Braid for Xbox 360
Xbox 360

Braid

Aug 6, 2008
8.86
playscore
Good
31st of 1221

Trailer, Gameplay, & Screenshots

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About this game

Developer: Jonathan Blow
Content Rating: Everyone10+

Summary

Braid is a platformer/puzzle game with unique elements that aim to provide a mind-expanding, filler-free experience. The player journeys across seven worlds to rescue a princess; in each world, time behaves in its own peculiar way. The player must cleverly manipulate the flow of time to solve puzzles.

Critic Reviews

9 Reviews
8.73
Jason LauritzenAug 06, 2008
Braid is stellar and a true accomplishment. It not only represents the potential for more creative and innovative titles to reach the masses via downloadable service, but it stands as a game you won't forget. Between the puzzles and its unique presentation, this is a game that you won't forget easily. There isn't much reason to go back once you've beaten it, but the overall experience is so fantastic that it doesn't feel overpriced.
Tom OrryAug 07, 2008
When Xbox LIVE Arcade was announced there was this hope that it would be a platform for original, quirky games that would otherwise struggle to find a publisher. The service has certainly seen some incredibly high quality games (Geometry Wars 2 just last week is amazingly polished), but Braid finally fulfils that promise. It's a game like nothing you've ever played before and something we can't recommend highly enough.
Tom Mc SheaAug 07, 2008
Braid is worth every penny. The captivating ending sequence, which makes use of your rewind ability in a jaw-dropping new way, provides the exclamation point on this remarkable game, but the adventure is consistently engaging throughout the entire ride. The clever puzzles alone are enough to make this an adventure worth taking. Braid's deep and mesmerizing tale is evergreen: it is outside of and beyond time. It will never get old.

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