Blazing Star

It's time to head off into outer space in this exciting game from Merkur Gaming.  In Blazing Star, players will definitely get back to gaming basics.  Here, players are transported to the blazing sun, and you'll almost be able to feel the heat of it burning through your game screen. 

Blazing Star is a brilliant recreation of the classic arcade fruit-style slot machines you would find in land-based casinos and will likely become a favourite amongst both newbies and seasoned pros alike.

In Blazing Star, there are no extra gaming features, as it's all about the high-quality traditional gaming experience so make sure to read our full review below for all the important gaming information.    

More About the Software Provider

Merkur Gaming is part of the huge Gauselmann Group, which was founded way back in 1957.  Merkur first started to create both physical and online slot games back in 2006 and has developed a stellar reputation within the iGaming industry.  All of Merkur Gaming's online slot titles are of an extremely high quality, and the fun gamble feature is offered in almost every online slot in their repertoire.  If you prefer classic, arcade-style slot games with a retro twist, this software provider is perfect!    

Appearance and Sound Effects

Blazing Star provides players with a basic five-reel layout that any player will be able to confidently use, and alongside this, there is three rows worth of classic arcade-style symbols.  These symbols definitely take on the role of classic fruit machine icons.  This means you will come across plums, grapes, cherries, oranges, lemons, and watermelons.  As well as the different icons and reel layout, there are also five different paylines.  These paylines are not customizable, however, you are able to alter the amount you would like to wager.  Players have the option of betting from just 5p right up to £10 per spin.   

Bonuses and Special Features

In terms of special features, Blazing Star does not really offer any main features.  Where free spin round, scatters and wilds are now a give in in the vast majority of modern video slots, this classic fruit-style slot chooses to leave these features out.  The main icon on the gaming reels is the scorching sun, which offers the highest potential payout.  If you're lucky enough to land five of these on a payline, you'll unlock a massive reward of 10,000 coins!
The only bonus feature on offer in this game is the gamble feature.  This particular extra can be used whenever you land a winning combination.  With the gamble feature, players have the option of either taking their winnings or gambling them in the hopes of increasing your win!  If you choose to use the gamble option, there are two different games to choose from.  The first is the card game, which requires you to guess the colour of the next card.  If you guess, correctly your winnings will double.  The second game is the ‘Ladder Gamble,' where you'll need to press the gamble button when you believe the flashing light has reached the next value on the ladder.  


This game provides players with a classic five reel layout, with three rows and just five paylines.

Mobile Compatibility

This classic Merkur Gaming is not mobile compatible.

Our Verdict

With an impressive betting range and some top-quality retro gameplay, this slot is bound to be a hit amongst players who prefer a more basic online gaming experience.