Medusa’s Golden Gaze
Greek mythology is coming to live on the slot from 2BY2 Gaming. Medusa, the mythical creature with snakes on her head that turned anyone into stone who dared to look into her eyes, is glazing over the slot reels with several bonus and free spins features as well as wins of up to 2,500x your stake. Are you brave enough to stare into her eyes or will you fear her golden glaze?
Medusa’s Golden Gaze is a video slot with five reels, three rows and 25 fixed pay lines, which can increase to 50 pay lines in one of the free spin rounds. Facing the Medusa will cost you 0.25 to 25 credits. The medium variance game comes with an RTP of 96.06% and is available for play on mobile and desktop.
Graphics and Visuals
Open the game to find Medusa standing majestically to the left of an intricate game window flanked by Greek columns with an ancient city in the background. As usual from 2BY Gaming, the design looks polished and of high quality with crisp graphics and impressive animations. Bold colours, intricate pay symbols and a fitting soundtrack round off a well-made slot.
Medusa’s Golden Gaze has 11 regular pay symbols, starting with the card royals 10 to A at the low end and continuing with a golden bracelet, a helmet and a shield on the medium level. The premium symbols are a mermaid, a fierce-looking warrior and the Medusa herself. The slot logo is the wild and top-paying symbol. Wins for a five of a kind range from 1.6x to 20x the stake. A Parthenon with the word ‘Bonus” at the bottom is the scatter symbol on this game.
The Mystery Feature
On every spin, all reels will contain stacks of mystery symbols. Once the reels stop, all mystery symbols in view will reveal one common symbol including wild and bonus symbols.
Medusa’s Reel Copy Feature
This is the moment where Medusa’s will show her powers for the first time. Land a full stack of any symbol on reel one and she will transform with her gaze one to four reels into the same symbol.
The Free Spins Features
Get ready for a flurry of free spin options, based on the amount of triggering scatters and your preference. Three, four or five scatters on a pay line in one spin will award 5, 6 and 8 free spins respectively. However, since the bonus symbols can land stacked, the game will add extra free spins for any further scatters on a pay line, up to 200 free spins. Score at least 10 free spins and you will be offered three options:
- Regular Free Spins – play the spins as awarded.
- Easy Feature Free Spins – take only half the number of free spins but trigger the Reel Copy feature more often.
- 50 Lines Free Spins – play only half the number of free spins but on 50 pay lines.
Collect minimum 30 free spins and you will be granted two more options on top of the three from above:
- Super Free Spins – play only a 3rd of free spins with an x3 multiplier on all wins
- Mega Free Spins – play a 5th of free spins with an x5 multiplier on all wins
The choice is yours really. Take the regular free spins for low volatility and smallish wins or go for the killer option with an x5 multiplier, which has the highest volatility. It can pay big but can also end in disappointment.
Did we survive Medusa’s gaze after staring at her on this slot? We actually did and really enjoyed our sessions. The two extra features, as well as the five free spin options, are enough fodder for big wins of up to 2,500 times the bet, something any avid slot player would take home any day. And that without staring!