lands on the same spin as 3 Scatter symbols, 8 Geisha free spins are unlocked.

  • The Wild Geisha stays in position throughout the bonus round.
  • You get extra free spins equal to the multiplier of the triggering Wild Geisha.
  • Landing additional Scatter symbols during the bonus adds extra free spins.

Bushido Ways xNudge Details

Developer Paylines Reels Min Bet Max Bet Min Coins Max Coins RTP(%) Jackpot Released
blank Up to 12,288 5 0.2 6 N/A N/A 94% 180,000 2021