Fez is an interesting game with a good story and some pretty good graphics. Fez is an 8-bit style 3D game. The hero, Gomez, receives a special cap called a Fez and it gives the wearer powers to see that gomez’s 2D world is actually a 3D world. He then goes on an adventure with his new found powers. In the game, you need to scour each territory and solve interesting puzzles in order to find and collect missing puzzle pieces that are fragments of a larger Hexahedron. The game ends after the universe is restored, which will only happen after you restore the Hexahedron.
The music in this game is very calming. It is an 8-bit tune, to match the graphics. It has the same underlying tone and new different tunes are added on to it every so often. It makes the player a little more relaxed than most games. After a while of playing the music changes to a more dark and ominous tone, however it is still relaxing and doesn’t really make for a blood rushing experience.
The mechanics are interesting. It all has to do with perception and how the objects look. One moment an object could be solid and if you change the perspective it turns non-existent. This leads to interesting gameplay because one minute you could be standing on an object and when you change perspectives you fall through because it doesn’t exist in that perspective. This is okay because even if you fall to your death you shortly respawn and can try again.
All in all this is a very interesting game that is fun to play. I would definitely recommend this game if you enjoy a calm game that you are required to solve puzzles. I would rate this a 4.5 stars out of 5. (4.5/5)
By Jeremy Meharg