Sherlock Mystery Slot Game
With the huge success of Hollywood movie Sherlock Holmes starring Robert Downey, Jr. and Jude Law released in 2009 and its sequel Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows in year 2011 gave the required push to Playtech to release a slot machine game themed on this detective series created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, the Sherlock Mystery Slot Game. From the first time of its publication in 1887 the adventures of Sherlock Holmes along with his trusted side kick/ friend Dr. Watson had been able to keep the readers and viewer of this detective drama as a television series and movies in a spell bound state which makes this fictional detective a legendary character even for the today’s new generation. The Sherlock Mystery slot machine was released in June 2014 and is considered a very exciting slot game due to the availability of frees spins and Crime Bonus games incorporated in it.
Main Characteristics of Sherlock Mystery Slot
This is a five reels and twenty paylines slot game with features like bonus rounds, free spins, multipliers and free games. The Sherlock Mystery slot game does not have any gambling feature and starts at 20p a spin to as much as £2,000 a spin. Though the graphics are not state of the art but the audio quality of this game has the ability to entertain. The various bonus features incorporated in this game allows the player to be kept busy throughout the game.
Game Symbols: The symbols used in this slot machine game include characters from the series itself along with card symbols of high value. The address plate of Sherlock’s residence acts as a scatter symbol. The bonus game is activated by hitting magnifying glass with inscription of word bonus. The wild symbols for this game are the form of Sherlock Holmes, Dr. Watson and James Moriarty symbols. These wild symbols can take place of any other symbol except for scatters or bonus symbols. Instead of wild symbol of Sherlock Holmes having the highest value, player of this game will find that Professor James Moriarty symbol has the highest value as both the wild symbol and in normal symbol.
The Sherlock Mystery Slot Game has return to player percentage of 95.03%
Bonus Rounds and Free Spins
The Sherlock Mystery slot game has a number of bonus rounds. Hit the magnifying glass bonus symbol on reel 1, 3 and 5 to trigger the bonus feature known as Crime Scene Bonus which allows the players to select random objects on a crime scene available on the different screen. Each of these random objects in the form of constituents of a room allows the player to access random win amounts until the Collect word is not hit upon. Once it does the players can receive the total awards they had unlocked till the hit of Collect word.
Sherlock meets Watson is the bonus round if a player is able to hit the symbol of Dr. Watson on the right hand side of the Sherlock’s image anywhere on the reels. The two symbols merge into one animation where Sherlock uses his famous catch-phrase “Elementary my dear Watson” and the player able to land this feat is awarded with three times of the wager made by him.
Finally, the Sherlock Mystery Free Spins/Free Games Bonus is triggered when a player hits three or more than three symbols of Sherlock’s address plate. You will receive 10 free spins with the gun symbol acting as an extra wild symbol only for the feature. This multiplier bonus can allow the player to increase their winnings by multiple of 2, 3 and 5 times. The great news is that the Sherlock Meets Watson and Crime Scene Bonus feature can be triggered during the free spin feature and when this happens you are up for a big win.
Additional Bonus Feature: The players able to land magnifying glass bonus symbol on reel 1, 3 and 5 will trigger additional bonus feature known as Crime Scene Bonus which allows the players to select random objects on a crime scene available on the different screen. Each of these random objects in the form of constituents of a room allows the player to access random win amounts until the Collect word is not hit upon. Once it does the players can receive the total awards they had unlocked till the hit of Collect word.