Slots Review – Happy Bugs

Software Platform : Playtech


Happy Bugs is a slot game with a fairly unique theme – beer drinking, bugs that like to party. The main Happy Bugs characters are a cockroach, caterpillar and ladybird. There are also beer cans, flowers and sofas in addition to card symbols from ten to ace.

The background is grass and the symbols are animated when part of a winning combination. The graphics are great and the game plays very smoothly. Happy Bugs is an interesting online slot game which differs from some of the more traditional themes offers great game play. Like many other slot games, there is a gamble feature for when you get a winning spin. If you choose to gamble, you have to guess the colour of a card (black or red) that is then turned over. Get it right and you double your win; get it wrong and you lose the win.

Pay Lines and Betting Options

Happy Bugs is a 20 line slot with five reels. Players can choose how many lines to play – the more you select the better your chance of a winning combination. You can also select the value of a coin and how many coins you wish to play per line. This means there is a great range in cost per spin so this slot suits players on all budgets.

Wild Symbol

The wild symbol at Happy Bugs is a six pack of beer and substitutes for all symbols except the scatter symbols and bonus symbols. There is no multiplier bonus for winning combinations using the wild symbol.

Scatters, Free Spins and Bonus Rounds

The scatter symbol is the flower. Just 2 scatter symbols in view will pay back your total bet. 3 scatters pays 5 times your total bet, 4 scatters is 100 times and 5 is a generous 500 times your total bet. 3 or more scatter symbols gives you 12 free spins where all prizes are trebled. Free spins can be retriggered during your free spins.

The bonus round is started by 3, 4 or 5 of the sofa symbol consecutive on any active pay line. The bonus round is in two stages. Firstly you select from a choice of drinks to win prizes. If you make it through to the second round then you choose an additional multiplier.


There is no progressive jackpot on the Happy Bugs slot game. However, 5 consecutive wild symbols on any active pay line will pay a fixed jackpot of 10,000 times your line bet.