Sierra Entertainment, a division
of Vivendi Games, announced today that the paranormal frenetic first-person
shooter F.E.A.R. (First Encounter Assault Recon) game for the
PLAYSTATION 3 computer entertainment system has shipped to retailers
The F.E.A.R. game uses stunning visual effects to provide an intense
"action movie" experience to keep players engrossed in the cinematic
spine-chilling storyline. Gamers will assume the role of an elite soldier
trained in combating unusual and unimaginable situations. Called in to
confront a murderous force, the player must contain a crisis spiraling out
of control. F.E.A.R. is a unique fusion of gameplay, featuring stylized
first-person shooting combat and supernatural suspense for a cohesive plot
that keeps gamers at the edge of their seats.
F.E.A.R. for the PLAYSTATION 3 system will feature multiplayer support
for up to 16 players and a new Instant Action Mode that will track a
player's progress in close quarters battles via leader boards for the
PLAYSTATION Network. F.E.A.R. will also feature an exclusive level for
the PLAYSTATION 3 system and an exclusive weapon.
"The F.E.A.R. franchise has sold over 2 million copies since inception
and now PLAYSTATION 3 system users will be the latest to experience the
true meaning of F.E.A.R.," said Pascal Brochier, president, Global Retail
for Vivendi Games. "We're excited to bring this award winning, bone
chilling title to the PLAYSTATION 3 system console and expect an entire new
base of gamers to become fans of F.E.A.R."
F.E.A.R. is currently available for the PLAYSTATION 3 system for a
suggested retail price of $59.99.
For more information, please visit the game's official Web site at