There are so many animal lovers around the world, so it is no surprise that there are lots of online slots with animal themes.
BetSoft’s mobile slot The Hive is a bee-themed game released on June 25th, 2020. The theme makes us dive into the hive, where we’ll find a honeycomb of five reels. This game will have us rediscover the exciting world of one of the hardest-working members of the animal kingdom.
The Hive has a Cluster Pays system that lets you score wins with different combinations.
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Theme & gameplay
As with many BetSoft games, The Hive relies on a cute, cartoonish style of design to build a quirky little universe abuzz with honeybees.
The symbols include a whole array of colourful flowers, along with quirky insects to accompany the bees, such as ladybugs. The royal symbols themselves are made of honey.
Meanwhile, the background opens to a bright green field, and animated bees fly in and out of the hive to add life and action to the game.
The gameplay itself also fits with the theme, as the Cluster Pays system has symbols spread out in a honeycomb shape pattern with different rows per reel (3-4-5-4-3). This means that 19 symbols are present on the screen, and they create winning combinations as they cluster into predefined shapes.
A honey jar meter fills up as you score wins. Filling it up will trigger greater features and rewards.
Other Betsoft slots
If you are not interested by The Hive but still want to play Betsoft games, we have reviews of slots that feature free slot demos. They’re a good way to get to know the developer before playing their games for real money at online casinos.
These games exemplify BetSoft’s unique approach to design and gameplay.
To give them a try, simply click the links to our reviews and then click the Play Demo Mode button:
If you’re wondering where to play BetSoft games, then I have bad news for you. They are not easily available in the UK, and PlayFrank, one of my favourite casinos was offering them in their games catalogue not long ago. But there are currently none of our partner casinos that offer Betsoft games. I’ll be sure to update the review of this slot when it becomes available again.
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The Hive slot verdict
All in all, The Hive is an excellent slot machine that is in line with Betsoft’s premium slots. While it can be entertaining, it is not recommended for regular players. Given its very low payout potential, I doubt it’s intended for this category of player. This slot is ideal for those who want to relax after a long day.
If you like slots with animals or insects, or any other game with a nature theme, then The Hive should appeal to you.