Comic books are a great way to explore the adventures of larger-than-life characters. R. Franco Games is using one of their famous comic book characters the Red Mantis as the main theme for their latest slot. This is the second time that the developer is using this character.
In this game, the Red Mantis is fighting here arch-enemy the Doctor, once again. The graphics brings to life the comic book character and the game sells it.
The game presents players with five reels and three rows which is the standard format for most real money slot games. Players will have 20 paylines to see if they can come out with a win. The betting is from $0.20 to $2.00 which is an extremely low betting range. This maximum jackpot is also limited to $200. This makes the Red Mantis slot perfect for players who are trying out slot games.
The game has a decent mix of symbols. First, there are the low-paying card royals. Most players will be scoring them and will be eligible for a max 8x payout. The next most rewarding symbols are The Doctor and the Red Mantis. Red Mantis has a payout of 15x.
There are also three special symbols. One is the Wild symbol. It can substitute for all other regular symbols. On its own, it can reward 100x the player’s stake. There are also an additional two symbols: the Scatter and the Bonus symbol.
The game has a whole set of special features. First, there is the Fight Bonus. This is triggered by the Fist symbols which are the bonus features. Players will then go through simulated fights. Players win when they end up choosing the right weapon to use. If they get the right one, the player advances to the next level. A wrong choice ends the bonus round. Players will then get the equivalent prize with the top getting prizing paying out 1000x.
Players can get free spins by landing the three Scatter symbols or even spending a lot of money to trigger it. During these free spins, players will be asked to fill up test tubes of symbols. Filled test tubes indicate symbols that will become wilds for the rest of the free spins.
Overall, the Red Mantis slot is pretty innovative but the big drawback is that it has low rewards. Great for beginners but high rollers should try something else.