The Mask video slot comes from NextGen Gaming, who have managed to secure the rights not only to the story, but also to actual images of the main actors, which is something that many slots game developers fail to do. Starring alongside Carrey, Diaz and Milo the dog players will come across the usual playing card symbols, bags of cash, the film logo and some spectacular bonus features that are created around some of the key action clips of the movie. Players can also enjoy the famous scenes such as when the Mask Alongside Carrey, Diaz and Milo the dog, there’s playing card symbols, bags of cash, the film logo and some stunning bonus features that have clips from the movie central to the action. Spinners will be able to enjoy reliving scenes where The Mask hits an alarm clock with a ginormous hammer, produces the airhorn from his jacket and where Milo the dog outs on the mask and morphs into a truly super-dog.
NextGen Gaming is London based with offices in both Sydney and Stockholm and have been a major provider of slots since 1999 and has released some of the most successful slots which include Batman, Crocodopolis, Foxin Wins to name just a few. Although some have been produced for other developers all NextGen games share high returns, innovative game play and very rewarding bonus features.
The Mask is played over 5-reels and 20 pay lines with symbols the spin down translucent reels that appear to float against the background that shows a dark street in Edge City. Players that land either the ten, Jack or Queen symbols on adjacent reels from left to right across any pay line will be rewarded with 4, 6, or 10 coins pay outs, whereas the King and Ace are worth 6, 10, or 10 coins, dependent on the number of reels they are landed on. The big bag of cash and the yellow hat worn by the Mask pay up to 25 coins, and Milo, Tina Carlyle and Stanley Ipkiss worth up to 50, 75 and 100 coins respectively.
The top prize is given by the Mask himself with his wide manic grin that will certainly put a smile on the face of the players particularly when he rewards them with eight coins form being on two reels across a pay line, or 20, 50 and 150 when he is found on 3, 4, or 5 reels. The Mask is also the wild which is most appropriate and as, so he can replace all other symbols except for the bonus symbols to help create even more winning combinations.
The bonus scatter symbol is represented by the doors of the Coco Bongo club and players will be rewarded when they land 3, 4 or 5 in a spin with 50, 200 or 500 coins respectively, and activate the free spins feature. Prior to any spin, there are two random features that are activated, and these will provide extra wilds on the reels, and show various clips from the movie. If the alarm clock is jumping around the reels the Mask chases it around and smashes it creating a 2x2 block of wilds somewhere on the reels, although this is guaranteed to provide winning combinations when we played we found it does.
The Mask becomes a whirlwind in the In a Spin feature, and spins across the screen turning random symbols into additional wilds, whilst the By the Horn feature blasts symbols into more wilds and players need to remember that this takes place at the end of the spin not before. Another feature that happens once the reels stop spinning is the Mask Unmask, this feature sees Milo placing the magical mask over a 3x3 section of the reels turning any symbols of Ipkiss wild.
When playing for real money the minimum stake is just 0.10 per spin and the maximum 50.00 per spin. Amongst the other bet options is the auto play function which is ideal for those who want to sit back and watch the action unfold before them. The Mask has a high RTP plus players can be safe in the knowledge that this slot is verified for fair play, most players will want to spin the reels and collect the cash prizes.