An innovative platforming game, Fez allows players to manipulate 2D platforming worlds in three dimensions -- with a quick tap, you can spin your flat world around to give you a new perspective and all-new gameplay area. Find hidden items placed on the opposite side of solid walls or bring a platform from miles away to right underneath your feet with just a simple spin of the world.
It’s funny, really. All these games that we’ve been hearing about forever, and never seem to have a release date, and are finally arriving. Duke Nukem Forever took, what, fourteen years? And for that matter, there’s also Fez, Polytron’s long-in-the-making independent platformer, which was so far from a release date that it was prominently featured in Indie Game: The Movie. But lo and behold, this past Friday (the 13th, no less), it finally came to Xbox Live Arcade, and upon playing it, you can kind of get an idea why Phil Fish and his team took so long in getting it put together. It’s complex, and delightfully so. The game stars Gomez, a typical 8-bit hero who is living peacefully in his village when he’s assigned... Read Review