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Superhero Slots to save the day

  • Published date28 January 2023  
  • AuthorGayle Mitchell

Superheroes are everywhere in entertainment media and the world can’t seem to get enough of them. Whether they’re mutants, magic, metahumans, or monsters, they provide entertaining and fantastic stories that keep us glued to our screens. Let’s take a look at some of the best superhero-themed online slots you can discover out there and find out where their power lies.

1. The Dark Knight by Playtech

Dark Knight Playtech
Land at least 3 scatters to get to choose from 3 free spins options!

Christopher Nolan’s brooding film interpretation of the caped crusader is one of the most popular Batman movies ever and Playtech chose to bring its gritty atmosphere to the reels.

Batman, the Joker, and Two-Face make appearances as game symbols on the glowing blue reel set. The Batman symbol can appear stacked and when it does so on the first reel, a coin is flipped, and if it lands on the Batman side, you get a respin, but if the joker side appears, you get nothing. This process repeats up to 8 times as long as you keep getting successful flips. The Joker has his own version of this feature that activates when his symbol appears stacked on reel 5.

Land at least 3 scatters to get to choose from 3 free spins options. You get 7 free spins with extra wilds, boosted symbol values, or jumbo symbols.

Playtech’s progressive jackpot is also included in this game, and as always it is randomly triggered. You win by clicking on a 20-tile grid, revealing colours that correspond to progressive jackpot prizes. Once you have revealed enough of a certain colour, you will be awarded a prize.

2. Wonder Woman by Playtech

Wonder Woman Playtech
This progressive slot title has 5 reels, 30 paylines and a spread of bonus features.

Playtech’s 2019 title focuses on the rivalry between the titular Amazonian heroine and the vicious villainess, Cheetah. This progressive slot title has 5 reels, 30 paylines and a spread of bonus features that guarantee a thrilling experience.

A glance at the paytable reveals captivating illustrations of Wonder Woman, Cheetah, and other characters from the comic as high-value symbols. The Wonder Woman logo is the wild symbol, and an image of the hero and villain facing off is the scatter. If the Diana symbol appears fully stacked on the first and fifth reels, the Wonder Woman Re-spins feature activates. The reels will spin again, showing only blank spaces and Diana icons. The appearance of more wonder woman symbols will award you an extra respin, the feature will end when your respins run out or the grid is filled with symbols.

You only need to land two Scatters reels 1 and 5 to get randomly assigned one of 3 free spins games. In Wonder Woman free spins, certain symbols will always appear stacked, in Cheetah free spins, all high-value symbol combinations transform into Cheetah symbols. The Fire Wild free spins version has special Fire Wild symbols that can appear on the second, third and fourth reels. These special symbols will transform one high-value symbol into a Fire Wild for one spin.

Let’s not forget the all-important randomly activated progressive jackpots. The game will transport you to a twenty-tile playing field, where you have to flip tiles that are colour-coded to correspond to one of four jackpots. Keep selecting tiles and you will fill up jackpot meters. The first one to be filled up will pay you out accordingly.

3. Super Heroes

Super Heroes
You can get up to 7 free spins with superhero modifiers.

Knox, Raven, Tesla, Mirage, Hopper, and Trance are Yggdrasil’s original superhero team, and they need your help to save the planet. Each character is vividly illustrated with costumes that hint at their spectacular powers. They display their abilities as randomly activated modifiers, which include cash prizes, extra wilds, stacked wilds, multipliers, and symbol swaps.

Menacing otherworldly villains are the game’s high-paying symbols and a metal disc serves as the scatter that triggers free spins when 3 or more appear on the reels. You can get up to 7 free spins with superhero modifiers guaranteed to show up on every spin.

4. Aurora Beast Hunter

Aurora Beast Hunter
This game is unique in that it has 5 beast-themed wild symbols

Microgaming taps into 90’s videogame nostalgia with this high-octane adventure slot game. This 4 reel, 40 payline title features a fearless female desert warrior who takes on ferocious beasts for fun. This game is unique in that it has 5 beast-themed wild symbols that come with individual modifiers, including expanding wilds, stacked wilds, sticky wilds, and cash prizes.

Aurora’s hot pink, rocket-packed monster truck is the scatter symbol that helps you trigger the bonus round for 3 free spins options. Your free spins choices vary in volatility and offer top possible wins of 1000x, 2000x, and 5000x your stake.

5. 4Squad

4Squad
4Squad is a typically over-the-top effort from major iGaming Studio Red Tiger.

4Squad is a typically over-the-top effort from major iGaming Studio Red Tiger. The game's large 6x7 reel grid gets packed with dazzling portraits of the game’s superhero characters, Quake, Strike, Burst, and Beam. Visual impact aside, the game also includes an impressive set of bonus features that offer great winning chances.

High-value superhero symbols form winning clusters from matching symbols that vanish, allowing fresh symbols to land, and possibly generate multiple wins from a single spin. These winning clusters also fill up the heroes’ individual progress meters, which dish out bonus modifiers once they are filled. The heroes grant you their powers to remove low-value symbols, transform symbols into wilds, clone random symbols, and add multipliers worth up to 10x.

6. League of Heroes Megaways

League of Heroes Megaways
You could claim up to 30 free spins!

Pragmatic Play presents a superhero-themed title with magical steampunk-inspired visuals. The 6-reel game’s colourful cast of characters includes warriors clad in amazing armour brandishing deadly weapons.

The game’s tumble mechanic whisks away winning symbol combinations, allowing more to land in their place and potentially setting off a chain of wins. Big Wild symbols appear only on the top reel and stretch across 2 positions and transforming the whole row below them into wilds. When scatter symbols appear, you could claim up to 30 free spins where a progressive multiplier accompanies your tumble wins.

7. 7 Elements

7 Elements
The game grid has a 6x4 reel configuration

4ThePlayer weaves its superhero tale with vivid, colourful comic characters, in an elemental, infused online slot experience. Four heroes wield the powers of air, fire, earth, and water to help you claim huge wins. The game grid has a 6x4 reel configuration and incorporates 4096 ways to win.

The power is in your hands with the Future Powers feature, which allows you to choose your modifier. You could activate cash prizes, double symbol stacks, wild reels, double pays, extra free spins, and boosted win multipliers.

Get 10 free spins when 3 scatter symbols land and watch the hero symbols appear with special gems attached to them. These gems all fill up special elemental meters that activate special modifiers once they are filled. These include win multipliers up to 10x, up to 10 extra free spins, up to 4 wild reels, and stacked earth symbols.

8. The Justice Machine

The Justice Machine
This 5x3 reel game offers 30 paylines.

1x2 Gaming revives the 1980’s classic comic, The Justice Machine, with this graphically faithful online slot adaptation. The heroes Challenger, Diviner, Demon and the rest of the crew are back in the crime-busting business, showing up as symbols on the reels. This 5x3 reel game offers 30 paylines and an arsenal of bonus features.

Fly into action with the Titan expanding wild, gain cash prizes with Talisman, get a second chance with Demon’s respins, or defeat the baddies with Blazer & Chain to transform symbols into instant prizes. The Justice Machine scatter triggers an action-packed bonus round where free spins are enriched with multipliers.

9. Arcane Reel Chaos

Arcane Reel Chaos
The game is a standard 5x3 reel.

A band of mysterious metahuman heroes emerges to save their city from a savage supervillain. That’s a great premise and the basis for NetEnt’s Arcane Reel Chaos online slot. Psyop, Flare, Zero.x and Chronos have emerged to defend their home and they come bearing amazing prizes.

The game is a standard 5x3 reel, 20 payline title and has a city in ruin as its background image. The villain, Deep Pockets, is the game’s highest-value symbol, appearing alongside the heroic quartet on the reels. When the heroes do appear, they can enhance your winning chances with stacked wilds, random wilds, up to a 5x multiplier, and guaranteed win respins.

The fight to survive reaches its climax during the bonus round where you battle the bad guy across 4 levels with an increasing multiplier and a huge Victory Bonus prize if you emerge victorious.

10. Natural powers IGT

Natural Powers Free Slots
The game’s aesthetic is inspired by classic comic books.

The popularity of superheroes is in no small part due to the genre’s lovely heroines. IGT’s Natural Powers features four of them, each with unique elemental abilities of wind, ice, fire, and earth, which help you land huge prizes.

The game’s aesthetic is inspired by classic comic books and features a cascading mechanic that removes winning symbol combinations as they appear, allowing new ones to fall in their place, and allowing for multiple wins per spin. When the randomly triggered Wind mystery feature activates, all fire and ice symbols are removed from the reels, while the Fire mystery feature removes all wind and earth symbols.

Land scatters on reels 1, 3, and 5 to access the bonus round where you have 4 free spins options, based on each heroine, each of which gives you a mix of free spins and multipliers.

11. Diamond Force

Diamond Force
You can receive instant prizes, or 2x, 3x, and 5x multipliers.

Microgaming’s original superhero slot is a 5x4 reel, with 1024 ways to win title, which hits all the classic comic book notes. Against the backdrop of a moonlit cityscape, four costumed crusaders emerge to fight for justice.

Put the heroes to work with the Team-up reels feature that activates when 3 3-symbol high superhero symbols appear on the grid at the same time. The game grid will transform and eliminate the reels that don't have superhero symbols on them. The remaining reels will spin to award you prizes based on each character’s unique power. You can receive instant prizes, or 2x, 3x, and 5x multipliers.

If the scatter symbol shows up on reel 5, with at least 2 hero stacked symbols on other reels, the game grid changes, removing all reels without special symbol stacks. You will get 3 free spins where cash prizes and multipliers can make an appearance, alongside +1, +2, and +3 symbols that award you extra spins.

12. Infectious 5 xWays

Infectious 5 xWays
Landing 3 or 4 scatters will activate the bonus round.

Infectious 5 xWays is a gritty, atmospheric title by Nolimit City that plays out in an industrial toxic environment. The game presents 5 superheroes, namely, Mind Flayer, Torch, Misery, Toxicity and Havo, who you will join on their quest to save the day. The game’s xWays mystery symbols transform into 2 or 3 instances of the same randomly selected symbol while increasing win ways up to as high as 110,592. When an xWays symbol and a wild land at the same time, the Infectious xWays feature activates, infecting the randomly chosen symbol and causing all instances of it to mimic the xWays symbol.

Landing 3 or 4 scatters will activate the bonus round and you will have 2 options to choose from. The Toxic Hazard option is high volatility and awards you 9 or 10 free spins with 1 to 5 randomly placed wilds on the 3 central reels. The Lock n' Load option is even more volatile, and you get 7 or 8 free spins, where all wilds become sticky for the duration of the feature and give you an extra spin each when they appear. This isn’t all that the bonus rounds are capable of. Landing 5 scatters gives you access to ‘Super’ versions of both options that come with more free spins and special Golden Premium symbols that increase your winning potential.

13. Avengers

The avengers playtech spielautomaten1
One of the world’s most popular super teams comes to life.

One of the world’s most popular super teams comes to life on the reels, with a host of stunning bonus features, courtesy of Playtech. Iron Man, Hulk, Thor, Captain America, Hawkeye, Black Widow and Nick Fury are on the lineup for this 5-reel, 20-payline title and show up as high-paying symbols on the reels.

The Avengers Assemble On Reels feature sees prizes worth up to 10x your stake paid out when Nick Fury, Captain America, Hulk, Thor and Iron Man make an appearance. The Wall of Heroes feature is activated when you get 3 scatters on a single spin. A wall with 20 ‘A’ icons appears and you will play a pick-me game until three matching superheroes are revealed. You will then enter the free spins round where you get 7 free spins and depending on which hero you get, a range of multipliers that could land you wins worth up to 7000x your stake and extra wilds.

Playtech’s randomly triggered progressive jackpot game is also included. Select tiles on a board until you claim enough colour-coded icons to receive a corresponding jackpot prize.

14. Hellboy

Hellboy
The game’s visuals stay true to the original Dark Horse comic.

Anti-heroes can make the best heroes, and this is definitely the case when it comes to Hellboy, a demonic-looking, cigar-chomping creature from the underworld who fights on the side of good. Microgaming took on the task of translating this character to online slot form, and the result is an entertaining and lucrative experience.

The game’s visuals stay true to the original Dark Horse comic, with Hellboy and other iconic characters from the pages of the comic book appearing as symbols. Land 3 or more Fist symbols to descend into the underworld and play a perilous game of chance. Open mysterious doors to fend off freakish monsters that reward you with cash prizes when you shoot them down or meet a companion who gifts you with points. The randomly activated Super Modeawards you 10 free spins with up to 3 wild symbols that will stay locked in place for the duration of the feature.

15. Daredevil

Daredevil
This is a 5-reel, 20-payline game.

A blind lawyer who moonlights as a costumed crimefighter might not seem like a likely story, but luckily the world of superheroes defies all convention. Join Daredevil as he takes on villains in this action-packed online slot by Playtech.

This is a 5-reel, 20-payline game where characters like Elektra, Kingpin, and crazed assassin Bullseye represent the high-value symbols. Daredevil himself is the wild symbol and his double D icon is the scatter symbol. The Bullseye Bonus has you aim a target on the reels to cover one position. If a Bullseye symbol lands on your selected position, you claim an instant win worth 3x your bet. Trigger the bonus round with 3 scatter symbols and watch daredevil transform up to 3 symbols wild after each spin.

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