Ghostbusters is a branded game which comes from the IGT stable of amazing iPad slot game apps. This slot is a game adaptation of the popular movie series which goes by the same name. When playing this game, players will encounter many features taken directly from the movie series from the symbols on the reels, background graphics to the background sounds.
Ghostbusters iPad Slots Quick Start Guide
In order to start your adventure in Ghostbusters, you will need to spin the game’s five reels that come with 30 paylines. Ths progressive slot game is mobile friendly hence players can enjoy it on their mobile devices at the Double Down casino.
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Slot layout theme
The background of this slot depicts the middle of a skyscraper. The entire reel section of this slot is covered by a solid white colour.
Reel symbols 101
When spinning Wonder Rose’s reels, players will find the following symbols on the reels: an owl, white male characters with black hair, a white male character with brown hair, back male character, and white male character putting on glasses, a box, an old car, binoculars, and a pick.
Base game symbols and pay tables
- An owl: This is the highest paying icon. For matching five of these the player receives 500 credits, for matching four of these the player receives 200 credits and for matching three of these the player receives 40 credits.
- White characters with black hair: The white characters with back hair icons carry the game’s second most prize. For matching five of the same kind the player receives 250 credits, for matching four of the same kind the player receives 75 credits and for matching three of the same kind the player receives 25 credits.
- A white male character with brown hair and black male character: These two icons carry the game’s third most prize. For matching five of a kind the player receives 200 credits, for matching four of a kind the player receives 50 credits and for matching three of a kind the player receives 20 credits.
- A white male character wearing glasses: This icon carries the game’s fourth-highest prize. For matching five of these the player is awarded 150 credits, for matching four of these the player is awarded 30 credits and for matching three of these the player is awarded 10 credits.
- A box, old car, and metal tool: These symbols carry the game’s fifth-highest prize. For matching five of a kind the player receives 125 credits, for matching four of a kind the player receives 25 credits and for matching three of a kind the player receives 5 credits.
- Binoculars and a pick: These symbols carry the game’s lowest payouts. For matching five of a kind the player receives 100 credits, for matching four of a kind the player receives 20 credits and for matching three of a kind the player receives 5 credits.
Bonus games and features – Super Cool !
- Wild: An owl acts as the wild card in this game and it possesses the power to transform and take the form and shape of any other symbol on the reels with the exception of the bonus symbol.
Scatter: There is no scatter.
- Bonus Symbol: The bonus symbol is represented by the Ghost icon.
- Ballroom Buster Feature: This is a random feature. In this feature, you will be strapped with bullets all over your body. You have five chances to use your bullets to shoot the ghosts around you. For every ghost you shoot, you win a cash prize.
- Stay Puft Feature: This is a random bonus which sees marshmallows fall onto the reels. If the marshmallow manages to stick on any symbol on the reels, that symbol transforms and it becomes a wild multiplier which carries all the characteristics of a wild icon.
- Psychic Feature: This feature is triggered only after a win. The player will be asked to pick a card which corresponds with the card that the game character holds. If the player picks the correct card, he doubles his win.
- Paranormal Pick: You need three bonus symbols to trigger this feature. In this feature, you will be asked to pick anyone out of five features.
- Cash Award: This feature will see the players being awarded a random cash prize by one of the game’s characters. In addition to the cash prizes, players may also be awarded multipliers. During this feature, some of the standard symbols will be transformed into wilds.
To stand a chance of hitting any one of the five progressive jackpots in this game, the player has to trigger the Paranormal Pick. Regardless of the feature the player picks in the Paranormal Pick, he has a chance of hitting one progressive jackpot at random.
Ghostbusters is an excellent slot game which comes with numerous bonus rounds that will keep you excited. This slot game gets an 8.5 point rating out of 10 points in our IGT iPad slot reviews.
About the movie
The first Ghostbusters movie screened way back in 1984, yep that’s a while ago now. The team advertised their services as paranormal pest controllers in New York City, business was always good for the boys. It was a huge hit around the world for Columbia Pictures.
The original cast consisted of:
- Bill Murray as the ever funny Peter Venkman.
- Dan Aykroyd as Raymond “Ray” Stantz.
- Sigourney Weaver as the Dana Barrett who was one of their beautiful customers.
- Harold Ramis as Egon Spengler.
- Rick Moranis as The geeky Louis Tully.