Got Fez after watching the trailer and playing the brief demo, and I must say I'm quite addicted. My collectible/puzzle OCD is bound to take effect for sure.
I also would like to second what has been said of Journey, even though I haven't been able to play it myself. The creators developed the game to make the player feel powerless, since so many games aim to make the player feel empowered. It's not about plot or action or answers. It is about discovery and experience. It really is one of the first games of its kind, and that is one reason why I am so desperate to play it.
Bought Civilization 4 for 2$ it's alright but feels quite repetitive.
It sounds like pseudo-intellectualist hipster bullcrap, I know, but Journey took my breath away. I happened upon another player after I completed the first section, and working through the game with him was remarkable. There were a few times when we became separated, and that actually tugged at my heartstrings a bit. I wanted to complete the journey together, hell or high water, and when I inevitably found him again it made so happy.
When the game revealed his name at the end, I sent him a message. Come to find out he's from Japan and doesn't really speak English very well, but he got enough out of my message that I enjoyed the experience and was glad to share it with him. I sent him a further reply just saying Thank you, have a good day.
I'll keep coming back to this game. No doubt about it. I'm sure there's a lot more there than you can see in one, two, or ten playthroughs. A wonderful game, a wonderful experience. And since this was thatgamecompany's last of a three-game exclusive contract with Sony, hopefully their next game will be multiplatform :)
Why does everyone think a hipster is a bad thing?!? ;_;
Because take the word hipster out of what I said - "pseudo-intellectualist bullcrap."
That sums it up to a tee.
But hipsters are wonderful people with incredible views on the world D:
And they dress awesomely!
And lots and lots and lots of wonderful drugs, I know!