Changes to .htacces are not making in effect to laravel website on localhsot

Hello, Am changing my website folder that holds some pages example
old path would be /review/game/gamename new path will be /browser-game/gamename this is the code am using at my laravel public folder

RewriteEngine On
    RewriteRule ^review/game/(.*)$ /browser-game/$1 [R=301,NC,L]

but it does not make any effect at all i even tried to remove all the code from the .htacces file to see if the website gonna fail but nothing happend the website is still working fine why .htaccess file is not working please help this is the entire .htaccess file code

<IfModule mod_rewrite.c>
    <IfModule mod_negotiation.c>
        Options -MultiViews -Indexes

    RewriteEngine On
    RewriteRule ^review/game/(.*)$ /browser-game/$1 [R=301,NC,L]
    # Handle Authorization Header
    RewriteCond %{HTTP:Authorization} .
    RewriteRule .* - [E=HTTP_AUTHORIZATION:%{HTTP:Authorization}]
    # rename the sitemap EXT from .php to .xml
    RewriteRule ^browsergames-sitemap\.xml/?$ browsergames-sitemap.php
    # Redirect Trailing Slashes If Not A Folder...
    RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-d
    RewriteCond %{REQUEST_URI} (.+)/$
    RewriteRule ^ %1 [L,R=301]
    # Handle Front Controller...
    RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-d
    RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-f
    RewriteRule ^ index.php [L]

when i removed all of this nothing happens

Are you clearing your cache, if you update the .htaccess sometimes it won’t immediately take effect in the browser.