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TheOddOne
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(04-10-2012, 06:50 PM)
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neoism is teh hype :P
timetokill
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(04-10-2012, 06:55 PM)
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Originally Posted by Phonomezer

Twice.

It didn't win the grand prize twice, but yeah. That said the IGF's judging process is pretty well fucked.
Zeouterlimits
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(04-10-2012, 07:13 PM)
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I'd never gotten a metroidvania impression, just seemed like a really neat puzzle platformer.
Hope the slowdown/loading isn't too egregious :-/. Ugh.
The Dutch Slayer
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(04-10-2012, 07:14 PM)
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Cant wait !!! insta buy no demo try or anything.
feel
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(04-10-2012, 07:15 PM)
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Originally Posted by TheOddOne

neoism is teh hype :P

choked on the Extermination but still got the Overkill
TheOddOne
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(04-10-2012, 07:16 PM)
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Originally Posted by Letters

choked on the Extermination but still got the Overkill

:lol
Zia
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(04-10-2012, 07:17 PM)
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Originally Posted by Zeouterlimits

I'd never gotten a metroidvania impression, just seemed like a really neat puzzle platformer.
Hope the slowdown/loading isn't too egregious :-/. Ugh.

From what I've seen (in videos), it's not that bad. I didn't notice any glaring issues during my time with the game, however I was playing on PC.
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(04-10-2012, 07:34 PM)
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Great OP! Trial Gameplay video definitely piqued my interest, will most likely buy. Bring on da demo.
Beaulieu
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(04-10-2012, 08:14 PM)
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Got an early copy of this; cant say much due to embargo but I think I'm allowed to say that I'm having a lot of fun!
Hero_of_the_Day
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(04-10-2012, 08:23 PM)
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Can't fucking wait. Now I want a release date for Indie Movie damn it!
Beaulieu
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(04-10-2012, 08:27 PM)
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Originally Posted by Hero_of_the_Day

Can't fucking wait. Now I want a release date for Indie Movie damn it!

I've received a mail about that today, if you are in canada it's gonna be in 35 theaters across the country for 1 day in may.
El_TigroX
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(04-10-2012, 08:27 PM)
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Originally Posted by Beaulieu

Got an early copy of this; cant say much due to embargo but I think I'm allowed to say that I'm having a lot of fun!

Interested to hear your thoughts a few hours in...
Ryan_IGN
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(04-10-2012, 08:29 PM)
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To earlier posts in the thread: calling this game a Metroid-vania game is like calling Portal a first-person shooter.

Also, the review embargo lifts tomorrow (Wednesday the 11th) at 9am EDT/6am PDT.

Not sure if the beginning has already been shown in any videos, but the way the game starts is so awesome. So sad that the young'uns out there probably won't even understand the joke/reference...
neoism
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(04-10-2012, 08:40 PM)
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Originally Posted by Letters

choked on the Extermination but still got the Overkill

:p poor tashi lol
Lord Error
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(04-10-2012, 08:47 PM)
How similar is the game to Sideway, a game that came out a while ago on PSN and PC? It looks like it uses the same world turning mechanic, but the aesthetics are undeniably better here.
hearsaybear
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(04-10-2012, 08:51 PM)
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Originally Posted by Lord Error

How similar is the game to Sideway, a game that came out a while ago on PSN and PC? It looks like it uses the same world turning mechanic, but the aesthetics are undeniably better here.

I actually haven't thought about this comparison. I believe Fez lets you twist the perspective at will whereas the perspective changes in Sideway were bound by the world itself and your movement within it. Obviously very different art styles as well. I get the impression Fez isn't quite as active in terms of jumping on enemies heads/sliding into them and what have you relying more on exploration due to your ability to shift the perspective.
Dreweyes
(04-10-2012, 08:55 PM)
DAY 1...

...if it was available for my 3DS, Wii, or PS3. :<
A Link to the Snitch
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(04-10-2012, 09:27 PM)
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Damn... 360 only, huh? It's such a shame. There have been so many good downloadable titles for the 360 that I want, but the retail scene isn't encouraging enough for me to buy one, personally. It looks like such a fantastic game.
mozfan12
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(04-10-2012, 09:59 PM)
Jesus there is so much port begging going on in this thread. Im getting so tired of XBLA threads like this. If its not bitching about how there are no xbox eclusives, then its bitching about how an xbox exclusive is not on their system.

Im skeptical of the game itself. I'm looking forward to it but definitely gonna try the trail version before dipping.
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Keikoku
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(04-10-2012, 10:04 PM)
ITT : 80% of port begging, 10% of haters, 10% of people who are actually interested in the game and talking about it.
A Link to the Snitch
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(04-10-2012, 10:05 PM)
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Originally Posted by mozfan12

Jesus there is so much port begging going on in this thread. Im getting so tired of XBLA threads like this. If its not bitching about how there are no xbox eclusives, then its bitching about how an xbox exclusive is not on their system.

Im skeptical of the game itself. I'm looking forward to it but definitely gonna try the trail version before dipping.

If that's referring to me at all, I wasn't port-begging; I was merely being honest about my feelings about the situation.
toythatkills
(04-10-2012, 10:09 PM)
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Will buy it when it comes to Sinclair QL.
Visualante2
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(04-10-2012, 10:14 PM)
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Originally Posted by whatevermort

For some, it's Wednesday. For others, it's Friday.

Can you elaborate on some? Seems too short to be a print lead.

Originally Posted by brettchalupa

Phil Fish has definitely talked about it. It had something to do with him not actually do the work he said he was or something similar. There was falling out.

Your taste is your taste, but I can definitely say that Disasterpiece makes amazing music (from his albums and other games), and that the songs in FEZ are amazing. Hopefully once you play the game you'll get a better idea about how you feel about them. :)

Wow drama really follows that guy around.
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El_TigroX
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(04-10-2012, 10:16 PM)
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Originally Posted by Visualante2

Can you elaborate on some? Seems too short to be a print lead.


Some websites will have exclusives - big sites - maybe an IGN or a GameSpot or even a Game Informer website. Maybe even a few other AAA sites. Then on Friday is the rest of the group... I'm a Friday :)
Marco1
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(04-10-2012, 10:17 PM)
Has there been any reports on how long the game is? I don't mean a 100% play through chasing achievements and hidden things.
I'm hoping this isn't short.
watership
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(04-10-2012, 10:20 PM)
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Originally Posted by Keikoku

ITT : 80% of port begging, 10% of haters, 10% of people who are actually interested in the game and talking about it.

Well, duh. No one owns a 360 on gaf.
Visualante2
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(04-10-2012, 10:21 PM)
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Originally Posted by El_TigroX

Some websites will have exclusives - big sites - maybe an IGN or a GameSpot or even a Game Informer website. Maybe even a few other AAA sites. Then on Friday is the rest of the group... I'm a Friday :)

Oh okay, I was curious if it was guaranteed scores first, or friends and family reviews first which would throw it off. Hopefully nothing too malicious there.
OfWhiteSkinOnRedLeather
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(04-10-2012, 10:23 PM)
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Originally Posted by Visualante2

Wow drama really follows that guy around.

Drama follows anyone who creates it. :p
EagleEyes
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(04-10-2012, 10:27 PM)
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Originally Posted by watership

Well, duh. No one owns a 360 on gaf.

Seems that way doesn't it lol. I could have sworn the 360 is a pretty popular console out in the real world though.
Threi
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(04-10-2012, 10:27 PM)
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ok it looks pretty cool

bought.
Feep
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(04-10-2012, 10:30 PM)
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My review is going to be very different from the others, based on...something very particular about my personality. Embargo for most places is Friday, by the way.
watership
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(04-10-2012, 10:32 PM)
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Originally Posted by EagleEyes

Seems that way doesn't it lol. I could have sworn the 360 is a pretty popular console out in the real world though.

Portbegging is also because a lot of times MS doesn't get complete exclusivity. Journey will not come to 360 and PC. Yet we don't know if FEZ will say on 360.

But seriously, 7 years in, people still don't have a 360? On GAF? Come on.

edit: What i mean by that PSN and XBLA have proven to have great games. Some will never migrate to the other service. It would be a shame to miss out.
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(04-10-2012, 10:34 PM)
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Originally Posted by watership

Portbegging is also because a lot of times MS doesn't get complete exclusivity. Journey will not come to 360 and PC. Yet we don't know if FEZ will say on 360.

But seriously, 7 years in, people still don't have a 360? On GAF? Come on.

Even if it's timed exclusive, the OT even says for now that it's 360 only. There's no reason to ask if it'll be on ___ as it's both not reading the OT AND port begging. Shit gets annoying.
El_TigroX
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(04-10-2012, 10:37 PM)
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Originally Posted by Visualante2

Oh okay, I was curious if it was guaranteed scores first, or friends and family reviews first which would throw it off. Hopefully nothing too malicious there.

Honestly, outside of maybe one case, I can't say I've ever run into a PR person or anyone with bad motivations with embargoes. Maybe I'm the exception to the rule, but that's been my experience.

Sometimes embargoes are there to prevent a crappy game from getting bashed before it has a chance to sell a few copies.

Other times it's to control messaging.

But mostly embargoes and exclusives are given to sites with wide reach. People bash IGN or GameSpot for getting exclusive reviews and they believe it's because a game is given a guaranteed score. I'm sure that happens, but mostly those sites run first because they have the greatest reach. It's a quid pro quo type of thing. The publisher gives an exclusive to a big site guaranteeing front page placement. The site gets exclusive content that they want to promote, the publisher gets a highly visible spot.

There's definitely no ulterior motives on FEZ.
Spruchy
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(04-10-2012, 10:44 PM)
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Me while doing some of the puzzles in this game:

Togglesworlh
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(04-10-2012, 10:52 PM)
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Originally Posted by watership

But seriously, 7 years in, people still don't have a 360? On GAF? Come on.

I had one and I sold it because I don't have the money for console gaming. I'm patiently awaiting the inevitable PC release, because it will happen.
Beaulieu
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(04-10-2012, 10:52 PM)
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Originally Posted by Spruchy

Me while doing some of the puzzles in this game:

my favorite parts are when you finally solve a puzzle in a level, then check the map and see that there is ANOTHER unresolved puzzle in the level. lol.
Feep
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(04-10-2012, 11:00 PM)
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We need to a have a percentage-based dick-measuring contest.
Visualante2
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Originally Posted by El_TigroX

Honestly, outside of maybe one case, I can't say I've ever run into a PR person or anyone with bad motivations with embargoes. Maybe I'm the exception to the rule, but that's been my experience.

Sometimes embargoes are there to prevent a crappy game from getting bashed before it has a chance to sell a few copies.

Other times it's to control messaging.

But mostly embargoes and exclusives are given to sites with wide reach. People bash IGN or GameSpot for getting exclusive reviews and they believe it's because a game is given a guaranteed score. I'm sure that happens, but mostly those sites run first because they have the greatest reach. It's a quid pro quo type of thing. The publisher gives an exclusive to a big site guaranteeing front page placement. The site gets exclusive content that they want to promote, the publisher gets a highly visible spot.

There's definitely no ulterior motives on FEZ.

I don't want to get too into it because it's a different topic, but the only time when embargoes seem fair to me is to allow the print press a lead against online. Or to prevent writers rushing out shit sensationalist stories without finishing the game, just to be first.

If everyone had the same embargo the reach would be even bigger than a select few sites, so I don't see how limiting the 'message' for a couple of days does anything to improve the reach. It can be quite sinister controlling any message, and the scores will speak for themselves.
CrunchinJelly
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(04-10-2012, 11:37 PM)
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Originally Posted by Togglesworlh

I had one and I sold it because I don't have the money for console gaming. I'm patiently awaiting the inevitable PC release, because it will happen.

Are you willing to take a ban-bet until such time?
B_Rik_Schitthaus
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(04-10-2012, 11:39 PM)
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I'll be buying this day one, thanks T-mobile.
see5harp
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(04-10-2012, 11:53 PM)

Originally Posted by B_Rik_Schitthaus

I'll be buying this day one, thanks T-mobile.

Damn you still got some of those points?
Togglesworlh
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(04-11-2012, 12:57 AM)
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Originally Posted by cjelly

Are you willing to take a ban-bet until such time?

Uh what.
Feep
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(04-11-2012, 07:21 AM)
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Dammit. I was hoping to perfect this game on my own, but some final puzzles still stump me. To any of you advance folk, let me know if you have any information on the following postgame content:

The black monolith
A complete number dictionary, specifically as it relates to the starting village boiler room (I theoretically have 0-7 and 10)
"What's my name?"
The observatory constellations
The two sequences on the walls of throne rooms
StevePharma
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(04-11-2012, 07:40 AM)
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Soundtrack is getting uploaded on YT as we speak because the album leaked already :/

I know GAF doesn't give a F about pirated YT-songs (they get posted here all the time), but I seriously suggest buying the album, judging from the bandcamp tracks and various other media that has been released.

Also, the GAF Achieve Trophies thread of this month has one of Fez' achievements prominently featured

RTRTLTRTRTLTLTLT

Anyone already got it? Do you just input it at the start screen or is there a special trick to it?
catotheyounger
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(04-11-2012, 07:47 AM)
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Played it at Fantastic Arcade in Austin this past September. Loved what I had played. Looking forward to the full game.
Spruchy
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(04-11-2012, 07:49 AM)
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Originally Posted by StevePharma

Soundtrack is getting uploaded on YT as we speak because the album leaked already :/

I know GAF doesn't give a F about pirated YT-songs (they get posted here all the time), but I seriously suggest buying the album, judging from the bandcamp tracks and various other media that has been released.

Also, the GAF Achieve Trophies thread of this month has one of Fez' achievements prominently featured

RTRTLTRTRTLTLTLT

Anyone already got it? Do you just input it at the start screen or is there a special trick to it?

Concerning that achievement:
I inputted the trigger code in the beginning at one of the houses, gives you one of the rarer dark cubes that gives an achievement as well. Was pretty funny.
StevePharma
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(04-11-2012, 07:57 AM)
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Originally Posted by Spruchy

Concerning that achievement:
I inputted the trigger code in the beginning at one of the houses, gives you one of the rarer dark cubes that gives an achievement as well. Was pretty funny.

I love that it basically says: this is how dumb Achievements can be.

Oh Fish, you so meta!
weeaboo
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(04-11-2012, 10:03 AM)
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It's not up yet? :c

edit: april 13, nvm
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Originally Posted by Keikoku

ITT : 80% of port begging, 10% of haters, 10% of people who are actually interested in the game and talking about it.

It's funny. The people that bitch about 360 not having exclusives are the same ones that port beg in every 360 exclusive thread lol


Originally Posted by Togglesworlh

I had one and I sold it because I don't have the money for console gaming. I'm patiently awaiting the inevitable PC release, because it will happen.


Yep.. Just like RDR, halo 3, Gears of war 2. Similar post in during there releases :P

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