Fatal Frame 2: Shipping Nov 1stTORRANCE, Calif., October 28, 2004‹Tecmo announced today that Fatal Frame 2: Crimson Butterfly DIRECTOR¹S CUT on the Xbox® video game system from Microsoft will ship Monday, November 1, 2004. The latest installment in the terrifying cult classic Fatal Frame series, promises to be the scariest game of the season making it a must-buy during the holidays. The fright-infested title will haunt in new ways on Xbox with the addition of a new First Person Mode, where fears arise as the new FPS mode gives players limited sight, creating new insecurities and immersing the player more fully into the horrifying world of Fatal Frame 2: Crimson Butterfly DIRECTOR¹S CUT. "With its eerie environments, chilling atmosphere, and spine-tingling sounds, Fatal Frame 2: Crimson Butterfly DIRECTOR¹S CUT is a must-have for gamers who prefer psychological thrills and chills over your typical horror game in this genre," John Inada, Tecmo¹s Director of Marketing, said. "With the blockbuster success of movies based on Japanese horror, psychological thrillers are gaining widespread interest, focusing on mind games over blood and horror. If horror fans like these types of films, they will love Fatal Frame 2: Crimson Butterfly DIRECTOR¹S CUT, which not only plays with their minds but virtually immerses them into its world of terror." Fatal Frame 2:Crimson Butterfly DIRECTOR¹S CUT will also challenge fans of the series with an action-packed new mode called, "Survival Mode", where players will be transported to a new frightening environment, "All God¹s Village" to experience one challenging ghost after another as they come at you from all sides. Only the strong will survive as even the best ghost busters will have their skills tested in this new mode. Rounding out the additional features in the new Xbox version will be new creepy settings, enhanced graphics and sound, additional costumes, and a never-before-seen new ending, all amounting to one of the scariest games to ever hit the Xbox platform. Top gaming editors agree, "Turn off the lights, close the blinds, and prepare to get the fright of your life -- Fatal Frame II: Director's Cut is as scary as it gets," IGN writes, while GameZone.com concurred, giving the survival-horror title a high 9.0 rating and saying that, ""Fatal Frame 2: Director's Cut stands as one of the creepiest and most disturbing game experiences I've had in a long time," wrote GameZone.com.