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Facts checked by Rudra Chowdhury, Videoslot specialist on June 30th of 2022.
Written by Videoslot specialist, Shaurya Balakrishnan and Editorial team.
Staring in Medusa’s eyes has never been a good idea. However, at least you can try and earn some cash while doing it in Nextgen’s Medusa Megaways online slot. The latest sequel in Nextgen’s Medusa series may turn out to be the best. With a licensed engine from Big Time Gaming, it has special features which make it very worth your while.
The game has a RTP of 96.28% and a 6×4 layout with an extra reel. This means that Indian casino players can bet at a maximum of 117, 649 betways, with a potential maximum win of 1,250,000 coins. You can try to win all of it on a wide range of mobile devices.
Thanks to the great number of betways and the unusual layout and gameplay, Medusa Megaways is a slot you’ll fall in love with. The high variance doesn’t exactly make it suitable for beginners, but there’s a lot of money to be won – that’s the biggest selling point of this Nextgen slot.
The Medusa Megaways slot is pretty interesting to play even before you get to the bonus rounds. The coin sizes vary between €0.25 and €25. When it comes to the RTP, Nextgen has decided to shake things up. In the base game, the RTP is 96.28%, but thanks to the Buy Pass feature, you can “buy” your way into the bonus round which has a RTP of 97.63%. Of course, it doesn’t come for cheap – the feature costs 10 times your stake.
The slot has six reels plus a seventh one at the top. The extra reel contains 4 symbols and the wild as well, Medusa herself. On the standard set of reels, you’ll find all the usual symbols as well as symbols inspired by Greek mythology. After you adjust your bet, hit the spin button and the fun starts. The extra reel will spin along with the main ones. Strike a win and the winning symbols will be replaced by new ones. The chain reaction will last as long as you’re lucky and hit winning combinations.
The A to 10 royals are the low paying symbols, while the Pegasus pays the most – 6 of these will give you a prize worth 30 times your stake. Thanks to the cascading reels feature, the slot’s base game is pretty lucrative. However, the real treasure lies in Medusa Megaways’ bonus round.
Before getting to the free spins round, there’s a chance you might activate the Medusa’s Gaze feature. It is triggered when one or more Medusa wilds land on the extra reel. This feature allows the Gorgon to cover the reel below the wilds, turning several symbols to said wilds and resulting in massive wins.
The real big wins, though, lie in the free spins round. It is activated when three or more scatters land on the reels. This will bring you 10 free spins, with each additional scatter giving you five more. The free spins round starts with a 2x multiplier, with each win increasing it by 1. The multiplier can grow pretty big which means its payout potential is huge. Bolstered by features such as Snake Strike and Medusa’s Gaze, it is definitely the slot’s main highlight.
As we mentioned earlier, Indian players can buy this feature and trigger the 10 free spins instantly by paying 10 times their stake.
There’s no question that Nextgen has created another massive hit in the famous Medusa series. Thanks to the Megaways engine, it has a massive winning potential. We especially loved the Medusa’s Gaze feature and the free spins bonus round that comes with an ever-growing multiplier.
With perfect graphics and soundtrack and mythical riches on offer, it’s a slot that definitely deserves your attention. That is if you dare looking into Medusa’s eyes.