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Shiva is meant to be one of the most ancient (or probably the most ancient) Indian gods. In case, only the professionals can specify all its images, that’s why we wouldn't even try to describe such a honored Indian god, but would start the review of the new video slot named Shiva, which was presented by Merkur company to the attention of the audience. This model can be interesting for many fans of the gambling entertainments of this kind, because it is provided with numerous advantages, which let as call it a really high quality game. 

Rating
Rating
7.75/10
Users
4
7.75/10
20
Max bet
1000:1
Max payout
5
Number of reels
50
Number of lines

General description

Shiva is a five reeled online slot machine with four rows of symbols at the screen. It is possible to use up to fifty active lines and stake from one to forty credits per each of the lines. Therefore, the maximal acceptable bet per round can reach twenty dollars (by the example of Mr. Green Casino).

This slot machine is provided with the standard symbols, the special elements, free spins with advanced options, the gambling feature in two modes, as well as some other exciting gaming options, which are carefully discussed in the following article.

To receive a payoff by the basic way, it is necessary to pick several similar elements. The symbols have to be situated next to each other at the active line, making a continuous chain. As usually, only the highest combination at each of the lines is charged with a payoff (smaller combinations fully included into it are not considered to be the winning).

An amount of the winning is calculated by multiplying the combination index (the maximal is x1000) by the bet per line. In case of several payoffs received by combinations formed at different lines, they are summarized. Then the player can collect money or stake it in the gambling feature.

The gambling feature is presented in two modes: you can guess the color of the face-down card or move by the ladder. Both of them are well-known to our readers. In case, you would randomly choose between red and black or click at the stairs. Then the random number generator decides wether you win or lose. In case of lucky result, your payoff would be doubled up. It is possible to play several times running in the same round, but there is no right for mistake. It is allowed to stake not the whole amount of the winning, but its half.

The theoretical cash back index of Shiva slot machine, declared by the producer, is 95,06%.

All the exceptions from the general rules are described below.

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Symbols

The gaming symbols, which you would see at the screen of Shiva video slot, are images of animals, inhabiting India, as well as colorful letters and numbers, which are traditionally used as signs of the values of playing cards from nine to ace.

Two elements are provided with advanced functions in this game. We are talking about Wild (Shiva) and Scatter (a temple). Let’s discuss their functions:

  • Wild is used exceptionally for replacing the missed symbols in combinations. To make it, this symbol has to drop out in a proper position of the screen. Moreover, it is unable to replace Scatter.
  • Scatter triggers free spins. When three such symbols appear at any position of the reels, the player first received a payoff in amount five total bets and then he gets right for participation in the round of ten free spins. The casino would stake the bet instead of the customer during these spins. All Wilds which appear at the screen during this round hold its positions till the end of all free spins.

Bonus games

All the prize functions available in Shiva slot machine were already mentioned above. There are no other bonus games here.

Jackpots

A progressive jackpot is not raffled in Shiva video slot.

Interface

Well, now we would like to explain the functions of the main elements of the interface of Shiva slot machine, which is available only in English language. The following tips would be useful for the beginners:

  • Spin - start a new gaming round.
  • Lines - select a quantity of the active lines.
  • Max Bet - stake the maximal bet.
  • Gamble (two kinds) - start the gambling feature.
  • Collect - collect a payoff.
  • Paytable - open the payment table.
  • Back - quit the table.
  • Bets - an amount of the bet per round.
  • Wins - an amount of the winning in a spin.
  • Deposit - a state of the main gaming account.
  • Auto Start - activate the automatic game mode.
  • ? - open the informational section.

To select a proper coin value, please use plus and minus buttons under Lines window.

You can control the user’s settings with help of the buttons, which are situated in the right top corner of the screen. It is possible to control speed of the reels, the background music and other parameters.

The payment table consists of one page. More information about the rules can be found in the informational section of this game.

It is not necessary to download Shiva slot machine, because you can launch it in a flash mode right at the website of an online casino.

Conclusion

We should confess that Shiva slot machine is far not the best model in the collection of gambling games of this producer. Mercer company has much more interesting slot machines in its gaming assortment. Nevertheless, this video slot can’t be called low quality either. Perhaps, its main disadvantage is lack of any original features and varies of gaming options. But we think that it would be interesting to most of our readers.

Where to play for free or real money?

You can look for Shiva slot machine in the online casinos, cooperation with Merkur company. For example, it is allowed to test slot machines even without registration in mr. Green online casino. To play for the real money you would have to open an account and charge the balance.

We are looking forward for your responses about Shiva video slot. You can share your opinions in comments to the review. We would be also glad to see your grades, which you can give with stars.

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Main info
Type of game
Video slots
Manufacturer
Max bet
20
Payout percentage
95.06%
Max payout
1000 : 1
Progressive jackpot
No
Reels number
5
Lines number
50
Jokers
Yes
Scatter
Yes
Game on equal chances
Yes
Bet line
0.01 - 0.4
Bonus games
No