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Reel Rush slot review

Added by NetEnt. Information last updated: 10/08/2020

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Tester rating:

4.2 (1)

Game information

Game supplier:NetEnt

Release date:05/2013



Max. win:bet x 62500

Mobile version:Support all devices

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Non standard reels



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Slot tester's review: Gail Banavage

With a name such as Reel Rush, you’ll be forgiven for thinking this was yet another fruit machine. At first glance, it has all the elements of a classic slot game, except that it is not. As you know by now, I’m quite nostalgic of the past, especially for old-school computer games, so when I first laid eyes on this game, I thought “Super Mario”. It enjoys and depicts the same background as that of the classic video slot.

Multi-coloured yet funky in style, this game comes with plenty of surprising rewards and a less than conventional reel setup. Besides looking like a Nintendo GameBoy product, it also enjoys an 80s retro videogame music playing in the background. Although the music sounds dreamy and almost lull you to sleep, once you hit a winning combo, the music becomes more upbeat.

The background of this game works pretty well with this game. With curved shapes for hills and trees, this unique theme still boasts high-quality graphics and kicks the game standard up a notch. The up-tempo tone also adds to the game, giving it an invigorating crescendo.

As previously mentioned, the game has a different layout to other standard slot games. It is based across five reels, but the row setup is shaped like a diamond. This bodes well for the gameplay, but more of that a little later on.

Symbols & Features

In terms of symbols, NetEnt has kept it simple by having different coloured gems (or candies?) dropped onto the reels. Besides these gems, you can also find a variety of fruit icons, squished into oblong shapes. There are no ferocious turtles to fight in this game. Instead, your only hope at success is to land fruit symbols on a pay line to achieve a win.

Ultimately, the fruit symbols are the highest paying symbols in this game, while the different-colour gems/candies are the lowest-paying. The Star acts as a Wild in this game, to substitute for all other symbols in a bid to help to create winning combinations. It can only crop up on reels 2 to 5.

When it comes to pay-outs, the maximum possible pay-out you can get your hands on in this game is that of 480,000 coins. If you set your coin value to the max, you can walk away with a colossal £120,000, which isn’t bad at all.

The Strawberry symbol can additionally pay you 1,000 coins if you land five of a kind. All these numbers are more than enough reason for you to enjoy this game, but there are a few more tricks up this game’s sleeve.

Once you start forming winning combinations, you get rewarded with re-spins. Any winning combo can activate a re-spin, up to a maximum of five times. With each of these re-spins earned, your number of ways to win are also enhanced. To begin with, your chances to win go up to 135, followed by 405, and then, up to 675. Once you get to the fourth re-spin, you are awarded 1,125 ways to win, and finally, you finish off with a total of 1,875 ways to win on your fifth re-spin.

When I started playing this game, I was confuzzled by the letter ‘R’ that seems to be spread across the layout on symbols. These R symbols also have a part to play in this game. Every time you land a winning combo, some of these will dissipate making room for more symbols, and leaving the path open for more ways to win. Hurrah!

Oh, and it still gets better. There is also a free spins round, that is triggered once you have completed your fifth subsequent winning combo. This will see you earn a total of eight free spins, with a total of 3,125 ways to win.

If you love fruit machines but want to play a game with a modern twist, this is the game for you. Games like Twin Spin and Twin Spin Deluxe have a more contemporary look to them, but this game truly delivers in terms of entertainment.

I’m not in love with classic or fruit machines, but this game has ticked all the right boxes and changed my mind.

In Conclusion

At face-value, this game doesn’t appear to be inviting or enticing, but once I started playing it, I got sucked in. There is a reason why software provider NetEnt keeps thriving in this day and age. This game has a simple concept, with an arcade soundtrack and 80s graphics, but once you start spinning those reels, there is more to it than meets the eyes.

The winning combinations, together with free re-spins and expanding reel grid, can provide you with up to 3,125 ways to win. Phew!

This 2013 game release evidently showcases that keeping games simple while dotting it with features can be a winning recipe. Of course, the fact that this game enjoys a massive RTP of 97% is also another reason.

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Wins and bets

RTP (Return to Player):97%


Max. win:bet x 62500

Min. bet:£0.05

Max. bet:£100

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Max. lines:1

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You can play Reel Rush in English, Finnish, Swedish, German and 20 other languages.

All supported languages:
English, Finnish, Swedish, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Greek, Hungarian, Polish, Norwegian, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Turkish, Chinese


Reel Rush supports GBP, EUR, SEK, NOK and 33 other currencies.

All supported currencies:
GBP (£), EUR (€), SEK (kr), NOK (kr), DKK (kr), RUB (₽), CZK (Kč), USD ($), NZD ($), CAD (C$), AUD ($), ZAR (R), UAH (₴), GEL (ლ), TRY (₤), BRL (R$), CNY (¥), PEN (S/.), ARS ($), MXN ($), PLN (zł), CHF (₣), BGN (лв), HRK (Kn), HUF (Ft), RON (L), ISK (Kr), INR (₨), JPY (¥), MYR (RM), PHP (₱), SGD ($), THB (฿), TWD ($), GHS (₵), HKD ($)


Release date 05/2013
124th newest on NetEnt 1,937th newest on Bojoko
RTP 97% 1.15% > average
8th highest on NetEnt 88th highest on Bojoko
Win up to 62500 x your bet
15th highest on NetEnt 124th highest on Bojoko
Paylines 1 95% < average
136th highest on NetEnt 1,926th highest on Bojoko
Min bet £0.05 per spin
13th lowest on NetEnt 385th lowest on Bojoko
Max bet £100 per spin
92nd highest on NetEnt 642nd highest on Bojoko
Rated 0 by 0 members
6th most rated on NetEnt 38th most rated on Bojoko
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Slot tester's profile


Gail Banavage

Gail Banavage

Gail Banavage is a freelancer specialising in content writing, editing and quality assurance for Bojoko. Previously, she has worked for casino operators and affiliates specialising in both Content and SEO and as a writer for various local newspapers and publications.

She has also worked in newspaper advertising for many years and has subsequently had nightmares about dealing with rude customers over the phone.

Gail has more than 7 years of iGaming experience and can write about various topics pertaining to the online gambling industry.

Gail graduated from the University of Malta with a Bachelor's degree in Communications and Sociology. This was followed by a Diploma in Advanced Psychology, Marketing and a Masters Degree in English.

Though she will never learn how to play poker, she is a big fan of Blackjack and likes to heckle live dealers under the nickname ‘Potatoes’.

She is also fond of slot games, most notably games Cosmic Fortune, Jack and the Beanstalk and Blood Suckers.

Before trying new games, she will research payout percentages, in-game features and study the paytable information sheet….as one should.

Gail is the owner of a dog called Buckley, who disappointingly doesn't share her passion for The Smiths. She is also the owner of a Lemon and an Orange tree and although she fusses over them, they've yet to bear fruit.

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Game supplier:NetEnt

Release date:05/2013

RTP (Return to player):97%

Max. win:bet x 62500

Mobile version:Yes

User rating: 0
Tester rating: 4.2

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