Greek Heroes In Online Slots


Greek mythology is full of tales of heroes. These valorous men achieved superhuman feats against all odds. Many of them have been enshrined in online slots. This article looks at three such Greek heroes.

Achilles was the Greek hero from the epic Trojan War. Realtime Gaming has released a slot game titled Achilles. Achilles is the wild symbol and also awards the highest line payout of 10,000 coins. The other high symbols are Helen over whom the war was fought, the walled city of Troy and the wooden horse used by the Greeks to enter Troy. The slot game has two independent free spins features. One of them is triggered by the Achilles symbol and awards up to 25 free spins with all payouts tripled. All the Troy symbols transform either to Achilles or Helen. The other free spins feature is triggered by the Troy symbol. All payouts are doubled during the free spins. Achilles also has the Realtime Gaming randomly triggered progressive jackpot.

Jason was the Greek hero who set sail in pursuit of the Golden Fleece. The Jason slot game from Microgaming brings on the reels the travails and adventures faced by Jason in his quest. The symbols include characters and places from the epic. The Golden Fleece awards scatter payouts and the game logo is the wild symbol. The highlight of this video slot is a six-level bonus game that is triggered by the Golden Fleece symbols. Each time the feature is triggered the ship travels to the next location on the journey and an appropriate bonus game will be played. The prizes in these bonus games include payout multipliers, credits and free spins.

Hercules, the son of Zeus, is easily the most famous of the Greek heroes. Playtech has a slot game Prince of Olympus from the Age of the Gods series. The symbols are taken from the twelve labours of Hercules and include the three-headed dog Cerberus and the golden apples. You also have Hercules’ club and belt. Hercules is the wild symbol. When it appears on reel 3, it expands to cover the reel and awards two re-spins with locked expanding wilds. The hydra symbol triggers a bonus game on the second screen. The game logo is the scatter symbol and triggers 10 free spins in which all payouts are multiplied three times. Prince of Olympus is linked to the Age of the Gods progressive jackpot that has four independent tiers.