Los Angeles (March 20, 2007) – Sierra Entertainment, a division of Vivendi Games, announced that the Gold Edition for the million unit franchise F.E.A.R. (First Encounter Assault Recon) is shipping to retailers today. F.E.A.R. Gold is the essential PC package that combines the critically acclaimed Director's Edition of F.E.A.R. (PC) with the award winning expansion pack F.E.A.R. Extraction Point (PC).
The F.E.A.R. game is no stranger to being anything but gold as "Best Shooter of the Year" by GameSpot, "Best Action Game of the Year" by PC Gamer and a large number of other notable achievements. Compiling this accomplishment with the success of F.E.A.R. Extraction Point, "Best Expansion Pack" by PC Gamer, gamers will be able to get a double helping of chills at one time.
"The F.E.A.R. franchise is a global success for Sierra Entertainment and the F.E.A.R. community has voiced their love for the game," said Pascal Brochier, president, Global Retail for Vivendi Games. "We are excited to bring all of the action of F.E.A.R. games so that all PC first person shooter fans can enjoy the gaming experience together in one package."
F.E.A.R. Gold Edition Features
- F.E.A.R. Director's Edition with exclusive behind-the-scenes footage including "Making of" F.E.A.R. documentary video, F.E.A.R. Machinima episodes created by Rooster Teeth and much more
- Engagement in unpredictable encounters with combat-adaptable A.I.
- Multiplayer support for up to 16 players
- F.E.A.R. Extraction Point includes all new locations, weaponry and enemies to take the F.E.A.R. franchise to new levels of action
For more information, please visit the game's official Web site at www.whatisfear.com
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Vivendi Games (www.vivendigames.com) is a global developer, publisher and distributor of multi-platform interactive entertainment. The company is the leader in the subscription-based massively multiplayer online role-playing games (MMORPG) category, holds leading positions in the PC, console, handheld and mobile games markets, and is an emerging player in casual online games. Vivendi Games' two principal studios and publishing labels include Blizzard Entertainment, headquartered in Irvine, CA, the creator of World of Warcraft, Diablo, StarCraft, and Warcraft; and Sierra Entertainment, headquartered in Los Angeles, which includes Radical Entertainment, Swordfish Studios, High Moon Studios, and Massive Entertainment. Sierra's IPs include Crash Bandicoot, Spyro The Dragon, Empire Earth, SWAT, Darkwatch, TimeShift, Ground Control and Leisure Suit Larry. Vivendi Games is also home to Vivendi Games Mobile, publishing games for the mobile market, and Sierra Online, dedicated to publishing casual games for online play and distribution on all platforms. Vivendi Games maintains strategic relationships with industry leading content partners, including Universal Music Group, NBC Universal, Twentieth Century Fox, and Ludlum Entertainment. The company has 16 offices around the world conducting business in 75 countries