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Generally favorable reviews- based on 73 Ratings

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  • Summary: F.E.A.R. Combat, a free multiplayer component from the original PC title F.E.A.R., includes all the updates, all the new official maps and the new official modes released for F.E.A.R. Multiplayer 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. 10 Multiplayer Game modes, 19 Multiplayer Maps, 12 different weapons, Punkbuster support for anti cheat support, The capability to download user generated content. [Sierra Entertainment] Collapse
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  1. Positive: 4 out of 4
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 4
  3. Negative: 0 out of 4
  1. 100
    An early Christmas present from Monolith and it is some violent and vicious online action that looks absolutely gorgeous, although players will need a pretty hefty gaming rig to experience it in all its glory.
  2. F.E.A.R. Combat will not revolutionize the FPS genre like "Half-Life" did all those years ago, but it is fun, fast paced, and better than many of the other titles out there. And, you can’t beat the price.
  3. As a free download this game is definitely a can't-miss for FPS lovers, and definitely worth a look even for those who might not otherwise take the plunge and pick up a copy of F.E.A.R.
  4. Way to go, Vivendi! It is always better to give it away free than let it be forgotten. [Dec 2006]
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  1. Positive: 17 out of 23
  2. Negative: 5 out of 23
  1. May 18, 2012
    10
    http://fear-community.org/
    Fantastic multiplayer Game that now rises again! At fear-community you can now finally get cd-keys again. The
    gameplay, graphics, gore and fun is awesome, maybe even more fun than counter strike source. And this is a FREE game!

    My favourite gamemodes are Capture Hold, SlowMo Deathmatch, Capture the Flag. There are even some cool Low Gravity servers!
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  2. Nov 9, 2011
    7
    It's really good but the server browser is just horrible. It's so hard to find a game and jump into- even in 2007 this was the case for me. There are plenty of custom servers with mods and normal servers too but it's so much more hassle to find a game that works than on other free shooters. Overall, the gameplay is quite simple but good. There are like 5 weapons and when you do find games it was fun as hell. It sucks you in and keeps you playing. The maps are prett decent too, with the only real issue being that they're too dark. For a free game in 2006, this was incredible. Nowadays, it's not very good. It just doesn't have the same lasting appeal as other popular free shooters. Expand
  3. Mar 30, 2011
    0
    I just got on it late i know but if you like getting one shot by hackers, using speed hacks and countless others then this game is for u. worst free FPS ever. if i could give it a - rep i would Expand
  4. Dec 4, 2012
    0
    Made me ill. This game was designed using the latest research on the subject of fear and how to induce it. Very heavy handed stuff; subharmonics, iconic imagery dredged from the collective subconscious, strobe frequencies etc. It's too bad because i liked the game play. Playing this game never failed to give me unpleasant physiological side-effects. No other game i have played has ever done this me and I have played a lot of computer games. Why would I want to pay for this experience? It's my time off...I'm tryin' to relax...have some yuks. Booooooooo-urns Expand

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