Bowled Over is a 5-reel, twenty payline, Rival powered i-slot. These Rival software i-slots are a range of interactive slots games, and here Bowled Over has combined the sport of bowling and slots play into one five reel game. The base game includes expanding wilds, free spins and the opportunity for some interactive bowling action during a bonus game for cash rewards based upon performance. Many aspects of bowling have been covered, from the lane styled reels to bowling ball spin button.

The reel symbols in Bowled Over are a pair of bowlers, a range of bowling equipment, attire and general bowling bits and pieces, including red and blue bowling shoes, burgers, bowling balls and pins. The remaining symbols are made up by 10 through to Ace cards.

Simple, Effective Gameplay

Rival has kept this slots game relatively simple by incorporating their standard button layout and presentation beneath the reels. This means the itself is easy to setup, select options and play, all the while offering players plenty of different wagering and winning options. There is auto play mode available for experienced players too.

The Bowling Pins symbol is the Wild symbol in this game at Rival online casinos. This Wild symbol will appear on reels 1 and 2 only, but all winning combinations in association with this Wild have double payouts. When the Bowling Pins Wild symbol interacts with any winning combination, it expands to fill the reel and thus possibly gives more, additional payouts.

The Bonus and Scatter Symbols

In Bowled Over video slots game, the important Scatter and Bonus symbols are the Lady Bowler symbol and the Bowling Ball symbol respectively. Three or more Lady Bowler scatters appearing on an active payline will trigger the lucrative Free Spins feature.

The Bowling Ball symbol is the Bonus symbol, and, similarly, three or more Bowling Ball symbols appearing on the reels in payline formation will trigger the Bowling Bonus Round.

The Free Spins feature is activated when three Lady Bowlers appear, and this feature provides ten free spins and a 2x multiplier. However, should four Lady Bowlers appear on the reels, players are provided with twenty free spins and a 3x multiplier in the feature. The top award, being five Lady Bowlers gives the player forty free spins at 4x the value, and is a main aim of the game.  Free spins can even be retriggered during the feature.

In terms of jackpot winning, five Man bowler symbols on a paid line wins a 3000 coin jackpot, and when combined with a Wild symbol, a 6000 coin jackpot. The Wild symbol, when combined with this symbol doubles the win. During the Free Spins feature, players could therefore win either 6000 coins, 9000 coins, or 12000 coins, when five of these Man Bowler jackpot symbols land on a paid line.

The All-Important Bonus Game

Bowling balls, as the Bonus icon in Bowled Over, are the triggers for the interactive Bonus Round. Three or more of these symbols in any position, provides players with the opportunity to bowl ten frames in a game. The score and winnings are correlated, so the higher the score, the higher the prize awarded.