If you’ve always fancied yourself as a bit of a super-sleuth, now’s the chance to put your money where your mouth is in Sherlock Mystery – a detective-themed five-reel slot from Playtech. Featuring 20 adjustable paylines, the game will see players join Holmes and his assistant Dr Watson as they attempt to unravel another fiendishly complicated case, with a special Crime Scene bonus enabling them to search for clues and uncover hidden cash prizes. Also boasting a free spins feature that benefits from an extra wild symbol, now’s the time to don your deerstalker and go on the hunt for big wins Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s infamous consulting detective.
Sherlock Mystery is loosely based on the series of detective novels written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and features the titular sleuth and his partner Dr Watson on its reels. Should these two symbols appear next to each other during any base game spin, a special 3x payout will be awarded, while other icons in the game include pistols, letter openers and a shady-looking villain. The game is set in front of a backdrop depicting the streets of Victorian London, while a mysterious piece of music plays throughout to heighten players’ senses and help them keep their eyes open for clues.
The main bonus feature in Sherlock Mystery gives players the opportunity to help Holmes crack the case by examining a crime scene. Activated whenever three magnifying glass icons appear on reels one, three and five, this transports players to a new screen where they must select from eight items of evidence to reveal cash prizes. Uncovering a collect symbol will end the feature, with all collected wins then being totalled up to give players there bonus prize.
Sherlock Mystery also boasts a free spins feature that is activated whenever three or more 221B Baker Street scatter symbols appear anywhere on the reels. This will award players 10 bonus games with the pistol symbol transforming into a multiplier wild that can double, triple or quintuple the value of any winning paylines that it features in. This game can also be retriggered infinitely.
Sherlock Mystery allows players to control both the number of paylines they wish to play with and their bet per line amount. The first option can be adjusted between 1 and 20 and the second ranges from £0.01-£25.00, making the game playable for anywhere between £0.01 and £500.00 in total. A turbo mode button can be switched on to enable faster gameplay, while a pop-up autoplay menu allows players to launch up to 99 spins in a single click for hands-free gaming.
Capturing all the drama and intrigue of the series of books that it’s based on, Sherlock Mystery is another engaging title from Playtech that will enable players to live out their detective fantasies. The Crime Scene bonus is an innovative spin on a conventional picking game which helps add to the game’s allure, while the free spins feature is capable of awarding sizeable payouts thanks to its generous prize multipliers.
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