Playtech’s Giant Grizzly Slot Review

Giant Grizzly is a 5 reel, 432 payline slot from Playtech that can be played on all devices from 10p to £500 per spin. With a grizzly bear theme, it comes with Action Wilds that collect cash prizes. Expanding Grizzly Wilds expand up to 3x3 in size. In the Grizzly Free Games feature, you can play with up to 60 free spins with Rampage Wilds that collect prizes and expand. There’s also cascading reels for continuous wins. Giant Grizzly is a highly volatile offering.

Giant Grizzly Slot: Theme & Symbols

Visually, Giant Grizzly looks rather nice – you are taken to lush northern forests where the aim is the hunt down the ultimate apex predator. Symbols including A, K, Q, J and 10 royals – there’s also moose, rabbits, fish, mushrooms and berries. The moose is the most rewarding symbol with 3, 4 or 5 on a payline giving you 2.5, 10 or 25 times your stake.

Giant Grizzly Slot: Action Grizzly Wilds feature

Giant Grizzly also has an Action Grizzly Wild symbol that substitutes for all the scatter – these appear on the 3 middle reels and collects any cash prize in the highlighted area it lands behind. This is known as the Action Grizzly Wilds feature.

Giant Grizzly Slot: Expanding Grizzly Wilds feature

There’s also an Expanding Grizzly Wilds feature – expanding grizzly wilds expand when appearing behind highlighted areas. The expanding grizzly wilds can expand to be 1x3, 2x2, 2x3 or even 3x3 in size. If you get the latter, you’ll benefit from 3 fully wild reels.

Giant Grizzly Slot: Grizzly Free Games feature

Lastly there’s the Grizzly Free Games feature – this is played when you get 3 or more Free Games paw print scatters anywhere on the reels. 3, 4 or 5 scatters will give you 5, 10 or 15 free spins respectively. During the feature, only Rampage Wilds appear which substitute for both Expanding Grizzly and Action Grizzly Wilds.

Giant Grizzly Slot: Rampage Wilds, Cascading Reels & retriggers

These Rampage Wilds expand and collect cash prizes when landing behind highlighted areas – basically, it combines both functions from the other 2 wilds. Furthermore, the feature comes with cascading reels – when you a get, the winning symbols burst and are replaced with new symbols giving you an opportunity to win again.

This continues until no more new wins are formed. Finally, you can retrigger the feature (by getting 3 or more scatters) up to 3 times giving you up to 60 free spins potentially.

Giant Grizzly Slot: Closing Thoughts

Giant Grizzly is all about the 3 different types of wilds – the Action Wilds collect cash prizes with the Expanding Grizzly Wilds expand up to 3x3 in size. The Rampage Wilds combines both elements for even bigger payouts. The cascading reels help give you more free spins essentially. If you manage to fill the reels with the high value moose and/or wilds, you’ll win 10,800 times your total stake!

Overall, a superb slot from Playtech with big potential – highly volatile, don’t expect big wins very often as you need to be lucky with the wilds. If you like bears and high variance action, Grizzly Gold from Blueprint Gaming should do the trick.

 

Slot Information

  • Game:
    Giant Grizzly
  • Software:
    Playtech
  • Type:
    Video Slot
  • Reels:
    5
  • Paylines:
    432
  • Total Coins:
    10
  • Coins Range:
    0.10 to 500
  • Jackpot:
    250
  • Bonus Round:
    Yes (3)
  • Free Spins/Multiplier:
    5-60/1x