XB360, PC, PS4, PSVITA, PS3 / Platform / Release: Dec 31, 2012 / ESRB: E

Old Made New: The Best of the new-school retro platformers

By Robert Workman, Jun 27, 2014 12:00pm PDT

These newer games with an older style are creating a new trend for the industry.


Fez creator helping other indies with 'Polytron Partners'

By Steve Watts, Jun 17, 2014 7:14am PDT

Fez creator Phil Fish has announced a new aspect to his company, calling it Polytron Partners. It aims to offer support to promising indie devs with details like promotion and production.


"I think the phil fish hate needs to die off. Guy is no more of a dick than any of us, he just ..."

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'Spring Fever' 2014 brings Awesomenauts, TowerFall, and more indies to PlayStation

By Steve Watts, Mar 03, 2014 4:00pm PST

The PlayStation "Spring Fever" sale kicks off this week, offering discounts for Plus members on new games as they come out. The line-up includes Awesomenauts, Towerfall, SteamWorld Dig, and Fez, among others.


Fez jumping to PlayStations later this month

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 03, 2014 9:00am PST

We hadn't heard much of the PlayStation ports of Fez since their announcement last year. But hey, take some time to think, turn the idea around, and there it is: an announcement that Polytron's puzzle-platformer will launch for PlayStation 4, PS3 and Vita all launch together...


Fez sells a million copies across all platforms

By Steve Watts, Dec 10, 2013 9:00am PST

Fez has sold one million copies across all platforms, Polytron has announced.


"Racist? So Japanese is a RACE now? It took over the entire ASIAN race? No, because his ..."

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Fez coming to PS4, PS3, and Vita [Update]

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 20, 2013 10:35am PDT

Polytron's quirky puzzle game is hitting PlayStation 4 and Vita, Sony has announced.


"Man, the PS4 indie lineup is just killing it with an A-list of Indie games from last year."

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Weekend Confirmed 176 - Shadowrun Returns, Bioshock Infinite

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 02, 2013 3:00pm PDT

This week's Weeeknd Confirmed opens with host Garnett Lee welcoming in "Indie" Jeff Mattas and Nikole Zivalich to briefly discuss Nintendo's recent...


Polytron has 'other stuff on the way' in spite of Fez 2 cancellation

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 01, 2013 7:15am PDT

Linux and Mac ports of Fez are in the works, and "there's other stuff on the way, too." Polytron is currently "working with Sony."


"Post screengrabs, so that way we can see it without having to go there."

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Fez XBLA getting patched after cert fees dropped

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 05, 2013 8:00am PDT

Fez creator Phil Fish became, very much against his will, the poster boy for railing against Xbox Live Arcade patch certification costs last year. But now that Microsoft has dropped patch certification fees, hooray, a new Fez patch is coming to XBLA.


Fez 2 announced

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 13, 2013 10:53am PDT

Polytron has just announced Fez 2.


"5 games which sold tremendously well (Uru unfortunately, not so much)"

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Shack PSA: Fez now available on PC

By Steve Watts, May 01, 2013 12:30pm PDT

Just a reminder: Fez is available for the PC today.


"Sweeeeet, time to see what this over hyped game is all about. Enjoy fellas!"

- Ch1d0r1 see all 4 comments

Fez sells 200,000 in first year

By Steve Watts, Apr 15, 2013 4:30pm PDT

Fez creator Phil Fish has revealed that the game sold 200,000 copies on Xbox Live Arcade in its first year, as the game prepares to jump to PC.


Fez leaps onto PC on May 1st

By Andrew Yoon, Mar 18, 2013 10:50am PDT

Fez is coming to Steam on May 1st.


"So you just have bad taste like most of the rest of the shack? That's ok :{"

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2012 indies you may have missed

By Jeff Mattas, Jan 28, 2013 12:30pm PST

2012 proved that indies could compete with the rest of 'em. Here are six titles that you may have missed last year.


Fez jumping to other platforms this year

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 02, 2013 6:45am PST

The joys of adventuring in a 3D world as a 2D chap, not to mention scrawling pages of notes in an attempt to decipher cryptic symbols, are coming to new audiences this year. Much-beloved spin-o-jump 'em up Fez is shedding its Xbox Live Arcade exclusivity and coming to unspec...


"Doesn't look terribly interesting. These games seem to be a dime a dozen these days. Yawn."

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