Thief is an atmospheric online slots game from NetEnt, with 25 fixed paylines and 5 reels that recalls the mystique and glamour of action movies and promises players the chance at sneaking their way into some very lucrative bonuses.
Look and Feel
Players have come to expect high quality, immersive design from NetEnt casino games, and Thief does not disappoint. With an animated background that shows rain falling in a dark, slightly futuristic alleyway, the game’s setting and inspiration derive from the imagery of slick, hi-tech cat burglars and futuristic gadgetry.
The interface is clear and simple, with a dark color palette highlighted with sharp neon blue, and the moody soundtrack of rain and electronica fuse with the visuals to create an appropriately dark, brooding setting.
The lower value symbols are alphanumeric, picked out in shiny, metallic effects with neon blue highlights and flashing animations on spins and wins, while the higher value “thief gadgets” symbols are represented by a series of flashy looking hi tech devices a futuristic thief might use to break into a high stakes secure facility.
There is also a neon blue hi-tech looking Scatter symbol, and an extra red Adrenaline Scatter symbol, alongside an exotic golden diamond symbol, which is worth up to a massive 5000 coins.
There is an expanding Wild in the game, which shows the titular Thief, dressed all in black, scaling a blue-lit wall.
Thief has a clear, simple UI, with 25 fixed paylines across three rows and five reels. Bets are controlled by the “Level” and “Coin Value” selector, with a maximum coin value of 0.50.
The minimum bet is 25p per spin and the maximum bet value is capped £125 per spin, and Thief also offers autoplay and max bet options.
The main gameplay is fairly standard, but Thief has some high-gain bonuses up its sleeve, with a respectable maximum jackpot of 68,550 coins up for grabs.
Free spins are earned when the Scatter or Adrenaline Scatter symbols appear in the main game. Three regular (blue) Scatter symbols or any three mixed (regular or Adrenaline) Scatter symbols appearing anywhere on reels 3, 4, or 5 in the main game with unlock ten free spins.
Additional Scatter symbols may appear on the same reels during free spin rounds, and will activate an additional ten free spins.
The most valuable symbol in the game – the diamond symbol – only appears during Adrenaline Free Spins.
The Expanding Wild symbol can appear on reels 2, 3, and 4 both in the main game and in free spins rounds. The wild will fill the entire reel on a winning bet line, and can substitute for any symbol except the Scatter and Adrenaline Scatter symbols.
All in all, Thief is an exciting, fast-paced game that provides good chances to win for players who enjoy taking a chance on big bonus payouts.