Playtech’s Rocky Video Slot Online
Together, Playtech and MGM studios have brought all the action of the legendary Rocky Balboa film franchise to the online video slot space. Rocky is a five-reel 25 payline slot with a maximum single-spin jackpot of 10 000 coins.
Rocky is played with coin values ranging from 0.01 to 5.00 and players may wager between one and 10 coins per payline. The game includes various bonus features as well as a gamble option after each winning spin.
The Rocky Cast and Other Symbols
Players of the Rocky slot will easily be able to imagine themselves running up and down the steps of the Philadelphia Art Museum alongside Stallone himself, as Eye of the Tiger and the Rocky Theme play in the background. The slot symbols include a cast of familiar characters including each of Rocky’s major opponents – Apollo Creed, Ivan Drago and Clubber Lang – as well as his wife, Adrian and Pauline. Actual photographs instead of drawings of these characters adds to the game’s authentic feel.
Other symbols on the slots include boxing gloves, the Rocky Italian Stallion logo, and the letters R, O, C, K, Y, instead of the usual high-value playing card symbols.
Rocky Balboa is Wild
The wild symbol in this slots game is Rocky himself. As with other wilds, the Rocky wild can act as a substitute for all other symbols – except the boxing gloves and Italian Stallion scatters – to complete winning combinations.
Additionally, five Rocky symbols on a single active payline yields the game’s highest five-of-a-kind jackpot of 10 000 coins.
The Italian Stallion Scatter
The Rocky scatter symbol is the Italian Stallion logo and, unlike other symbols, does not have to appear on an enabled payline to pay out. As long as there are at least two Italian Stallion scatters anywhere on the Rocky reels, a payout will occur.
Three or more Italian Stallion scatters appearing on the reels will activate the Rocky free spins bonus round game. The number of free spins awarded depends on the number of scatters – 15, 20 and 25 free spins for three, four and five scatters respectively – and the same number may be retriggered if more scatters appear. All winnings during the Rocky free spins bonus game are doubled.
The Rocky Knockout Bonus Feature
When white boxing gloves appear anywhere on Reel 1 with red boxing gloves anywhere on Reel 5 simultaneously, the Rocky free Knockout Bonus Feature is activated. This commences with original footage from one of the Rocky films and requires players to select an opponent for Rocky to face in a 10-round bout. Cash prizes are paid out for every round that Rocky wins and he is guaranteed to win by a knockout in all games – the only variable is when that happens.
Note that the Rocky Knockout Bonus Feature cannot be triggered in the free spins round.
The R-O-C-K-Y Bonus Feature
Another Rocky bonus feature is activated when the letters R-O-C-K-Y appear from left to right on the reels to spell “Rocky”. This results in a 5x win on the total bet and can be triggered in both the Rocky base and free spin bonus games.
The Rocky Gamble Feature
As seen in more and more online video slots of late, the Rocky gamble feature allows players the chance to double or quadruple the payout after each winning spin by correctly guessing the colour or suit of a mystery playing card. This, of course, at the risk of losing the entire win if the guess is wrong.