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Score Breakdown Based on 6230 ratings
  1. 10 (2314)
  2. 9 (1988)
  3. 8 (815)
  4. 7 (295)
  5. 6 (127)
  6. 5 (79)
  7. 4 (53)
  8. 3 (54)
  9. 2 (79)
  10. 1 (427)

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  • User Rating 8.5

    Braid is truly a work of art and an interesting platformer.

    Rated on February 15, 2012 by coop36

    Braid is a time warping puzzle type platformer. Its not the first to use the time warping mechanic but it does it well. Here are some pros and cons from my time playing it. PROS: - The levels an...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.5

    A brilliantly created game, set out to challenge you in a very innovative way!

    Rated on August 13, 2009 by rimrocka17

    This a rather short, but a very enjoyable game, which has a couple of worlds with different challenges and obstacles on each level. The object of the game is to collect the puzzle pieces scattered thr...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 10

    Braid nailed the indie world with it's incredible and revolutionary gameplay and mind boggling story.

    Rated on August 17, 2009 by belekoy

    Braid is a game that incorporates the 'prince of persia-like' time controlling effect. Only thing is that, you can use it as many times as you want and it is the key on to solving some of the puzzles....

    1 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.5

    Get it NOW

    Rated on August 19, 2009 by Stonetowerghost

    The Good: Easy Achievements; Great puzzles; Time based gameplay is very satisfying... The Bad: A few puzzles will frustarate you; speed runs are completely unfair... Braid is the perfect Mario Z...

    2 out of 4 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7

    Braid is a cleverly crafted puzzle and platforming game, but is a bit too light on content.

    Rated on July 26, 2012 by BigStik

    Braid is a very unique game. Instead of being another run-of-the-mill platformer, the game focuses less on the jumping and enemy-stomping and more on pure logic puzzles. However, this essentially mean...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.5

    Braid is much more than it appears to be. Yet in the end, it's an experience you won't forget.

    Rated on December 09, 2009 by Asagea_888

    When was the last time a simple platforming game made you think? How often does a story break traditional barriers--sometimes shattering boundaries nobody knew even existed? No matter how you look at...

    2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 10

    Yes, Yes it is

    Rated on December 11, 2009 by Smokenem

    What more can be said about Braid, but that it is absolutely the best game made that solved the programmer's nightmare of time manipulation? I come back to this game about every 6 months, and blow ...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 6

    It's barely mediocre, only because of the music and graphics

    Rated on March 21, 2011 by soundgarden22

    All flash, no substance actually sums up how i do feel about this game. I suppose this will upset some of the in-braided fans, but i will argue, that this game is actually quite in a surplus of simila...

    2 out of 19 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.5

    More than meets the eye!!!!

    Rated on December 30, 2009 by Trident85

    I must admit that I became lazy with this game. I purchased it when it came out & slowly stopped playing it due to the heavy releases of other phenomenal titles that were released this past year. Anyw...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5

    Braid is an excellent puzzle game that not only challenges your brain, but has a lot of emotion.

    Rated on May 13, 2013 by Diamonte3991

    Braid was one of the games that came out and seemed to blow people away. After seeing reviews for this game, I simply had to play it. Braid is the story about the atomic bomb and how it destroyed ...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.