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FEAR 3 preview: On the run from The Wall

It's always a good sign when a representative for a game developer who's leading you through a demo tells you, "No, that's not an in-house nickname -- that's what this game mode is actually called." The gametype in question is FEAR 3's "F***ing Run" (its actual moniker), a four-player cooperative...

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FEAR 3 behind-the-scenes shows where the spooky comes from

Why is FEAR 3 so damn scary? Well, the obvious answer is "because of all the blood and monsters and stuff," but the latest behind-the-scenes video shows that there's a little more to it than that. Well, a lot more to it than that, actually. Like, a whole universe of stuff to it than that....

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Killzone 3 & other pre-orders net $20 credit on Amazon

The frugal folks at Thrifty Nerd have informed Joystiq that Amazon has upgraded some of its pre-order deals; specifically, pre-ordering Bulletstorm, Top Spin 4 or Killzone 3 will now snag you a $20 credit instead of $10. The credit will be applied to all Bulletstorm pre-orders regardless of when...

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Paxton Fettel playable in FEAR 3 single player, kind of a jerk

Paxton Fettel won't be reserved solely for co-op in FEAR 3, as a new trailer reveals he will also be playable in the solo campaign. Once a level is beaten with protagonist Point Man, it will then be playable by Fettel, who can use his powers to defeat enemies -- by which we mean make them explode....

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FEAR 3 screens take us to the store, also to nightmaretown

Listen, FEAR 3 protagonist Point Man: we know that you're craving Funyuns more than you've ever craved anything in your life. However, we'd suggest staying away from the Alma-infested supermarket for a while -- based on the screens below, it doesn't look like the safest place to be....

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FEAR 3 co-op trailer shows a slight imbalance

We foresee one major problem with the co-op mode for F.E.A.R. 3, previewed in the video below: One of the characters looks way more fun to play than the other. Who would you like to be: the standard, cover-based first-person shooter guy? Or the telekinetic, intangible ghost-killer?...

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FEAR 3 Collector's Edition includes pregnant Alma figure, abject terror

The F.E.A.R. 3 "Collector's Edition" release will include a SteelBook case, an in-game gun and a comic or something -- those items aren't important. The real bonus is something more intangible: a lifetime of nightmares. See, the Collector's Edition also includes a pregnant Alma figurine, and of...

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F.E.A.R. 3 delayed until May

Looks like F.E.A.R. 3 needs a few more months of gestation. Previously announced for March 22, 2011, Joystiq has confirmed with a Warner Bros. representative that those looking for supernatural pregnancy scares will have to wait until May. So far, Best Buy is the only major retailer reflecting the...

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F.E.A.R. 3 set to terrorize March 22, pre-order items detailed

In an effort to appease all of its retail partners while simultaneously inconveniencing fans, Warner Bros. this morning detailed F.E.A.R. 3's pre-order bonuses -- different and exclusive to three separate retailers -- alongside announcing the game's official release date: March 22, 2011. Best Buy...

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Don't be scared, they're just new FEAR 3 screens

Let's see. Poorly lit hallways, bloody graffiti on the walls, an otherworldly red glow, dudes with guns, dilapidated playground, creepy little girl and the unfortunate fellow seen here. Yup, must be new F.E.A.R. 3 screens from Gamescom. Turn the lights off and check 'em out. ...

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