Popeye & Olive Oyl Review
It only seems like last year that RAW iGaming brought out a branded slot with Popeye vs Brutus Superslice - now it seems that the famed slot developer is back with another Popeye slot with Popeye & Olive Oyl.
This fun slot is vastly different to the previous Popeye slot as there is no Superslice mechanic in this game. Thankfully, there are still thrilling features with Free Spins, Walking Wilds and more. If you love Popeye and online slots, then this could be the best slot for you.
Like the previous Popeye slot, this game contains similar designs to the original television show. It's great attention to detail as the characters look exactly the same but with more vibrant colours. The returning characters include Wimpy, Brutus, Popeye and Olive Oyl.
During the slot, you'll find Olive Oyl on Popeye's sailor ship standing next to the reels. She is animated and acts as a mascot throughout the slot which is great to see. She also reacts to certain wins on the reels which brings the slot to life even more.
As for the music, there is a sea shanty playing throughout the game. It's not the same as the one from the show but it's close enough to match the theme. Overall, the design of this slot is fantastic and delivers something that will delight fans.
If you are looking for Superslice, then you should definitely check out the Popeye vs Brutus Superslice slot instead. For those happy with traditional slots, you'll find that this game plays on 5-reels with 'all ways wins' meaning that winning paylines are made up of 3 symbols matching up in a row from any direction.
You'll also find Free Spins, Walking Wilds and bonus buys in this slot. The Free Spins are awarded by landing 3 Spinach scatters leading to 10 spins. The Walking Wild feature is triggered when a Popeye Wild lands on the reels. This is about as complicated as the gameplay gets!
Sadly, like most RAW iGaming slots, the RTP is often under the average and is between 90.05% to 95.52% in this slot. We'd hope that most UK slot sites would have RTP towards the upper threshold but there is no guarantee. Therefore, check beforehand with the slot sites available to see which one has the highest RTP.
Popeye & Olive Oyl does have medium to high volatility as well as a great maximum win of up to 10,000x the stake. This does bring up the win potential a lot more as 10,000x the stake is quite high for a maximum win. With the highest RTP, the average of triggering free spins is 1 in 306 which is pretty decent as well.
Popeye & Olive Oyl is quite a standard slot for RAW iGaming but that's not necessarily a bad thing. We've come to expect crazy Superslice from the developer but not every player likes this mechanic. That's why it's refreshing to see the developer shake it up slightly.
The overall gameplay is fantastic and pairs well with the dynamic design. Our only issue was the low RTP but this is expected for RAW iGaming by now which is a shame. Join Popeye and his friends in a slot adventure paired with big wins, thrilling moments and a gorgeous design.