LOS ANGELES - November 7, 2007 - Sierra Entertainment, a division of Vivendi Games, announced the latest installments for the award-winning F.E.A.R. (First Encounter Assault Recon), are now available for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and Windows PC. F.E.A.R. Files, the complete stand-alone expansion pack series exclusive for the Xbox 360 and F.E.A.R. Perseus Mandate, the second expansion pack to the award-winning PC title, are both currently available at major retailers nationwide.
In Perseus Mandate for Windows-based PC, players face off against new enemies as they take point on a second F.E.A.R. team investigating the mysterious paranormal phenomena at Armacham. Perseus Mandate features several robust multiplayer modes available to players online, including a deeply immersive storyline that runs parallel to the original F.E.A.R. and first expansion pack Extraction Point. The second expansion pack reveals a new perspective on the initial disturbance, challenging players to find out what Perseus actually is and why the Nightcrawlers have been called in to collect it. You play as the point man on a second First Encounter Assault Recon team
In F.E.A.R. Files, exclusive for the Xbox 360, gamers will combat paranormal situations in two action-packed campaigns. F.E.A.R. Files is two games in one package - the brand new Perseus Mandate campaign and the award-winning expansion pack Extraction Point. F.E.A.R. Files features several new Instant Action and multiplayer maps, along with a variety of new weaponry available to the player. Gamers can look forward to the same psychological twists and turns they've come to expect from the F.E.A.R. franchise as they battle their way through each terrifying campaign.
"Since its launch, F.E.A.R. has been adopted by several million players around the world," said Pascal Brochier, president, Global Retail for Vivendi Games. "This next chapter in the F.E.A.R. universe will further solidify the global success of the franchise, while giving the community an opportunity to experience another level of compelling F.E.A.R. content."
F.E.A.R. Files was developed by TimeGate Studios in conjunction with Day One Studios. F.E.A.R. Perseus Mandate was developed by TimeGate Studios. To get more information on both games please visit www.whatisfear.com.
About TimeGate Studios
TimeGate Studios is a world-class game development studio that boasts a record of huge success since its founding in 1998. Headquartered in Sugar Land, TX, TimeGate has released four award-winning products; three of which are based on TimeGate-owned intellectual properties.
For more information on TimeGate and its products, please visit www.timegate.com.
About Day 1 Studios
Day 1 Studios is an independent developer dedicated to the craft of creating revolutionary, interactive entertainment through superior design, artistic and technical processes. Day 1 Studios created and developed the award winning ``MechAssault" series for Microsoft and Xbox Live. Day 1 is now developing exceptional games for the next generation of console and PC systems at their studios in Chicago, IL and Hunt Valley, MD.
About Sierra Entertainment
Sierra Entertainment ( www.sierra.com), a global division of Vivendi Games, creates and publishes innovative, high-quality interactive entertainment for videogame systems, handheld gaming devices and personal computers. Sierra Entertainment features a portfolio of titles based on original IP and popular licenses from industry-leading content partners, including F.E.A.R., Crash Bandicoot®, Spyro The Dragon®, Scarface® and Ice Age®. Sierra Entertainment has four integrated internal studios providing creative talents and development capabilities across multiple gaming genres: High Moon Studios in San Diego, CA; Massive Entertainment in Malmo, Sweden; Radical Entertainment in Vancouver, B.C.; and Swordfish Studios in Birmingham and Manchester, England.
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