F.E.A.R. (First Encounter Assault Recon) is a horror-themed first-person shooter computer and video game developed by Monolith Productions and published by Vivendi. It was released on October 18, 2005 for Windows, with Day 1 Studios releasing an Xbox 360 version on October 31, 2006, and developing a PlayStation 3 version. An expansion pack to F.E.A.R., entitled F.E.A.R. Extraction Point, was released by Timegate Studios on October 24, 2006, and a direct sequel has been announced by Monolith Productions.
F.E.A.R.'s story details the events following a paranormal crisis that the special forces team "First Encounter Assault Recon" is called to contain. The player assumes the role of the First Encounter Assault Recon Point Man, gifted with lightning-fast reflexes, as he fights against an army of clone soldiers and their rebellious leader, while uncovering the secrets of a paranormal menace in the form of a mysterious little girl.