The sandy deserts where warriors were created is the setting for the latest slot game by 1X2 Gaming, Gladiators of Rome.  During the time of the Roman Empire, Gladiators, although slaves, were seen as the elite fighting machines and these Titans would battle to the death in the ultimate battle of dominance and strength.  Well, thankfully in this slot you won't be asked to do that. Instead, you will be able to enjoy a slot which is based on this battle which took place, but instead of the sands of the arena, for you, your battle takes place across five reels.  The slot also has a fixed twenty-five payline structure.

Our Verdict:

Gladiators of Rome is not the first slot game we have seen which celebrates these ultimate fighting machines. However, it is definitely a welcome addition to this genre of games.  The slot looks and feels fresh, and the graphics are nice and neat.  The game is set against a sandy desert like place, the sort of place a gladiator would go to train.  Your every spin is also accompanied by dramatised music, which provides a certain atmosphere to the game, helping set the tone for the slot.  You also have the free spins bonus feature, which when triggered, offers you the best chance of producing a win.

How to Play:

Gladiators of Rome is a slot game with five reels and twenty-five fixed paylines.  This means that throughout the game all paylines will remain active.  Before starting you will need to select your stake per spin, which can be as low as 5p, or as high as £270.  You will now be ready to start and to win you will need to land a combination of three symbols on one of the paylines.  The symbols on the slot include seven higher value theme related symbols, including some gladiators, a sword, and a golden eagle.  You also have three playing card symbols making up the lower value symbols.

Wild Symbol:

The wild symbol on Gladiators of Rome is a special symbol and it is a decorated angry looking gladiator.  This angry gladiator symbol is special as it has the ability to substitute for all but the bonus scatter symbol, to help produce winning combinations of symbols.  The wild symbol can also produce its own winning combos if three or more of the Gladiators wilds land in a single payline.

Free Spins:

On Gladiators of Rome you only have one bonus feature and that feature is a free spins bonus. The free spins bonus is triggered when you land three or more of the two fighting gladiators scatter symbol – this is made trickier as the scatter only appears on reels two, three and four, however, if you do it you will be awarded thirty free spins. The spins will automatically begin, and as they continue your multiplier will increase 2x after 10 free spins and 3x after 20 free spins, and you will be able to keep an eye on what the multiplier is at the top of the screen.