Parents' Guide to

Hide and Shriek

By Marcia Morgan, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 12+

Mischievous, scary fun leaves players wanting more.

Game Windows 2016
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This scary action game will run chills up and down player's spines, but it can be a little light on content. See, most people love to be scared at least a little. It's why we watch horror movies and ride roller coasters. It's also fun to do the scaring, which is why it's hard not to sneak up on someone and yell, "Boo!" It's that same adrenaline rush that makes games like Hide and Shriek so much fun. Sure, you might be skulking around in the shadows trying to trick another person into stumbling across one of your well-placed traps. But deep down, you know that somewhere in the school, the other person is just itching to do the same thing to you. Matches may only last 10 minutes at most, but that's not such a bad thing. There's so much tension that your nerves might not be able to take much more than that.

If there's one thing to really complain about, it's that the game feels light on content. This may be a "value priced" game, but you'll still wish there were more to do. At the very least, there should be more than one map to mix things up a bit instead of you always sneaking through the same halls of the same high school. With that said, you'll get your five dollars worth of fun out of this game, with the added benefit of hearing your friends scream.

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