Kick A$$, which 1X2 Gaming released in November 2015, is a comic strip-inspired video slot. Other themes are superheroes and cartoonish characters. The Justice Machine (March 2018), from 1X2 Gaming, is also comic. Other hero-themed slots from the developer are Gladiator of Rome, Gods of Olympus and Legendlore. The rival games of Kick A$$ include Batman (October 2009) from NextGen Gaming, Infinity Man (June 2019) from Betsoft Gaming, and Wonder Woman (October 2009) from SG Digital.
The name Kick A$$ is a corruption of kick ass, an informal adjective that is associated with aggression or toughness. The still images of the featured superheroes appear as if kicking some ass. There are ten symbols with regular payouts, which need three, four, or five winning combinations.
Kick A$$ Game Characteristics
Kick A$$ has 5X3 grid, five win multipliers, up to 15 free spins, a bonus round, and 25 adjustable pay lines. The 14 symbols consist of: four special symbols and ten ordinary symbols. The special symbols: a blue “Free Spins” bang speech bubble; a substituting “Wild!” speech bubble; a black “scatter” boom speech bubble that unlocks the bonus round and is a bet multipler; and a superhero’s silhouette, which is the win multiplier.
The Kick A$$ ordinary symbols comprise of six “Single Wins” symbols and four “High Value Style Win” symbols. The “Single Wins” symbols: a superhero with folded arms, and wearing a green-and-yellow clothes and green googles; a superhero wearing red-and-blue clothes and red goggles; a yellow-haired superheroine in blue googles; a superhero dressed in red-and-black clothes; a red-haired superheroine dressed in purple; and a punching superhero dressed in yellow.
The “High Value Style Win” symbols: a superhero’s silhouette with folded arms; a running superhero in a yellow cloak; a superhero in orange-and-white clothes and blue googles; and a blue superhero dressed in blue.
Kick A$$’s coin values: $0.01, $0.02, $0.05, $0.10, $0.20, and $0.50. There are five bet levels (1, 2, 3, 4, and 5). There are 600+ possible bet sizes, but the minimum bet is $0.01 and the maximum bet is $62.50.
Kick A$$’s payouts for three, four, and five matching “Single Wins” superheroes. The superhero with folded arms: X5 X14, and X175. The superhero in blue-and-red clothes: X6, X16, and X200. The yellow-haired superheroine has X8, X24, and X225. The superhero in red-and-black clothes pays X10, X25, and X250. The red-haired superheroine gives X12, X40, and X275. The punching superhero pays X14, X50, and X300.
The “High Value Style Win” payouts: the superhero’s silhouette has X16, X60, and X350; the superhero in orange-and-white clothes has X25, X80, and X400. The superhero in a yellow cloak pays X20, X70, and X375. The superhero dressed in blue pays X40, X100, and X500.
Three, four, and five “Free Spins” speech bubbles offer five free games, ten free games, and 15 free games. The bonus round can pay as much as X90 the bet. The lowly paying symbols can be subjected to the X1, X2, X3, X4, or X5 win multipliers. The non-progressive jackpot of Kick A$$ is $22500.00.
The Kick A$$ software is stylish; there is a teleprompter and the interface has icons along the bottom, including uncommon buttons like “reset bets”, “autobet”, “feature preview”, and “hide/show winlines”. However, Kick A$$ is available to desktop players only. The comic sound effects are interesting. The graphics are interesting, including the lycra clothing, the flying superheroes perching on skyscrapers, motion comic, and speech bubbles.
Luck in Kick A$$
A game of chance, the RTP rate of Kick A$$ is 96.9% and the house edge is 3.1%.