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  • Blog Post: Fez Developer Re-Emerges With Polytron Partners

    Polytron has been busy porting Fez to other platforms, but otherwise it and its founder Phil Fish have been relatively quiet about the future. Recently, Fish wrote a post on the official Polytron website detailing Polytron Partners, which seeks to help bring other potential indie games to life. The first... More
  • Blog Post: Impressive Fan Art Gathers Nearly Every Successful Indie Game Into One Drawing

    Most video game fan art looks to the past to recall nostalgic emotions related to childhood franchises, but this piece looks to the present uniting a huge collection of indie game characters. The piece, titled Indie Collision, comes from artist Memoski on DeviantArt and features just about every character... More
  • Blog Post: Fez Coming To Sony Systems Today

    You've probably heard of Fez by now. In fact, you've probably played Fez by now, unless you exclusively play games on Sony platforms. If you do take that approach, Fez is now available to you, too. It hits the PlayStation Store today for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, and Vita. Though the game... More
  • Blog Post: Luftrausers, Fez Headline Sony’s Indie-Filled March Sale

    Sony has announced the release dates and prices for games coming during the March Spring Fever event. Among the seven titles, are the long-awaited releases of Fez and Luftrausers. The sale begins on March 4, with Luftrausers coming to PlayStation 3 and Vita on March 18. Polytron’s Fez will finally... More
  • Blog Post: Polytron Shares Fez Vita Footage

    Fez is coming to Vita, PlayStation 3, and PlayStation 4, and developer Polytron tweeted out a short Vine showing Fez (sort of) in action on Sony's handheld. In the Vine clip, which you can see below, Fez protagonist Gomez doesn't actually do anything, but the game is definitely running. Oh, hey... More
  • Blog Post: Four More Games Added To Latest Humble Indie Bundle

    As if Fez, FTL, Trine 2, Mark of the Ninja, Eets Munchies, and Brütal Legend weren't enough, four more games have been added to Humble Indie Bundle 9 . Joining the party are Rocketbirds: Hardboiled Chicken, A Virus Named TOM, Bastion, and Limbo. All four of these titles, and their soundtracks... More
  • Blog Post: New Humble Bundle Has Impressive Lineup

    For a small price, you can help charity and get some of the best recent indie games like Trine 2, Mark of the Ninja, and Fez. Humble Bundle 9 is currently on sale . Proceeds from all sales to to charities Child's Play, Electronic Frontier Foundation, and Watsi. You can name your price for DRM-free... More
  • Blog Post: Get Nineteen Indie Game Soundtracks For Only Ten Dollars

    Game Music Bundle 5 has been announced, and it's chock full of fantastic tunes for not a lot of money. Amongst the collection of 19 soundtracks are three from Grammy nominee Austin Wintory, including his work on Monaco: What's Yours is Mine. The lower tier requires a minimum investment of $1... More
  • Blog Post: Fez To Receive Its Long Awaited Patch On Xbox 360

    Shorty after Fez released on Xbox Live in 2012, a patch was released to address certain issues in the game. That patch was recalled after it broke more than it fixed for a small number of gamers. After the recall, Polytron announced it would not be re-patching the game due to the high cost of delivering... More
  • Blog Post: Phil Fish Won’t Release Fez II For Xbox Platforms

    The outspoken indie developer has had a troubled relationship with Microsoft, and stated in a recent interview that his planned platform for Fez II is "not Xbox." Fish's Fez, which garnered high praise for its inventive, perspective-shifting puzzles, was released on Xbox 360. However, Fish... More
  • Blog Post: Fez II Announced At Horizon Independent Game Press Conference

    Closing out this morning’s Horizon press conference was a surprise for puzzle fans. While Phil Fish wasn’t in attendance, a few second teaser for Fez II was. No details are available about release date, platforms, or what the content will offer. More
  • Blog Post: Second Remix Album Continues To Commemorate Fez's 1-Year Anniversary

    Last month , Fez's composer, and a handful of his musician friends put together an album remixes the music from Fez. Part two, which adds an additional 24 tracks, is available now . The first remix album only had two tracks from the original composer, Disasterpiece, but this follow-up has five. You... More
  • Blog Post: Remix Album Commemorates Fez's 1-Year Anniversary

    Fez is celebrating it's one-year anniversary , and in honor of the occasion, a number of noted musicians have come together to remix the game's excellent soundtrack. You'll hear remixed tracks from artists like Jim Guthrie (Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP), HyperDuck SoundWorks (Dust... More
  • Blog Post: Fez's Creator Reflects On The Game's 1-Year Anniversary

    Fez released one year ago today and its creator, Phil Fish, reflects on its progress and reveals its sales numbers. According to Fez's one-year anniversary blog post , to date Fez has sold 200,000 units on the Xbox Live Arcade. In the posting, Fish also comments on his reputation. Fish is an outspoken... More
  • Blog Post: Fez Coming To PC This May, More Platforms To Come

    The acclaimed indie game Fez was originally an Xbox Live Arcade exclusive. That window is closing, and players on other platforms will soon be able to see what all the fuss was about. According to creator Phil Fish, the game is coming out on Steam on May 1, with Linux and Mac versions to follow at an... More
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Shoots Down Halo Titles For Steam

    Update: As alluring as the list below of potential Steam titles is, it looks like the Halo games won't be among them. GameSpot has a comment from a Microsoft official who says, "We currently do not have plans to release any Halo titles on Steam." Hopefully that thinking changes. ------... More
  • Blog Post: OUYA Developers Create 166 Game Prototypes In 10 Days

    OUYA, the upcoming Android gaming console made possible through Kickstarter, recently partnered with Kill Screen to launch CREATE, a 10-day “game jam.” Teams of developers created 166 entries for the event, and now await their chance to be chosen as a finalist. Developer Phil Fish, creator... More
  • Blog Post: See Hotline Miami's Violent Protagonist Invade Other Games

    Hotline Miami's nameless protagonist wasn't content with just hanging out in his own game, so he decided to invade games like Pac-Man, Zelda, Street Fighter, and even a few modern games. The video comes from YouTube user PulpitPower . You can check out the video below, and read our review of... More
  • Blog Post: Mario Imagined As A Modern Indie Game

    An artist who goes by the name Arun Dhir posted this interesting piece of Mario art that imagines the art style as though it came straight out of Fez. The cool art was called out on Reddit , and a commenter pointed interested viewers towards a Pixel Joint page that features more of Dhir's work. More
  • Blog Post: Fez Goes Multiplatform In 2013

    Fez was one of our favorite indie games of the year, but if you don't have an Xbox 360 then you probably haven't had access to it. That changes next year. In a recent blog post , Fez creator Phil Fish said that he would be porting Fez to other platforms soon. Fish went on to add, "Beyond... More
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