If you've played Five Night's At Freddy's (or the sequel), then you've probably heard all sorts of rumors and theories about the game. That's because there's way more going on in Five Nights at Freddy's than the game lets on.


It helps if you pay attention to all the clues and details in the background of the game, as Rusty Molboxer does in this breakdown. It might seem like grasping at straws, but we have to remember that the developer, Scott Cawthon, said that there is an explanation for why the characters are haunted—the game just doesn't spell it out for you.

With that in mind, here's what this video talks about:

And since we can't talk about Five Nights theories without including the famous The Game Theorists video, here you go—it's worth watching, if you want a closer look at the murder that may have inspired the game:

So what do you think? Are any of these theories convincing? Do you have any of your own? Let us know in the comments.