Today we review Legend of the Pharaohs the new online slot machine from Barcrest. The provider takes us to ancient Egypt on the land of the Nile and the desert. Barcrest is well known for its big bet slot games, and Legend of the Pharaoh is also a big bet casino slot. The new title comes with many features and bonuses, which we will further look at on this review. The Legend of the Pharaohs slot game was released, last month, on 15.04.2017. And players can find and play the slot machine on Casumo and LeoVegas casinos.
Legend of the Pharaohs is a 5 reels and 20 paylines slot machine available on desktop, tablet, as well as most other mobile devices. The min and max bets players can lay – range from 0.20 to 500, depending on the currency played. Also, the coin size ranges from 0.01 to 25. As the name suggests, the slot game has an ancient Egyptian theme. The reel-set is in the form of a temple with two columns on each side. The columns have hieroglyphic engravings on them. On the right of the spin button is the Big Bet option. Also, the background shows two pyramids with the river Nile between them.
The high value symbols on the reels all relate to the slot’s theme. These symbols feature the slot game’s logo as the highest paying symbol. Moreover, there is an ankh, the eye of Osiris, Anubis and a scarab. 10, J, Q, K and A make up the low value symbols. The slot game has 2 scatter symbols. First there is the main Blue Pyramid scatter, and there is also a Red Pyramid scatter which only lands during the free spins. The wild symbol shows two scepters with the word “wild” on top. Wilds can substitute for all other symbols except the scatters.
The free spins feature is where all the many is on this slot game. Players can trigger the free spins by landing 3 or more Blue Pyramid scatters, simultaneously, anywhere in view. Triggering the feature will award 10 free spins. The free spins will have 1 or more Bonus Extras which help to enhance the free spins and win more. The number of Bonus Extras will depend on how many scatters triggered the feature.
- Landing 3 scatters will award 10 free spins + 1 Bonus Extra
- Getting 4 scatters will award 10 free spins + 2 Bonus Extras
- And landing 5 scatters will award 10 free spins + 3 Bonus Extras
There are 4 Bonus Extras it total on the Legend of the Pharaoh slot game. And depending on the number of scatters you with which you trigger the free spins , you can get up to 4 of them during a free spins round. The Bonus Extras are as follows:
- Colossal Symbols – 1 random symbol will become a 3×3 colossal symbol for the duration of the free spins. The colossal symbol covers the 9 positions on the 3 middle reels.
- Win Eliminators – No low value symbols will land during the free spins round.
- Wild Reels – The wild symbols turns into a wild reel for the duration of the free spins.
- Wild Symbols – 1 random symbol will work as a wild for the duration of the free spins round.
Best Strategy Option
During the free spins, the Red Pyramid scatter can land on the reels. Up to 3 Red Pyramid scatters can land during a spin. Each time 1 or more Red Pyramids land on the reels, the game will present the player an alternative. The alternative can be a new number of free spins with a different Bonus Extra. Players will have to pick if they will continue with the current number of free spins and bonus extra or exchange it for more free spins with another bonus extra. Landing more than 1 Red Pyramid scatter will give the player a better alternative to pick, with more Bonus Extras. Always see which is the best strategy before picking.
Big Bet Option
The online slot also has a Big Bet option which gives 5 linked spins for a higher prize. What make the Big Bet spins special is that you don’t need to land 3, or more, scatters simultaneously to trigger the free spins. Instead, you can collect the scatters throughout the 5 spins. Moreover, only on the Big Bet options, the player can trigger the Pharaoh’s Bonus.
On 3 of the 4 Big Bet Options you can trigger the free spins even if you only collect 2 scatters. Collecting only 2 scatters will activate the Pharaoh’s Bonus. On this feature you get to spin a wheel to win cash bonuses, a trigger feature or game ending segment. The more expensive the Big Bet option the highest the cash bonuses on offer. In addition, the Free Spins feature segment is also bigger.
Legend of the Pharaohs is a high volatility slot machine. The RTP is 98.1% if playing using the Big Bet feature. Whereas in the normal mode the RTP is 96.1%. The max win on a spin can go up to 250000 coins. The online slot has a great them, with a good design and slick graphics. What sets it apart though, are the many features and big bet options that can result is some colossal wins. Try the Legend of the Pharaoh online slot on Casumo and LeoVegas casinos and let us know what you think about the game.
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