Get ready to rub shoulders with the undead zombies in this IGT powered video slot machine. Day of the Dead is a very thrilling game that will allow you to enter the world of the dead as you try to survive by spinning the reels and racking up on great rewards. The game has five spinning reels but no paylines. This is because instead of the traditional payline format, the game offers players a higher paying format, it offers them 720 ways to win. This means that instead of a small number of paylines, players will have 720 different ways to win as they try to form winning combos from left to right without any specific payline configurations.
The game also does not have a fixed number of rows and the 1st and the 5th reel have 3 rows of symbols, the 2nd and the 4th reel have 4 rows of symbols while the middle reel has 5 rows of symbols. The symbols that are scattered across these reels and lines include a band of the undead, undead couple, skeletons, magical pots, fruits, flowers, pancakes, a Wild Symbol and a Scatter symbol.
The control panel of the game, which is found at the bottom, is where players will control the game and place their wagers. Placing the wagers is done through toggling between the different coin values, which is the only betting option. This is because players will have to activate all 720 ways with 50 coins, so players will only determine the value of the coins used. The value of the coin varies between 1 and 50 credits per coin. This creates the varied betting range of the game, which lies between 50 and 2500 credits per spin. After players place these wagers, they will click on Spin to spin the reels once or on Auto Spin, where they can determine a fixed stake and a number of lines so they can watch the reels spin by themselves.
The game has a wild symbol, which is a colorful symbol that has the word WILD on it. It will be able to replace any of the other symbols, with the exception of other bonus symbols, on the reels of the game in order to create the highest paying combo possible for lucky players. It only lands on the second, third and the fourth reel.
The game has a scattered symbol that pays players scattered rewards. Players who get 3 scatters will get their bet multiplied by 2, players who get 4 scatters will get their bet multiplied by 10 and players who get 5 scatters will get an amazing reward, as their bet will be multiplied by 50.
The Bonus symbol can trigger the free spins round. In order for that to happen, players will have to get three of these bonus symbols on the reels of the game, players can earn 8 free spins and they can earn additional ones when they get more scatters during the free spin rounds. Players can earn up to 240 free spins.