Comparing this game to Super Mario Bros. (which a lot of people seem to be doing) is like comparing Heath Ledger's performance as the Joker to Jack Nicholson's performance as the Joker. Both performances are very unique just like Braid and Super Mario Bros., both games are unique but they are definately not the same. The only thing Mario and Braid have in common is that they are 2D Platformers and that is all. Braid is an awesome game and I've been telling all of my friends to buy the game because it is worth every penny. I definately prefer Braid over Super Mario Bros. anyday. The puzzles are amazing and they really test you. Some people may complain about there being no sense to even replay it after finishing it, well I've replayed it 3 times and I am still playing it. There are other things you can find in Braid that add some replay value, one being hidden text in the epilogue, or the 8 stars that are hidden across the worlds. I enjoy doing the puzzles over again to keep my brain from becoming smooth (more wrinkles you have on your brain the smarter you are and the smoother your brain is the dumber you are). The Speed Runs present new and interesting challanges especially doing a Speed Run of the full game in less than 45 minutes. Overall, Braid is epic!
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