Game of the Week – Hyper Strike
If you like classic fruit pokies, then Hyper Strike may be a game for you. Hyper Strike is the latest 5-Reel, 20 payline pokie from Microgaming and Gameburger Studios. The game features an updated version of a classic fruit pokie but with multiple bonus features.
Learn more about this game, including how you can win up to 2,000x your initial bet.
Hyper Strike a New Twist on Fruit Pokies
Hyper Strike is a new 5-Reel, 20 payline pokie from Microgaming and Gameburger Studios. The game is a new spin on classic fruit pokies. At first glance, the game doesn’t look much different from your standard fruit pokie with classic symbols like cherries, bars, bells, dollars, along with single, double, and triple 7s.
The cherries, bars, and bells are the low paying symbols. Dollar signs and any 7s are your medium paying symbols. The highest paying regular symbols are three 7s, double 7s, or triple 7s. The Wild is also a paying symbol and pays on three or more on a payline. It is the highest paying symbol on three or more on a payline. Wild’s substitute for anything outside of the scatters.
One thing I like about this game is that any combinations of the 7s will pay. Many modern remakes of fruit pokies don’t pay on any 7s, which increases the variance on a game.
There are multiple features available on this game that can help you score some big wins. Let’s look at them.
Hyper Strike Scatter
The Hyper Strike symbol is the first of two scatters in this game. Getting three or more anywhere on the board will trigger a payout. Payouts range from 1x your bet for three scatters all the way up to 2,000x your bet for 9 scatters.
The most I landed in my testing was 5 scatters. That pays 15x your bet. However, you will regularly hit 3 to 4 scatters, giving you 1x and 5x wins. I hit 5 scatters three times. Anything above four scatters is considered atypical as the game will slow down the spins to build up anything above 4 just like it does for a potential free spins trigger.
Free Spins Game
The other scatter for this game is the Free Spins scatter. Get three of these on Reels 2, 3, and 4, and you’ll trigger the free spins game. At the start of the game, a free spins wheel will appear and you’ll spin it.
On each wedge, there’s a number of free spins and a multiplier. Most spins have a 2x multiplier, but the 25 and 30 free spins have 3x. The fewest spins you can get are 10 spins with a 2x multiplier. Free spins can be retriggered but will be awarded at the amount of the initial trigger.
I wish I could tell you what to expect from this feature, but I was never able to trigger it after playing for twice as long as I normally test pokies. There were a few near triggers, but no luck.
Hyper Strike A Solid Pokie With Good RTP
Despite not hitting the free spins game, I still enjoyed Hyper Strike. I was able to hit quite a few scatter wins and a couple of other nice wins to keep me in action. That’s not totally surprising considering the game has a 96.24% RTP.
This game is a good example of a medium volatility pokie. It is great for all bankrolls as you can play for as little as .20 per spin. High rollers will enjoy the game as well as you can play up to $60 per spin, giving you a top prize of $120,000.
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