Theme and Graphics
Thunderkick has released the second model in its Beat the Beast series. Recall that this line of slots is dedicated to mythological monsters from legends of different nations. In the first game users will meet with a kraken, and in the second machine they will have to enter into battle with a huge sphinx, about which the legends of the ancient Egyptians.
That’s not to say that the game turned out to be incredibly spectacular or insanely entertaining. The Egyptian theme also managed to get a lot of people sick of it. Still, it’s not a bad model that deserves the attention of online slots fans.
Pros: Interesting freespins with picture upgrades, Additional bonus features. Cons: Unoriginal theme, Inconvenient payout table.
Gameplay and Paylines
Paying combinations in this slot are formed on five reels and 9 paylines. To get a payout it is enough to wait until identical symbols stop in a row on adjacent reels, starting from the first one. Some images need a minimum of three, and for the rest two matches are enough. After selecting the bet amount, the participant should start spinning the reels in automatic mode or by pressing the start button.
Beat the Beast Mighty Sphinx has a special symbol represented by the golden Sphinx emblem. It has several functions. As a wild symbol replaces all other pictures, and as a scatter – triggers a series of freespins, being located in any three positions on the reels.
If 3, 4 or 5 gold emblems appear on the screen without reference to the active lines, the player receives a prize of 2×, 20× and 200× of the bet respectively. In addition, during the main game a golden Sphinx emblem can randomly appear anywhere on the reels.
RTP : 96.14%
Images of the sphinx, ankh, scarab, sword and letters appear on the reels, which traditionally refer to cards from a ten to an ace. As a rule, identical symbols do not stack up.
Special features are performed by the following symbols:
• Scatter Wild (the golden emblem) is both a joker and a scatter. It pays by appearing anywhere on the field. At the same time winnings are calculated on the total bet. It can also replace other pictures in combinations. Three of the emblems on the screen are eligible for free spins.
• Wild (the letter W) is another joker that can appear during the upside down pictures during the freespins.
Let’s take a look at the bonus features of the slot:
Mystery Feature – In any spin, up to three Scatter Wilds can appear on the screen after the reels stop. A random number generator will pick their places.
Next, about Frispins:
• Bonus Game – Ten free spins begin. They take place on the credits of the online casino. The bet does not change. At the start of each spin, one to three joker scatters end up somewhere on the field. During a round, a minimum of three emblems extend the draws for five spins.
• Wild Upgrade – If the freespins are restarted, one mid-level picture turns into an extra joker.