The Best Movie-Themed SlotsWednesday, Sep 20, 2017 12:01
We all love a great movie and we all love a great slot so when the two come together, if done right, it can be a winning combination. Games developers are always looking for ideas and themes that can capture the imagination of a broad range of players and for decades slots makers have been using popular movies, TV shows and pop culture references as inspiration to design slots of all shapes and sizes. The benefit of using already established characters and themes is that it players are already familiar with them and are immediately drawn into the world of the game. Here we look at some of the best slots based on some of Hollywood’s biggest blockbusters.
The first instalment of the supernatural comedy film franchise Ghostbusters was released more than 30 years ago but the movie still remains part of the modern popular culture. The Ghostbusters slot by IGT features many of films popular characters such as the Ghostbusters team, Slimer and the iconic Marshmallow Man as well as music, sound effects and clips from the film. The 5-reel slot boasts 30 pay-lines with players bets starting from a minimum of 20 credits per spin. The slot features 3 bonus games; the Ballroom Buster, the Stay Puft and Paranormal Pick as well as 5 progressive jackpots. The Ghostbusters slot is available to play at Bet365, Casumo, Ladbrokes, William Hill and Mr Green.
The Jurassic Park slot by Microgaming is one of the internet’s most popular movie tie-in slots. The slot was inspired by Steven Spielberg’s 1993 classic dinosaur themed blockbuster of the same name. The slot features many elements from the film; the reels are populated with dinosaurs and characters from the movie including Sam Neil’s Doctor Grant, Laura Dern’s Ellie, Jeff Goldblum’s Malcolm as well velociraptors and the iconic T-Rex, all set against a jungle backdrop. The 5-reel slot has 243 pay-lines with players bets ranging from 0.01 to 0.05 coins per spin. The game's Wild Symbol is the Jurassic Park logo and can be substituted for any other symbol along a payline while the game's Scatter is a mosquito stuck in amber and can trigger a bonus Free Spins feature. The slot also features various different dinosaur multipliers which players can trigger to boost their winnings. The Jurassic Park slot is available to play at William Hill and Bet365.
It’s often said that movie sequels never live up to the original but James Cameron’s 1991 blockbuster Terminator 2 surpassed the original in almost every single way. The film is hugely popular Sci-Fi fans, a popularity that has translated over to movies slot tie-in. The 5-reel slot from the development team at Microgaming boasts an impressive 243 ways to win but features no specific pay-lines. The slots reels are populated by characters and symbols that will be familiar to fans of the film including Sarah and John Connors and the Terminator, Arnold Schwarzenegger himself. The game’s Wild Symbol is the T2 icon while the Scatter is Orb icon. The slot also features a T-800 Vision Bonus game which is activated after any spin that doesn’t result in a win and triggers a range of multipliers. The Terminator 2 slot is available to play at William Hill and Bet365.
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