- Software Providers:
- Reels: 5
- # Paylines : 20
- Slot type: Video Slot
- Jackpot type: Fixed jackpot
- Bonus Feature: yes
- Scatter: Yes
- Free Spins: Yes
- Available on mobile:
Pros and cons
- Win Up to 100,000 Credits
- Quest For Crystal Skull Offers Huge Prizes
- Free Spins in Super Mode
- Tough Bonus Game
Hot as Hades is a fun video slot that lets you outsmart ancient mythological creatures and gods to win massive cash prizes
How to Play
Like most Microgaming games, Hot as Hades is an easy video slot with simple controls. When you launch the game, all controls are located across the bottom. First, you can select whether you want your available funds shown as credits or coins. Next, you can select your bet amount.
You can select coin size and number of coins bet each game. You can play for .01 to .10 and from 1 to 25 coins. This means you can play for as little as 0.20 a spin up to $50 a spin.
The next control shows how much you win each spin. Next, you can use the Auto Play feature if you’d rather have the game auto spin for you. You can choose a pre-set number of spins, a cus-tomized number of spins or you can let the game auto-spin until you stop the game or run out of money. The final control is the Spin button that lets you spin the reels.
Like most online slots, the way to win is by matching three or more symbols on a payline. This game pays from left to right except for the scatter which pays anywhere on the board. Hot as Hades Wild symbols can substitute for any symbol except for the Crystal Skull scatter symbol.
The symbols in this game are as follows:
- Hot as Hades (Wild)
- Crystal Skull (Scatter)
A full list of symbols and their payouts can be accessed by clicking the Pays button on the right hand side of the screen.
Graphics and Sounds
The graphics for this game are better than most with the best graphics for the animated charac-ters. Colors and images are sharp and animations run smoothly.
The background is a depiction of the underworld. Hades himself will make an appearance from time to time and can appear on different areas of the screen, even hanging off the game board.
The graphics for the bonus game are outstanding. It feels just like you’re playing in an action ad-venture game, complete with 3D graphics and storyline animation that’s superior to many titles.
Sounds are a bit average for the main game. The background theme music sounds like the open-ing music for an adventure move. When you hit a small win, you get a simple credit up sound. Larger wins provide a victorious tune similar to what you might get for beating a small boss ene-my in an adventure game.
The best sounds are in the Quest for the Crystal Skull bonus game. The dramatic sounds are per-fect for this high-energy game where making the wrong decision can result in your getting turned into stone or worse.
This game offers a simple fixed jackpot of up to 100,000 credits, meaning you can win $1,000 to $10,000 depending on coin size. The best way to win this jackpot is through Super Mode. There you get multiple wilds and the prizes accrue until the free spin period concludes.
Hot as Hades offers a couple of unique special features that can win you huge cash prizes.
Crystal Skull Scatters – The Crystal Skull acts as the scatter for this game. Get 3 to unlock the bonus game. However, hitting just two can win you 50 credits.
Super Mode – When Super Mode is triggered, you get 5 free spins and three extra wilds are added to the reels and are frozen in place until the spins are concluded. Additional wilds may be added during Super Mode. Super Mode is triggered at random.
Quest for the Crystal Skull – If 3 or more Crystal Skulls land on the board, you get to play the Quest for the Crystal Skull bonus game. In this bonus game you must go through four levels to reach the grand prize chamber.
The first level you must pick a blue door. Finding Medusa ends your quest. Otherwise you get a cash prize and move to the second level. In the second level, you must pick 1 of 5 shells. Find a rock or Poseidon and your quest is over. Otherwise, you move up the mountain to face Zeus.
Pick from one of 5 clouds. Find Zeus and your quest is over. Otherwise, you will enter the temple at the top of the mountain and pick from 1 of 5 chests. If you don’t like the prize you picked, you can re-pick once. If you find the Crystal Skull, then you win the largest prize available.
Hot as Hades combines solid graphics and a fun Greek adventure theme to provide a game that’s both fun and profitable. With payouts of up to 100,000 credits, Hot as Hades makes Greek My-thology both fun and profitable.