Game Provider: NextGen
Type: Video Slot
If you are aware of Alfred Hitchcock’s classic horror movies, then you will immediately identify the theme and action in Psycho slot by NextGen Gaming. This slot models the creepy happenings around Bates Motel and it has everything to remind you about the hit movie which was released way back in 1960.
The reels of this slot are set on the iconic shower curtains, dim lights illuminate the background and also visible is the spooky house which is the home to the “mother”. The high value symbols used in the slot include an envelope of cash, Marion Crane and Norman Bates, a peephole, and a motel door key. The lower value symbols on the other hand are represented by J, K, Q, A and 10.
The wild symbol for this game is represented by the big red “WILD” and it will substitute all the other symbols except the scatters when forming winning combinations on the reels. The scatter symbol on the other hand is represented by the wonky view of the spooky house on the hills. Wins achieved in the normal game, including those which the wild forms part of the winning combination may get multiplier of up to 20X. Also, a stabbing hand may appear randomly to add more wild to the reels.
Free Spins is the only extra feature in the game and it is triggered when you land three or more of the house scatters symbols anywhere on the active reels. Landing three, four or five scatters will see you get ten, fifteen and twenty free spins respectively. It is interesting to note that all the wins obtained during this round will come with enviable multipliers of up to 40X.
When the feature is on, a strange figure may approach the reels and hack them using a knife to add you more wild symbols for more winning opportunities. The reels will then be re-evaluated to determine your final wins. The feature can also be re-triggered if you are lucky enough to land three or more scatter symbols during the round.
Psycho allows you to gamble your recent wins by using the gamble feature located beneath the reels and which becomes active after every win. All you are required to do with this feature it to guess correctly the colour or the suit of the next card to be withdrawn for a chance to double or quadruple your wins. If you make a wrong guess, you will lose your wins and you will be taken back to the base game.
Since Psycho is available across all devices, you can easily access using your various mobile devices. You will get virtually all the features intact on the mobile version, including the gambling feature. You may however be compelled to contend with the smaller displays characteristic of the mobile versions.
- It is a powerful memory to fans of Psycho the movie;
- Quality graphics and animations;
- Has a gamble feature to players to double or quadruple their wins;
- Free spins can be re-triggered for more game play and wins.
- Has only one featured game.