Five Nights at Freddy’s is a point and click, survival horror game. You are a security guard at night and must survive during your shift against five animatronic animals that are within the restaurant. You have an office where you are able to view security cameras throughout the facility, but the view is hard to see and distorted. The animatronics can move about the building which mainly takes place off-screen. Their main objective is to “jump scare” the player which will result in a game over and you will have to restart the night over.
The target age range for this game is for children aged 12 through adult. Younger children may be attracted to the game due to the colorful characters and child-like feel of the game. This game is also very popular with several YouTube streamers that children may…
This review is based on intense research of the game. I have read summaries of gameplay, articles with details of game, and critics, parents and children’s reviews of the games. The reviewer has not personally played this game.
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About the Author: Keri Barone
Keri lives in Davenport, FL with her husband. She is passionate about children and has been helping/taking care of them since she was a little girl. Keri comes from a family of 5 brothers and sisters including an adopted brother. Her mother does Genealogy and adoptee research helping people find loved ones. Having 10 nieces and nephews, Keri often researches information on TV shows, movies, and games to see if appropriate for their ages. Keri then became interested in writing reviews to help other adults find suitable content for their children especially those who may have triggers due to trauma they have experienced. When Keri isn’t working, you can find her playing video games, reading, watching movies, and looking for pieces to grow her Harry Potter collection.
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