Legendary Villains In Online Pokies

April 7, 2018

It is usually the legendary heroes that are the subjects of online pokies like Hercules and Robin Hood. But there are a few online pokies based on legendary villains. Two of these are being reviewed in this article. It is a coincidence that both these villains made an appearance within a few years of each other in Victorian England.

Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde is a novel written by Robert Louis Stevenson in 1886. It is about a good doctor Jekyll who transforms himself into a monstrous evil Hyde at night by imbibing a potion. In this online pokie from Betsoft Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde are the highest paying symbols. The other thematic symbols are taken from the novel and include policeman, town alley, Jekyll’s laboratory journal and newspaper reporting Hyde’s misdemeanours. The win animations make the saga come alive on the reels. The game logo is the wild symbol. When the red potion and Jekyll symbols come together, the symbols on the reels are randomly rearranged and payouts are awarded again after the reshuffle. When the blue potion and Hyde symbols appear together you are awarded a payout of up to 20 times the bet. The red potion fills a meter each time the symbol appears on the reels. When the meter is full the free spins are triggered. During the feature the blue potion fills up a meter. The free spins end when this meter is full. You can play Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde at Tangiers Casino.

In 1888 London was shocked by series of murders. The killer was never caught but legend gave him the name of Jack the Ripper. Realtime Gaming offers an online pokie titled Jack the Ripper at Australian online casinos like Ignition Casino. The blooded Wild logo is the wild symbol and it also awards the highest line payouts. The other thematic symbols are Jack the Ripper, detective smoking a pipe, a woman victim and blood stain under a magnifying glass. The artwork is in steampunk style. The game logo awards scatter payouts that are multiplied by the total bet. It also triggers five free spins. In each free spin, Jack the Ripper may change up to 15 symbols into wilds. The payouts are awarded after this transformation. Jack the Ripper online pokie includes the Realtime Gaming randomly triggered progressive jackpot, which can be hit after any spin.