300 Shields is based on the film 300 that was released in 2006. The film is based on the comic series of 1998. The comic series and film tell the story of the Battle of Thermopylae that took place during the Persian wars where 300 Spartan soldiers come up against 3000 Persian soldiers.
300 Shields is a product of NextGen gaming and has 5 reels and 25 paylines. The game is set against a Greek wheat field and an epic soundtrack plays as the reels spin. There are some animations when there is a win on the paylines. The 300 Shields standard symbols are made up of a warrior and his ship. A dagger and spears and the playing card symbols Ace, King Queen, Jack, Ten and Nine. By clicking on the paytable button players can view the payouts for these symbols.
Wild and Scatter Symbol
The warrior is the wild symbol and will substitute for all of the symbols except the scatter to create winning combinations. The shield is the scatter symbol.
Free Spins Round
The shield will trigger the bonus round of 300 Shields when 3 or more of these land on the reels. Players will receive 3 free spins and all the wins that are created with the wild symbol will be doubled. Players can win more free spins and multipliers during this round.
If 2 or more shields appear on the reels, players will receive 5 free spins and if the warrior is part of the win players will receive a multiplier of times 5. For 6 or more scatters players will receive 5 free spins and a multiplier of times 25 if the warrior forms part of the winning combination. For 12 or more scatters players will receive 5 free spins and a multiplier of times 300 if the winning combination includes the warrior. Players can win more free spins if 3 shields land on the reels in the same spin.
300 Shields has a gamble feature that becomes available after there is a win on the reels. The gamble feature is optional and players can either click the gamble button to play this feature or they can collect their winnings from the spin. Players must attempt to guess the colour or the suit of the face down playing card. If they correctly guess the colour of the card their win will be doubled. For correctly guessing the suit of the card their win will be quadrupled. Players may gamble their winnings up to 5 times, but they may not gamble any winnings from the jackpot.
Play for Free
300 Shields can be played for free or real money. When playing for free players must click on the free play option like doing in online poker USA. Playing for free means that players do not have to bet any real money or make a deposit. This option lets players play 300 shields without the risk of losing money. It also allows players to try out the game and learn the rules and betting options. This option helps to increase the odds of winning when playing for real money.
300 Shields offers good wins with the chance to win free spins and substantial multipliers during the bonus round as well as the chance to double or quadruple any winnings by selecting the gamble option.