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Hello Neighbor review

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Hello Neighbor

Hello Neighbor is a stealth horror game developed by Russian video game studio Dynamic Pixels and published by tinyBuild. The objective of the game is to successfully sneak into the neighbor's house to find out what dark secret he is hiding in the basement. The game is heavily reliant on environmental storytelling, and the player is able to interact with almost every object in the game world.

Graphics

The graphics in Hello Neighbor are impressively realistic. The game environment is highly detailed, and the character models look lifelike. The animations are fluid, and the game runs smoothly on most devices. The graphics are realistic and the game environment is well-detailed. The neighbor's AI is very good and he is able to react to the player's actions. The game is challenging and requires patience and good planning.

Gameplay

Hello Neighbor's gameplay is divided into two parts: stealth and action. In the stealth part, the player must avoid the neighbor's line of sight and use various hiding spots to stay undetected. If the player is caught, the neighbor will become more aggressive and will set up traps to make it more difficult for the player to sneak around. The action part of the game occurs when the player is caught and must fight the neighbor in a physical confrontation.

The game is played from a first-person perspective, player has to use stealth to avoid being detected by the neighbor. The neighbor is constantly patrolling the house and if he sees the player, he will chase him. The player has to use various environmental objects to hide from the neighbor and to solve puzzles.

Multiplayer

Hello Neighbor does not have a traditional multiplayer mode, but it has an asynchronous mode called Secret Neighbor. In this mode, one player takes on the role of the neighbor while the other players try to sneak into the house. If the neighbor catches a player, they become a secret neighbor and must help the neighbor to catch the other players. 

Replayability

Hello Neighbor is a highly replayable game due to its procedurally generated levels. Each time the player starts a new game, the layout of the house and the neighbor's AI will be different. This makes it so that no two playthroughs are the same and encourages experimentation.

Pros

  • The game is very replayable
  • The puzzles are creative and challenging
  • The graphics and sound are both excellent

Cons

  • The game can be a bit too easy at times
  • The ending is a bit abrupt

Conclusion

Overall, Hello Neighbor is a unique and atmospheric stealth horror game that is sure to keep players on their toes. It has a great replay value due to its procedurally generated levels, and the async multiplayer mode is a great addition. The only downside is that the game can be a bit too difficult at times, but overall it is a great experience.

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