Xbox Live Arcade needs more games like Braid. Heck, gaming on all platforms needs more titles like this. Imaginative, innovative, and engrossing, Braid is a spectacular achievement. If only the experience lasted a little longer and there weren't as many puzzles with singular solutions. Despite its short length and robust pricing ($15), Braid is definitely worth downloading. There are a myriad of wrinkles aside from the alterations to Tim's time manipulation powers. Anything glowing green is not affected by Tim's time powers. A green key, for example, will remain in Tim's hands once he picks it up, even if he rewinds time. And a green door will remain unlocked even if you rewind time.
The world plays out like a twisted fairy tale and even the hub world feels like a piece of a larger puzzle. n+ has nothing on this game i dont believe anything on xbla can even come close to matching the intricate puzzles in this amazing game.
I bought Braid because it looked like one of the more original titles on Xbox Live Arcade (I also loved Portal, another unique puzzle game). After playing it, I'm glad I purchased it. Its a puzzle game enhanced with a se... Read Full Review
The 'games as art' debate has been raging for years. Traditionally gamers have struggled arguing their side, but we may finally have our ace in the hole. It's safe to say that with Braid, Jonathan Blow has done for video... Read Full Review