Rex is a police-themed slot from Novomatic that is based on an Austrian TV show. It has five reels and 40 paylines but the main attraction is the Free Games feature where you can win up to 32 free spins. It also benefits from an extra wild symbol for bigger wins.
Progressive Jackpot: No
Get ready to go on an adventure with the popular crime-fighting canine named Rex in this Novomatic-produced game entitled Rex. Based on an Austrian TV show, it comes with a bonus feature that awards up to 32 free spins with a second wild added to the reels.
Kommisar Rex, the Austrian detective series on which this slot is based on, features a German shepherd called Rex which the central to all the action in this slot. When it comes to the visual effects, the game features a strong police vibe.
Novomatic slots are commonly banal affairs when it comes to design and gameplay and Rex, by and large, sticks to the script. The base game action offers little in the way of thrills but the action picks up substantially during the bonus round where the presence of two wilds can quickly make an impact.
This is a pretty volatile game, as well as the variance here, is in the medium-to-high range so players can expect some down spells punctuated by the occasional decent win.
All told, Rex plays the basics well. The base game wins are nothing to scoff at and then there is a free spins feature with two wilds that awards up to 32 free spins. This slot really comes into its own once the free spins bonus game is triggered but it will need a few spins on your part to unlock it.
The lower-value playing cards are marked by handcuffs, a gun, a police chopper, a cop car and Rex’s doggy dinner. Most rewarding of all is Rex himself; find five Rex symbols in one of the game’s 40 paylines and an award of 1,000 coins will be heading to the cashier. The base game comes with a single wild which is Rex’s paw print. This replaces all other symbols with the exception of the scatters.
The scatter symbol is the police flashlight, should three of them pitch on reels 1, 3 and 5 the free spins mode will be initiated. Three Scatter symbols pay around 5x your stake and awards 16 free spins. But the nice thing about the free spins feature is that it can be re-triggered.
While the free spins mode is active and another three scatters appear, an extra 16 free spins will be awarded making it 32 in total. The game developer also added an extra wild during the free spins making it a total of two wilds. The extra wild is Rex’s dinner.
Like in many Novomatic casino games, you can also play the mini gamble game here. It can notably increase your winnings after any lucky spin. Launch the game by clicking the Gamble button and try to guess what color will be the last card in the shuffling deck. The correct answer multiplies the payout, the wrong answer leads to its loss.