Hot as Hades could be the coolest slot you’ll play this summer
Fancy a trip to hell? If that doesn’t sound like your idea of a great time then you obviously haven’t heard about Microgaming’s latest slot release, the imaginative and creatively titled, Hot as Hades slot.
Based on Greek Mythology and featuring the erstwhile guardian of the underworld as the main character (alongside his three-headed dog Cerberus) you follow Hades on his journey through the underworld to unlock the Quest for the Crystal Helm.
The backdrop for the slot is a stunning realisation of the underworld with spewing volcanoes and exploding lava-bombs providing a suitably apocalyptic backdrop. The game looks as good as it plays but don’t let the stunning backdrops take your attention from what is a feature-packed slot.
First up, any payline win completed with a Wild awards 2x the stated prize money but more exciting than that is the Super Mode Free Spins feature which is randomly triggered in the base game and which awards five free spins, plus during free spins Hades can appear across the reels and turn up to three Wild as part of the Held Wilds feature.
The big money however can be won on the Quest for the Crystal Helm bonus feature. This is accessed by landing three or more slots across the reels and this is a progressive quest, where the player follows Hades as he completes each of five quests in sequence in the hope of landing a big pay day which can be as much as 100,000 coins.
Many of Greek myths most legendary characters, Zeus, Poseidon and the snake-haired Medusa will put in an appearance in the bonus feature which gives this slot a real depth and dynamism.