300 Shields by NextGen Gaming is a 5-reel video slot game with 25 payline, giving you multiple chances to win. The name and the theme used in this casino game leads to the original book “300” and the 2007 movie with the same name. The story is about King Leonidas who leads 300 Spartans into battle, defending their territory against the Persian god, King Xerxes.
In the background you can see a wheat field in breeze and Spartan temples, blue skies and beautiful sunrise. All of this and the music leads you into a warlike theme. This game emphasizes weaponry, especially arrows, and warriors. You have to help the Spartans to defeat the Persian god and if you do so, you will be rewarded with big bonuses.
The lower valued symbols are A, K, Q, J, 10 and 9. Each and every one of them is ancient-styled and has been pierced by an arrow. For finding these symbols you will gain:
A, K of a kind:
- three symbols – 10 times your stake
- four symbols – 15 times your stake
- five symbols – 150 times your stake
Q, J of a kind:
- three symbols – 5 times your stake
- four symbols – 12 times your stake
- five symbols – 125 times your stake
10, 9 of a kind:
- three symbols – 4 times your stake
- four symbols – 10 times your stake
- five symbols – 100 times your stake
The medium-value symbols are three arrows flying in your direction and a double-edged sword with blood on it. If you find three of this symbols you will gain 12 times your stake, for finding four symbols you will gain 20 times your stake and for five symbols of a kind you will receive 200 times your stake.
The highest-value symbols are a long wooden ship and a Spartan warrior with an arc. When you find two or more of him, he starts shooting with his arrow into the frame. If you find two you will be rewarded with 2 times your stake, find three of this symbols and you will gain 15 times your stake, for finding four symbols you will gain 100 times your stake and for five symbols of a kind you will receive 250 times your stake.
The Wild Symbol is a warrior who is screaming and is ready to attack. It can substitute all other symbols except the Scatter Shield. When the wild symbol is activated the warrior becomes alive and slashes his sword out of the reel. If you find 5 Wild Warriors you will gain 1,000 times your stake. For finding five golden Scatter Shields you will be rewarded with 100 times your stake and if you find more than 5 of this symbol you will receive five free games and you will see a waterfall of blood rolling down each spinning reel. If you collect 12 or more shields, a fourth series of 5 free games is awarded, with all warriors wins multiplied by 300.
Come and play this amazing animated game if you are a big fan of 300 or if you want to become a Spartan Warrior yourself.