Hello Neighbor review
In 2017, this game appeared on the gaming market from developers from Dynamic Pixels, and tiny publisher Build. This game in the horror genre with puzzle elements will make you find out what the neighbor is hiding in his basement.
Graphics and Sound 7/10
The graphics of this game look like an animation, it is bright and, at first glance, fun. Not very typical for the horror genre, but that doesn't make the game worse. On the contrary, such a picture dissonant with the eerie moments in the game just emphasizes them. Also, well-chosen sound effects maintain a spooky atmosphere. The game has many details that make the locations even more interesting and diverse. The interiors of different locations look attractive, and the presence of many details makes the player think hard to find the right items.
This game works on all popular platforms such as Android, iOS, NSW, PC, PS4, Stadia, XONE. The game is easy to control, and the player quickly gets used to the controls. PC users should use a mouse and keyboard to operate. There are no operating problems on console devices, either. Everything can be customized for convenience.
The plot of this game begins when a little boy, coming to a new area, realizes that he lives next to a suspicious neighbor who is hiding something terrible in his basement. The child needs to break into the house to solve the mystery of the neighbor. There are two characters in the game: a guy who decided to break into the house and a neighbor who is trying to disturb him in every way. The player will have to wander around the house and solve puzzles. In order to get into different hiding places, you need to look for the keys hidden throughout the house. But the neighbor is constantly waiting for you, and you need to do everything as urgently as carefully as possible because where you appear, the neighbor will often start setting traps.
Lasting Appeal 8/10
In the game, all events take place in the mysterious neighbor's house. The game has three acts, and in each of them, we are gradually shown the personal story of a scary neighbor. The intrigue grows as well as the level of complexity. The ending is a bit unexpected because it seems to hint at the continuation of the story. The game is interesting, and if to set a goal, you can pass it in a few hours.
- Creepy elements of horror
- Interesting cartoon graphics
- Lots of unexpected twists in the game
- Puzzles can be very confusing
- Short duration of the game