NetEnt has decided to recreate the stage for this musical, all you need is to get ready to get entranced, take a seat and enjoy this epic show with a show. They took the most famous Broadway musical The Phantom of the Opera, and added a little twist of their own. NetEnt named their latest release Universal Monsters: Phantom’s Curse slot.
The Phantom’s Curse
When we take everything into the account, this is a sweet looking slot with amazing graphics and even better story. Both stories to be exact. Which both stories you might ask? Well, both the slot on-reels gameplay story, and the story behind the title of this NetEnt’s masterpiece.
You could say that NetEnt’s Phantom was truly cursed. The original title was supposed to be just that, the original, however NetEnt hit a snag, and they run into some licensing issues which is why the title was changed in the last moment. Initially, this online slot was scheduled to be released in July last year but due to these title issues, it was rescheduled to be released under the name Universal Monsters: The Phantom’s Curse, for January 24th, 2018.
So, we all know what the theme is about, but let’s see what’s up with the gameplay, and what you can expect.
Get to Know the Phantom
When you hear the title Phantom of the Opera, you expect to see the stage with limelight and actors. Well, NetEnt certain held up to that end of the bargain. The moment you load the game you will see that you are on the stage, and set before thousands of viewers in a large hall.
Get ready to have your igaming world and experiences taken by the storm.
The Phantom’s Curse can boast sharp graphics along with amazing design, and all of it followed by flawless animation. To boot, you will hear the soundtrack playing in the background as you spin the reels. The music is composed in such a graceful and fitting manner that it might as well be written by Mozart or Beethoven himself.
All this is set on a 5x4 grid with transparent reels, and symbols represented with 1920s jewelry, some flowers, and story characters. You will also encounter spade, clubs, hearts and diamond symbols featured as low paying symbols on the reels.
There are a lot of interesting features in this slot. Characters usually act as Wilds although they can turn to be Sticky Wilds during Respin feature which is awarded by the Masked Phantom symbols. Scatters on the other hand can create instant wins, and award bonus spins.
Stacked Phantom on reel 1 and Stacked Christine on reel 5, will award a 2-level Pick Me bonus. In level 1 of this bonus you will get to pick roses till you run into an X sign at which point you’ll go to level 2. The roses will award coins win, and in level 2, you will pick a mirror which will award a multiplier for that coins win.
All of you who have waited for this slot since the last year’s summer, the waiting has come to an end. All you need to do is pick your favorite NetEnt Casino and head over there to test their latest masterpiece.