Back to the 80s in NetEnts Hotline Slot

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2/27/2018

Spanning five seasons from 1984 to 1989, Miami Vice is one of the most-memorable TV shows in history. And NetEnt will soon launch a generic take on this famed police-detective show with Hotline slot.

Due out on March 22, 2018, Hotline will give players a healthy dose of the 1980s South Florida vibe along with some cool music. Let’s see what else this 5-reel slot will offer when it’s released in late March.

Gameplay and Atmosphere

Hotline features the palm trees, neon signs, and flashy cars that have come to epitomize Miami, Florida. But this game also has a retro-80s vibe, which is where it gains its Miami Vice feel.

The characters do a good job of representing the old TV show, including two police detectives, a wealthy woman, jewelry, and sports cars (wild). The detectives are clear knockoffs of James "Sonny" Crockett and Ricardo "Rico" Tubbs.

Yet one more thing that sets the atmosphere is the music, which has a clear Miami Vice theme.

It’s hard knowing the exact betting options based on the preview alone. But we’re guessing that this is a 30-line slot with fixed paylines and an adjustable coin size based on what’s shown onscreen.

Hotline Slot Special Features

Hotlines – The game’s name comes from the fact that certain paylines will be “Hotlines.” Any wild symbol that lands on these Hotlines increases your odds of getting an expanding wild.

Free Spins – Landing 3 or more palm tree/scatter icons on the reels triggers 7 free spins. Day turns to night, and the reels spin automatically during this bonus.

Re-Spins – You’ll get free re-spins when you have enough expanding wilds going at one time.

Final Thoughts on Hotline Slot

Hotline is a solid all-around online slot that has decent features and an even better theme. We really like how NetEnt based this on Miami Vice. The Hotline feature is also unique and gives you plenty of chances to form expanding wilds. Add in both free spins and re-spins, and you’ll net even more big payouts.

In summary, the features and retro Miami atmosphere definitely make this game worth trying when it’s launched on March 22, 2018.

You can play Hotline online slot for fun here on its releaseday, play other NetEnt slots or other new free slots for fun until then.

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