There have been numerous musical-themed video slots released over the years, most of which have focused on rock bands. Play’n GO have released several slots based on Black Mamba, Demon, Sabaton, and House Of Doom. But the firm has faced stiff competition from leading provider NetEnt who has released slots based on Jimi Hendrix, Motorhead, and Guns N’ Roses.
However, the developer’s most famous musical slot has got to be Ozzy Osbourne which released last year, and we think it’s the best rock-themed slot released so far. The wild slot can be found at most newer slot sites, but what exactly makes it the best?
What Makes The Game So Unique?
Upon first loading up the game, you can instantly tell that it was made with love by Osbourne fans. When you launch the video slot you’re played a brief introduction in which you’re transported to a hellish temple where bats fly overhead. From here, you’re zoomed towards Ozzy Osbourne sitting on a tall, menacing throne and wrapped in what appears to be a coat of raven feathers. After this, you’re pulled from Ozzy and his throne and taken to the video slot’s reels where the real fun begins. The short introduction helps set-up the game’s dark atmosphere and really gets you in the mood.
What Are The Special Features?
The game includes four main Ozzy symbols of various colours and in unique poses, along with symbols of ravens, skulls, crosses and roses. From the moment you make your first spin, licensed Ozzy Osbourne music plays to pump your adrenaline level. The music continues as you continue playing the slot, enjoying the various special features which help you make more winning combinations.
Firstly, the Ozzy Osbourne slot has a Bonus Bet which, once activated, offers players more free spins and increased multiplier values from 2x and 3x to 5x and 7x. There are also Scatter symbols which can trigger a Re-Spin (Two Scatters) or the Free Spins feature (Three Scatters).
The game also includes its unique Symbol Charge Up feature available during the Free Spins and Re-Spin features. When this is activated, the Feature Spinner selects a random symbol from the reels and then randomly selects one of four features; the Coin Win which awards a coin when the chosen symbol lands, the Symbol Multiplier in which all wins with the chosen symbol are multiplied, the Wild in which all chosen symbols transform into Wilds, and the Upgrade in which the chosen symbol is upgraded to the next highest-paying symbol.
Landing a Re-Spin or the Free Spins feature will trigger the Symbol Charge Up and the result of it will be applied to the Free Spins or Re-Spin. You can earn more spins in the Free Spins feature through the Symbol Charge Up and you can trigger the Free Spins feature on a Re-Spin.
Is Ozzy Osbourne The Best Rock Slot?
There’s no denying that NetEnt poured love into this slot. The game oozes with atmosphere thanks to the excellent art design which includes terrifying overhead bats, menacing gargoyles and the dark stone temple building in which the game is set. The slot gets really exciting when Osbourne’s iconic hits ‘Mr Crowley’, ‘Crazy Train’, ‘Diary Of A Madman’, and ‘Bark At The Moon’ start playing as you spin the reels and make wins, heightening the experience.
The game is also jam-packed with special features, more so than what we’ve seen on other slots. From the additional free spins and multipliers, to the Symbol Charge Up feature which makes the slot feel unpredictable and wild, just like the Prince of Darkness himself. These are the reasons we believe NetEnt’s Ozzy Osbourne is the best rock-themed slot around. You’re unlikely to get bored playing this wild and unruly game, and that’s just how we Ozzy fans like it.