Right, so we have a slot called The Exterminator, it’s 3D, and slot developer Betsoft Gaming are on-board. It’ll be a full-on slot full of explosions, a renegade cop, and a tonne of cool cutaway scenes and sound FX? Erm, not quite. In fact it’s another comedy slot from the leading developer all about – yep, you guessed it – a pest controller.
Dipping their substantial quill into the pot on ink marked, ‘rotund comedy heroes with mustaches’, Betsoft give us a hero in the wilds of Alaska on the hunt for raccoons who’ve set up home in a log cabin.
It’s our hero’s job to hunt out the varmints and get rid of them for good. You’re on a mission to help him, and make some cash at the same time.
Across the Reels…
The 5-reel, 30-pay-line slot is friendly and fun, with some low betting minimums ($0.01) and a low jackpot to boot (just $1,250).
However, there’s plenty to enjoy – the reels are full of silly icons, like the exterminating hero himself, kitted out in a skin-tight outfit, the smiling rascally raccoon and his tail, some poison, overflowing dustbins, plus a welcome sign to the town and a very unwelcoming ‘Not Welcome’ mat.
Over-the-top we get some cheery music, and the reels spins with a nice Hanna-Barbera-style sound effect; you know you’re in a comedy slot here.
Sticky Symbols Give Bonus Wins
So, Betsoft have delivered on the comedy pratfall angle; what about the special bonus features? Well, they’re all present and correct, thanks to several interesting additions. The first one that draws attention is the Sticky Win feature which appears whenever you score a win.
After a win, the winning symbols will remain stuck on the reels, and the rest of the machine will re-spin. All additional symbols of the kind that form a winner will remain stuck and this keeps going as long as you keep getting additional symbols.
Expanded Wilds Make The Game Great
Next is the Wild, in this case the raccoon-bothering tubster’s truck. He substitutes for all symbols other than the many scatters. If it appears during a Sticky Win it expands across the whole reel meaning you can bag even more cash!
Win Free Spins in the Great Raccoon Chase Free Spins Bonus
There are two scatters in the slot. First, the footprint symbol activates the Great Raccoon Chase Free Spins Bonus when you get five of them anywhere on the reels.
The free spins have a randomly-selected multiplier attached – from 1x to 5x – so this is another great chance for bonus wins.
Finally, the Blueprint symbol activates a cinematic bonus game when five appear across the reels. In the bonus game, simply choose where you think the raccoon will appear in the log cabin and win yourself cash prizes if you choose correctly.
For their sense of fun, great animation, and a generous choice of bonuses for the eager slots hound, it’s definitely worth hunting out Betsoft’s latest slice of slots goodness.
Sheriff Gaming’s insect-infested slot, One Million Ants, runs this close in the ‘cute animal antics’ stakes, but Betsoft’s own African-charged Safari Sam, with its quirky moustachioed lead character and wacky animals, is a great alternative to The Exterminator. Betsoft do it again!