Hello Neighbor is considered as a horror game where your only goal is to survive playing in a first-person perspective. You will be burning with curiosity as to your neighbor with a mustache. The reason is the weird noise coming from his house. The title is made in keeping with the best traditions of the genre, still, it is not perfect but worthy of your attention.
The graphics are well-done. You will appreciate the comprehensive button layout which is extremely simple to use. Enjoy the cute cartoonish characters and retro puzzle style. Every act you play will differ from the previous ones with another plan of the house and designing.
Interface and Controls
It should be said that your result depends on how skilled you are applying the available controls. You should master them and it will take you some time in order to provide the fast respond and accurate moves. There is no tutorial here that is why all the details should be figured out in practice.
Here you will enjoy the moment-to-moment gameplay. There are three acts with increasing difficulty and completely new environment. The house will become larger and the traps will become more refined. You will play with AI which will learn from your behavior. At the advanced levels, it will make it almost impossible to overpass the obstacles and complete the mission.
You will navigate a character, local kid, interested in the things taking place in the house of his neighbor. In order to reveal the hidden secrets, you should get inside that dwelling and figure out the reasons for those strange noises. This is going to be very hard as far as the neighbor will become suspicious and will do anything to prevent access to his house and catch you. You will find a lot of traps behind the door you are going to enter. If you are detected, you should escape as soon as you can or hide at any place in the house.
Even if the story is simple and, we should confess, you will not be impressed by the truth you will know at the end of the game, still the challenges are rather smart and that increasing difficulty will make you to compete with the artificial intellect.
The game can last for about twenty hours if you do your best to find all secrets and overcome all obstacles to find out the truth. It is obvious that the gameplay is rather complicated requiring your patience, logical thinking, and skills. Be ready for the repetitive mechanics and smart artificial intellect which becomes smarter with your every decision. When the opponent understands your plans, he will bend every effort to resist you. He will place cameras, set traps, guess your further actions in order to catch you. This is a thrilling moment which will make you continue.
Do not take the bait! Hello Neighbor is rather complicated game even if it looks simple. We cannot prove its perfection but it is addictive and you will have fun trying to penetrate the house even if it appears to be that there is nothing interesting in it. Moreover, there are moments when you will find it almost impossible to perform the task. This is a challenge!