The novel of the famous author Robert Stevenson «A strange story of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde» written in the end of nineteenth century is the classics of the world literature and one of the first works in the genre of science fiction. We suppose the plot line is well-familiar to everybody, so we won’t retell it here.
In this case we amerce more interested in «Jekyll and Hyde» slot machine created after this novel by Playtech company. By the way, its developers are not the first software producers which have paid their attention to the Stevenson’s masterpiece. You can compare two models and decide which of them is better on your taste (the link is in the end of the article).
«Jekyll and Hyde» is a five reeled online slot machine with twenty five pay lines, which are always active on default, where paid combinations are formed at during the game. Bets per each of the lines have to be equal.
The slot accepts from two cents to two hundred euro per each of the lines (by the example of Europa Casino). This way, it is possible to stake from fifty cents to five thousands credits. It is the betting range available in the regular gaming mode, but you can also place a bonus bet. It doubles up an amount of the bet and activates special prize features, which are carefully described below.
«Jekyll and Hyde» slot machine offers not only the standard symbols which work by the classic rules. It is also provided with special elements, free spins with bonuses of two kinds, special prize features by extra bet and other solutions of the developers which make the gameplay unbelievably exciting.
The basic symbols make combinations at the active lines. Several same elements are required. They have to be situated at the neighbor reels including the first left one. As usually, only the longest combination at each of the lines is paid.
An amount of the win depends on the bet placed per line and the index of formed combination (from x5 to x1000). These two values are multiplied. In case of several combinations formed by results of the same round, all charged credits are summarized.
The gambling feature is not provided by the rules. Payback index of «Jekyll and Hyde» varies from 96,16% to 96,22%.
The gaming symbols imaged at the reels of «Jekyll and Hyde» video slot are characters of the novel, a cylinder hat, a stick, a book and signs of the playing cards from ten to ace designed in three colors.
Except of the standard symbols, there some elements with advanced functions in this game:
- Expanding Wilds are imaged at the three central reels. They are not paid, but replace other standard symbols and expand for all three vertical positions when they appear at the screen.They make special functions during free spins as well.
- Scatters (a bottle) are bulbs with green liquid in the regular mode. If you place the bonus bet, they turn red and highlighted. Three Scatters trigger a round of free spins. Herewith, when the bonus bet is activated, even Scatters which outlines are partly seen at the top or bottom of the screen are taken in account.
Please read about free spins below.
The prize round of «Jekyll and Hyde» slot machine is a round of free spins during which the casino places the bet of the previous size instead of the customer. Two kinds of free spins are suggested. You need to choose one of the options before this round begins.
The interesting thing is that quantity of available spins is never shown. They keep drawing until Scatter symbols drops four times at the last reel. Herewith, each of such symbols takes you to the next level.
Now about main features of two kinds of free spins:
- Jekyll Spins – extra multipliers are available in this option. The game begins from x1. Every Scatter at the last reel rises up the multiplier to x2, x3 and x5.
- Hyde Spins – the advantage of this option is additional Wilds with images of three characters of the story. You start playing with the basic set of symbols, but Scatter at the fifth reel turns one, two or three heroes into Wilds.
You can find more details of free spins in the pay table or in Help.
A progressive jackpot by Playtech is not drawn on «Jekyll and Hyde» slot machine.
Although we were testing this slot machine in English, this game can be found with the multi-language interface, because Playtech translates all novelties in different languages.
The control panel is pretty simple and user-friendly even for very beginners. You can easily understand how to choose the bet, start a new spin, control the settings and open the pay table.
Please pay your attention on the button in shape of a spanner in the right top corner of the screen. It opens the menu with parameters, history and special informational section with detailed description of all features.
You can launch «Jekyll and Hyde» slot machine right in a browser or with help of the special client software, but not all websites offer both versions.
We think it is one of the bets novelties by Playtech in the latest months. The interesting topic, the stunning characters, the wonderful graphics, the excellent animation and, of course, the interesting gaming features - all it makes the slot really cool.
Where to play for free or real money?
You can find «Jekyll and Hyde» in different online casinos powered by Playtech software. Our experts were testing it free in Europa Casino.
A video-review of «Jekyll and Hyde» which shows all bonus features is available at Casinoz.
P.S. The game by Microgaming which was mentioned in the beginning of the review has the same name «Jekyll and Hyde»
. You can read its review if you go by the link.