Mermaid’s Quest

This video slot is from Vegas Technology. With five reels, eight paylines, and a max bet of eight coins. This game features the ever more popular undersea theme with the mermaid as an added attraction. When you play the game it may seem like all the symbols come from Disney’s “The Little Mermaid”. In this game the treasure chest serves as the wild symbol. King Neptune serves as the scatter, and the mermaid is a bonus symbol. King Neptune will trigger the free spins round of the game, and the mermaid triggers a bonus game on the second screen. The other symbols you see in the game are the clam, fish, shell, dolphin, seahorse, turtle, starfish, crab, and lobster. All of the symbols are well created on with bold vivid graphics.

In Mermaids Quest all of the secondary as well as the primary symbols have been given good animation. This is appropriate given the undersea theme where everything is supposed to be alive. You will be pleasantly surprised as you discover all of the different animations that this slot has to offer.

When you start Mermaids Quest, you will have to choose your coin denomination. This can be achieved by operating the +/- symbol on either side of the denomination button. You can choose denominations between .01-10.00 in varying intervals. You will also need to enable which paylines that you want to play on. All eight paylines can be activated in the game by selecting the “BET MAX” button. As with other games, winning combinations only pay if they happen in an enabled payline. Mermaids Quest only lets you wager one coin per line, with the high coin values this does not inhibit high rollers.

In this game, the wild symbol is represented by the treasure chest. This wild symbol does not offer multipliers, however it does offer a huge fixed payout. If fiver treasure chest appear in a single activated payline you win a jackpot of 10,000 coins. King Neptune serves as the scatter symbol in this slot game. When two or more scatter symbols appear in the reels, you receive scatter payouts. Five scatter symbols result in a payout of 1000 coins. When three or more scatter symbols appear, the free spin feature is triggered. At this point, you receive 10 free spins at double payouts. Free spins can be retriggered but after the first time they are at normal payout rates. In the game there is a bonus game on the second screen, this is triggered when three mermaids appear in an enabled payline. In the bonus game you will be led to one of three locations by the mermaid, at these locations you will have a choice of different treasure chest with each offering a different payout. The graphics in this bonus game are very realistic and aesthetically pleasing to the player.

Pros:

  • Excellent bonus game
  • Auto play is available
  • Great graphics
  • Multiple free spin rounds possible
  • High jackpot opportunities

Cons:

  • No progressive jackpot
  • Second jackpot extremely small