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Five Nights at Freddy's World is releasing next month

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Five Nights at Freddy's World is not a scary game. Instead, it's a game about cute (cute is important) animatronics battling it out with less-cute (but still pretty cute) animatronics. At least, that's what the teaser trailer below suggests. FNaF creator Scott Cawthon claims it's a "roleplaying game where you create a party using the huge selection of characters from the FNaF games".

After a little bit of radio silence on Cawthon's part, he's announced the game will release on February 19 for PC, and a little later for mobile devices. Cawthon's partner recently gave birth to a baby son, hence the radio silence. Sincere congratulations to you all, Cawthon family.

Only time will tell whether the FNaF series can successfully translate into a more whimsical setting. I don't know about you, but it still looks pretty bloody frightening to me. Check out the trailer below to see what I mean.

Shaun Prescott is the Australian editor of PC Gamer. With over ten years experience covering the games industry, his work has appeared on GamesRadar+, TechRadar, The Guardian, PLAY Magazine, the Sydney Morning Herald, and more. Specific interests include indie games, obscure Metroidvanias, speedrunning, experimental games and FPSs. He thinks Lulu by Metallica and Lou Reed is an all-time classic that will receive its due critical reappraisal one day.