Fez 2 cancellation 'a shock' to Polytron producer
Polytron producer Marie-Christine Bourdua stated she was stunned to study Fez 2 was canceled, telling Joystiq she wasn’t even in Montreal – the studio’s house base – when firm co-founder Phil Fish introduced the sport’s destiny on Twitter.
“However it’s okay,” Bourdua advised Joystiq at Torontaru July, a brand new month-to-month meet-up for recreation gamers and builders in Toronto, Canada. “It was bizarre and particular to study it that method, however I respect and belief Phil rather a lot, in order that’s completely truthful that he determined that and he has his causes.”
“The event of Fez 2 is as much as him. If he determined [to cancel it] now or he determined it on the finish of improvement, it is simpler to chop it out now, than it’s to say ‘Hey, we have been engaged on this for years and I am not feeling capable of end it.’ So in that means it simply makes extra sense,” Bédard, who joined Capybara Video games on the tail-finish of 2012, added.
Bourdua stated regardless of some unfavorable response to the announcement, developer Polytron has additionally been inundated with constructive messages from followers, noting the studio has additionally acquired lots of of messages full of “love.”
“It is loopy. I nonetheless have emails of affection in my inbox,” she stated.
“I feel to make that effort, to write down an e mail, it’s extremely intense. It is private and we had some very big emails. An enormous a part of them are tremendous lengthy and [share their story] with us.”
Although messages of help and love have been “very nice,” the producer admits that she was “type of in shock about [Fez 2] over the weekend.” Bourdua stated she’s since made peace with the sport’s cancellation.
Polytron will now focus its efforts on a variety of ports on the horizon for the unique Fez. Linux and Mac variations are within the works, Bourdua famous, including that, “there’s different stuff on the best way, too” and that Polytron is presently “working with Sony.”
Although a PlayStation three and/or Vita model of the unique Fez couldn’t be confirmed, Bédard – who continues to be near his former co-staff at Polytron – insisted, “bulletins are going to return actually, actually quickly.”
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