Nightmare on Elm Street is 5-reel, 3-row slot, with 30 fixed paylines. The slot is based on the iconic movie and the creators have gone to great lengths to recapture the terrifying fear felt by viewers of the 1980s legendary horror film. The frightening image of Freddy himself lurks behind the reels, and the symbols are all characters from the famous movie. The game is packed with special features and big payouts, but you have to be brave enough to take on the dream-demon before you can win.
Before spinning the reels, players must first set their bets. The minimum bet is 0.05 coins and the maximum is 10.00. There is an autoplay feature, or players can choose to spin the 5 reels manually each time. The regular gameplay is very straightforward: simply match symbols in a winning combination across a fixed payline to win coins. The low paying symbols are:
and the higher paying symbols are characters from the movie. The silhouette of Freddy Krueger, the film’s super villain, acts as the Wild symbol, and it substitutes for all the other symbols in the game.
In addition to the special features, Nightmare on Elm Street has two progressive jackpots. The smaller one is called the Freddy Krueger jackpot, and the larger is called the Nightmare On Elm Street jackpot. There is no specific way to win either of these jackpots as they are awarded randomly. However, you will more chance of winning, if you consistently bet high on the game.
The game is medium variance and although the chances of winning the jackpot are slim, there are still plenty of large prizes to be won via the special features. The RTP currently stands at 95.2%.
There are a whole host of exciting special features on offer in the game:
The game is based on a horror movie so naturally the graphics feature plenty of blood, gore and creepy images. Many of the famous scenes are appear in short video gifs, and most of the writing is written in blood, and paylines are menacingly slashed across the screen. The overall theme can be quite terrifying, and fans of the film will be reminded of the fright they felt when watching it for the first time.
The background music features the film’s petrifying soundtrack which adds to the dark and haunting feeling of the game.
This slot will appeal to all gamers, especially fans of the original film. The game is jam-packed with special features and there’s a progressive jackpot too. However, gamers who are used to more lighthearted video slots may be a little taken aback by Nightmare on Elm Street’s dark and terrifying appearance. Those who are used to bright lights and bubbly music may not enjoy this game initially, although once you start playing you’ll see how much more Nightmare on Elm Street has to offer.