The Zen of Dark Souls

I played a lot of Dark Souls this summer. I was staying in the basement of my in-laws. My own house had been torn apart by hammers and crowbars, in preparation for a renovation that would last many months. So I had my Xbox and little 26 inch flat screen…

Fez and the Art of Indie Games

Last Friday, around 9 AM, I booted up my XBox, navigated to the Arcade channel, and downloaded Fez. After 5 years of development, 2 Indie Games Festival awards, a feature in a Sundance film, heaps of controversy and many teaser trailers, the game was out. The Polytron logo drew on…