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[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]

MONTREAL, QC., March 16, 2011 - Trapdoor today announced it has signed a partnership agreement with independent developer POLYTRON to co-publish FEZÔ, POLYTRON’s highly-anticipated downloadable title. The companies will work together to bring FEZ™ to XBLA in 2011.

"We’ve been fans of the game for years now, and wanted to support the project in a meaningful way,"  said Trapdoor founder Ken Schachter. "We're excited to have the opportunity to help bring FEZÔ into the hands of gamers."

“What year is it? " asked POLYTRON co-founder and FEZÔ creator Phil Fish when contacted for a comment. "Who's the president? IT'S BEEN HOW LONG?!?!?!?"

Last November Trapdoor announced a publishing deal with EA Partners for WarpÔ , the company’s first console title. The game premiered alongside FEZÔ  at PAX East this March.

About Trapdoor

Founded in 2008, Trapdoor is an independent game developer committed to making digitally distributed games with AAA production values. Based in Montreal, Quebec, Trapdoor employs industry veterans and upcoming talent to craft stunning games that value innovation over imitation. For more information about Trapdoor, please visit


POLYTRON is an independent game studios with offices located under the sea, on the moon and in Montreal, Canada, known for its highly-anticipated headwear simulator, FEZÔ. For more information visit their website at