Game of Gladiators
Enter the Grand Arena to fight for honour and riches on the slot from Play’n GO. Will you be the last gladiator standing in this intense reel battle? Five Primus Attack features in the base game and an unlimited free spins round where you fight up to four opponents simultaneously will reward you with wins of up to 5,000 times your stake.
Game of Gladiators is a video slot with five reels, three rows and 20 fixed paylines. Wins are awarded for three to five matching symbols on a line from left to right only. Your entrance into the Grand Arena on desktop, mobile and tablet starts at just 0.20 credits and peaks at 100 credits per spin. The default RTP of this high variance game is set at 96.42%, however, operators might choose a reduced value of 94.43%. Always check the help files to see what version you will be playing.
Graphics and Visuals
The intense gameplay on the reels is emphasized with a background of the dark catacombs where gladiators would usually wait for their turn to enter the arena. The reel set itself is held by Roman columns and is dominated by ferocious gladiators – Spartacus, Amazonia, Rectiarius, Provocator, Murmillio and Scissor. A heroic soundtrack creates the fitting atmosphere to the suspenseful action on the reels.
Game of Gladiators has a paytable for the standard play and an extra battle paytable for the free spins round. The regular pay symbols start at the low end with the card royals J, Q, K and A, paying 1x to 2.5x your bet for a five of a kind. They are followed by the four gladiators – Rectiarius, Murmillio, Provocator and Scissor, awarding wins from 10x to 20x your stake.
A beastly tiger is the wild and top-paying symbol, substituting for all symbols except scatters. Line five up across the reels to win 25x your stake. A portcullis that served the gladiators as the entrance into the arena is the scatter symbol.
The Primus Mystery Features
Prepare for an intense gaming experience that starts in the base game with no less than five random mystery features. They can trigger at the start or the end of any spin to award reel modifiers for extra win potential:
- Fame: Triggers at the start of a spin and picks one of the gladiators. A scattered pay is awarded according to the Battle paytable. Up to 20x your stake is up for grabs.
- Spear Attack: Triggers while the reels are spinning. Three to six spears are thrown at the reels, turning the hit positions into sticky wilds for the current spin.
- Sword Attack: Triggers while the reels are spinning. The first reel will be cloned two to four times from left to right.
- Net Attack: Triggers after the reels have stopped. One gladiator symbol will be held while a single respin is awarded to potentially land more matching symbols. Wins are re-evaluated after the respin.
- Enraged: Triggers after the reels have stopped. Two reels will turn into stacked tiger wild symbols.
Enter The Arena Free Spins
Portcullis scatters landing on reel one, three and five in one spin will trigger the feature with unlimited free spins until the battle is either won or lost. You must choose now between Spartacus and Amazonia to be your champion gladiator in the Grand Arena, who will be facing the four other gladiators. The selected champion gladiator will replace the standard scattered symbol.
The round starts with the spins playing out as in the base game. However, all gladiator symbols landing are collected on top of the game window in order of their value. The more you collect the higher the prize should you win battle. The spins continue with regular wins being paid as usual until your selected champion gladiator lands on a free spin. The battle then starts and your gladiator will fight the collected opponents. Each scatter that lands will launch an attack. Should two or three land, then the battle prize is multiplied by x2 and x3 respectively.
The battle is won when all collected groups of gladiators are defeated or the collector on top of the game window fills up with 11 or more undefeated opponents. Defeat a group to win a reward based on how many gladiators were in the group.
- Rectiarius: 1 to 7 in a defeated group pay 0.5x to 12.5x your bet
- Murmillio: 1 to 10 in a defeated group pay 0.75x to 15x your bet
- Provocator: 1 to 10 in a defeated group pay 1x to 20x your bet
- Scissor: 1 to 11 in a defeated group pay 1.25x to 500x your bet
As mentioned the rewards can be multiplied by either x2 or x3 when more than one champion galdiator lands. Should you win the battle with Amazonia then you will receive a victory prize between 20x to 100x your bet. In turn, Spartacus will retrigger the battle once to potentially beat more opponents and collect additional rewards. The feature ends after the second round is completed, win or lose. All battle prizes are added to the line pays from the free spins.
After Sabaton, Play’n GO delivered with Game of Gladiators the next intense gaming experience on a set of slot reels. While the former is dictated by the power metal band, the latter calls on the fearless gladiators of ancient Rome. The gameplay is very engaging, the graphics and animations are stunning and well, the win potential looks like it is in the Reactoonz range, which should be sufficient for all of us mega win chasers.