You’ll Love the New Jekyll and Hyde Pokie By Ash Gaming
The online gambling industry has grown substantially in the past few years, with many new software companies and operators appearing on the market. In return the number of newly created video pokie games, as one of the main games of the casino industry, is growing with each day passed. We had a chance to see many games launched lately mostly by some of the top software providers in the industry.
On the other hand it’s always a pleasure to see a product from a smaller software company like Ash Gaming. Jekyll and Hyde is their newest project and we were very surprised to see this theme being chosen for their new video pokie game. The overall game design is pretty standard, with 5 reels, 3 rows and a total of 25 active pay lines.
The bet size can be adjusted to the players’ desire from the minimum $0.25 up to $125 per spin. Ash Gaming introduced the Power Up Feature in Jekyll and Hyde, which for a doubled bet size allows the scatter symbol to trigger the Free spins Bonus, even if it lands vertically one position over or under on the corresponding reel.
Once 3 scatters land on the reels with this feature on or off, the player is taken to the free spins bonus round, where a choice between Dr. Jekyll or Mr. Hyde free spins mode has to be made.
Both free spins features use the same design and concept, except for the fact that Jekyll has an increasing multiplier feature up to x5 while Hyde has added wild symbols transformed from the highest paying game symbols.
Both bonus rounds can go on for an unlimited number of free spins, with each scatter symbol that lands on the last reel increasing the wild or multiplier level, until the scatter lands four times in total and ends the free spins rampage.
Another extra feature worth mentioning in Jekyll and Hyde is the wild symbol, which can come expanded on the 3 central reels each time he helps form winning combinations.
What We love
In general Jekyll and Hyde is an interesting video pokie game to play. The Power Up scatters is a very cool feature to have, along with the free spins and the expanding wild on reels 2, 3 and 4. This is reason enough to give this game a try, in the hope that some decent or big win will explode on the reels.
What we Do not Like
Even though the extra features in this game seem capable of paying out big wins, the weak pay table really kills the initial excitement. The symbols are too weak to award some serious wins.
If you like playing low to mid variance video pokie games, just to pass the time spinning, by all means go ahead. If you are a serious player looking to score big you will see that Jekyll and Hyde is another disappointment when it comes to big payouts.
Interesting features, but very weak symbols payout. Not our recommended game for playing on high bets, expecting high payouts in return.