Sugar Rush by Pragmatic Play is a slot for those with a sweet tooth. Here we have everything, from lollipops and bean candies to gummy bears: the kind of candies that would take many people back to their childhood. But Sugar Rush is no child’s game! This candy machine holds in it some massive multipliers and big wins.
Betting Options and Bonus Features
Sugar Rush opens with a 7x7 layout stacked with all sorts of sweets. 5 or more of the same candy connecting horizontally or vertically will amount to a win, and the pink round candy is where your eyes should be directed at as they pay out 150x the bet for a 15+ combo. On the other hand, the gummy bears are the low-paying ones.
For a cluster pay slot, tumbling feature is to be expected but here, it comes with the multiplier spots feature. Basically, every win combination will explode to make space for other symbols, plus the spots they left behind will be marked with a 2x multiplier. When a spot experiences consecutive wins, the multiplier doubles for each win until it reaches 128x.
Being a Pragmatic Play game, Sugar Rush has very respectable stats including a 5,000x max win, 5/5 volatility and 96.5% RTP. The bonus round is usually the way to get anywhere close to this attractive max win, and it takes 3 or more scatter symbols in the form of a candy rocket to trigger free spins. More scatters you get, the more free spins you get to enjoy.
- 3 scatters = 10 free spins
- 4 scatters = 12 free spins
- 5 scatters = 15 free spins
- 6 scatters = 20 free spins
- 7 scatters = 30 free spins
During the bonus round, marked spots and their multipliers stay in place for the remainder of the round. This way, players have a much higher chance of building multiple high-value spots marked with insane multipliers. Moreover, landing 3-7 scatters again will grant another 10-30 free spins respectively. If the free spins feature sounds too sweet not to take a bite, you can straight-up buy the bonus with 100x the stakes.
Sugar Rush plays out exactly like its name: although the game is coated with this pink innocent look, it can be a massive rush of adrenaline. The candies are so inviting and yummy-looking that I’ve learned never to play this slot while hungry again. Plus, the marked spots multiplier feature is such an upgrade compared to other clusters pay slots that just give you one multiplier.
The bonus is everything done right about this slot genre. The sticky marked spots not only bring potential high-value returns but the effects of the mark makes the screen look incredibly satisfying. That being said, I feel like the bonus game does depend a little too much on retriggers to create huge wins because it’s tough to land more than 5 scatters at a time.