Man of Steel is a Superman theme slot by Playtech. This exciting game takes players to right into the heart of the Superman films with not one but two game modes, giving players the chance to engage in the slots battle on earth or on Krypton. Images here include Superman himself along with Lois Lane and the baddie characters including General Zod.
Features in this slot game include multiple wild symbols, scatters, bonus round and free spins round which altogether make this fun new slot machine highly entertaining, even for players who aren’t fans of Superman!
The Superman theme is clear right away as soon as you load up the game with the graphics and Superman logo. You can see Superman at the left of the reels and mysterious, dramatic music which creates an exciting ‘good versus evil’ atmosphere. The symbols in the game are all related to artefacts and goodies and baddies from Superman. You will find a host of symbols in both game modes, including the Superman character himself, General Zod, Jor El, a camera, Daily Planet newspaper, pair of glasses, and various planets.
The colours in this game are vibrant and the graphics are excellent transporting the players right into the films. There are 25 paylines in the regular game while this increases to a huge 50 paylines in the free spins round. These paylines here are all fixed into place so you get the max number of ways to win on each spin. There are 5 reels and each reel has 3 symbols to create a grid of 5x3. You can raise and lower your total bet from a minimum of 0.50 to a maximum of 2,500 per spin. This gives a huge potential top stake, making this game ideal for higher rollers.
It is possible to play up to 25 spins automatically, while you choose to automatically stop the autospin option if you hit a special feature. Another option to enhance your gameplay is to choose the ‘turbo’ mode which speeds up gameplay for faster spinning.
The payouts in this slot machine are good with the possible rewards in the regular earth game being up to 1000 coins for hitting 5 wild symbols on a payline. There are 5 wilds, which are Superman and the 3 baddie characters in the earth mode, along with the planet symbol. The superman logo is also worth up to 1,000 coins, while the other goodies characters are worth 150 coins to 250 coins. The lowest paying symbols in the earth mode are the objects, including the spaceship, bus, Daily planet newspaper and Kent mailbox, which are all worth from 25 to 50 coins for hitting 5 matching symbols.
In the Krypton mode the payouts are similar. There is only one wild here, worth up to 1,000 coins, while the gold Superman logo is worth up to 500 coins and the other characters pau from 100 to 200 coins for 5 symbols. The object symbols in this mode all pay 25 coins for 5 matches.
When the Superman wild appears, it can shift to the right on each further spin, meanwhile the General Zod wild symbols shifts to the left each spin. When both land on the same row they trigger the Battle for Earth free games.
Superman battles General Zod in the free games round! When Superman lands on the same row as any of the baddie wild symbols during this round they clash and create more wilds. The free games are played with 4 shifting wilds. The free games only end when Superman is defeated!
Spinning the Krypton bonus symbol on reel 5 awards 7 free games, each played with 50 paylines. The Jor El wild symbol locks into position on every spin with up to 10 wilds available to award extra potential combinations. If you spin the orange Bonus symbol on reel 5, a huge blast unearths more wild symbols with up to 7 extra wilds appearing on the screen.
As this is a DC superheroes game, it links with the progressive jackpot to award the Grand, Major, Minor and Mini jackpots. Any of these 4 jackpots can be won on any spin!
This exciting slot is perfect for superhero fans and contains lots of bonus features and special effects to keep it entertaining for everyone. The ‘shifting wilds’ appear regularly and the free games features mean there is plenty of potential for hitting lucky breaks.
Perhaps the best part of the game is the progressive jackpot link-up which means you could hit a huge jackpot on any spin. All in all, this is a top effort from Playtech and a superb addition to the superhero stable of slot games.