Five Nights at Freddy's is a point-and-click indie horror game created by Scott Cawthon. The player takes the role of Mike Schmidt, who takes a job to be a security guard from 12 AM to 6 AM for a week at Freddy Fazbear's Pizza. During the gameplay, four animatronic characters try to get to the player's office to capture Mike Schmidt and stuff him into a Freddy Fazbear Suit which with all the Wires, Crossbeams and such would Cause his Eyes and Teeth to Pop out of the Mask.

The game was released on August 18, 2014 on Steam and Desura for Windows. Later, the game was released on Android and iOS.


Five Nights at Freddy's was created after Scott Cawthon nearly decided to stop creating games after being told that his characters in his game, Chipper and Sons Lumber Co, look like animatronic dolls. Afterwards, Scott Cawthon used this to his advantage and thus,The Five Nights at Freddy's was born idea.