There's an ever expanding list of obscure European bands that have gained enough fame to get their own slot machines in recent times. Without a doubt, a lot of these machines are beyond strange, and this also applies to the Demon slot from Play'n Go. Demon is an English heavy metal band that peaked in the 1980s. They were big on trying to shock others, and this game brings the yawn-inducing goat skulls, bloody crucifixes, statues, androids, and gargoyles to your screen. To be frank, the only thing "shocking" about this game is how much it made me want to take a nap while playing it.
Demon is a 5 reel, 30 payline video slot that is set in Hell, where a demon orgy is presumably watching this band that nobody has ever heard of before. A giant pentagram (shocking!) is behind the reels, and you'll find the above-mentioned "shocking" icons mixed with standard slot machine icons. This is because nothing screams metal like having symbols like Tens, Jacks, Queens, Kings, and Aces dotting the reels of your corporate-owned slot machine.
Features in the game include wild symbols, scatters, free spins, and win multipliers. The free spins mode is kicked off when two scatter icons are unveiled on the reels. Here you get 6 free spins, and if you get a wild symbol in the middle with the two scatters, you get 11 wins. During free spins, a random win multiplier of up to 8x appears randomly, changing between each spin. You can also progress to the Portal to Hell mode if you get two scatters during the free spins mode. Here you'll get awarded a random number of free spins (up to 10), and you'll have a chance to win even more.
The paylines, reels, and game features in Demon give the slot a default return to player percentage of 96.5%, which is about average for a video slot. With that said, the game's developer lets casinos choose their RTP numbers with the lowest available being 84.5%. You should always check to make sure which version you're playing and make sure you avoid the reduced payout turkey versions.
Demon can be played as a mobile slot or as a traditional desktop game, and the machine looks sharp on both. If I actually cared about the subject matter, I'd be impressed, as the animations and icons are sharp and the music is rockin'.