Blazin’ Hot 7s Slot
- Very simple design with a real focus on solid gameplay
- Three bonuses including free games and re-spins
- Ability to change the bet level to add various properties
Blazin’ Hot 7s slot is a simple, new game from SG that is trying to appeal to all those players who enjoy the original design of slots. Most of those classic symbols are here, and the design is nice and simple especially with the 3×3 layout. If fancy graphics and whacky themes with in-depth storylines are your thing then you probably won’t be impressed, but actually, the slot looks good and sometimes simple is better.
I have to say that after recently reviewing Hot Spin slot I do prefer the design of that which has gone for an actual slot machine layout with a bonus wheel on top, but obviously, the gameplay is pretty different here so that wouldn’t have worked so well. Speaking of the gameplay, what you have here is a slot with a few little bonuses including free spins and the ability to place different bet levels, each offering different rewards. I’ll come into more detail on these shortly. To play, you simply need to spin the reels to try and get a winning combination of 3 from left to right using the base symbols are listed as follows, ranked in ascending order based on their value:
- Cherries, Oranges, Lemons or Plums (lowest value)
- Watermelon or Double Bar
- Bells or Stars
- Double Red 7’s
- Triple Red 7’s (highest value)
The Triple Red 7’s symbol, as well as being the highest value symbol in the game, also functions as a Wild symbol meaning that they substitute for all of the above symbols in a winning combination by only on a x2 bet (see below). It is not to be confused with the Triple White 7’s which are the bonus symbol of the game used to trigger free games which I’ll discuss shortly.
Blazin’ Hot 7s Slot Bonuses and Features
Fortune Spins. By pressing the Fortune Spins button you will be able to choose your Fortune Spins level. Each level will place a bet at increasing amounts up to 10x. There are 5 levels as well as the base game, and each has the following properties:
- Base Level. x1 reel game with no symbols removed.
- Level 1. x2 bet also with no symbols removed.
- Level 2. x4 bet with the Cherry and Orange symbols removed.
- Level 3. x6 bet with the Cherry, Orange and Lemon symbols removed.
- Level 4. x8 bet with the Cherry, Orange, Lemon and Plum symbols removed.
- Level 5. x10 bet with the Cherry, Orange, Lemon, Plum, Watermelon and Double Bar symbols removed.
Spin Streak Bonus. This can be awarded randomly at the end of any spin. Matching symbols on the screen will lock into place and a re-spin will occur. If no win is achieved following this, another re-spin will trigger and continue to do so until you get a winning combination or the reels stop.
Cherry Win Streak Bonus. This is another bonus that can be awarded randomly at any time and will lock all Cherry symbols into position, triggering a re-spin. This will continue until a win is achieved.
Free Games Bonus. If you land 3 Bonus symbols in any position the bonus will be triggered. By choosing a symbol, a number of free spins will be revealed which will be played out and cannot be retriggered. Unfortunately, there are no additional features available during the free spins bonus.
Blazin’ Hot 7s slot is a much more traditional and simple slot from SG that’s designed for those who miss the appearance of the original slots but still want some decent features. I think in terms of the way the game looks and is presented, it’s done well. Obviously, there are no fancy graphics here but the colours look nice and there are no complaints from me. The features are actually pretty decent as well. I always like it when a slot offers bet levels with additional features as it means a wide range of players can enjoy the game, with higher level bets obviously encouraged. I would have liked to have seen more done with the free games bonus, as the other 2 bonuses are pretty simple and not the most rewarding. So in short, if you’re looking for a simple game that’s fairly low variance and allows you to change up your bets, this is a pretty good option.