The question "why do people do the same things over and over again?" has captivated philosophers, anthropologists, economists and psychologists for centuries, while our favorite brands become endurable, resonating with popular characters and the allure of a new world to escape into:
Whether the genre is fantasy, sci-fi or comic book, there is now an online slot available, based on movies, in the form of a cash-winning game.
In the Resident Evil slot, a blood-curdling welcome awaits you when you first launch this from a games menu. A hair-raising theme continues to run throughout, with evil characters lurking in every corner. The movie itself is loosely based on a video game from Japanese games maker, Capcom. Zombie-slaying heroine, 'Alice', played by Milla Jovovich has captured our imagination for over a decade now.
'Lara Croft' also takes on many challenges while spinning the reels at an online casino. The Tomb Raider slot machine captures the spirit of both movies starring Angelina Jolie when she was the iconic sex symbol of her generation, with the backdrop of a classic console game developed by Microgaming with fans in mind.
"Beowulf" (2007), the American 3D motion capture epic fantasy film directed by Robert Zemeckis ranked #1 in the US and Canada box office during its opening weekend.
Based on an Old English epic poem written in Anglo-Saxon that dates back to the 11th century, Quickspin’s mythical casino version makes it possible to recapture the essence of this daring adventure.
Is SciFi your thing?
Science fiction can place humanity in situations it cannot or has not yet encountered, while testing our identity and inner nature against new and extreme conditions. How do human values and emotions change or endure in a far-flung future? How much can we change and still be human?
Arrival is a video slot that shares its name with this year's Oscar-nominated movie starring Amy Adams. iSoftBet's slot Arrival is also based on the intriguing question “Are we alone in the universe?”, and takes a unique approach to what our first contact with extraterrestrial life may be like.
Battlestar Galactica is based on the hit US science fiction media franchise originally created by Glen A. Larson in 1978. Between 2004 and 2009 a re-imagined TV series ran and this is what the slot machine is based on (link with free play version courtesy of casinos.co). Cryptologic's reboot created a video slot that makes great use of the imagery and atmosphere from this cult sci-fi show.
Terminator 2 by Microgaming has been featured on the landing page of many online casinos over the years. With an RTP (Return to Player percentage) of 96.6%, it’s easy to see why. Support the 'T-800,' 'John' and 'Sarah Connor' as they try to defeat the 'T-1000' and prevent 'Judgement Day' from ever happening.
Nothing beats a good superhero, literally.
The superhero genre has proved to be something eternal. A common criticism is that superheroes are not complex characters and embody very simple moralities, but the possibilities for what superheroes represent is vast and potentially endless, for these are the characters we wish we could be, even if is for just a day. Fighting evil and saving lives in the name of good.
If you are into comic book movies, characters with their own slot machines include "Batman: The Dark Knight Rises" (Microgaming), 'Green Lantern' (NextGen), The 'Fantastic Four' (Playtech) and 'Spiderman' (Cryptologic),
It seems there is hardly a Marvel comic hero out there without a dedicated online slot. Whatever type of movie you enjoy the most, there will be plenty of opportunities for you to go online and be re-acquainted with your favorite cast, this time with the added bonus of possibly winning a jackpot along the way...
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