ReelPlay’s Hypernova MegaWays Slot Review

Blast off into space in Hypernova MegaWays, a 6 reel slot from ReelPlay that offers up to 117,649 ways to win. The highlight here is the streak respin round where you can win prizes of up to 6,250 times your total stake. Play on all devices from between 40p and £60 per spin.

With stars and gas clouds in the background, you’ll see A to 9 royal values plus a collection of gemstones symbols spinning around the reels. The best symbol is the white diamond which will get you a payout of 2, 5, 10, 30 or 100 times your stake if you land 2, 3, 4, 5 or 6 in combination. There’s also a wild that substitutes for all the standard symbols.

The MegaWays game engine means that the number of symbols on each reel changes with each spin. So too does the number of ways to win. These can range from 324 right up to 117,649 if all 6 reels expand to their maximum size. You’ll find the commonly used Cascading Reels feature in play whenever you get a win – all winning symbols are removed and replaced with new ones allowing you to win again and again from each spin.

The bubbling ball of gas (supernova) is the scatter. This is the key to unlocking the only feature round in Hypernova MegaWays. To trigger the Jackpot Respins feature, you’ll need to land 6 or more scatters on the same spin. Those scatters are held and 3 respins are awarded. If a new scatter lands, it too is held and the respins reset to 3.

The round continues until you’re out of respins or you’ll filled all 42 positions with scatters. Each scatter comes with a cash value (of up to 100 times your stake) or a trophy attached. The cash values are added together to calculate your prize. If you’re lucky enough to see a trophy, you’ll win the following awards.

  • Bronze Trophy = a payout of 10 times your stake
  • Silver Trophy = a payout of 50 times your stake
  • Gold Trophy = a payout of 250 times your stake
  • Platinum Trophy = a payout of 2,000 times your stake

It’s possible to land multiple bronze and silver trophies in the same set of respins. You can win one of the big gold and platinum trophies. In theory you could land a prize of 6,250 times your total stake in this feature. That still doesn’t match the potential rewards on offer from the base game which can reach 8,641.2 times your stake per spin.

This is a rather unusual MegaWays slot. There aren’t any free spins but the Jackpot Respins feature can be well worth hitting. If you enjoy this game mechanic, then Hypernova MegaWays is well worth a look. I also recommend you try other ReelPlay slots like Buster Hammer Carnival my favourite.

 

Hypernova MegaWays Slot Information

  • Game:
    Hypernova MegaWays
  • Software:
    ReelPlay
  • Type:
    Video Slot
  • Reels:
    6
  • Paylines:
    117,649
  • Total Coins:
    40
  • Coins Range:
    0.40 to 60.00
  • Jackpot:
    2,000
  • Bonus Round:
    Yes (2)
  • Free Spins/Multiplier:
    NA/NA
Review by Chris Taylor

Review by Chris Taylor

Chris is a slots expert that has reviewed and played over 4,000 online slots. Having being in the iGaming industry for over 16 years, he knows how slots work, how bonus features are triggered and how the RTP and variance affect the gameplay.

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