F.E.A.R. 3 Officially Announced, A Little Help From John Carpenter And Steve Niles?

Officially announced from Warner Brothers today is Fear 3, or otherwise known as F.3.A.R. (Pronounced Fear 3.) Stupid. The game is already looking at an autumn 2010 release, but that will almost certain be pushed back.

The 3rd installment will dive into the wonderful world of co-op, and you take on the role of Point Man and the 2nd player is Paxton Fettel. Point Man is a “genetically enhanced super soldier” from the original F.E.A.R., and Paxton his brother Has telekinetic powers. Read on for more. “Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment is evolving the F.E.A.R. brand with top horror, co-op and first person shooter combat in F.E.A.R. 3,” said Martin Tremblay, President, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment. “Monolith Productions has passed the torch to Day 1 Studios to create a quality, powerful game that stays true to the roots of the F.E.A.R. franchise but takes players to a heightened level of gameplay.”

In order to really step up their horror game, famous horror movie director John Carpenter, and horror comic and script writer Steve Niles were consulted to help with 3′s scare factor.

“After working closely with Monolith, Day 1 is honored to bring the next iteration of the F.E.A.R. franchise to gamers with key elements of the past games yet providing fresh combat and horror experiences in F.E.A.R. 3,” said Denny Thorley, Founder and President, Day 1 Studios. “Players can look forward to new features such as divergent co-op, an evolved cover system, and more scares in F.E.A.R. 3.”

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