A Guide to Outsmarting the Neighbor in Hello Neighbor: Hide and Seek

  • Ella Hyam
  • 607
A Guide to Outsmarting the Neighbor in Hello Neighbor: Hide and Seek

Do you think you have what it takes to outwit your neighbor? With Hello Neighbor: Hide and Seek, the sequel to the popular horror game, you can now test your wits against a much more cunning neighbor! This guide will give you an inside look at how to beat this stealth adventure game.

What is Hello Neighbor: Hide and Seek?

Hello Neighbor: Hide and Seek is a stealth-horror game where players take on the role of either a child or their evil neighbor while they play hide-and-seek. Players must use strategy and cunning to outwit their opponent as they explore procedurally generated levels full of interactive objects. The goal is for one character (the “hider”) to find all five hidden objects before the other character (the “seeker”) finds them first. This suspenseful game provides hours of thrilling gameplay that will keep players coming back for more!

On which platforms has it been released?

Hello Neighbor: Hide and Seek has been released on PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and iOS devices via the Apple Arcade subscription service. It was also recently announced that it will be released on Android devices soon too!

PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch Platforns

Do I need to know the story from the first part to play Hello Neighbor: Hide & Seek?

No, but if you want some context behind why there are two kids playing hide & seek with each other instead of just one kid alone against an adult, then its recommended that you play through Hello Neighbour before attempting this one, as its story does provide quite a bit of insight into why these events are taking place at all. It also helps make certain sections easier by providing knowledge about what could happen in certain areas, so knowing what's going on beforehand is always useful, even though not necessarily in order for someone else who hasn't played through any part yet still be able to enjoy this title fully should they choose so.

Has the graphics changed?

Yes! With an updated graphics engine, dynamic lighting system, and improved level design tools - everything looks smoother than ever before - making every encounter with your neighbor even more intense & thrilling than ever before! You'll feel like every corner could be hiding something sinister waiting around every turn, so be prepared when looking around each area as who knows what could possibly lurk within shadows cast by hidden items scattered throughout stages.

Tips for Getting Started

Tips for game

Before we get to the action, here are a few tips to help you start your adventure in each level of the game of Hide and Seek:

  • Try to hide from your opponent as much as possible - moving carefully or staying still when necessary to avoid detection; always keep an eye on their location so they don't find where you're hiding before time runs out, and end your fun at the beginning of the game!
  • Be sure to explore every corner of your neighbor's house thoroughly before progressing further. This way, not only will you find all possible clues but also discover hidden secrets which can help make your task easier later on down the line.
  • Take your time when solving puzzles – rushing might cause more harm than good!
  • Use items scattered around the level, such as boxes or crates for extra cover if needed-they can give you much-needed temporary protection from any seekers nearby; they're also a great place to rest when you're tired after running around in circles during long games against those who already know what they're doing well.
  • Pay attention to every detail in every area, whether it's objects placed on shelves or shadows cast by lamps over doorways; even little things like beeps coming from different directions can indicate where someone might be hiding, so listen carefully at every opportunity - in case you hear something unusual that might lead you to find hidden treasure faster than expected!

Pay attention to every detail


Character control is extremely important when going through any level, especially since knowing exactly how far away someone can be from going undetected until they are found is crucial, depending on which side of the playing field is in play at any given moment.

Here are the basic movement commands used in this game, which should help familiarize everyone with what to expect when traversing the various zones!

  • Move forward/backward - W/S keys, respectively.
  • Left/Right drift - the Q/E keys, respectively.
  • Interact with objects located throughout the level - spacebar or Enter key (depending on the platform).


Now that everything has been explained about what is included in this sequel, based on the previous installment released over two years ago, everyone should feel fairly prepared for the challenges ahead without fear of being surprised by anything unexpected when starting the first level! Keep these tips mentioned above in mind whenever you feel unsure as you go through the game, especially because knowing exactly how far away a particular location is can mean the difference between winning or losing when trying to complete the tasks assigned in each stage! Good luck overcoming your opponent next time!!!