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

Fez developer turned down mobile port from Zynga

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 10, 2012 4:30pm PDT

Indie darling Fez could have made an appearance on mobile devices, developer Polytron claims.


Weekend Confirmed 122 - DYAD, Borderlands 2, Metro 2033

By Garnett Lee, Jul 20, 2012 11:00am PDT

Garnett Lee, Jeff Cannata, "Indie" Jeff Mattas, and Andrea Rene deliver another discussion-filled episode of Weekend Confirmed. Topics include DYAD, Borderlands 2, Metro 2033, Spec Ops: The Line, and some of the top video game news stories of the week.


Fez re-releasing buggy patch due to cert costs

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 19, 2012 6:00am PDT

Polytron is re-releasing the Fez patch it pulled due to a save file corruption bug--with that error still in. Why? Because it improves the game for most, and if they changed anything, "Microsoft would charge us tens of thousands of dollars to re-certify the game."


Fez creator working on two games

By Steve Watts, Jul 02, 2012 12:30pm PDT

Phil Fish has said he's gone back to two projects that were in the works before Fez, but hasn't decided which one to pursue yet.


Fez patch releases, breaks save files

By Steve Watts, Jun 22, 2012 9:30am PDT

Polytron has released a patch for Fez, which inadvertently made a new bug that can corrupt save files.


Weekend Confirmed 109 - Prey 2, Trials Evolution, Fez, God of War: Ascension

By Garnett Lee, Apr 20, 2012 11:00am PDT

This weekend gets confirmed as Garnett, Jeff, and Jeff are joined by Screen Tear host Carlos Rodela to discuss the announcement of God of War: Ascension, new Prey 2 developments, and share their feelings about Trials Evolution and Fez.


Indie Jeff's Weekly Pick: Fez

By Jeff Mattas, Apr 15, 2012 12:00pm PDT

This week, I get lost in Polytron's Fez, the best game ever named after a hat.


Weekend Confirmed 108 - Resident Evil 6, Lost Planet 3, Fez, Super T.I.M.E. Force

By Garnett Lee, Apr 13, 2012 11:00am PDT

This week, Garnett, Andrea, and both Jeffs discuss a huge swath of upcoming games, including Resident Evil 6, Lost Planet 3, Devil May Cry, and Ni No Kuni, as well as indies Fez, Super T.I.M.E. Force, and more!


Kinect Gears of War Cancelled - Shacknews Daily: Apr. 9, 2012

By Garnett Lee, Apr 09, 2012 4:00pm PDT

Join Garnett Lee on this episode of Shacknews Daily. Today’s stories: Epic confirms its unannounced Gears of War: Exile has been canceled, Netflix for 360 updated for improved picture quality, and the week's new releases.


Fez spins onto Xbox 360 on April 13

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 29, 2012 6:00am PDT

After several years and just as many delays, charming puzzle-platformer Fez finally has a firm release date: Friday, April 13 on Xbox Live Arcade.


Fez trailer spins out six minutes of gameplay

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 16, 2012 6:00am PDT

Fez is cock of the walk lately, lifting prizes left and right, and now here's six minutes of straight gameplay footage from what'll be the trial version when Fez lands on XBLA in Q2 2012.


Fez wins IGF 2012 Grand Prize

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 08, 2012 7:00am PST

The movers and shakers of the indie scene came together at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco last night for the 2012 Independent Games Festival awards ceremony, where prizes aplenty were handed out to this year's winners and future stars.


HBO options Indie Game: The Movie for series

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 23, 2012 9:30am PST

HBO is limbering up for a TV drama tackling the most harrowing and difficult subject it's approached yet: indie video games. It's early days yet, but the cable channel has optioned documentary Indie Game: The Movie to make a fiction series.


IndieCade 2011: Fez

By Jeff Mattas, Oct 19, 2011 3:30pm PDT

We finally get our hands on the platforming adventure Fez at IndieCade 2011, and chat with developer Phil Fish about the game's inspiration and evolution.


IndieCade 2011: Award winners and inventive cooperation

By Jeff Mattas, Oct 09, 2011 10:00am PDT

Two remaining IndieCade 2011 awards are due this evening, but we've got the near-final list of winners so far, along with a few words about some co-operative stand-outs.