The Gladiator video slot is a five reels and 25 pay line video slot that is brought to you by Playtech. The game is based on one of the most iconic movies of all times. The film stars – most importantly Russel Crowe doesn’t appear in the game but that might be due to image rights.
Before Rome lost all her glory she was known across the world for a lot of different things but one of the most iconic was her warriors being referred to as gladiators. These warriors battled with strength, wit, skill and agility inside the coliseums. They were battling to death simply for the pleasing sound of the crowds roar. The winners were always seen as the bravest and strongest and therefore they were adored by the entire nation and they earned unimaginable wealth.
You will be spoiled with a few clips from the Gladiator movies and the symbols might take you on a trip down memory lane but Gladiator is stil a slot game that is much more unique and different from anything you’ve seen in the movies.
Look and Feel:
The Gladiator Inspired five reel 3D slot takes you back to ancient Rome. The game has animated symbols synonymous with the arenas, including the mighty gladiator himself, shields, flags, horses, gold coins, tigers, golden goblets and a princess.
This video slot Gladiator is based on an Ancient Rome theme and is very entertaining to play as well as inspiring to those who are hungry to win big. The symbols on the reels include General Maximum, the Coliseum, Gladiator’s Helmet, the Emperor Marcus Aurelius, Senator Gracchus, Lucilla, Commodus and the typical ACE-10 card icons.
Sounds and Score:
The sound as always has a brilliant way of just matching up with the graphics and giving you as the player a sense of what you are playing and striving for. This slot is definitely one with a very distinct and motivating background. The sounds of a warrior, an arena full of cheering viewers, this is the place to be.
Gameplay and features:
The Wild Symbol:
In this game the Gladiators’ Helmet is the wild and it can only appear on reels 2,3 and 4. The Gladiator Helmet can substitute for all the other symbols to complete a winning combo. When you receive three or more of this symbol then it starts the Gladiator Bonus Round.
The Gladiator Bonus Round:
In this bonus round you as the player will see a window in the middle of the screen and that window will have 9 masks which represents 10x, 5x and 2x the total bet you made. You will score and amount that is equal to the total amount of the nine masks you’ve seen on your window.
The Coliseum Scatter Symbol:
This symbol can appear scattered anywhere on the reels. When you have two or more scatter symbols on the reels you get paid an amount that ranges from 2x to 100x the official line bet. When you have three or more scatter symbols then the Coliseum Bonus Round is activated.
The Coliseum Bonus Round:
In this bonus round you as the player is shown a collection of stone that are arranged in a 4×5 matrix. You must select one stone from each row. The first row represents the number of free spins you will get. The second row represents the multiplier that will affect the outcome of your winning amount and the third row is has an extra scatter symbol for free spins.
There is also the Gamble feature which is minor but quite handy as players get the chance to double their winnings with each rewarding spin. The chances are 50/50 and players who don’t double their winnings might lose all of it but it is still worth it in the end.
Is it worth playing?
Yes! Despite the fact that it is a slot that includes the toughest warriors you will also score big with the bonus featires and the best part is that you will feel untouchable. Like you can achieve anything because you yourself is a Gladiator. Go on and put on your Helmet, it’s your time to take charge and lead the mission towards great winnings.