"Five Nights at Freddy's" Brings Terror to the Pizza Parlor

Welcome to your new summer job at Freddy Fazbear's Pizza, where kids and parents alike come for entertainment and food as far as the eye can see! The main attraction is Freddy Fazbear, of course; and his two friends. They are animatronic robots, programmed to please the crowds! The robots' behavior has become somewhat unpredictable at night however, and it was much cheaper to hire you as a security guard than to find a repairman.

Hey gamers! Have you noticed that true 'horror' video games are kind of few and far between these days? I mean, "Resident Evil" has become more action that scary these days and we haven't had a "Silent Hill" in ages. There's been some strong contenders of course, but it's been a good few months before since the sub-par "Amnesia: Machine for Pigs" launched earlier this year.

Enter "Five Nights at Freddy's"! There doesn't appear to be too much to this adventure game. You sit in a cramped office monitoring the security camera's of Freddy's "Chuck E Cheese"-esque pizza parlor, complete with animatronic friends. You have limited power to manage the lights and keep the camera's going and with that, you have to be prepared to try and survive the night once the mechanical friends of Freddy act up in the dark!

Yes, it does indeed sound strange, but it also sounds different. That's a nice feature when you've been playing shooter after shooter or you're stuck with horror games that are neither scary, nor difficult. While I can't speak for myself as of yet, I hope to give it a look some time soon. For now, "Five Nights at Freddy's" is available on Steam for just $4.99!

Want something different to put some lumps in your shorts for the weekend? $5 seems like it's a good price for taking a chance.


Writer/Podcast Host/Cheerleader

Falling in love with the sounds of his own voice, Casey can be found co-hosting the Bloody Good Horror Podcast, the spinoff Instomatic Podcast as well as the 1951 Down Place Podcast dedicated to Hammer Horror. Casey loves horror films of every budget and lives by his battle cry of 'I watch crap, so you don't have to.'

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