La Bomba Slot Machine
La Bomba is the fruit of the collaboration between NextGen Gaming and Side City Studios. It is a Mexican-themed slot, comically named La Bomba using the wordplay for La Bamba (the mega-popular Mexican folk song, covered by numerous singers throughout the years). The game combines beautiful girls, bombs, cacti and many other symbols representing the Mexican culture.
The Wild symbol is, of course, La Bomba or the Bomb symbol. You will find it on the second, third and fourth ree. La Bomba can substitute any symbol on the reels, including the Scatter.
The Bomba symbols will help you activate the Free Games. Landing 3 Bomba symbols, you get 5 Explosive Free Games. Now, during the Free Games, you get rewarded differently than you’re used to. The amount of your win will be displayed above the reel your Wild landed on. For instance, the triggering win amount is found above reel 2. You have the trigger amount x2 placed above the 3rd reel, and the x3 triggering amount is placed above reel 4. So, during the Free Games, if you manage to land a Bomba symbol, you get the amount placed above the reel it landed on.
For 2 Bomba symbols you get 1 extra Free Game, and for 3 Bomba symbols, you get 2 extra Free Games.
Theme & Design
The theme is highly humorous since it features a girl named Guadalupe as the main character. There's no other more Mexican-ish name than Guadalupe, right? Guadalupe is actually a bad girl, who likes playing with her bombs. Since Mexico is known for mobsters and mafia, it is only natural Guadalupe to want to protect herself (let’s hope that that is the reason why she possesses those bombs; we don’t want to think she’s a terrorist of her own).
In the background, you will see an abandoned village called San Perezoso, with the recognizable Mexican balconies and windows and the beige façade of the houses. You will also notice a small well on the right of the reels, some plants and trees. There are several bomb-like symbols on the reels, such as cherry bombs, then actual dynamite, Molotovs, and power kegs, bells, and cacti.
Wagering & Paylines
There are 25 paylines in La Bomba slot. You can place a $0.01 wager per line, meaning your minimum total bet can be no more than $0.25. The most you can place per line is $2.50, which for 25 active lines would mean a maximum total bet of $62.50.
Senora Guadalupe will give you 20x the stake payout for a 5-of-a-kind. With the multipliers during the Free Games and the great RTP 96.27%, La Bomba can give you some bombastic payouts.
If you’re a fan of the Mexican theme like we are, you would absolutely love this slot. It’s fun, it’s hilarious, it features an attractive girl, cacti, flowers and bombs; so you know that there will be action! Side City Studios and NextGen have set a really solid RTP of 96.27%, and there are several multipliers you can get during the Free Games, so payout-wise, we would say that La Bomba is worth a shot!