Welcome to the review of the older NetEnt’s pokie game reviewed by New Zealand Casinos guide. The Creature from the Black Lagoon is a video pokie featuring 3 rows, 5 reels and 20 pay lines. To maximize your wins, you need to get the free spins, re-spins and spreading wilds and sticky wild symbols.
|Min. Coin Size||0.01|
|Max. Coin Size||0.5|
|Maximum Payouts||750 max bet|
How to play?
The 20 pay lines are fixed type of bet lines that can be played using different wager levels and values of coin.
Auto play option is present, which allows you to play the game continuously for a pre-selected number of game rounds.
- The payouts and winning combos are based on the pay table.
- The coin number in a bet for a bet line indicates the bet level.
- When you win coins in a bet line it equals the pay table value multiplied by bet level.
- For bet line in terms of currency, the win in coins gets multiplied by coin value.
The symbols are the characters of the movie and include Kay, David, Carl and Lucas. All these form the high value symbols.
The mid paying symbols in the game include the scuba gear and binoculars. The knife and camera symbols are the low value symbols of this game.
The features in The Creature from the Black Lagoon include three different wild symbols and re-spins beside the free spins.
The creature in the pokie, which is a prehistoric creature that is part fish and part human appears in the free spins round.
The spreading wild and wild substitution symbols trigger wild symbol and change it to sticky wild.
This triggers a re-spin for free in the main pokie and also in the free spin round.
The reels will have additional wilds too in the base and free spin round, and stay on the reels up to the end of the re-spins.
Free spins mode is triggered when Kay is caught by the creature and is imprisoned in an underwater den. With free spins mode, you can unlock spreading wilds. You can spin 3 or more free spin symbols at random to get into free spins mode.
When you land on 3, you get 10 free spins and 4 symbols will fetch you 15 free spins. When you have 5 symbols on your screen, you get 20 of the free spins.
The creature can be hit with the target symbol and Health meter indicates the health of the creature. The more target symbols you hit, the weaker the creature gets.
The Creature from the Black Lagoon has a maximum of 10 bet levels and the game has 20 fixed betting lines. The coin values start from 0.05 and reach up to 0.5. Maximum bet value here is 100 and the maximum jackpot you can win is 750 coins.
Conclusion and RTP
With an RTP of 96.5% and maximum bet of 100, the Creature from the black lagoon offers an exciting ride into Hollywood for NZ players. The fusion of pokies and movie theme is wonderfully done by NetEnt making the pokie an adventure packed game with reasonable wins.
Although released in 2013, the game has been recently revamped to suit for play on mobile devices. The slot is easy to play and features advanced auto play features and bonus options.