Hellboy slot machine has 5 reels and 20 paylines with a Dark Horse Comics theme based on the popular comic book of the same name created by Mike Mignola. This video slot has a Wild and Scatter. You can win free spins and play the bonus game. You can also use the gamble feature. Microgaming has packed this game with so many features in honour of Hellboy.
A Good Adaptation
The comic series written and deigned by Mike Mignola quickly became a huge success. It was later adapted into two films directed by Guillermo Del Toro staring Ron Perlman as Hellboy. It was a brilliant idea for Microgaming to adapt it into a slot machine. The graphics of this machine are excellent because they maintain same style of Mignola. Fans will not be disappointed. The sound effects are excellent also. It is mysterious and has the same fantasy ambiance like in the original. In short, a beautiful piece of work which captures the ambiance of the comics.
The Betting Range
You can bet from 1 to 10 coins per line. You also have various denominations. The following values are available: 0,01, 0,02, 0,05, 0,10, 0,20 and 0,25 $/£/€. The betting range is therefore quite wide because you can bet from 0, 01 $/£/€ to 50 $/£/€.
The Classic Symbols
The slot machine has 37 wining combinations formed with different symbols. Some have the famous characters of the comic such as Professor Trevor Brutenholm, Johann Krause, Abe Sapien and Liz Sherman. Apart from those you cash through the Wild and Scatter, the lowest amount you can win is three 10 symbols or 3 J symbols, it pays 5 coins. The highest is 5 portraits of Hellboy and it pays 5,000 coins.
The Red lettered Hell Boy logo is the wild symbol. It can substitute for other symbols to form wining combinations. However it can not replace the Scatter. If it forms a wining combination, it doubles your winnings. Even if he’s a boy from hell, he’s still nice this Hellboy.
Furthermore, you win if it appears 3, 4 or 5 times on an activated payline. You win 100, 1,000 or 10,000 coins, the jackpot of the slot. He’s really a generous guy.
Sometimes, the Wild can form several wining combinations you win if it’s on the same activated line. Only the highest is paid. However the other amounts on the different paylines are added together.
The fist is the Scatter symbol. You win even if it does not appear on an activated payline. You just have to obtain it 2, 3, 4 or 5 times anywhere on the screen. You win 2, 4, 25 or 500 coins. In addition, the Scatter allows you to launch the bonus game Underworld.
The bonus game Underworld
If you manage to get 3 fist symbols scattered anywhere on the reels you launch the bonus game Underworld. It is played on a new screen with a tunnel. You must successfully pass 4 different levels. In each of the levels, 5 tunnels appear. Choose one. It might contain a monster if you kill him you’ll get a reward or one of your team members. From the second level a tunnel, on the third 2, and 3 on the fourth, the fifth is blocked if you choose it the bonus game ends.
If you are able to complete all four levels you will be allowed to reach the Chamber of Fire to get the added rewards of the Relic of Power.
The free spins are randomly launched and awards up to 10 free spins. During this feature up to 3 wild positions are randomly awarded and held in place for the duration of the spins. This feature cannot be re-triggered and you can not trigger the bonus game Underworld.
The Gamble Feature
Like in various Microgaming slot machines like in Hellboy once you win you can wager your money again with the gamble feature. You have to guess whether the face down card is red or black and if it’s a spade, diamond, heart or club. If you get it right you double or quadruple your money depending on the case. If you get it wrong you lose.
The video slot Hellboy is brilliant because of its ambiance and it’s a wonderful adaptation of the comic series of the same name. Fans of Mike Mignola will be thrilled. The others will also love it because of the rich entertainment content offered by Microgaming; in short, a superb slot machine.