The game got its name from three Wild symbols in shape of different-color magic boxes. Microgaming incorporated a Scatter symbol too, with a possibility of a Free Spins Bonus. The 5-reel, 25-payline video slot has a 10,000 coin Jackpot which can only be won by a real-money gambler. Everybody else is invited to try the slot for free.
The game combines old-school toys with magical items, such as a magician’s top hat, wand and cards. The graphics are warm and inviting, giving your game play a cozy feel, sounds are not overpowering and the overall design is well executed. Magic Boxes has an impressive collection of Wild symbols. They appear both during the base game and during the free games feature when they also award Multipliers.
Scatter Eight Ball carries the biggest payouts along with a chance of triggering the Bonus Free Spins feature. Magic Boxes Slot also has a Double Up option, allowing you to gamble after every win for a chance of doubling or tripling your money.
To start playing you need to set a couple of things, including the number of active paylines (up to 25) and the amount of coins going into your bet per line. Players can also set the coin size by choosing a value between $0.01 and $0.20. The game allows a bet of up to 20 coins per line, betting amount ranges between $0.01 and $100. To win the Jackpot you need 5 Scatter Eight Balls on the screen during a max bet.
There are 3 Wild Magic Boxes, Red, Green and Blue and they all substitute for other symbols in the game expect Scatters.
3, 4 or 5 Scattered Eight Balls award 8, 16 and 24 Free Spins respectively. During the free games feature, Magic Boxes appear only on reels 2, 3 and 4. If more than one appears on the same spin, and they are different colors, the lower one will change color to become the same as the highest multiplying box, which is the Blue Box awarding a 4x Multiplier. Read and Green award 2x and 3x multipliers.
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