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Braid- Xbox 360

Braid- Xbox 360
alaScore 87

17 reviews

Dec, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 17 reviews of Braid- Xbox 360. The average rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other Xbox 360 Games for all reviews. Reviewers really like the controls and price. The design and story also get good views.

story, design, price, controls

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Xbox 360 Games the Braid- Xbox 360 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : Brandon Hofer (



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 play. One of the titles in that list, Braid, was released last week. Braid is one of those...

Jun, 2009

Expert review by : Richard Nolan (



The days of the lone bedroom programmer have well and truly returned. The aesthetically beautiful and philosophically challenging time-travelling 2D platform puzzle adventure Braid proves it to be so without doubt. Designer Jonathan Blow will no doubt...

Braid is the most gorgeous slice of chocolate cake you can possible imagine wrapped in a silk cloth and tied with a pink ribbon. It's a paradoxical experience of simplistic charm and over-bearing sensory and logical complexity. No one in the gaming...

Aug, 2008

Expert review by : Matt (



The Xbox Live Arcade's been going through a rather fruitful period of late, with last week's most awesome Geometry Wars 2 proving to be one of the most addictive pieces of entertainment we've played all year. This week, Microsoft have gone and followed...

Aug, 2008

Expert review by : Tom McShea (



A moving story, serene visuals, and brilliant puzzles make Braid an adventure that you absolutely should experience.

Expertly designed puzzles that offer a hefty challenge without frustrating ; Subtle art design that is beautiful without being distracting ; A mature story with a powerful ending ; Stirring score that perfectly complements the mood ; Pin-point controls...

Costs more than most Xbox Live Arcade games

It is impossible to ignore Braid's price point. At 1,200 Microsoft points (AU$23.96), it is one of the most expensive games for the Xbox Live Arcade service. But do not let a few extra dollars deter you from an exemplary experience that can rival many...

Aug, 2008

Expert review by : Dustin Chadwell (



than a gimmick, Braid shows us that 2D gaming still has a lot of life to it.

While the art style of Braid isn't quite the "norm" for most 2D platforming titles, it definitely helps to make the title stand out in the crowd, and the beautifully painted backgrounds mesh well with the various tracks that have been selected to make...

Aug, 2008

Expert review by : Cyril Lachel (



There are the kinds of games that you know are great the moment you first start playing them. Not just because they look good or have an amazing production value, but rather because of how they make you feel. Braid is that kind of game, a small Xbox...

Braid is an absolute masterpiece, from beginning to end. It's the kind of game that will stick with you long after you've completed it. It's the kind of game that you'll feel the need to tell all your friends about. It's the kind of game we'll still be...

Aug, 2008

Expert review by : Dave Cook (



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.

Aug, 2008

Expert review by : ArtG (



Braid is an upcoming Xbox Live Arcade game that you probably haven't heard about. After I had some extensive hands on time with a near-finished build of the game, it is safe to say that Braid is a game you will be hearing a lot more about as it nears...

A personal pet peeve of mine is games that do not introduce puzzles that are completely bereft of logic and have you slapping your head, wondering how the developer thought anyone would understand their intent without consulting a game guide. These...

Apr, 2008