Hotline 2 Slot Review – NetEnt
This year I have reviewed such a long list of studios older successful and forgotten slot releases. It is great to look back on all the success over the years in the casino industry, with such big changes now in 2020. One provider who has such success in the past is NetEnt. With some of their older launches either being rereleased or still as popular years later. The studio has decided to give a forgotten game another chance with a new re-release. This slot is titled ‘Hotline 2′, which is available to play now across all sites.
The original Hotline slot was originally released 19th March 2018 and a popular pick at the time. With a new exciting bonus feature on the market and medium variance on offer, the casino community loved it. But over these 2 years, the game has lost its shine with other new releases in the casino industry. Now the game has a new modern makeover, along with improved visuals and statistics. This slot still has the retro experience with what looks to be inspiration from Miami Vice. The slot background is set on a street next to the sea and luxury houses in the sunset. Along with tall trees either side and other small details. With various characters as premium symbols and jewels as low paying symbols. Overall I love the aesthetic of this game’s visuals and think Netent did a fantastic job with this slot sequel.
Hotline 2 has a classic setup of 5 reels by 3 rows, this includes 243 – 1.944 set pay lines. This game is medium-high variance with a set RTP of 96.03% and max win capped at 5,184x. You can bet from £0.10 – £150.
Hotline 2 Slot Review Pay Table & Symbols
There are 12 symbols in total, this includes 6 low paying symbols. These are represented by green, blue, purple, orange, red and pink jewels. There are also 4 premium symbols, these are represented by 4 different character symbols. A man with a mic headset on, a man holding a radio, a man holding binoculars and a woman drinking champagne. In additon to these regular symbols is a wild and scatter symbol. The highest paying symbol is the lady premium, which pays 2.6x for 5 across a pay line. Wilds can land on reels 2, 3 and 3 substituting for all symbols except the scatter.
Hotline 2 Slot Review Features
There is a ‘Bonus Bet‘ which increases the chance to win expanding wild symbols for a higher bet size. With a regular bet including reel 3 as a hotline, doubling the bet includes reels 3 and 4 as hotlines. Triple the bet includes reels 2, 3 and 4 as hotlines.
Central to this slot is the ‘Free Spins’ feature, triggered by landing 3 scatter symbols on reels 2, 3 and 4 during one base game spin. This will award 7 free spins, during spins wilds that land will always expand to cover the reel, increasing the height for that reel by 1 symbol and increasing the bet ways. With a maximum reel height of 6 symbols and up to 1,944 bet ways during this feature.A reel reaching max height awards 2 additional free spins, a non-hotline reel awarding one extra spin.
Overall, I think Netent has outdone themselves with this slot rerelease. The game sticks with unique roots and still delivers a new experience to the casino community. With medium-high variance, thanks to a max win capped at 5,184x. Be sure to try the slot out for yourself. Also, be sure to check out our exclusive casino offers.