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Space Race Slot Game Review

Space Race is a 5 reel slot with 3 rows and 20 fixed paylines from Play ‘n Go.

The game derives its name from the competition between the two main Cold War rivals, the United States and the Soviet Union, to gain the upper hand in space exploration.

The backdrop to the metal-framed reels is a multi-colored view of the galaxy with occasional shooting stars bisecting the Vista.

The visuals in this game closely resemble earth with just small dashes of sci-fi.

The imagery includes some space rockets, planet Earth, the moon and a space race logo.


  • Slot Type: Video Slot
  • Software: Play’n Go
  • Reels: 5
  • Paylines: 20
  • Wilds: Yes
  • Scatter: Yes
  • AutoPlay: Yes
  • Multipliers: Yes
  • Free Spins: Yes
  • Mobile Play: Yes
  • RTP: 94.23%

Bonus Round and Payouts

The Moon landing bonus is triggered by landing 3 or more of the spacecraft scatter symbols anywhere in view. Here you get to play a Battleships-inspired game in which you pick a grid position toplace your craft.

Subsequently, a meteor shower will hit the grid, destroying part of your shield if you take a hit.

If you survive the shower, you will then move onto a more valuable grid and this continues until your shield is destroyed or you reach the final grid on the moon.

You can trigger the Meteor Shower Free Spins by landing 3 or more of the meteor shower scatter symbols anywhere in view; you will now receive 15 free spins and during this round the scattersymbols becomes an extra wild. It’s not possible to trigger more spins from within this round.

Additional Game Features

The wild is the game logo, and it substitutes for all symbols except bonus symbols, free spins symbol, and the scatter. The wild in this game can create its own winning combinations, and if youland five of them on an active payline, you can win 5000 credits.

Scatter symbols are represented by the meteor shower, and it can form scatter wins, which can be multiplied by what is wagered. If you can hit three or more of them on an active payline you canactivate the free spins feature. Once activated, you will receive 15 free spins and during this round, all scatter symbols will start acting as Wilds.

The Spacecraft symbol is the Bonus symbol in the game. When you land three or more of these anywhere on the reels, you will launch the bonus feature.

This is a Battleship mini game where you will pick a position on the grid to set your craft. When you do this, a meteor shower will hit the grid and destroy a part of your shield if you take ahit.

If you survive a shower, you will move on to another level and you will keep moving on until you reach the final moon-grid or until your craft is destroyed completely. Before you jet off tospace, it would be best to set your bets. The coin size in this game ranges from 0.01 to 0.25.

  • Symbols: Moon, rocket, satellite.
  • Wilds: The Wild symbol is the game logo, and it replaces for all symbols, all apart fromthe bonus, free spins and the scatter symbol.
  • Scatter: The scatters are represented as the meteor shower, and it can form scatter wins.
  • Free Spins: If you hit 3 scatter symbols on an active pay-line you will trigger free spins feature.


Space Race does the job efficiently, but it’s probably not as good as more recent Play ‘n Go slots; it’s still of a high quality though and the two bonus features add to the astronomicalexcitement.

There’s an RTP of 94.23% which further enhances chances to win.

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