About this game
Developer: Dynamic Pixels
Content Rating: Teen
Hello Neighbor is a stealth horror game about sneaking into your neighbor's house to figure out what horrible secrets he's hiding in the basement. You play against an advanced AI that learns from your every move. Really enjoying climbing through that backyard window? Expect a bear trap there. Sneaking through the front door? There'll be cameras there soon. Trying to escape? The Neighbor will find a shortcut and catch you.
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I want to like Hello Neighbor, I really do. I love the idea of a Rear Window type video game, constantly pressured by an antagonist that could upend everything I’d done in an instant. This game is not what I had envisioned, instead giving me wonky tech and an adversary who’s about as frightening as Barney the Dinosaur when all is said and done. I’m hoping that updates to the game might flesh some of these issues out, but right now the Rear Window is where I want this game to stay.
Charming at first but ultimately the victim of lofty ambition, Hello Neighbor is a game that simply can't capitalize off of its interesting premise. Quality-wise, it should have stayed in Early Access for longer until its vision was properly nailed down.
The majority of puzzles are fiddly and unclear in the game, although we can't criticise it for the latter. Those who love a good brain teaser will enjoy working out where to go and what to do, especially since there are those classic moments where you see something you need behind a gate and then have to work out how to get to it.