Starburst produced in 2012 by NetEnt software, has always been and still remains a player favorite, other online slots are often compared to it and found to be lacking.

Starburst is mesmerizing with vibrant colors, an arcade atmosphere, high paced, energizing and with the chance of huge wins. It is a 5 reel, 3-row slot with 10 fixed bet lines, Starburst Wild re-spins, and win both ways functions.  Max prizes are up to €50,000. Read on as we discover all the reasons people love and rave about this special slot.

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Starburst: The Look and Atmosphere

Starburst-slot-play-freeThis is certainly a bright and vibrant slot. The back screen is an image of a star in space, designed to look like we are orbiting the star. Light is breaking out from behind washing the whole backdrop in a deep a purple glow. The symbols are colorful and sparkling gems. There are also Bar and lucky number 7 symbols, this slot draws on nostalgia of old casino slot machines and it works perfectly in a updated style. Overall the graphics and symbols look fantastic, the colors and classic symbols call to players and draw us into the reels.

Animations and sound effects on winning bet lines really up excitement levels as the gems explode with light and your win amount. The background music is tense, futuristic, and cosmic and of course, created by a synthesizer. It finishes off the deep space, mysterious and thrilling atmosphere perfectly and ensures we cannot miss the arcade environment. Starburst slot can be played on Mac, Windows and Linux as well as mobile and tablet devices for the touch screen.

Paytable at Starburst Slot

Looking at the paytable we felt instantly let down by Starburst slot, the highest worth symbol is the Bar at only 250 for 5, followed by 7 at 120 for 5, Yellow gem at a really low 60 for 5, Green Gem at 50 for 5, Orange at 40 for 5, Blue at 25 for 5 and Purple also at 25 coins for 5.

Starburst Slot Machne: Bets and Limits

There are 10 bet levels. Coin values start at €0.01 up to €1.00, which makes maximum bets €100 on 10 bet levels and minimum €0.10. As mentioned before RTP is 96.1%. To find out more about the inner workings of slots and how RTP is calculated read our slots strategy page.

Starburst Bonus Features

Starburst Wilds: The Wild is the star shaped; multi colored symbol and it functions in more than one way.

  1. It substitutes for all other symbols.
  2. If more than 1 Wild appears on reels 2, 3 or 4 it becomes an Expanding and Sticky Wild, which then sticks and triggers a re-spin. If consecutive Wild appears during re-spins they also expand to stay along side the preexisting Wilds. There can be up to 3 re-spins per stuck Wild reel, but the re-spins will end when there are no new Starburst Wilds during the re-spins.

Overall Thoughts about Starburst

Starburst slot is a great play, there is no getting away from it and this has allowed it to earn iconic status with slot players, however it is not without it’s faults. Mainly that it is a very simple slot. Although the Wild both expands and re-spins, it doesn’t compare to the loss of a scatter and free spins. It’s quite hard to trigger anything more than 1 re-spin and we really found ourselves missing something more addictive like free spins. Overall, Starburst slot is a really nice play and visually impressive as it manages to create a thrilling, arcade atmosphere perfectly, steeped in cosmic vision and win entertaining win animations. However, for us we have seen far more exciting slots come from NetEnt casino.

All NetEnt online slots can be played for free before you wager. This provides an excellent opportunity to get used to a slot before you gamble. Try Starburst and other online slots now.