New Slot: Man Of Steel (Playtech)
The new year promises to be very interesting for all slot players. A number of brand new slots have come out to, for players to enjoy in the cold days of January. Today we take a look at one such slot. Man Of Steel is a Playtech powered game which has been licensed by DC comics and revolves around the most recent Superman movie. The game is available only in selective online casinos.
Man of Steel is a 5 reels and 3 rows jackpot slot with 4 progressive jackpots shown on the top of the screen. When it comes to paylines the game has 25, in the base game and the free spins feature. However there is bonus feature called the Krypton Free Games. On this feature the spins play on a different reel set with 5 reels 4 rows and 50 paylines.
The symbols on the reels are all based on the movie with the same name as the slot. Some of the main characters and the superman logo make up the high value symbols. The low value symbols are a jet, a school bus, a camera, newspaper, glasses and a mail box. There are 2 Bonus symbols on the game. The Krypton Free Games bonus symbol and the World Engine bonus symbol. Both bonus symbols only land on reel 5.
The slot has a number of wild symbols. Superman himself and his enemy general Zod are the main wild symbols. They are both dancing wilds and they are the only who appear on the base game. Being dancing wilds they will shift one position to the left o right during every spin until they are out of view. There is also 2 more wilds featuring Zod’s henchmen which only appear during the free spins. Moreover a standard wild symbol which also appears on the free spins as well as during the World Engine bonus. Finally during the Krypton Free Games bonus another wild is in effect. It is the only wild that appears on this particular bonus and shows Superman's father played by Russell Crowe.
Free Spins Feature
The free spins feature is triggered when the 2 dancing wilds, Superman and Zod, meet each other. Meaning, if they land on the same row and since they move towards opposite directions they will eventually clash with one another. When this occurs the free spins feature will start. During the free spins the 2 extra wilds, represented by Zod’s henchmen, are also active. These 2 new wilds are dancing wilds as well. Whenever the Superman wild clashes with the Zod wild or his henchmen wilds, a fight will ensue. The character that loses the fight will be pushed back until it exits the screen. All symbols on the row, from where the fight started to where the character exited, will be turned wild as well. The free spins will end when one Superman wild is knocked out of a fight.
World Engine Bonus
This feature is triggered when a World Engine Bonus symbol is landed on reel 5.
The world engine will activate and turn up to 7 symbols completely wild.
Krypton Free Games Bonus
This bonus is triggered when the Krypton Free Games symbol is landed on reel 5. A new reel set will appear with 5 reels, 4 rows and 50 paylines.
All other symbols are different as well. The player will get 7 free spins. In addition, befor the spins start up to 10 Russell Crowe wilds can appear on the reels.
These wilds will stick in place for the duration of the 7 spins. The feature can be retriggered by landing a new Krypton Free Games symbol during one of the spins. This will take the number of spins to 14.
As mentioned there are 4 progressive jackpots.
All Jackpots are randomly activated and can be won during any spin.
- Grand Jackpot,
- Major Jackpot,
- Minor Jackpot,
- Mini Jackpot.
When the jackpot is triggered a mini game will start. The player will have to choose from 20 jackpot icons to reveal 1 of 4 colored jackpot symbols.
When the corresponding color is filled up, the player will win that jackpot. The Grand jackpot is the biggest one which can give the biggest reward.
Man of Steel is a low volatility slot with an RTP of 95.05%. The game has a great theme and interesting features which can be very entertaining for most slot players. The wins however are not very big due to the game’s low volatility. The biggest attraction the game has is the Jackpots which can be triggered at any time and give some really big wins. Let us know what you think about the game in the comments. Or join our forum for discussions.