Hello Neighbor is a famous cross-platform indie horror game that’s now available not only for computers and consoles but for iOS and Android as well. In this game, you play a curious young boy who wants to unveil the secret of his creepy Neighbor who lives in an average suburban house on the other side of the street. This game is a full port of the original computer and console version.
If you think that Hello Neighbor is just a softcore cartoony game, your eyes try to fool you. Actually, such an unusual visual style was created to make the game even scarier. The clumsy surrealistic style makes you feel like you’re daydreaming, while the minimalistic soundscape makes this feeling even stronger.
Hello Neighbor is famous for its super-smart AI that controls the Neighbor. Although this guy looks like an average man, you will fear him more and more as you progress. The AI makes him stalk you very realistically. First, he will try to catch you with bear traps and other remote devices. But if you’re not careful enough, he will understand that you’re inside the house and start stalking you step by step. The cool thing is that you never know where this guy will come from. He can enter the door unexpectedly, find you under the bed, or ambush somewhere nearby to catch you from behind. Sometimes you can run away, but in most cases, it’s impossible to survive.
This game requires you to interact with various quest objects quite frequently. Still, it’s not too easy to do it on the touchscreen as precision really matters. Be very careful to avoid dropping objects, and it will attract the Neighbor, and you’ll have to start from the latest checkpoint.
Unlike the vast majority of mobile horror games, Hello Neighbor features an exciting plot. The story is about a young boy, Nicky Roth, who gets into his neighbor’s basement to help the person kidnapped by Mr. Peterson. Unfortunately, he gets caught and locked in the basement dungeon. Trying to escape, Nicky reveals various aspects of Peterson’s past. After the boy escapes and grows up, he dares to make a return and figure out what happened but finds that the whole thing got even more surreal. The story is full of tricky psychological twists and allusions, so you will not only be scared by screamers but also crept by the heavy thoughts provoked by the plot.
Hello Neighbor is a unique horror experience that doesn’t stop at making you sweat from screamers. The game is full of different horror genre tricks, including deep psychological twists. It’s currently the best horror for mobile platforms.