Cowboys & Aliens – An all out shoot ‘em up of a slot game
In an industry where there are literally thousands of slot games it isn’t unfair to say that slot game makers must have a hard time of creating something new and totally unique. However, on reviewing Cowboys and Aliens, we’ve found that this slot game manages it with ease. Here’s our review and thoughts on why you should make playing this game today a priority.
What’s it all about?
This 5 reel, 9 payline slot game sees you playing with beautifully large symbols that feature the Cowgirl, Cowboy, Pastor and a fair few Aliens. The highest value of the symbols is the Wild Symbol, which has a 10000x multiplier for the spinning of 5 occurrences and will also substitute for all others to help you make winning combinations.
The Scatter symbol in this game is the Cowboys and Aliens logo, which pays in any position and is worth anything up to a 100x multiplier if you manage to spin 5.
You can bet with anything from £0.01 all the way up to £100 per payline; this means that at the top end you’re able to place down £900 per spin!
Any Bonus Rounds/Special Features?
The Alien Weapon Feature
When you see the Gun appearing on reel 1 the Alien Weapon feature will launch. During this round the gun will shoot at between 1 and 4 symbols to turn them into wilds (only symbols on reels 2 and 5 will be shot).
Free Games Feature
The free games feature is triggered when you spin three or more of the Cowboys and Aliens logo onto your reels. This will award 8 free games. Every spin you take will see a rectangle appear on the reels, covering 6 symbols to turn them into one gigantic wild.
Alien Attack Bonus
The Alien Attack Bonus round is triggered by spinning the Bonus symbol on reels 1 and 5. Here you’ll choose from one of three characters, who will then attempt to kill all of the aliens. The aliens will then attack you in three waves, so you need to choose wisely as to which alien you’re aiming for. Killing an alien will award a 2x multiplier, with an additional cash prize awarded if you kill them all.
How does it look?
This game follows a comic book style design, with beautifully clear graphics that are big, bold and bright. The reels themselves are backed onto a Wild West setting and the controls are carved out of wood. The Alien Attack Bonus round features some amazing graphics and shoot em up action.
This game really is something to behold graphics wise. When this is teamed with super high value symbols and a nail biting bonus round you know that you’ve got a pretty hot slot game. This easily makes for a slot that we could while away a few hours on, and the bet ranges mean that it’s suitable for all types of slot gamers. Overall this is one seriously good looking and well put together slot game.