Battleship is one of the latest casino slot game offerings by the renowned casino game software developer – IGT. As you must have guessed by now, the game is based on the popular board game – Battleship. And this theme has been beautifully extended to the graphics of the slot game, reel symbols and most importantly, the terrific bonus round. The exciting reel symbols in the game include a Destroyer, a Frigate, a carrier plus and the valued card symbols from Ace to number 9. On the other hand, the battleship logo has been chosen to represent the jackpot symbol. Like the graphics of the game, the sound effects have also been given optimum consideration. You will be delighted to know that the sound effects are carefully chosen to give the player a nautical feel during the course of the game. In addition, few of the reel symbols also become animated once a winning combination is triggered.
Like the other slot games of IGT, battleship is also quite straightforward and easy to play. The layout of the game features five reel structure combined with gigantic 25 pay lines. Five reel structure simply implies that there are five reels to create winning combinations. 25 pay lines, on the other hand, imply that you have 25 golden chances to win the huge jackpot amount of $50,000. The minimum stake amount on each line is 1 cent and the maximum amount which may be placed is $5. To win the maximum jackpot amount of $50,000, you need to place the maximum wager amount of $5.
One of the most interesting and unique features of Battleship which must be mentioned is that you have the chance to choose the type of bonus round, you wish to play. When you get three bonus battleship symbols lined on the first three lines, which is reel 1, 2 and 3, you trigger the battle bonus round and you are presented with a choice to either play the simply “ free spins bonus round” or go for the theme based – “battleship bonus round”.
In the free spins bonus round, you get the bonus of making free spins until you have sunk the enemy ship, or the enemy ship has sunk you or you have performed 100 free spins. On the other hand, “Battleship bonus round” is quite different. At the bottom of the screen, there are two ships, one representing the player and one the enemy. As the reels, (they keep on doing indefinitely, and one of the reels comes up with the green ship, it is known as a hit on the enemy ship. On the other hand, if a red ship emerges, it damages the player’s ship. Once your ship gets five hits, the free bonus round gets over. And if you manage to get five hits on the enemy’s ship, you are awarded with a huge additional bonus. It must be mentioned that the average winning rate of the slot game is around 92%.