The vampire genre has been hugely popular in recent years due to the success of TV shows such as True Blood and Twilight, so it should come as no surprise to see lots of creepy slots popping up, and 1x2 Gaming is one of the developers getting in on this action with Dark Thirst. Inspiration has obviously been pulled from the terrifying 19th Century gothic horror stories, and there are some truly spine-chilling, high-quality graphics to enjoy as well as lots of fantastic bonus features.
Our Verdict: If you enjoy a walk on the dark side, then Dark Thirst will be a highly entertaining slot game for you to check out. Fans of the horror genre are sure to love this slot game, but even if you are not a huge fan of this genre, the exciting bonus features like free spins and the Grave Yard Bonus Game should be enough to make you want to play as they will help you win lots of buried graveyard treasures! Players can get spinning Dark Thirst's 5 reels, 3 rows, and up to 25 paylines from as little as little as a 5p bet per spin all the way up to £270 per spin.
Wild Symbol: The wild symbol is always a favourite while playing slot games as it will replace nearly every other symbol on your reels to create more winning combinations. This can only mean one thing – even more cash in your prize pot. In Dark Thirst, the wild symbol to watch out for the scary female vampire who will help you win lots of extra money, instead of sucking you dry of it! There are two symbols that she will not substitute for and these are the scatter and bonus symbols. What's more, land 3 or more of her on a reel and she will act as her own winning combination.
Free Spins: There are two bonus features in the slot game Dark Thirst, and the first is the free spins bonus round. This round is triggered when you land at least 3 scatter symbols on your reels and the scatter symbol is the scary male vampire. When players land three, four or five free spins, they will be awarded at least 10 free spins. Unfortunately, there is no multiplier during this round, but there is an upside as you can retrigger this feature if you are lucky enough to land another 3 scatter symbols simultaneously on your reels!
Grave Bonus Game: The Grave Bonus Game is a great one to dig up, even more, big cash prizes! The Gravestone with the word RIP is the bonus symbol which will trigger this bonus round when you land three, four, or five of them on your reels. Players will then be transported to another screen that displays lots of creepy graves, and you will then be asked to choose a grave to find out what is buried underneath! Each grave has a different prize lying inside, so it is completely by luck your chances of winning the biggest prize on offer, however, dig up a skeleton and the round ends.