April 5, 2023 3 min read


Wizard Games Releases New Slot Called the Funky Boombox

Wizard Games' new slot game brings engaging mechanics and takes the players on a trip back to 1980s

Innovative iGaming studio and NeoGames subsidiary, Wizard Games, announced the release of a new, colorful and groovy 5×3 slot game called The Funky Boombox. Released Wednesday, the new game takes online players on a trip down memory lane, while at the same time delivering engaging and rewarding features. Featuring the nostalgic sounds of the ’80s, the new game offers unique bonuses and mechanics, combined with quality graphics and sounds.

The Funky Boombox Metrics Overview

  • Reels: 5
  • Rows: 3
  • Paylines: 30
  • RTP: 96.23% | 94.24% | 88.03%
  • Hit Freq: 49.75% | 50.11% | 49.53%
  • Max Win: €332,600 | €406,500 | €393,000
  • Volatility: Low-Medium
  • Min/Max Bet: 0.50/100
  • Release date: April 5, 2023

The New Slot Brings Engaging Features

The colorful new slot game offers different retro-style symbols, including a boom box, a mix tape, a Walkman, as well as arcade games. Additionally, the game has special symbols such as a vinyl record that represents Retro Wheel, while two different girls represent the Wild and Free Spins symbols.

Wizard Games’ The Funky Boombox shows the reel in the middle of the screen, standing out with vibrant colors. The background of the game features a classic ’80s diner while the soundtrack matches the retro theme of the game.

Players around the world have loved discovering exciting mechanics and features within our recent hit releases, so we’re thrilled to present The Funky Boombox with its variety of ways to win.

Joey Hurtado, managing director at Wizard Games

Joey Hurtado, Wizard Games’ managing director, explained that the new game delivers highly popular features and mechanics. He added that online players enjoy such mechanics and pointed out that The Funky Boombox offers a variety of chances for wins. Finally, Hurtado said: “With colorful, engaging visuals, a nostalgic ‘80s soundtrack and plenty of chances for players to land bonuses and wins with Collect Pots and the Free Spins bonus, we can’t wait to see the reception to this release.”

Boombox Multipliers, Funky Wheel and Pick and Match Mechanic

The base game of the 5×3 slot enables players to grow progressive Collect Pots. This, according to Wizard Games is boosted when five or more Funky Boombox symbols land on the reels, regardless of where. The more Boombox symbols the players secure, the higher the multiplier.

Additionally, the game offers a Funky Wheel spin. To activate this functionality, the players need to land three Funky Wheel symbols on the first, third and fifth reels. This takes them to a special Funky Wheel Bonus round that gives players a chance “to collect credits and multipliers or a progressive Collect Pot prize.”

Last but not least, online players can also benefit from the Free Spins feature that activates a Pick and Match mechanic. To activate this, players need to land three Free Spins symbols on the reels. Then they will have the option to choose three matching tiles that can reveal up to 20 free games.


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