Gamespy has a preview of the upcoming F.E.A.R. Extraction Point expansion including 10 nice screenshots.
"At first, it looks like a scene out of any first-person shooter: a hallway with an open door at the end. As you walk down the hall, the door mysteriously shuts. You open it and find yourself staring into total darkness. And then things start to get really weird."
08-08-2006 – Sierra Entertainment today announced that the multiplayer component from the award winning PC title F.E.A.R.â„¢ (First Encounter Assault Recon), has been renamed F.E.A.R. Combat, and will be made available to the public as a free download on Thursday August 17th, 2006.
F.E.A.R. Combat is the complete multiplayer component of F.E.A.R. and includes all the updates, additional official maps and additional official game modes all in one downloadable file. F.E.A.R. Combat users will be able to play against the owners of the retail version of F.E.A.R. as well as the other F.E.A.R. Combat users.
F.E.A.R. Combat features:
– 10 Multiplayer Game modes.
– 19 Multiplayer Maps.
– 12 different weapons.
– Punkbuster support for anti cheat support.
– The capability to download user generated content.
To play F.E.A.R. Combat, consumers simply go to www.joinfear.com and register to obtain their free, Combat keycode. When the file is made available for download on Aug 17th 2006, consumers can install, enter their keycode, and get ready to join F.E.A.R. Combat!
F.E.A.R. Combat will be available for download on August 17th 2006.
Version 1.3 Update introduces PunkBusterTM, vote kick and new maps
LOS ANGELES â€“ February 06, 2006 â€“ Vivendi Universal Games (VU Games) today announced that the post launch support for Sierra Entertainments award-winning F.E.A.R.TM (First Encounter Assault Recon), will continue with the launch of the new, version 1.3 update on Tuesday, February 7, 2006.
The new update will include the introduction of the PunkBusterTM anti-cheat software, a vote kick option that allows players to be removed from multiplayer games for unsporting behavior, and 3 new multiplayer maps. This update follows the recent launch of the F.E.A.R. SDK (Software Development Kit) and stand-alone server software for both Linux and Win32.
Developed by Monolith Productions, F.E.A.R. is an intense first-person close-quarters combat experience with rich atmosphere and an engaging, paranormal horror storyline. F.E.A.R. is also one of the most critically acclaimed titles of 2005, receiving 62 awards to date, including Best PC Game of 2005 and Best Shooter of 2005 as voted for by the readers of Gamespot.com and IGN.com.
To get more information on F.E.A.R., or to download the demo, please visit www.whatisfear.com. To download the SDK and server software, please visit www.fearfans.com. For more information on PunkBuster, please visit www.punkbuster.com.
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