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Braid
8.1 out of 10

Braid

Braid is a puzzle-platformer, drawn in a painterly style, where Read more

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Overall 8
7.5
Gameplay 8
7.5
Graphics 8
8.0
Sound 7
7.0

Braid Review (XBLA)

Gamers Daily News
28 April 2009
  • Summary: While it has a few problems, it mostly lives up to the hype. Anyone interested in seeing truly creative game design needs to check Braid out.
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Braid Review

VideoGamer.com
13 March 2009
  • Excerpt: We've never played a game like this before. Braid looks like just another platformer, albeit an extremely well presented one that could well make "games are art" lovers fall to their knees and cry tears of joy, but it's nothing like you expect.
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Ace Attorney Investigations: Miles Edgeworth

Hooked Gamers
8 March 2009
  • Conclusion: The sprites are basically the same as the previous games, but they definitely have an added level of crispness. The music, as always, is catchy and matches the flow of a rebuttal perfectly.
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Overall 10
10

Braid

True achievements
3 March 2009
  • Conclusion: With 5 areas, each with 12 puzzles of increasing difficulty, many of which will require that the small gray really be put on overtime, a different and fascinating history, picturesque and really nice graphics, nice catchy music and a gameplay of a quality which not often, do we now second weeks in a...
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Brilliant time-shifting platform game about love lost.

Common Sense Media
18 February 2009
  • Summary: Parents need to know that Braid is filled with complex moral messages and that its puzzles can be extremely difficult. Though there is little that might be deemed overtly offensive (no drugs, sex, or violence, and just one occurrence of the word "bitch"), the game's sophisticated themes have to do...
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Overall 9
9.4
Graphics 10
9.8
Sound 10
9.8
Control 9
8.6
Addiction 9
9.2

Braid Review

Cheat Code Central
13 February 2009
Overall 9
9.0

Braid

Totally360.com
9 February 2009
  • Excerpt: A couple of weeks ago, Microsoft unveiled their “Summer of Arcade” lineup for the month of August with some high profile titles that people have been waiting to
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Overall 8
8.0

Braid

Square-Go
4 February 2009
  • Excerpt: After a bit of a lull, 360 owners are being spoiled rotten with a string of excellent exclusive titles. It’s safe to say, without any form of exaggeration, that Braid is the best Xbox Live Arcade game released thus far, for many reasons.
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Overall 10
9.7

Braid

The 8th Circuit
16 January 2009
  • Excerpt: There and back again Once in a while there is a game that redefines the boundaries of its genre. In 2008, that game was Braid. This platformer is not even a full fledged game but simply an Xbox Live Arcade title developed by designer Jonathan Blow and a handful of artists.
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Overall 10
9.7

Braid Review

The 8th Circuit
16 January 2009
  • Excerpt: Once in a while there is a game that redefines the boundaries of its genre. In 2008, that game was Braid. This platformer is not even a full fledged game but simply an Xbox Live Arcade title developed by designer Jonathan Blow and a handful of artists.
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