It is normally assumed that you can tell the quality of a slot by whether or not it spawns a sequel.
This is not the case, however, with Hugo, which, despite reaching a decent level of popularity thanks to being based on the troll that is much-loved from Scandinavian cartoons, movies, computer games, and more, the slot was actually not particularly good.
The slot did well though, and it’s safe to assume that this is why Play’n Go felt comfortable releasing Hugo 2.
To be fair, this is a slot that seems to have learnt form the mistakes of its predecessor, and offers a much better gaming experience for players.
About the slot
A charming looking slot that brings the TV show to life beautifully, symbols on the reels of this five-reel, 10 fixed payline slot include a diamond, a mine cart, a cap, a level, and more.
Hugo plays the part of the wild here and will substitute for all but the two scatter symbols.
Land three beaver scatter symbols and you’ll trigger the Free Spins Troll race feature, which can feature up to 8x multipliers, and where you get ten initial spins, with a random Beaver Cleaver symbol awarding five more if you’re lucky, land three of these and you’ll trigger the Skull Cavern feature.
You can also trigger the Skull Cavern game by landing three or more Afskylia scatter symbols. You must then guide Hugo through treacherous terrain and collect cash and multipliers as you go, trying not to lose all your lives, as this ends the feature.
Hugo 2 is a substantially more exciting and entertaining game than the original, with nice features, excellent graphics, and a real sense of fun that seemed to be oddly missing from the first Hugo slot game.