Gladiators is a December 2015 cartoony and action sports-inspired video slot developed by Endorphina. Themes: extreme sports, gladiatorial fight, personification, ancient Rome, underwater, aquatic animals, treasure, card values, seaweed, card game, and cartoon. Other suchlike games from Endorphina: Almighty Sparta (May 2019), The King (January 2015), Ancient Troy (May 2019), The Vikings (October 2015), Ancient Troy Dice (June 2019), and Urartu (January 2015). Other gladiator-themed slot games include Game of Gladiators (July 2019) from Play’n Go, Gladiators Go Wild (April 2019) from iSoftBet, and Gladiator of Rome (June 2015) from 1X2gaming.
The slot name “Gladiators” refers to an ancient Roman who used to battle it out in a deadly combat sport. The Gladiators symbols require three, four, or five winning combinations.
Gladiators Game Characteristics
Gladiators has an unpartitioned aquamarine 5X3 grid; 21 adjustable pay lines, seven denominations and six coins per line that offer 882 bet sizes; twelve symbols, 10-50 free games, a win multiplier, and dynamic payouts ranging from $0.05 to $30000.00.
There are two special symbols and ten ordinary symbols. The special symbols: the wild/substitute is a “JOKER” wreath of green leaves, fitted with red and blue twines; and the free games-triggering scatter is a “BONUS” shark in a spiked red body grip trap secured to two poles.
The ordinary symbols comprise of five marine animals and five card values. Marine animals: a fishhook-carrying and head harness-wearing white-finned red fish riding in a yellow sea horse-drawn wooden carriage; a kitchen knife-wielding and wooden shield-holding redfish in a gladiator helmet; an Eastern Cape redfin perch in a gladiator helmet and holding both a double fishing hook and a throw net; a bowfin fish in a gladiator helmet and holding a treble fishing hook; a red headband-wearing green fish holding both a cast net and a garden fork;
Card values: a yellow-and-red A tangled in orange seaweed; a yellow-and-blue K tangled in green seaweed; a yellow-and-green Q tangled in green seaweed; a yellow-and-red J tangled in orange seaweed; and a yellow-and-gray 10 tangled in green seaweed.
The Gladiators denominations: $0.01, $0.02, $0.05, $0.1, $0.2, $0.5, and $1. The Gladiators coins per line: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 10. The minimum bet is $0.01, while the maximum bet is $210.00.
With the $210.00 bet, the players win these Gladiators payouts for three, four, and five winning combinations. Fish in the sea horse-drawn carriage pays $1000.00, $5000.00, and $30000.00. Redfish gladiator, or Eastern Cape redfin perch gladiator pays $750.00, $2500.00, and $10000.00. Bowfin fish gladiator, or green fish gladiator pays $500.00, $1000.00, and $5000.00. A pays $150.00, $750.00, and $2500.00. K, or Q pays $100.00, $300.00, and $1250.00. J, or 10 pays $50.00, $150.00, and $1000.00.
Three, four, and five trapped “BONUS” sharks offer ten free games, 20 free games, and 50 free games, respectively. A game that can be bypassed by clicking the “TAKE WIN” icon, the “TAKE RISK” side game involves clicking one of the four blue face down playing cards whose face value may be superior to the white face up card beside it—correct predictions doubles winnings, while incorrect predictions nullify winnings. Gladiator’s non-progressive jackpot is $30000.00.
Gladiators has a good software, thanks to its turbo spin, customizable autospins that support 10-1000 rounds and specific win/loss limits, and switchable right-handed/left-hand modes.
The ambient music consists of tensional instrumental; the sound effects include clanging swords, objects falling in water, ringing bell, and water sloshing. The submerged ancient Rome arena aside; its entertaining animated 3D graphics include seaweed twining on symbols, a furious trapped shark attempting to free itself, a submerged treasure chest opening to reveal gold, a sly green fish striking the seabed with a garden fork before casting a net, gushing coins, a fish urging on the carriage-pulling sea horses, a shield-thumping fish, a bowfin fish expertly casting fishhook, and wind waves.
Luck in Gladiators
A game of chance, the RTP rate of Gladiators is 96% and the house edge is 4%.