Crime and suspense are among the most popular genres in the film and television industry. Among the many crime-based dramas on television, Crime Scene Investigation or CSI is highly popular among thriller and suspense fans. Banking on the popularity of the show is IGT, which has released an exciting slot machine called CSI. The gaming and slot machine developer has also released slots with other popular televisions series themes like Wheel of Fortune, Judge Judy and Family Guy.
CSI is a 5-reel slot with 30 paylines and a number of impressive features. The game, inspired by the popular television series, features the images of the main characters as symbols on the reel. The 40-credit multi denomination video slot is available in different variants - CSI, CSI: Miami, and CSI: New York. The characters on the reels change according to the variant of CSI slot game you choose.
For instance, if you choose CSI, you will find actual images of William Peterson and Marg Helgenberger among other main characters of the series. If you choose CSI: Miami, the reels will have images of Emily Procter, Adam Rodriguez and other actors starring in that series. Other common symbols you will come across on the reels are handcuffs, camera, police badge, fingerprint powder and brush, the CSI logo and photographs.
CSI video slots take you straight to the crime scene and are entertaining as the hit TV series.
The CSI slots are made available exclusively on IGTs MLD slot machines, which can be found in the top brick-and-mortar casinos in Vegas and Atlantic City. Players get to choose the CSI city to begin with, by simply sliding the screen to view the characters on the reels. The number of lines and the amount you want to bet on can be adjusted using the controls below the screen. You can bet as low as $0.01 in this game, or bet the max amount for a chance to win the featured jackpots.
CSI video slot machine was released by IGT at the Global Gaming Expo in 2012. The company is yet to release a mobile version of the game fit for either Android or iPhone users. They do however have an online verision similar to the B & M game.
CSI video slots have some of the most exciting bonus rounds that allow you to win more credits. The bonuses are offered in the base game, as well as the city-based variations of the game. In all, players can benefit from three interesting bonuses in the game.
Trace Evidence - The Trace Evidence bonus is triggered when the "trace evidence" symbol with a flash light on it appears on the last reel. During this bonus, the screen is darkened and the flash light is used to reveal the hidden extra wild symbols that guarantee a good payout.
Crime Lab Free Games - If you find at least three pieces of evidence during the crime scene pick bonus, you go to the crime lab to play free games and win more credits. Every time you get a DNA strand on the reel, your multiplier value increases. Get five pieces of DNA evidence and your multiplier value becomes higher.The free games bonus only increase with the number of extra wilds you get during the spins.
Crime Scene Pick Bonus - The crime scene pick bonus is triggered when you get three crime scene photographs on the reels. During this feature, the player can virtually scan the fingerprints found at the crime scene and search the database for a match. Once you find a match, you get to visit the crime scene to look for more evidence and finger prints. You have to select different areas of the crime scene by tapping with your finger. Every time you tap, the number of credits you win is revealed.
Crime Scene Investigation (CSI) is a hit television series created by Anthony E. Zuiker. The series is aired on the CBS television network in the US and its subsidiaries in other parts of the world. The plot of the TV series revolves around a group of forensic experts in Las Vegas, New York and Miami, who are trained to study and analyze the crime scene and solve crimes based on the information they get from it. The team is shown to be on job, 24/7, under the supervision of the D.B Russell (played by Ted Danson).
CSI was premiered on CBS in October 2000.After the success of the first season, which ended in May 2001, the television series has had a dozen more successful series. It is currently in its 13th season. The Original CSI or CSI: Los Angeles has George Eads, Paul Guilfoyle, Marg Helgenberger and William Petersen in lead roles.
CSI: Miami, also created by Anthony Zuiker, was a spin-off of the original series that ran from September 2002 to April 2012 when CBS decided to cancel the series due to poor ratings. This version of the television crime drama featured David Caruso, Emily Procter and Adam Rodriguez in the lead roles. CSI: New York was yet another version of the police procedural drama, only it was based in New York. The series was created by Anthony Zuiker, with Ann Donahue and Carol Mendelsohn. Gary Sinise, Hill Harper and Carmine Giovinazzo played the lead roles in this series, which ran from 2004 to 2013.
The TV series fetched several awards including the prestigious Emmy awards and Screen Actors Guild Awards for visual effects, cinematography, makeup and editing.