Hot as Hades is a fun Microgaming slot that has as its theme the legend of the Greek Gods and characters from Greek mythology and also their underworld, Hades. The provider uses the cartoon style in its interface and symbols to present this theme in an entertaining way to players. The game has 5 reels and 20 paylines and cool features to help you rack up wins. The coin size ranges from 0.01 to to 2.50, giving you a minimum bet of 20p to a maximum bet of £50.
Hot as Hades takes you right into Hades' world and the brilliant cartoon-style graphics and animations are fun to watch. The symbols include Poseidon, Zeus, Medusa, and Cerberus along with the numbers from 10 through to Ace of a standard card deck. The animations include lightning bolts from Zeus, the snakes of Medusa, and also Poseidon's ocean. The sound effects are cool too, and include a fortissimo brass, a female choir, a xylophone, and also pizzicato strings. The wild symbol in the game is the Hot as Hades logo, while the scatter symbol is the Crystal Skull. The wild replaces all symbols except the scatter and gives you a 2x multiplier every time it is part of a winning combination.
You can win up to £100,000 from a single round of playing Hot as Hades. One cool feature that is triggered randomly during the base game is the Super Mode feature. This mode appears at random to give you 5 free spins.A character jumps on to the screen and leaves you with up to 3 wilds that are 'held', i,e, remain in their positions, for the period the feature is active.
Landing 2 scatter symbols across the reels gives you a win with a 1x multiplier. The game as an excellent bonus round - the Quest for the Crystal Helm bonus. This bonus feature is triggered when you land 3, 4, or 5 scatter symbols across the reels. The bonus round has 5 levels - Pillars of Awesomeness, Medusa's Gaze, Poseidon's Ocean, Zeus' Stairway, and the Crystal Helm in Zeus' chamber. Each of these levels has different features in it. In level 5 you get a discard option as well that allows you to discard your first option.