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Fez: news and videos


The final update for Fez on PC and Mac is a doozy

One of these days, I need to play Fez again. It's been long enough that, aside from a couple of area themes like the "Virtual Boy red and black"-looking sewers and the Disasterpeace soundtrack, I don't really remember anything concrete abou...   read

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This is Phil Fish explains the phenomenon of Phil Fish

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 Fis...   read

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

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 Plus members who p...   read

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

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 has confirmed Cr...   read

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The current Bandcamp Weekly is all about game music

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. Perhaps less well kno...   read

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Starbound, Fez, and Velocity 2X coming to Vita (Update)

[Update: As announced on Polytron's official site, Fez will be headed to PS3 as well. In addition, Sony's released a full list of indie titles headed for each platform in the near future. The list includes gems such as Broken Sword: Th...   read

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Game Music Bundle 5 features Monaco, Fez, FTL, and more

Gone are the days when owning your favorite game music required spending exorbitant amounts of money on a Japanese import. I say good riddance (though I still cherish my old Final Fantasy Tactics soundtrack CD). These days, some of the best...   read


Dreams come true: FEZ to be patched on Xbox 360

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).  Making his ...   read

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Disasterpeace releases second Fez remix album

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 Fez, and pretty...   read

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Pre-order Fez and save a whole buck

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 for pre-order o...   read

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Remixed Fez soundtrack available for pre-order

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 of my most-list...   read

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

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 has updated that...   read

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Fez creator in talks with Sony about a Vita version

Fez creator Phil Fish went on Reddit today to do an "Ask Me Anything" and revealed a few more interesting bits about Fez. Namely, he's in talks with Sony and is "trying to figure something out" in regards to making a PlayStation Vita versio...   read

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Fez finds home on Steam this May

Now that the timed exclusivity is up for Fez, the game can finally make its way to Steam. A landing page went up today with the news that Polytron's puzzle-platformer will be arriving on May 1, 2013. No price point was given, but if this is...   read


Fez will be ported to other platforms, says Polytron

Were you starting to get worried that Fez wouldn't appear on platforms other than Xbox Live Arcade? Despite knowing that Polytron is a small operation, I was. In a reflective post by Phil Fish which teases what might be next for his studio,...   read


Fez patch won't be fixed because it costs too much

Polytron has announced that they won't be fixing the first Fez patch, and instead are re-releasing it as is despite the save file issue associated with it. The reason? Phil Fish states on the Polytron blog that it would cost "tens of thousa...   read


You might want to refrain from playing Fez for a while

Although there were a number of crashes and infinite death loops in the original Fez, most of them could be fixed by restarting the game, which would put you back in the same area upon startup. Of course, these glitches need to be fixed at ...   read


So many cubes: Fez sells 100,000 copies

As announced by developer Polytron, Fez has surpassed 100,000 sales on Xbox Live Arcade. A respectable figure, in my opinion, but let's just say I hope this is only the beginning. Despite the high expectations some of us built up during the...   read


Inafune praises Fish's 'honest' Japanese game comments

While gamers continue to debate whether or not Phil Fish is an asshole for declaring that all Japanese games suck, the FEZ creator has at least one Eastern developer who agrees with him. That developer is Mega Man creator Keiji Inafune, fam...   read

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Review: FEZ

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 revealed, it t...   read


FEZ soundtrack available on Spotify and Bandcamp (Update)

[Update: Disasterpeace has told one of our very own Dtoid readers that the album hit Spotify early and will be taken down soon. It should return sometime after the game is out, presumably on the same day it hits Bandcamp. I CAN'T ...   read


Not a cruel joke: Fez to hit XBLA on April 13

Well, this is a pleasant surprise. With Microsoft recently detailing its Arcade NEXT block of Xbox Live Arcade games, I had written off Fez as not coming out in the immediate future. Thankfully, it'll be here in only a short couple of weeks...   read


Ain't neva gonna do it without the Fez on...XBLA

I've waited a year and some change for the day that I could make a Steely Dan reference on Destructoid -- today, my friends, is that day. Oh, and in other news, the indie wonder Fez has finally been rated by the ESRB, so we can ex...   read


Fez wins over the audience at Fantastic Arcade

Another year of Austin's annual videogame festival Fantastic Arcade has come to an end, but not without a couple winners, losers (haha!), and pissed-off Norwegians. Seriously, don't make eye-contact with them. They will mess your sh*t up. T...   read

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A relaxing moment with Fez

Thanks for this, Polytron. Will the painfully long wait for Fez be worth it? That's the question at this point. If we keep getting more of these "long screenshots," perhaps it'll be more manageable.   read

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The Fez interview that may change your life

Despite the fact that Fez's two man development team has been largely silent on the game since it first showed up years ago, it has not become vaporware. The guys at Polytron have finally resurfaced, with a playable demo and tentative...   read



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