ELK Studios Hidden Slot Review and Free Play

Hidden: Demo

Join a wacky professor on a quest for lost pyramid treasure in Hidden. Created by ELK Studios, it’s a 5 reel game that offers up to 178 ways to win. Look out for respins with stacked wilds as well as a free spins round where symbols expand to potentially spectacular effect. Play this volatile game on your desktop, tablet or mobile device from between 20p and £100 per spin.

ELK Studios are 1 of the best developers around when it comes to design and Hidden is another cracking looking video slot. The reels are set against a background of pyramids and palm trees. Symbols drop onto the reels in blocks that are covered in hieroglyphs. You’ll see lower value playing cards alongside a camel, the Sphinx, Professor Taylor and his nephew. All very impressive it is too. As is the soundtrack which matches the theme nicely.

Professor Taylor and his nephew have gone to Cairo to try and decipher the secrets of the pyramids. They can help you win a jackpot or 2 as well. The likeliest way to manage just that is via the pair of bonus features. The first we’ll look at is the Flashback Respins feature which can trigger at random on any spin. You’ll then be awarded 3 respins. Boosting your winning chances here are the stacked wilds that can land on any of the middle 3 reels on each respin.

The Treasure Room Free Spins feature also offers plenty of potential which is triggered by landing 3 or more of the magnifying glass scatter on the same spin – 1 symbol will then be chosen at random to be the special expanding symbol. You’ll then receive 5 free spins.

When the special symbol lands, it will expand 2×2 to create big blocks of the same symbol. Other, non-matching symbols are then removed from the reels and new symbols replace them. If these add to the matching cluster, they’ll continue. A final payout is made with all the matching symbols in play. Look out for the magnifying glass scatter too as every time 1 of these lands an extra free spin is added to your tally.

If you like volatile video slots then Hidden fits the bill. This is a high variance affair so expect lengthy winless spells. Saying that, you can win up to 2,150 times your total bet on each and every spin – in the base game or free spins feature.

Hidden is a very impressive all-rounder, combining high spec, 3D design and a pair of cracking features. It’s one desert trek we’re happy to recommend – I’d also suggest you try Play ‘N Go’s Leprechaun Goes Egypt which combines 2 popular themes (Irish leprechauns in ancient Egypt!).

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