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Five Nights at Freddy's

An original horror game created by Scott Cawthon, an independent gamemaker. The player assumes the role of a watchman who takes up a seasonal job at Freddy Fazbear's Pizza. What is important about the restaurant, is that mechanical mascots are its main attraction.

Adventure | FPP | survival horror | horror | arcade elements

Five Nights at Freddy's Release Date

08Aug2014

PC

26Aug2014

AND

11Sep2014

iOS

01Dec2014

WP

29Nov2019

Switch XONE

04Feb2020

PS4

developer: Scott Cawthon publisher: Scott Cawthon

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Five Nights at Freddy's for PC, WP and etc. is an original horror game requiring the player to survive an encounter with murderous mascots at a pizza bar and casting them into the role of a night guard. The game was created by Scott Cawthon an independent developer popular mainly for The Desolate Hope and several simplistic mobile games.

Plot

The player assumes the role of a watchman who takes up a seasonal job at Freddy Fazbear's Pizza. A teddybear named Freddy and his two robotic friends are the main amusement the restaurant offers. This seemingly easy task of guarding the place turns into a true nightmare during the very first night, because the protagonist discovers that sympathetic animatronics come to life at night and their attitude towards anyone inside is rather hostile. On their own and staying inside one room, the protagonist makes use only of a monitoring system and a low-capacity battery in order to survive the encounter with the murderous mascots trying to kill them.

Mechanics

Five Nights at Freddy's for PC, WP and etc. is hard to classify in terms of the genre. The player is required to be able to make quick decisions, as well as to remain observant. Above all, the game can often scare even the most dubious players.

Throughout the game, the protagonist stays in a watch room located in the middle of the building. However, it cannot lock itself in just like that the entire mission here is to make it to the end of the night through managing the power accumulated in the battery appropriately. The power is drained when the player uses different devices, such as the lighting or monitoring systems. Thus the player observes particular rooms through the cameras. When they notice that the robots have disappeared or changed their location, the player has to track them immedietely, for it usually means the animatronics are moving towards the watch room. When one of the robots is close to the protagonist's room, it is crucial to lock either the door on the left or right in order to stay alive.

To finish the game, the player has to survive five subsequent nights (from 12 a.m to 6 a.m). The first night is obviously the easiest and every player should be able to finish it without a struggle. With each subsequent night however, the difficulty level is increased and the animatronics apply more and more sophisticated tactics in order to fool the protagonist. Fortunately, the player does not have to start from the very beginning in case the protagonist died - the player is simply brought back to the last midnight.

Game mode: single player  

User score: 5,8 / 10 based on 600 votes.

PEGI rating Five Nights at Freddy's

Age rating. The PEGI rating considers the age suitability of a game, not the level of difficulty. Game may be frightening or scary for young children.

Five Nights at Freddy's System requirements

PC / Windows

PC / Windows

  • Minimum:
  • Intel Pentium IV 2 GHz
  • 1 GB RAM
  • graphic card 1 GB Geforce GTS 450/Radeon HD 5670 or better
  • 250 MB HDD
  • Windows XP/Vista/7
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