Tomb Raider: Secret of the Sword is a 30 pay line, 5 reel game from Microgaming that is based on the popular movie and video game series from Eidos. In contrast to the original Tomb Raider slot, which is also reviewed on this site, this installment features a noticeably better presentation. This takes the entire experience of playing the game to a whole new (and better) level.
Like the video game and movie before it, this version of the slot which stars Lara Croft is a significant upgrade on its predecessor slot. It offers stellar graphics, cool effects, suspenseful background music and a number of interesting features. Not only does it have a super mode, wild icon, and scatter symbol, but it also has the very unique “Global Adventure Bonus” and “Shootout Bonus” features. If anything, the only problem with this slot is that it might just offer you too much to chew on.
Start your journey with Lara off by figuring out how much you’re willing to ante on this adventure: the pay lines, bet denomination and coins played per turn can be adjusted so you can play between $.01 and $60 per spin. Subsequently give the ‘spin’ button a click to start the reels spinning.
This slot has a number of bonus features to offer gamers: First is the wild icon, which is represented by Lara’s Croft’s face. This symbol substitutes all icons aside from the amulet and passport. Speaking of the amulet, this symbol is the scatter icon. If you have three or more of these come up on the reels, you will win a varying number of free spins that may benefit from a 5x multiplier.
Secret of the Sword also offers some bonuses which are harder to find elsewhere: The Super Bonus is triggered at random and awards you five free spins that benefit from randomly-placed wild icons. Having five passports come up in the center of each reel activates the Global Adventure Bonus where you can win up to 450 times your original weighted bet! You can also reach the Shootout Bonus from this game. In the Shootout Bonus, Lara shoots random discs to award you their prizes.