Sherlock Holmes Captured In Online Video Slots

March 24, 2016

Every now and then emerges a writer whose created character outlives him. Long after he has gone others reinvent stories based on the character through movies and television shows. One such persona is Sherlock Holmes. There are a handful of online slots that pay tribute to his iconic lifestyle.

The latest Sherlock Holmes online slot is a branded product from IGT based on the Warner Bros movie subtitled The Hunt for Blackwood. The main characters appear as symbols on the reels and include Sherlock Holmes, Doctor Watson, Inspector Lestrade and Irene Adler, the lady who had once got the better of Holmes. The low paying symbols are typical Holmes icons such as violin, pipe, magnifying glass and pocket watch. This IGT branded slot has two bonus features - the Picker Puzzle and the Blackwood Wheel Bonus.

Sherlock Mystery is the Sherlock Holmes themed online slot from Playtech. The wild symbol, which also awards the highest line payouts, is a villainous figure. Sherlock Homes and Dr. Watson appear as symbols. In the win animations the detective smokes his pipe and Watson enjoys a cup of tea. When Dr. Watson appears to Holmes’ right you receive a bonus payout. Holmes’ residence 221B Baker Street awards 10 free spins with an extra wild symbol and random multipliers. The magnifying glass symbol triggers the Crime Bonus game on the second screen. You pick evidence from the scene of the crime for bonus prizes.

London Inspector is the video slot from Realtime Gaming. There is no reference to Sherlock Holmes but the online slot creates the right ambience. Holmes’ pipe and magnifying glass are symbols on the reels. The other symbols include police helmet, police badge and gas light. The pocket watch is the wild symbol and the London inspector is the scatter symbol. The free spins feature awards up to 15 free spins with tripled payouts. London Inspector also offers the Realtime Gaming randomly triggered progressive jackpot.

Victorian Villain from Microgaming also does not have any Sherlock Holmes reference, but features a female detective named Yard who looks exactly like the famous sleuth. Victorian Villain is a 243 ways to win slot game. The other symbols are the Victorian villain, the London policeman and the lady client. The Victorian Villain logo is the wild symbol. The Search Clues logo triggers a second screen bonus game in which you pick clues and win bonuses. The video slot also includes a free spins feature in which you can choose from three free spin sets.

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