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Fez

A statement from Phil Fish


Fez creator addresses recent 'sh*tshow'
Sep 04
Full disclosure - I have met Phil Fish on one occasion. We bickered a little bit about if Fez would be a good fit for Nintendo 3DS, (I thought it would be good, Fish disagreed) but there was no hostility there. I was exc... read
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Fil Phish

This is Phil Fish explains the phenomenon of Phil Fish


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Jun 18
I never got the hate for Phil Fish. Which is to say I understood it, but thought it was overblown and dumb. This video does a tidy job of explaining why. Basically, it's the internet's fault. And everyone that isn't Phil Fish. And Phil Fish. Just watch it.  read
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Fez

Fez is out today on PS3, PS4, and PS Vita with Cross-Buy


I bet it'll look fabulous on the Vita's OLED screen
Mar 25
Fez. Have you played it? If not, are you ever going to play it? Another opportunity to do so has presented itself today with the launch of Polytron's puzzle-platformer on PS3, PS4, and PS Vita for $12.99, or $9.99 for PS Plu... read
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Fez

Fez is heading to PS3, PS4 and Vita on March 25


Cross-Buy, and Cross-Save of course
Mar 03
Fez was a fantastic game, but it was sadly limited to just the PC and Xbox Live platforms. Now Sony is getting in on some Fez love later this month, as it's coming to the PS3, PS4, and Vita on March 25th. Developer Polytron h... read
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Fez

Fez passes one million sales across all platforms


'Thank you for putting up with the bullshit!'
Dec 09
According to Polytron, Fez has sold over a million copies across all of its releases. For all of the controversies surrounding designer Phil Fish and the exposure gained through being extensively featured in Indie Game: The M... read
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Deals

Daily Humble Store deal has Fez and Guacamelee! for cheap


With 10 percent of proceeds going to charity
Nov 18
The Humble Store has a set of daily deals going on right now that I hope you'll see before it's too late. Most notably, there's Fez for $3.99. If not for the sense of discovery or lovely pixel art, do it for Disasterpeace's s... read
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Music

The current Bandcamp Weekly is all about game music


Featuring Danny B, Big Giant Circles, Laura Shigihara, and more
Nov 07
Independent music enthusiasts (and especially those who follow game music) are pretty familiar with Bandcamp as a platform to get affordable music while giving the creators a greater cut than through traditional means. Perhap... read
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Polytron

Polytron 'working with Sony,' Fez Mac/Linux ports coming


Polytron producer surprised by FEZ II cancellation
Aug 01
It was shocking to see Fez designer Phil Fish announce both his departure from the games industry and the cancellation of FEZ II, a project we knew little about but one I really would've liked to see come to fruition. The new... read
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BioShock: Burial At Sea, RIP Fez II, GTA has purple cars


The Destructoid Show says a swearword
Jul 30
Hey gang! Here's today's Destructoid Show. Because Tuesdays. The first BioShock Infinite DLC has been released, with later DLC plans revealed, and Caitlin sat down with Ken Levine himself to discuss it. Fez II has been ... read
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Having a crack at that whole Phil Fish thing
In this extra episode, Jimquisition lends a rambling mouth to the controversy surrounding Phil Fish and his dramatic exit from the videogame world. read feature

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FEZ 2 cancelled

Phil Fish has meltdown on Twitter, rashly cancels FEZ II


People are mean to each other, game gets cancelled
Jul 27
[Update: Phil Fish has posted on Twitter: "to be clear, im not cancelling FEZ II because some boorish fuck said something stupid, im doing it to get out of games. and im getting out of games because i choose not to put u... read
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Dreams come true: FEZ to be patched on Xbox 360


Phil Fish delivers miracles like an angry Santa Clause
Jul 05
Phil Fish, fancy lad and angry boy, has proclaimed to the world that FEZ will be patched once more on Xbox Live Arcade. As Gabrielle herself sung in the 90s, dreams can come true (look at me, babe, I'm here with you).&nb... read
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Get to know the people that make great videogames
Last week on Sup Holmes (now on iTunes) we were treated to the company of Rich "Disasterpeace" Vreeland, most well know for his work on Fez, Krunch, Runner2, Bonk, and... yikes, so many other games. If I tried to list them a... read feature

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Sup Holmes makes sweet music with Disasterpeace


Get to know the people that make great videogames
Jun 23
Disasterpeace is one of the biggest deals in game music today. He's on the soundtrack for Fez, the upcoming Fez 2, Bit.Trip Presents Runner2, Monsters ate my Birthday Cake, and many more. There are very few game composer... read
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Phil Fish on Xbox One

Phil Fish: Microsoft doesn't want indies on Xbox One


Fez 2 likely won't be coming to Microsoft's next console
Jun 21
Fez 2 was one of the most surprising announcements of E3. It was also arguably the most cryptic. Outside of a short teaser trailer, little was revealed about Polytron's forthcoming project -- platforms least of all. Speaking ... read
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The next great indies

Broken Age, Below, and more: The games of HORIZON


A parade of indies
Jun 20
As previously discussed, Venus Patrol and MOCAtv's "alternative E3 event" HORIZON was pretty interesting both conceptually and in how it was executed. But what about the games?! That's why we're even here, right!? A few of the larger announcements to come out of the event have already been covered here at Dtoid, but what about those smaller, beautiful indie games HORIZON promised? read
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Fez 2

Polytron announces Fez 2 in development


Sequel to Phil Fish's hit indie title in the works
Jun 13
Fez 2 was announced at the Horizon conference in Los Angeles today. Aside from a brief teaser trailer, Polytron revealed little else about the project. However, according to the developer's Vimeo page, it looks like Disasterpeace will reprise his role as composer for the title's soundtrack. read
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Fez

Disasterpeace releases second Fez remix album


FZ: Side Z
May 09
Disasterpeace just released a second remix album for Fez. FZ: Side Z contains nearly twice as many remixes as FZ: Side F had, and it can all be yours for $5, or more if you're feeling kind. Like the two other soundtracks for ... read
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New releases

New releases: Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon is undeniably real


Plus Zeno Clash II, Deadly Premonition: The Director's Cut, and more
Apr 29
From April fools prank to launch in a month, that's got to be some kind of record. Yes, folks, Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon is almost upon us, and it looks flipping wonderful. Cyber-soldiers, '80s cheese, and lots of neon -- I ca... read
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The DTOID Show

The Evil Within, Deadpool, & Legend Of Yoshi's 3D Luigi U


The Destructoid Show wears two Hawaiian shirts at once
Apr 19
Well, I done goofed when I was making the thumbnail for this episode. The Evil Inside is not an actual video game. I am dumb. Today's formerly-live Destructoid Show covers the announcement of Bethesda and Shinji Mikami's new... read
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Fez PC pre-order

Pre-order Fez and save a whole buck


It's better than nothing, I guess
Apr 19
Polytron is bringing Gomez and his digital adventures to PC in the near future, and it's offering some savings for people that are willing to plunk down the cash a bit early. Beginning on April 22, Fez will be available ... read
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Fez soundtrack

Remixed Fez soundtrack available for pre-order


Remixes from C418 and Jim Guthrie included
Apr 16
With the PC release of Fez just a few weeks away, it seems like the perfect time to listen to more wonderful music from Disasterpeace. He's releasing a new album composed of remixes from his Fez soundtrack which has been one ... read
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Fez

Fez sold 200,000 copies in its first year on XBLA


Just wait until the Steam numbers come out
Apr 15
Since we talked sales for Polytron's head-scratching puzzle-platformer Fez, the game had cleared 100,000 units sold on Xbox Live Arcade. That was back at the very end of May last year. Much more recently, designer Phil Fish h... read
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DS and 3DS are BS?

FEZ creator thinks DS and 3DS are bullsh*t


Indie dev Twitter rage! Fun, fun, fun!
Mar 23
Indie game developers are certainly an outspoken lot, aren't they? Phil Fish, creator of the dimension-flipping XBLA platformer FEZ, finally decided to hop on the Monster Hunter train starting with Ultimate for 3DS. He thinks... read
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Elder Scrolls Online, Riccitiello Resigns & Transistor!


The Destructoid Show makes fun of a giant corporation
Mar 19
Hey guys! Here's today's Destructoid Show.  Big news, in terms of business stuff -- EA's John Riccitiello has resigned from his role as CEO. EA is offering a generous choice of one of eight free games for customers ... read
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FEZ is an indie platformer with a retro look and a central premise that is as unique as it is simple. Sound familiar? Such games are a dime a dozen these days, with new ones cropping up every week, but back when FEZ was first... read feature







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