Wizard Shop is a video slot from Push Gaming with an unusual set of 5×6 reels and a total of 50 paylines. You’ll be able to play Wizard Shop at online casinos such as Mr Green, Casino Heroes or Leo Vegas.
Wizard Shop is a beautifully drawn slot with a magic theme. Wizards are popular characters in online slots and Push Gaming wanted to create yet another one of those, but without being generic. And they’ve certainly achieved that, beginning with the reel layout, which gives us 5×6 symbols and a total of 50 paylines. Rune stones and potions are the low-paying symbols, hour glass and spell book are the high-paying ones, plus the wizard himself, who smiles kindly and offers up 8x our stake in a 5-of-a-kind win. Wild symbols and wizard wilds offer up 15x your stake in 5-of-a-kind wins.
One thing to look out for are random coins that are attached to just about any symbol that may fall onto the reels. They add up on the left-hand side and will come in handy once you trigger the free spins.
Then there’s the wizard wild feature, which is activated as soon as a stack of wizards lands fully on one reel. That will turn all wizard symbols in play at that moment wild and award any winning combinations that become available. Handsome wins are possible here.
When you land the scroll scatters on reels 1, 3 and 5 you activate the free spin feature. That is one of the most unusual ones among all free spin features Push Gaming has given us in any of their slots. The gold coins that you’ve previously collected now allow you to buy extra features: up to 250 extra wilds, higher scatter prizes and/or wizard multipliers up to 10x. Each of the features costs 100 coins per 50 wilds, higher scatter prize level or 2x added multiplier. Usually you’ll be able to buy one or two of them, depending on how frequently the free spins are activated. Since we’ve experienced them three times within 200 spins, we were unable to collect more coins to buy more enhancements. Presumably they could really give your free spin experience a boost. You do get 10 free spins, which makes this more than worthwhile, if you can buy those enhancements. It’s almost preferable to have the free spins hit with less regularity in order to collect more gold coins.
The theoretical RTP (return to player) for Wizard Shop is 97.00%. That’s excellent value and will likely hit hard once you do manage to get a great run on the free spin feature. The slot is very entertaining, and the features are well done as well. More than that we really liked the look of the game. The wizard shop that serves as a background is full of lovely details and the slot is executed beautifully. Just check out the owl in the front on the right-hand side, which is peacefully dozing. It’s rather charming. The slot recommends itself for various reasons and we would say: just go for it. You won’t regret it.
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