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  • Blog Post: Phil Fish Says YouTubers Are Committing Piracy, Owe Him Money

    Phil Fish, who has had a conflicted relationship with social media that led to the abrupt cancelation of Fez II last year , today took to Twitter to share his views on video content producers. It was recently revealed that popular YouTube personality Felix Kjellberg (better known as “Pewdiepie”... More
  • 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: 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: 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: Update: Polytron Announces Fez II Cancellation

    Update: Polytron has released a statement on its website about Fez II's cancellation and Phil Fish has stated that he cancelled the game in the interest of leaving the games industry. Here's the full statement from Polytron : FEZ II is cancelled. i am done. i take the money and i run. this is... 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 Programmer Not Returning For Fez II

    Phil Fish was the creative force behind the original Fez, but he did have help. Renaud Bédard was the programmer on the game. If you've seen Indie Game: The Movie you will know that Bédard was an integral part of Fez. We reached out to Bédard to find out if he would be returning... 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: 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: Microsoft Issues Statement Regarding Fez Patch Issues

    Fez creator Phil Fish released a statement recently as to why his company Polytron would not be fixing its problematic patch. Microsoft has released its own statement. “Polytron and their investor, Trapdoor, made the decision not to work on an additional title update for FEZ. Microsoft Studios... More
  • Blog Post: Fez Gets Patched, Then Un-Patched

    Fez received a patch yesterday that fixed a huge number of bugs, but inadvertently created one that corrupted save files. After posting an update on its blog with a huge list of fixes, Polytron followed up with another post saying, "There is an issue that seems fairly widespread where the save file... More
  • Blog Post: Indie Game: The Movie To Be Distributed On Steam

    Steam, for the most part, is best known as a distributor of games. In fact, I would venture to say, that is all it is known for. Starting next month though, you will be able to grab Indie Game: The Movie . This is the first time a full-length motion picture will be made available through the service... More
  • Blog Post: Fez Fixes Coming Soon

    Fez finally came out on Friday, and we liked it quite a bit , but its release to the general public hasn't been entirely without hiccups. Many Fez players are experiences game breaking glitches and in some cases, the game won't run at all. Developer Polytron has issued a statement regarding the... More
  • Blog Post: Indie Platformer Fez Releasing In April

    Fez, the perspective-bending platformer from sometimes controversial indie developer Phil Fish, was first revealed back in 2007 and has been slowly inching toward completion since. Now it's finally here, and we'll be able to see if it was worth the wait in just a few weeks. Over on the official... More
  • Blog Post: Fez Developer Slams Japan: "Your Games Suck"

    Phil Fish, the outspoken developer behind the upcoming indie platformer Fez, had some harsh words for a Japanese developer at GDC. According to Develop Online , the incident occurred at a screening of Indie Game: The Movie , a documentary on the independent game development scene that prominently featured... More
  • Blog Post: Fez Creator Has Harsh Words For Nintendo's WiiWare Service

    If you've ever felt underwhelmed by Nintendo's WiiWare service, don't worry: You're not alone. Indie developer Phil Fish, creator of the upcoming downloadable title Fez, didn't hold back in his explanation for why his title won't be appearing on the Wii. Speaking to Destructoid... More
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