The Murder Mystery is a Crime & Mystery genre based slot game developed by Playtech. As the name foretells, the storyline of this video slot revolves around a mysterious murder with multiple suspects under radar of a police detective. The main protagonist of the Murder Mystery slot game is a mustachioed detective who seems to be more like Dr. Watson lookalike rather than that of Sherlock Holmes.
The graphics of this game are quite good and all the characters are beautifully designed caricatures of human beings. The symbols of this slot appear in individual blocks on the five reels with four rows. The reels of this slot are encased in an ornate metal frame which seems to be like an entrance gate of some country side mansion. The background of the reels is in the form of a night scene showcasing moonlit trees and buildings with black clouds streaking the sky thus creating more suspense and intrigue. Both sides of the reels are flanked by pillars with gothic design.
Playtech has incorporated some unique bonus features such as multi spins, clue hunt, wild spins and reveal spins along with two random features for the base game. This five reels and forty fixed pay-lines slot is medium variance game and if lucky, one can win up to 18750 coins. This slot can be assessed by using any of the devices ranging from desktop to mobile.
Features of Murder Mystery slot game
Murder Mystery slot game comes with a fixed jackpot of 750x along with the other usual features which include auto play, bonus rounds, free spins, multipliers, scatters, and wild symbols. This slot does not provide any kind of gambling options.
The betting range for this game starts at £0.40 and goes all the way up to £1000.0. The high paying symbols of this game include three suspects in the form of a young lady, a middle aged lady and a gentleman. The medium paying symbols comprise of a revolver, a knife and bottle of poison. The other low ranking symbols are in the form of red, mauve, blue and green colored mirrors. The young lady symbol provides the biggest payout in this game in the following ways
- Landing five of these symbols on an active pay line awards 500x.
- Landing four of these symbols on an active pay line awards 150x.
- Landing three of these symbols on an active pay line awards 30x.
The mirror symbols provide the least payout for this game with minimum of 5x and highest payout of 100x.
- Scatter Symbol: The mustachioed detective is the scatter symbol of this game. Landing three or more of these symbols anywhere on the reels activates the Feature Select Bonus round. Once this round gets activated, the player is provided with four choices of bonus features to choose from. These choices include the following.
- Wild Spins
- Reveal Spins
- Clue Hunt
- Multi Spins
- Wild Symbol: A Wild logo is the wild symbol of this game. It can be substituted for all symbols with an exception to scatter and bonus symbols. This symbol can appear in a stacked position on any of the reels and helps in creating winning combinations. Landing three or more of these wild symbols on a pay-line provides payout in the following ways
- Landing five of these symbols on an active pay line awards 750x.
- Landing four of these symbols on an active pay line awards 200x.
- Landing three of these symbols on an active pay line awards 40x.
Bonus Rounds of Murder Mystery slot game
Murder Mystery slot game comes with two random bonus rounds for the base game and a feature select bonus round for landing three or more of the scatter symbols anywhere on the reels. The base game and multi spin bonus rounds include the following.
- Weapon Spin
- Murderer Spin
- Weapon Spin: This bonus round can be randomly generated during the base game as well as the multi spin bonus round. Once this bonus round is activated, your spin will reveal the murder weapon. Up to twelve of the question mark logo symbols are added to the first, second and the third reels and these symbols transforms into the same murder weapon to create wins.
- Murderer Spin: This bonus round also gets randomly generated during the base game as well as the multi spin bonus round. Once this bonus round is activated, your spin will reveal the murderer. Up to twelve of the question mark logo symbols are added to the first, second and the third reels and these symbols transforms into one of the three murder suspects.