Beauty and the Beast Review
Beauty and the Beast is a 5 reels and 20 paylines video slot with a fairytale theme. The slot is powered by Yggdrasil and allows you to relive your childhood days. The original story of Beauty and the Beast was published in France in 1740. It’s a story of royalty, monsters and love that breaks even the most powerful of spells.
The slot can be played from as little as 0.20 to a maximum of 100 if you’re playing without the golden bet. If you choose to activate the golden bet feature for bigger wins you can spin from as little as 0.50 to a maximum of 250 per spin. The slot is available on all desktop, tablet and mobile devices.
Beauty and the Beast is one of those tales as old as time that gets passed on from generation to generation. Each and every little boy and girl has heard the story of the prince that was turned into a beast and only through love could he become the handsome young man he once was. If you enjoyed the Fairytale Legends: Red Riding Hood slot then this fairytale themed slot is definitely a must play.
Look & Feel
It’s clear that Yggdrasil pulled out all the stops with the design of this beautiful slot. The gaming developer is known for creating slots that are hard to look away from and Beauty and the Beast is no exception. The slot starts with a little intro video where you get to walk up the snow covered steps of the haunted mansion. You’ll be welcomed by the ghostly doorman and taken to the massive and dimly lit waiting room. The backdrop is relatively dark but visible through the transparent reels. The reels are framed by beautifully crafted cement frames and on the left of the reels you will see three frozen images. The right hand side of the reels is a colourful mosaic glass display. On the reels you will find enchanted gem symbols of blue, pink, green, purple, red and gold colours. You will also find images character symbols including, Belle, the Beast and his prince version. The Chef, Butler and the Maid are also visible on the reels and they are royal treats when they appear.
Sound & Score
The soundtrack is absolute perfection, it’s a tranquil soundtrack that builds up as you play and creates a dramatic ambience. You’ll be transported into the fairytale and the soundtrack will keep you there. It’s not just a soundtrack, it’s a vital part of the story element of the slot.
Bonus features and Gameplay
The wild of the slot is a mirror with the word wild on it and it replaces all other symbols on the reels except the rose scatter.
Servant Base Game Feature:
The Butler, The Chef and The Maid can pop up on the reels at any time and during any spin. They can also show up during the free spins, only then you will have a choice of which one you want.
The Butler will nudge one reel up or down to create a better outcome and bigger possible winnings. The Chef will synchronize the three middle reels and imitate symbols to match up and create bigger wins. The Maid will clean up the reels and award you with between 2 and 4 wilds anywhere on the reels.
Free Spins Feature:
To trigger this feature you need to land 3 or more of the rose scatters anywhere on the reels. You will be awarded with 10 free spins during which you can choose which servant you want active during all the spins. The feature can be retriggered by 3 more scatters and you’ll get to pick another servant to do their magic during the second set of 10 free spins.
The Golden Bet Feature:
It’s not a feature per say but it does get you access to bigger and better feature wins. You can activate the golden bet by clicking the button to the left of the spin button. You will get to choose which feature you would like to use your golden bet for. The options are a Boost, Nudge or Boost & Nudge. Using the golden bet feature doubles your bet amount so keep an eye on your bankroll.
The Boost can help you win more during the free spins with 2 servant features simultaneously and cost 5 coins more per bet. The Nudge feature will trigger the free spins feature more often and hidden scatters will come out of hiding and nudge their way on to the reels. This feature will add 15 coins to your bet per spin. The Boost and Nudge feature costs about 30 coins extra per spin. During this feature you get to benefit from the rewards of both the Nudge and the Boost feature so you’ll hit the free spins feature more frequently plus get two servant features per round.
Is it worth playing?
Yes! Beauty and the Beast is one of the most beloved fairytales that have been retold over the years. The Yggdrasil slot is absolute perfection and allows you to go on an adventure with Beauty and her Beast and his servants for magnificent wins. There are plenty of rewarding bonus features to play and you can cash in on maximum wins of 100,000 coins.