Who would have thought that a security guard simulator with several buttons, graphics from the late 90s or early 2000s, and four monsters would become one of the best horror games? The controls in the game are very simple. However, the game scares due to unexpectedly popping up animatronic characters and more.
The plot and the main idea
A first-person horror game Five Nights at Freddy's gives jobs at Freddy's, the well-known family-owned pizzeria, where robots entertain children. The tricky thing is that at night, the robots behave very strangely.
The plot of the game is quite simple:
- The main character found an ad in the newspaper about the vacancy of a security guard in a pizzeria.
- After a certain incident with animatronic characters (dolls entertaining children) in which children were injured, the dolls were forbidden to walk around the pizzeria during the day, but they cannot be turned off; otherwise, they will rust.
- Apparently, bloodthirsty dolls are much more important and valuable than human life; otherwise, they would have been turned off long ago.
All in all, they give you $120 to stay in the guard's room for a week and look after them. It seems that this is not a tricky thing, did everyone think so? This is where all the fun begins.
Your task is to follow Freddie and his friends all night long with the help of security cameras. Of course, due to budget issues, only a certain amount of electricity can be used each night, and if it runs out, you will be at Freddy's mercy.
The features of the game: Why is it scary?
The gameplay, which consists of closing and opening doors, turning lights on and off, and checking security cameras, is so addictive that you just cannot put it down.
You need to hold out from midnight until 6 AM. Dolls walk around the pizzeria, and you can track their movement through the cameras. At the sight of a person, they perceive him as a threat and kill him in all sorts of cruel ways.
What prevents you from simply closing the door and sitting in anticipation of the morning? Electricity is consumed very quickly. It is spent on turning on and off the light, closing doors, and viewing cameras. You need to somehow get the hang of saving to survive.
As a result, more energy will be spent, and the animatronic characters will move faster, but it will be enough for you to view only one camera and close one door. The game requires its strategy, which needs to be developed over time.
Why is the game so scary? The main thing is the factor of surprise and the atmosphere of forcing fear and horror from the fact that someone at any moment can come into the room. You have only four enemies and fear them... And everything is done in such a way that, over time, you do not stop being scared less.
This is something worth spending time on, what you should pay attention to, and what you should play. We highly recommend playing at night. Five Nights at Freddy's is a scary game that, despite its rather unusual underpinnings, has the power to scare you more than once. This is more than enough to endure fears.