Playtech Slots Review – Rocky


The Rocky slot game from Playtech is based on the popular movie franchise, which stars Sylvester Stallone as the boxer Rocky Balboa. It features several characters from the movies as symbols.These include Balboa himself, his wife Adrian, and some of the opponents he faced in the ring: Apollo Creed, Clubber Lang, and Ivan Drago. The letters in the word Rocky are also used assymbols.

This is a 25 payline slot using 5 reels. There are two bonus rounds, and a gamble feature where you can try and double up your winnings after a successful spin. There’s also a special featurethat can win you five times your total bet. We’ve provided full details on this game below.

Betting Options

There are several ways to adjust how much you stake per spin on this slot game. You can play with any number of paylines from 1 to 25, and can bet up to 10 coins per spin. You can also choose thevalue of the coins you are playing with. The available values vary from one online casino to another.

Special Symbols

Rocky features a total of four special symbols: an image of Balboa, the “Italian Stallion” logo, a white boxing glove, and a red boxing glove. The image of Balboa is the wild symbol and this cansubstitute for any symbol, apart from the other special symbols, to form a winning combination. The “Italian Stallion” logo is the scatter symbol. If it appears three or more times anywhere inview it awards free spins. It also awards instant payouts at the following rate.

  • 2 scatters = 1 x total bet
  • 3 scatters = 5 x total bet
  • 4 scatters = 10 x total bet
  • 5 scatters = 100 x total bet

The white boxing glove appears only on reel 1, and the red boxing glove only on reel 5. If the two symbols appear simultaneously, then the “Knockout Bonus” round is triggered. We explain thisbonus round in more detail later.

Free Games Feature

Free spins are awarded if three or more of the scatter symbols appear anywhere in view. Three of them awards 15 spins, four of them awards 20 spins, and five of them awards 25 spins. All wins aredoubled during the free games, and additional wild symbols are added to the reels. If three or more scatters appear on a free spin, an extra 15 spins are awarded.

Knockout Bonus Round

The knockout bonus round is triggered when the boxing gloves appear on reels 1 and 5 at the same time. To start with, you have to select an opponent for Rocky to fight, choosing from Creed, Lang,and Drago. Rocky then fights a ten round match against the chosen opponent, with the game using video footage from the movies. You are awarded a cash prize for each round that Rocky wins. If helands a knockout in any of the rounds, then you automatically win a prize for each of the remaining rounds.

Rocky Feature

This feature awards an instant prize of five times your total bet. It’s triggered if the letters used as symbols in the game spell out Rocky from left to right on any active pay-line. The wildsymbol cannot be used for the purposes of this feature.

Gamble Feature

With this feature you can choose to gamble your payouts from winning spins. You just have to click the “Gamble” button following a winning spin and then  you have to guess whether the nextcard will be red or black. If you guess correctly your payout is doubled, but you lose it all if you guess wrong.


Rocky doesn’t have a progressive jackpot unfortunately, but it does have a generous fixed jackpot. If you spin five of the wild symbols on an active pay line, then you’ll win 10,000 times yourline bet.