Posts Tagged ‘Five Nights at Freddy’s 2’

Five Nights at Freddy’s creator jumps back from series

PLAY FREE BIRD lol rofl lmao

Several years ago, I went through a list of over 1,000 fan-made games inspired by Five Nights at Freddy’s. And that was before the jumpscare ’em up series really took off. Several games (and one troubled spin-off) later, creator Scott Cawthon has confirmed that he was working on a Five Nights 6 of sorts – but confirmed this by announcing its cancellation. The pressure of fan expectations was too high, he says, so he’s stepping back to spend more time with his family and make something else. Sounds sensible. Read the rest of this entry »

Spooky Teddy JRPG Spin-Off FNaF World Out Soon

I have never played a Five Nights at Freddy’s [official site] game. This is nothing to do with loathing the art style or having no patience for jump-scares, and everything to do with an ancient prophecy that states the entire population of the world will spontaneously sprout weeping facial sores should a 5’6″, quarter-Jewish man born in Upton Snodsbury, Worcestershire ever play a game about a scary teddy bear. I’m doing this for you, you understand. As such I will never know if the impending series finale/JRPG spin-off Five Nights At Freddy’s World, is a fitting conclusion to these tales on animatronic horror. I can, however, tell you why it’s not out yet, and when it will be.

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It’s Coming Home: Five Nights At Freddy’s 4 In August

Over eleven months and three games, Five Nights at Freddy’s [official site] has terrified more children than I could hope to in a lifetime. Imagine their snotty little faces peeking out from beneath blankets at night, bottom lips quivering. The fools. Five Nights at Freddy’s 4 will despoil this final sanctum, bringing animatronic jumpscare horrors into a normal home and a child’s bedroom. Let’s see you sleep now, kiddies. Creator Scott Cawthon may be my new hero.

A new trailer shows off this setting and brings word that the game’s release date has been bumped up from Halloween to August 4th – the one-year anniversary of the first game’s release.

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A List Of 1139 Five Nights At Freddy’s Fan Games

I've seen things.

Update, September 14th: Shortly after this post, Five Nights fan games really took off. At one point, I had hoped to compile a new list of the 2362 games on Game Jolt, but, well, there were 2362 of them. I certainly did start, though, so now I’ve boshed another 922 games onto this list. I know, right? Game Jolt chose to section Five Nights fan games away from the main stream, as they were flooding everything else out, and currently hosts over 4,712 in various stages of completion.

My readme file obsession has tailed off in recent months, replaced by a fascination with fan games for Five Nights at Freddy’s [official site] – a game I’ve only played for ten minutes in the demo. Every morning I check Game Jolt, and every morning I see several new Five Nights games.

I realised how big it was when Fazbear and friends usurped Slender Man as the most popular fan game subject on Game Jolt. As I write this, the host-o-community has at least 217 entries that are clearly FNAF fan games. And that 217 is only on one site. And only since September. I didn’t know what to do with my obsession beyond compile it into one huge list so that’s what I did, okay.

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Living For The Weekend: Five Nights at Freddy’s 3 Teased

I’ve not played Five Nights At Freddy’s or its similarly horrorsome, animatronic sequel, but Adam came to appreciate its well-crafted tension and I do enjoy its commonly-used, lazy-sounding acronym. What’s that game you’re playing? “Fnaf,” you say, and slip down your chair. What’s that game that got a sequel just a few months after its first release at the tail end of 2014? “Fnaf,” you say, head lolling to one side, tongue protruding, eyelids heavy.

What’s the game that’s now getting a second sequel? Yeah – fnaaaa– Five Nights At Freddy’s 3 is being made.

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Behind The Mask: Five Nights At Freddy’s

I hadn’t played Five Nights At Freddy’s until Saturday night and when I finally got around to it, the game made me angry. I stomped around my flat, complained loudly about how much I hate jump scares and screamers, and told anyone who would listen that the whole thing is terribly designed.

Stress can make liars of us all.

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When Did This Get Here? Five Nights At Freddy’s 2

I never thought I'd be so unhappy to see vents in a video game.

The last time we looked at Five Nights At Freddy’s 2 on our security camera feeds, the animatronic horror was standing quietly still on Steam Greenlight. And now it’s here. It’s here on Steam, before us, released properly for real, and we didn’t even notice it leave Greenlight. It’s all very convenient for me, writing this now, as that’s the basic setup of the game: a Chuck E. Cheese’s-ish restaurant’s frightful animatronic animals come alive at night when not watched, and will try to sneak up and murder you. You can have a crack yourself in the demo.

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Animatronic Terrors: Five Nights At Freddy’s 2

HELLO.

Let’s all be quite clear about one thing: I am still young and cool and vibrant. Good. Obviously I know about all the cool things young people like myself are up to, and those small jumpscare horror games we all enjoy with our cool friends. Slender Man is so 2012, SCP games are over, and creepypasta hacks were too goofy to ever catch on. No, now we’re all into Five Nights at Freddy’s and being a night watchman stalked by horrifying animatronic animals come to life to murder you. Or they were a few months ago. We were. Us. Me too. Oh I don’t know, I just don’t know any more.

But I do know creator Scott Cawton has announced Five Nights at Freddy’s 2, and it looks frightful.

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