Five Nights at Freddy's is a survival horror game for mobile devices. The player is a security guard for Freddy Fazbear's Pizza and must survive the night shifts by avoiding the animatronics that have gone out of control.
Five Nights at Freddy's is a highly-polarizing indie survival horror game that was developed by Scott Cawthon. The player must survive five nights as a security guard at Freddy Fazbear's Pizza. The player must use the security cameras to monitor the pizzeria, and must transfer from one room to another to ensure that the animatronic animal characters remain inactive. If the player does not transfer to a new room, they will be jumpscared and will lose health.
The graphics of Five Nights at Freddy's are mostly simplistic with a retro style. The main screen of the game has a digital clock and a player's health meter. The player cannot control the room layout, but they can control the camera. The camera is a bit restricted, but it does provide a close up of the two doors.
The graphics in the game are simplistic and the animatronic animals are designed in a manner that is similar to that of the children's TV show, Sesame Street. The animation and sound effects are simple, yet effective.
The gameplay of Five Nights at Freddy's is simplistic, but it does have some depth. The player must use the camera to monitor the halls and the doors. The animatronic characters will randomly appear in the halls at one of the doors. The player must close the door when an animatronic appears and in some cases they can use a light to keep them at bay. When the player fails to keep the animatronics out, the player dies and the game is over.
The gameplay is challenging and the player must attempt to survive the five nights by checking the security cameras and transferring to a new room when needed. The more time the player spends in one room, the more animatronic animals will be active. The player must also remain close to the doors to avoid being jumpscared.
To progress through the game, the player must tap on the screen to close the doors and the light button to keep the animatronics at bay. The player can also tap on the camera to change the camera angle.
The controls are simple, with the player able to use a mouse or keyboard to interact with the game.
Five Nights at Freddy's features a gameplay mode called "Custom Night." Custom Night gives the player a selection of terror factors to try and survive. The higher the terror factor, the harder the game is to play.
The game is not as challenging on the second playthrough and the player can make it to the end without being jumpscared.
Five Nights at Freddy's is a fun game for fans of the horror genre. The game has a simplistic presentation, but it can be challenging. Five Nights at Freddy's is a challenging and scary game that offers a unique experience.