November 11, 2013
Egyptian concept? Again? Well, think again because NetEnt is at it again. This is not just your typical Egyptian-themed video slot. Egyptian Heroes features Egyptian-inspired gods of different characteristics that you will surely enjoy. The game is appealing in terms of graphics, animation, and its user-friendly interface. Furthermore, its features will leave you entertained and amused.
Egyptian Heroes is a video slot produced by NetEnt that has a theoretic payout of 96.7% and has 3 rows, 5 reels, and 20 paylines inspired by the Egyptians. NetEnt calls this video slot a Smart Range which offers the special Golden Bet Line could give you huge profits. A randomly selected simple casino bet line has a random multiplier from 2x up to 5x. More win possibilities are waiting for you with some innovations made to the conventional Wild symbol.
Egyptian Heroes would not be complete without, of course, the Egyptian-inspired characters. The entire game is designed in warm color schemes such as gold, orange and a hint of purple in the backdrop. The characters and symbols show ancient mythical god-like symbols; there’s a green god-like figure in crocodile head, a vague figure with glowing orange eyes, there’s a male space win figure with a head of a bird, female characters holding a glowing purple weapon, and a cat figure with blue flames in its hands. There is no background music other than the sound effects when spinning the reels and getting a winning combination. Overall, the graphics are topnotch and commendable.
There are the basic or low-value symbols A, J, K, Q, and 10. The symbol A rewards the highest with 125 coins when all 5 show up in the reels whilst the lowest is the 10 symbol that grants 2 coins when 2 of it appears anywhere on the reels. Meanwhile, the Egyptian god-like figures are the high-value ones. The highest paying one is the gold male god with a head of a bird and holding an orb and a sphere with a whopping 4,000 coins when you get all 5 of that figure. On the other hand, the lowest paying figure is the green god with a crocodile head that pays 2 coins when he appears on the reels 2 times.
Furthermore, Egyptian Heroes also offer a special feature which is the Golden Bet Line, plus the conventional Scatters and Wild symbols.
The Scatter symbol comes in the form of a sphinx head. Like the usual features of most video slots, the Scatters activate Free Spins
When you get 3 or more Scatters during Free Spins round, you can get more Free Spins. During the Free Spins round, a Sticky Expanded Wild will appear on the reels and will cover the middle reel to increase your possibilities in making a winning combination.
The Wild symbol is a pyramid with the word Wild below it. It can substitute other symbols except for the Sphinx Head Scatter which is used only to trigger the Free Spins feature. This Wild symbol appears on reels 2, 3, and 4 and expands to cover the entire reels when completing a betting line.
The Golden Bet Line is Egyptian Heroes’ unique and special feature. This feature grants you a multiplier on a single payline. Before every spin, a golden line randomly appears on the screen. This indicates while bet line is golden, hence, if a particular bet line is a golden one, then you can be granted 2x multiplier up to 5x depending on the winning combination.
The Egyptian Heroes video slot has a maximum of 20 paylines and 10 bet levels to choose from. The total maximum coins per spin that you can make is 200 coins. Aside from the paylines and bet levels, the coin value can also be adjusted from 1 cent, 2 cents, 5 cents, 10 cents, 20 cents, and 50 cents. The minimum bet that you can make in this video slot is 0.20 Euros while the maximum bet is at 100 Euros.
The Egyptian Heroes’ pay table can be found on the lower left of the screen where you can find the Paytable button. The paytable, of course, includes the 20 paylines or winning combinations to get your desired win. Only the highest win per active bet line is paid. Multiple wins on multiple win lines will be added all together. Winnings only count when they run from the left of the reel to the rightmost of the reel.
Egyptian Heroes, too, has the standard game settings well-known to all NetEnt video slots. There’s the speaker where you can click to turn the sound on or off or use its sliders to control your desired volume, question mark that opens the Help menu in case you are skeptical about the game, and AUTO button to enable the Autoplay function and, of course, the wrench icon allows you to adjust several other settings:
Regrettably, Egyptian Heroes is not yet available on mobiles. But there’s nothing to worry because the game works well on any operating systems. Egyptian Heroes works just fine on operating systems Windows, Mac, and Linux and gives you the high-quality game you’re looking for.
What else is there to say about this video slot? Every good and commendable aspect is present in this hidden gem – outstanding graphics, animations, gameplay, interface, special features. There’s no need for fancy background music because the graphics makes up for it. NetEnt has never disappointed their fans, and this game adds plus points for NetEnt.