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Braid

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Braid (PS3)

The Braid which was created by Jonathan Blow will soon be published by Vancouver-based Hothead Games into PS3 version. It is a PS3 puzzle game that falls under the Action genre and it is schedule for released on the 12th November, 2009 by its publisher, Hothead Games. The game is rated as E for Everyone 10+ content (where titles in this category may contain minimal violence, some comic mischief and/or mild language) which means that it is suitable for players who are more than 10 years …

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Braid (PS3)

The Braid which was created by Jonathan Blow will soon be published by Vancouver-based Hothead Games into PS3 version. It is a PS3 puzzle game that falls under the Action genre and it is schedule for released on the 12th November, 2009 by its publisher, Hothead Games. The game is rated as E for Everyone 10+ content (where titles in this category may contain minimal violence, some comic mischief and/or mild language) which means that it is suitable for players who are more than 10 years old by ESRB (Entertainment Software Rating Board). The Braid is developed based on a puzzle-rich environment where users will always be challenge to solve puzzles by traveling through lots of environment and then try focusing on searching for each and every puzzle in order to solve the whole puzzles. It has a simple rule to master by just moving, jumping, searching and solving puzzles; plus creatively controlling the flow of time.

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In the Braid (PS3) game which is designed with an untraditional platforming where users will never have to die or even lose any of the challenges. Even though it is design in such a way, you will always encounter challenges and this will make you focus on solving each and every one of the given puzzles. In other words, it has puzzle-rich environment that enable users to travel through various kind of environment to search for pieces of puzzle to try and solve it by doing manipulative action such as rewinding time, creating parallel universes and also setting up pockets of dilated time. With new and fresh game play in every level, it always provides new solution and thinking ways from the player. Apart from a unique kind of game play, it also comes with aesthetic design with painterly art style and lush combined with an organic soundtrack. The game explore the life and manipulation of time through the hero known as Tim who is a puzzle-platformer that will takes you through a journey from a house in the city, to a series of worlds in order to solve puzzles and rescue the princess. With different kind of power in each of the environment to effect the way time behaves, including the ability to rewind time, to create parallel realities and using time dilation to triumph over lots of the challenges that comes in the way. Each of the world through-out the Braid game comprises a unique method of time manipulation where you can use in tandem with the basic running and jumping (and enemy archetypes). The story line and games level layout have a Non-linear story structure that links the various environments providing real-world metaphors for your time manipulations creativity, thus enabling you to act at your own pace for each level of the game using “what if” concept. You can simply proceed to the next puzzle if you cannot figure out solutions for a particular puzzle and try to do it later when you have finished with the other puzzles.

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