Belissimo! Slot Review

Belissimo is an older, classic slot by Microgaming with 3 reels and 5 paylines with an Italian pizzeria theme. There aren’t special features to speak of, but Belissimo’s simplicity means that it’s easy to follow the gameplay, and will especially appeal to those who enjoy the quaint charm of the old one armed bandit.

Highlights

  • Slot type: Video Slot
  • Reels: 3
  • Scatter: No
  • Theme: Food
  • Lines: 5
  • Bonus Game: no
  • Wild Symbol: Chef
  • Free Spins: No
  • Software: Microgaming

How to Play

As with traditional slots, Belissimo is clearly laid out and easy to understand.  Against the backdrop of a pizza shop’s oven with the jolly pizza chef, Belissimo is nothing too fancy and the paytables are listed on the home screen so players can see straight away what paylines they can aim for. Get 3 matching symbols in the center and you win! The Chef forms the 5 paylines that cross through the reels.

Before jumping right in, set the size of your bet. It goes from £0.25 to £5 a spin. Click on “Bet One” for the minimum bet, or “Bet Max” for

the maximum. The blue plus and minus buttons next to the “Bet One” button will let you adjust your bet size to something in between. Once done, hit “Spin”.

The 5 symbols featured are the familiar

  • Cherry
  • 7
  • Bar
  • Double Bar
  • Triple Bar
  • Chef

The Chef is the highest value symbol and wild, followed by the 7, the triple bar, the double bar, and the single bar.

Important symbols in Belissimo

  • Wild: Chef

Jackpots

Belissimo is a fixed jackpot slot, so you won’t walk away with a new mansion. Nevertheless, when you 3 Chef symbols going up diagonally across the reels, you can land yourself a hefty 5,000 coins.

Special Features and Bonuses

The only special feature is the Chef Wild symbol, which can substitute for any other symbol. Yes, it’s simple and barebones, but that also has a certain charm that fruit machine fans swear by. So enjoy it!

Graphics and Sounds

It’s an old school slot with Belissimo, but the graphics are clean and have the comfortable feeling of your favourite pizza delivery menu. It’s one of the few occasions where the paytable is laid out in front of you, so you can follow what’s going on. The audio is the nice memorable hum of the slot machine that you might find in the corner of the pub. Even though this game is a bit dated, its look and feel are surprisingly still quite pleasant.

Conclusion

A very traditional slot, Belissimo isn’t going to be for everyone – there are no bonus rounds or special features or highly charged animations. Nevertheless, the reels spin smoothly. It’s easy for players can follow exactly what is going on, which is a good way for players new to online casinos to get their feet wet. For the old pros, Belissimo a nice slot to trot down memory lane. All in all, it’s some very relaxed and low key fun – with an impressive 5,000 coin jackpot for the lucky ones!