Twilight Princess Slot Review 2024

The perennial content supplier Pragmatic Play is back for another interplanetary romp with the latest addition to their ‘Princess’ series that comes sprinkled in fairy dust.

It’s been around two years since the player-favourite Starlight Princess hit casino shelves to the delight of anime fans, manga die-hards, and proponents of girl power – especially those of Asian heritage. Just enough orbits around the moon for the provider to birth a cousin – a skirted, big-eyed, sky-dwelling monarch who goes by the name of Twilight Princess.

To the right of the reels, she floats suggestively amid some ethereal realm where fluffy pink clouds float by, waving her magic wand at random intervals.

Will the Twilight Princess cast a spell on you? Dive into this review to find out!

Twilight Princess Base Game

Twilight Princess Base Game and Features

While Twilight Princess and its predecessor are relatives of sorts, the similarities between the two only run skin-deep. Pragmatic Play has pivoted away from the Gates of Olympus-inspired gameplay of Starlight Princess and employed a cluster-pays engine to power this release beneath the sparkly hood.

Scoring high on the volatility index, connecting at least 5 identical symbols in blocks either horizontally or vertically over a 5×3 grid matrix and 20 paylines is how to score a win in Twilight Princess. Gemstone-like symbols: a circle, triangle, diamond, hexagon, and heart-shaped motif occupy the lower end of the pay table, followed by a shield, a flower, a bell, a crown, and, naturally, a princess at the other end. Wins worth 50 times the bet are dished out for catching 20+ sized clusters involving the latter.

Juicing the action are Wild Multipliers bestowing values of 2x, 3x, 5x, or 10x on the reels at random. Should a Wild Multiplier take part in a winning combination, its multiplier gets applied to the win, with multiple wild values summed up when they contribute to the same win.

Twilight Princess Free Spins

The slot’s main (and only…) event is triggered by landing 3, 4, or 5 scatter symbols, represented by the golden orb, during the same spin. As well as awarding a payout of 2x, 15x, or 100x the bet, respectively, 10 Free Spins are awarded where all landed wilds remain sticky until the end of the feature.

Furthermore, retriggers are in the offing: 2, 3, 4, or 5 scatters add an extra 5, 10, 20, or 30 spins to your haul, respectively.

Twilight Princess Free Spins

Twilight Princess Bonus Buy

If you’re located outside the UK and in a mad dash for some cloud-based, multiplier-centric action, slam the Bonus Buy button situated to the left of the reels. For the cost of 100 times your stake, you’re guaranteed 3, 4, or 5 scatters to land.

Twilight Princess: Our Verdict

Right now, a small number of providers seem to be drawn into some sort of tete-a-tete battle to outdo each other in the Princess stakes – those involving sky denizens, to be precise. What with all the 100 and 1,000 iterations dropping. So, how does Twilight Princess fare against its peers? 

Not great, all things considered.

Pragmatic Play’s latest contribution has got the cliched anime, floating next-to-the-reels thing going on backdropped by serene clouds, but as far as gameplay goes, Twilight Princess came across as a bit of a limp one-trick pony. Sure, Wild Multipliers can pack a punch, but without outside help from Cascades and the like, their potency is kept on a leash.

Speaking of potential, the max win here clocks in at 7,500x the bet – not a stingy amount by any stretch, but hardly enough to prompt hardcore slot fanatics to drop everything and blast off on some sort of otherworldly adventure to meet the Japanese cartoon love of their life.

The slot does mark a change from the well-worn gameplay repurposed in rival titles with its cluster pays approach, and there is bound to be an audience lured by another reasonably attractive Princess-fronted entry by an industry stalwart, but after all was said and done we were left feeling slightly underwhelmed after taking this relatively lightweight release for a blast outside the earth’s atmosphere.