The It Came From Venus! slots game is produced by BetSoft. BetSoft are one of the smaller slot development companies on the market at the moment and have recently started offering their own casino platform. The company was founded in 2006, entering the slots market 4 years later. Betsoft do publish the Return to Player (RTP)/House Edge information for their slots games within the game help files. As such we know that the house edge for It Came From Venus! is 4.2%.
It Came From Venus! has 5 reels and each reel is 3 symbols high. The game uses 30 standard paylines, playing from left to right.
Wild – Wilds appear at random and can only appear on reels 2 and 4. They can come with multipliers, up to x4 the bet and will substitute for all symbols other than “Sack”, “Scatter” and “Helicopter” symbols.
Scatter – The Scatter symbol is the “No Trespassing” sign. 3 or more “No Trespassing” signs anywhere on the reels will payout regardless of paylines. 3 will earn you 60 coins, 4 will earn you 150 coins and 5 will earn you 750 coins.
Free Spins – The “Sack” is the Free Spins symbol. You need 5 of them in the middle reel to trigger the game’s Free Spin feature. The carnivorous plant in the bottom left-hand corner of the screen will eat a sack of food every time one appears on the middle reel. Once it has eaten 5, you trigger the Free Spins.
Stacked Collapsing Wins – When 2 entire reels contain the same symbol in a column, you will receive x2 your bet. Stacked symbols can appear on reels 1, 3 and 5. If you can land matching stacked symbol on all 3 reels then you will earn x40 your bet.
Bonus – 3 or more Helicopter symbols anywhere on the reels will trigger the Bonus game. The Bonus is an elaborate click and reveal game where you open up crates dropped by the helicopter in an attempt the find the alien plant that the government have stolen from the farmer. Boxes contain cash prizes.
Free Spins – You trigger the Free Spins once the plant has eaten 5 Sacks of Food that have appeared in the middle reel. Once you have done this, Food Sack symbols will become sticky Wilds for the remainder of the Free Spins. Sticky Wilds will substitute for all symbols other than Scatter and Helicopter symbols.
Double Up – After any win you can risk what you have earned by pressing the Double Up button. You bet half or all of your winnings and will win or lose based on the toss of a coin. You can attempt to double up as often as you like, until you lose.