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Best Slot Games Based on Computer Games

December 12th, 2017 by Marc Comments

Computer games have been popular since the 1980s and while they used to be the sole domain of computer nerds and kids, the computer game industry has gone on to spawn a whole genre of hit movies, books and even slot games.

Thanks to the development of new technologies, computer games these days boast amazing graphics, complex storylines and incredibly life like imagery. This all translates amazingly well into the format of online slots and casino gaming. With so many themed slot games available online, it’s not surprising that some are based on computer games.

For many of these slots, the graphics and design match the style of the original and they often feature cut scenes and animations from the games themselves.

If you love playing your Xbox, PC or Playstation, you’ll love these top five slots that are based on computer games.

1. Tomb Raider
Lara Croft is an incredibly popular video game character who was famously played by Angelina Jolie in the original Tomb Raider movie. The slot game certainly doesn’t disappoint with plenty of action and excitement as Lara leaps and tumbles across the reels and hopefully wins you some cash. This is a five reel, 15 payline slot game with themed symbols that include the Tomb Raider logo, a few different Lara Crofts, an Idol and the standard poker symbols.

2. Hitman
A highly popular video game, Hitman has been played for years and the slot game fits in with the theme, with plenty of short video footage to get you right into the action and amp up the excitement. Like many video slot games, Hitman is a five reel, 15 payline slot and plenty of special features. You’ll find multiple bonus games, scatters, expanding wilds and free spins. Hitman is as exciting as the original computer game but much more lucrative.

3. Bejewelled
If you’re after something a bit more classic and retro, Bejewelled is a simple yet highly addictive computer game that translates really well into the gambling arena. If you love matching up the brightly coloured gems in the computer game, you’ll love doing the same in the slot with the added bonus of winning money when you do. Each different jewel has a different level of prize money to be won and you’ll find some great extra features like free spins, wilds and bonus symbols.

4. Resident Evil
Resident Evil is a popular computer game, movie and TV show and it’s also a fantastic slot game. This well known shoot em up works well as a slot game, using the Resident Evil logo as the wild symbol, the Umbrella Corp symbol as the Scatter and a great bonus feature that lets you shoot enemies to progress through the game. If you love the computer game, you will love this slot.

5. Zuma
Sometimes the simplest games are the best and Zuma is one of those surprisingly addictive, simple games. The tile matching game is a great one for slot fans as it takes a lot of features of the original and puts them into a slot game format. Zuma has 20 paylines and plenty of multipliers so it’s not too hard to get a payout and it has a lot of the symbols from the original game including frogs, ceremonial masks and Aztec temples.

Even if you’re not a fan of any of these games in their original format, they’re still worth a look as a slot game – with game developers adding fun features and the added incentive of real money rewards, the computer game versions of online slots can be more exciting than the originals.

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Marc is a self-confessed nerd. Ever since seeing Star Wars for the first time around 1979 he’s been an unapologetic fan of the Wars and still believes, with Clone Wars and now Underworld, we are yet to see the best Star Wars. He’s a dad of two who now doesn’t have the time (or money) to collect the amount of toys, comics, movies and books he once did, much to the relief of his long-suffering wife. In the real world he’s a graphic designer. He started Following the Nerd because he was tired of searching a million sites every day for all the best news that he loves and decided to create one place where you can go to get the whole lot. Secretly he longs to be sitting in the cockpit of his YT-1300 Corellian Transport ship with his co-pilot Chewie, roaming the universe, waiting for his next big adventure, but feels just at home watching cartoons with his kids….