Playtech’s Age of the Gods franchise and series of online slots is one of the most adventurous when it comes to progressive jackpot prizes. Themed on Greek mythology, they are the benchmark for all slots in this genre.This particular instalment – Prince of Olympus – follows the tale of Hercules, the son of Zeus and Alcmene, as well as his struggles against the dreaded Hydra.
Look and feel
The imagery uses in the game has been carefully designed to fit with Greek legends and myths surrounding Mr Muscles himself, Hercules.Cerberus and the Hydra appear as Hercules’ enemies in this slot, with the latter particularly prevalent in the bonus features. Expect classic Greek mythology icons interwoven with more generic images and high-playing cards in this slot, which offers no less than three special features, and set of four progressive jackpot prizes.
Age of Gods: Prince of Olympus features 25 adjustable paylines spread over five reels, with line bets also adjustable from a penny up to 10.00. This will see your bet fall somewhere between the bookend wagers of 0.01 per line per spin and 250.00 per spin in total.The Power, Extra Power, Super Power, and Ultimate Power Jackpot prizes are all won at random in Prince of Olympus. Following any spin in the game, players may be taken to a jackpot prize game, where they can select from a screen go golden coins. Match three identical progressive jackpot prizes to win that particular cash jackpot. Players are guaranteed to win one of the four jackpot prizes.
Hercules himself appears as a wild on the second, third and fourth reels. This wild can replace all symbols barring Hercules logos and Hydra icons. If he appears in the centre of the third reel, or on all 3 central reels at once, the Herculean Strength bonus is activated. In this feature, a few re-spins with expanding and locked wilds are up for grabs.Landing the Hydra symbol on the first and fifth reels at the same time will unlock the Hydra Bonus. In this feature, Hercules must fire arrows at the Hydra to win cash prizes. In this bonus, a randomly triggered feature could see Hercules destroy all the Hydra’s heads in one fell swoop.A free spins bonus is yours if you can land three scatters (Hercules logo) on the reels. A total of 10 spins are met with 3x win multipliers, whilst the feature can also be retriggered.