Tyler Colp of SideQuesting.com writes: "Fez delivers on what it set out to do. It’s a near perfect rendition of the formulas we grew up on. Combined with the flipping mechanic, it’s a blast to squeeze every ounce of nostalgia from it, and it’s easy to see the care put into each pixel surrounding you. Unfortunately, it doesn’t bother to modernize the constraints of communication. It splits the audience between those who want to enjoy looking back to their childhood, held together with what you’d expect from a game today, and those that have the patience to sift through the cryptic abstractions we left behind years ago."