Game Village Review - Site Reviews
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Game Village has gone through several changes in its life, including more than one software change. In line with new UK regulation in 2014 the brand made yet another move, this time to the Cozy Games software, but before you dismiss it, this is a bit different and on a brand new network, the Lucky Ducky network and it’s very different to other sites within the same network.
When you first land on the homepage you’ll notice the Game Village branding is still as expected, after all the site has been around for a very long time, and while players to the old software may find things very different, overall it’s easy to navigate and fairly easy to get around. The first thing you’ll need to do is sign up for a new account, and this account must be verified via email before you can deposit and start playing.
At the time of launch, although part of the Lucky Duck Network, it is a brand new network so Game Village was the first site to launch on it. This means you don’t have the really high player numbers of the other networks on Cozy Games, though this may well grow as the site and the Lucky Duck Network grows naturally. The site even has a forum, and it’s been a while since we’ve seen one of those around the bingo world, allowing players to chat to each other even when they’re not playing bingo.
Once you are ready to play you can hit the lobby, and while it is familiar to the software, it’s also working pretty hard to set itself apart. The bingo plays as well as on any Cozy Games site, it isn’t the most professional or the most popular software out there, but it’s playable and with the changes Game Village have made to deposits, withdrawal and wagering requirements it’s even more playable than other sites on the same software. There’s plenty of multi-price tickets, jackpots across the rooms and the bingo comes in three variants, 90-ball, 80-ball and 75-ball. Overall the experience is enjoyable with plenty to do and lots of exciting rooms. Ticket purchasing is a little fiddly and the site is missing a little of the sleek, perfect feel of some sites but the software is improving all the time and we definitely give any new site in a smaller network!
If you do fancy a change from the bingo, Game Village is well named when considering the sheer selection of slots, instant wins and casino games are available to play. It’s a fantastic casino interface with lots of selection, and plenty of big prizes too.
Complementing the games are as ever, the promotions and of these there are plenty at Game Village with big deposit bonuses, prize draws, guaranteed jackpots and slots promotions. Added tournaments and specials add a new dimension to the game and there’s plenty of them here!
Compared with some of the bigger software packages out there we’re not sure Game Village on Cozy Games is really competing, but held up against other sites on the same software and it’s pretty good indeed! It’s bright, it’s appealing and it’s recognisably Game Village with plenty of bingo, plenty of games and lots of promotions. A bit rough around the edges yet and failing in quality a little, but there’s quantity by the bucket load!
Game Village Pluses
The below pluses are the positive points about Game Village that make it a site worthy of your time and attention.
- Big deposit bonuses.
- Several bingo variants.
- New bingo network.
Game Village Minuses
The below minuses are things Game Village need to work on to improve their service to bingo players. If you're not happy with the site's issues, vote with your feet and play elsewhere.
- Software is a little glitchy.
- No free bonuses like other Cozy sites.
- Trouble loading software at time of review.
Game Village Bonuses
Bonuses are 400% on first deposits, 200% on the second and 300% on third deposit plus extras as laid out fully on the bonus page.
T&C's apply - New players only. Minimum deposit required is £10. Wagering required of 4x bonus + deposit on bingo, 40x deposit + bonus on slots.
Details on how to claim your bonus: Game Village bonuses.
Game Village Software, Network And Company
Screenshots Of Game Village
Game Village Support
If you have any issues with your time at Game Village, you can contact the support department via the following methods:
- Via Live Help
- Via Web Form in the 'Contact Us' section.
- By Post: Cozy Games Management Ltd, Jubilee Buildings, Victoria Street, Douglas, Isle of Man. IM1 2SH
Game Village Licensing And Complaints
Game Village is licensed in the Isle of Man. Details on the licensing body and how to complain can be found at the licensing body's website - www.gov.im/gambling.
UK Gambling Commission: Reference 38719
By: Kath Cross