Maybe its because im old school and had an NES back in '84 and spent countless hours on Mario Bros. Or, maybe its because I actually like using my brain. Then again it could the game is a great change of pace from the normal slew of garbage titles xbox live has been releasing. One thing I know for sure is that Braid is a great looking & sounding game that challenges you to actually think about what your doing, what elements the board gives you to work with, and makes you want to finish the story. My advice: Take your time, look around @ EVERYTHING (sometimes something may be moving that you don't see), AND FIND THE CONNECTION. !!Go BUY THIS GAME!! The only down side is that the game is 1200 points and once you complete it replay value is nil. BUT will xbox patch in new lvls or boards??? Prob, cuz this game is a success.
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