Playtech Releases a Simple, Playful New Online Slot: Berry Berry Bonanza

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Aside from the most standardised classic slots, Berry Berry Bonanza is as basic as they come. The visual design is not particularly engaging – a fairly cut-and-pasted background with simple painted symbols on the reels – and there are no special features for players to get excited about.

However, that said, many players enjoy the simple life. They don’t want fancy graphics or movie-like animations and storylines: they just want the chance to win cold, hard cash. Despite its lack of exciting bonus rounds, Berry Berry Bonanza does offer up to 10,000x stake if you hit the perfect spin!

Theme

A minor variation on a classic slot (5 reels instead of 3, plus wilds and scatters) but without any blockbuster features of true video slots, Berry Berry Bonanza is all about simple spins, and semi-regular payouts.

Gameplay & Layout

With 5 reels and only 9 paylines, Berry Berry Bonanza is not the most high-octane game you will have ever played. Realistically, if you’re a fan of explosive graphics, detailed storytelling and juggernaut bonus rounds, you’re probably gonna get bored with this one pretty quick.

However, if you’re not that kind of player, then there’s no reason not to like it. The graphic design, while simple, is definitely pleasing on the eye. The soundtrack is poppy and bouncy – you wouldn’t be surprised to hear it on the beach – and the game is super responsive! To help bolster the 9 paylines, players can also win both ways.

The symbols are, as you’d expect, a range of different berries. However, there are also two more important symbols worth paying attention to:

 

  • Wild – Branded with the word “wild”, it’s hard to miss. As usual, this fills in for any other symbols to help produce a winning combination.
  • Scatter – Land 2, 3, 4, or 5 of these anywhere on the reels and you’ll generate an automatic payout of 1, 5, 10 or 100 times your stake respectively.

 

Unfortunately, there are no bonus rounds to speak of. Landing 5 scatters and claiming that 100x stake is definitely a goal for every player in this game. However, you can take that even further since there is technically the chance to win a jaw-dropping 10,000x stake on every single spin.

Of course, you’ll be unsurprised to hear it’s also quite unlikely. However, why play if you’re not shooting for the stars? If you land the middle 3 reels filled with wilds, and manage to get strawberries on reels 1 and 5, you’ll unlock this monstrous win. Since players can wager $9 per spin, that’s $90,000 you could be going home with!

Our Verdict

Look, these classic-style games aren’t everyone’s cup of tea. However, if you like the simplicity and enjoyment of a game that doesn’t try too hard, then this seriously could be the one for you. Check it out, and let us know what you think!

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