One of the most shocking games during 2014 was Scott Games' Five Nights at Freddy's. The game came onto the scene and scared the living crap out of a lot of people. The game was so popular and made a big enough wave for Scott to unleash a sequel. Well, it looks like it might turn into a threequal.
Over on there's a speculation conspiracy thread about the possibility of a third Five Nights at Freddy's game. Some users are speculating that one of the newest images for the game is a teaser image for Five Nights at Freddy's 3.
The image is available over on the official Scott Games website. Users took the image and modified the contrast to further reveal that it is, indeed, a golden animatronic Freddy.
One of the reasons people are also convinced that this is a teaser image for Five Nights at Freddy's 3 is because the name of the JPG on the website is named “fnaf3.jpg”. It gives the impression that Scott Games is already hard at work on a third game in the venerable series.
This very topic caused a very interesting conversation on Reddit where gamers questioned whether or not there would be the impression from the general public that this could be considered a “cash grab”. However, there were some very, very reasonable responses about the actual quality of the games, as well as the expectations that come along with them.
When someone suggested that the public may get the impression that these are “rushed cash grabs”, Reddit use fullmontis responded saying...
“I don't have that impression. In fact, I dig fast release schedules. It means the dev is organized and knows what he's doing. And it reminds me of early console generations where dev times were quick and steady.
It is interesting that we're seeing a series of sequels launched that are actually well designed, popular, critically acclaimed and have reached the status of becoming a commercial success.
I do wonder what something like Five Nights at Freddy's 5 will look like? Will it be on the Xbox One, PS4 and Wii U? Will it feature Unreal Engine 4-powered graphics and a $100 million dollar budget? I tend to doubt it. Scott Games seems focused on building something fun, intuitive and interactive, as opposed churning out annual sequels that launch broken or uninteresting concepts to make a quick buck.
For those of you who have no idea what Five Nights at Freddy's is all about, just check out the launch trailer for the second game below.
You can learn more about the horror game and its frightening animatronic robots by paying a visit to the official website.