As anyone who has ever haunted the gaming floor of a brick-and-mortar casino or perused their online slot machine options can attest, slot machine developers and designers have an affinity with all things Egyptian. As such, the addition of yet another game to the ubiquitous genre would not seem rather noteworthy, but thanks to the talented team at Betsoft Gaming, these staid motifs have received an impressive facelift thanks to critical storyboarding techniques and the addition of stunning 3D graphics. For those thinking that playing the game will result of a never ending spinning of tired Pharaoh and pyramid icons will be pleasantly pleased by the resulting outcome.
Stunning 3D graphics combine with hints of cinematic greatness to present a truly entertaining gaming experience. Think Pixar meets Indiana Jones meets The Mummy, and add in the potential to win real money, and you have arrived at the essence of Betsoft’s Lost slot machine.
Two primary characters, Dr. Dakota Bones and his travelling assistant Farooq, guides the action as they search for secret chambers stuffed with ancient artifacts and overflowing with coins and jewels. Offering 5-reels and 30-paylines, there is an array of bonus games and features that make the game not only fun and exciting but profitable as well.
Like many Betsoft games, Lost relies heavily on animated video for a compelling visual presentation that is available on both desktop and mobile platforms, symbols include:
Although there is no progressive jackpot associated with Lost, it does have an impressive 2,500 coin base as well as three different bonus features. Keep your eyes open for the expanding Egyptian Staff serves as both the Wild Card and as a 2X multiplier.
Monkey Click Me Bonus
This bonus is triggered when the Monkey appears on the fourth reel and causes the symbols on reels three and five to become “Click Me” symbols. Once activated, the player selects one of the click me icons to reveal a cash prize. You get eight choices to select the instant prize before selecting the collect symbol.
Free Spin Extends Payouts
Whenever you hit a payline that results in a win, after you collect your winnings the middle reel will begin to re-spins thus generating more wins and subsequent free spins. With a top multiplier of 5X the normal payouts, the free spin option continues until there is no winning spin.
You don’t have to read too heavily into it to know that hieroglyphics pays off really well when the hieroglyph symbol appears on reels one, two, three, and five. Once you hit the Hieroglyph Bonus, a second screen pops up with three doors, which you select for an instant win. The bonus round continues until you open a door with a Mummy hidden behind.
For those unwilling to risk real money, or who don’t want the hassle of signing up to an online gaming site, online demo games are available for free play whilst getting down the mechanics of the game. Once you are ready to take the leap to real money play however, you will find a bet to fit just about every budget on Lostwith bets as low as 0.30 cents and as high as $150 a spin.
For those not used to Betsoft’s signature 3D graphics, you will be amazed and delighted by the visual presentation offered in Lost. Indeed, you will find yourself lost in the bright graphics and stunning animation that brings Betsoft veterans and neophytes alike back to the virtual casino time and again.