Football Star

Football is the national sport in this country, and in most countries around the world, so there is no better game to be used as inspiration for an online slot game.

That's why there is many of football themed slots around, and the latest addition to this genre is Football Star.  Football Star is a creation of leading slots developer Microgaming, and it comes with five reels and three rows.  On Football Star there are no traditional paylines; however, there is a payline structure of 243 ways to win; this means that matching combinations on adjacent reels can be enough to create a win.  To play Football Star will cost players a minimum of 50p per spin and a maximum of £250 per spin, with a jackpot on the game of 250x your stake.

More About the Software Provider

Microgaming is one of the best-known slot developers and have created titles including Terminator 2, Playboy and Jurassic Park.

Appearance and Sound Effects

If you never knew anything about the slot before loading it, as soon as you did you would be able to tell it was football themed game.  Football Star is set in the middle of three-tiered all-seater football stadium, and it looks suave and sophisticated. The reels themselves are big and white and dominated most of the screen.  As you spin the reels, you will hear some appropriate sounding football sound effects.  On the reels themselves, there is an array of football-themed symbols. There is football boots, a referee, a football pitch and a kit.  There also five different international football players symbols.

Bonuses and Special Features

There are three bonus features on Football Star.  The first of those bonuses is the Striking Wild bonus.  This feature will randomly occur after any spin, and it will turn one of the middle three reels wild.  This will remain wild until a win is created and will spin and spin until that win occurs.

The second bonus feature is Rolling Reels occurs after any win.  With this feature, all symbols in the win will disappear, and new symbols will drop into place. This then can create new wins when the new symbols fall into place. If new wins are formed those symbols will also disappear and be replaced. This process continues until no more wins are created.

The final bonus feature is the free spins round.  This feature is the main bonus on Football Star and is created when three, four or five of the scatter ball symbols land anywhere on the reels. This will award either fifteen, twenty or twenty-five free spins, depending on the number of triggering symbols. During this feature, the rolling reels will help increase the multiplier.   Each time you get a win the multiplier above reels will increase making each next win potentially more profitable.

As well as three bonuses, there is also a wild symbol on Football Star.  The wild symbol is the games logo symbol.  This logo will substitute for symbols to help create winning combinations. On Football Star the wild is stacked on the middle three reels, increasing the chances of it landing on those reels.


Five-reels and 243 ways to win

Mobile Compatibility

Football Star can be played on all devices including mobile and tablet.

Our Verdict:   

Football Star is a fantastically entertaining slot game.  The game is well-designed and creative, and there are three great bonus features to keep players thoroughly entertained throughout.