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Braid is a platform game, not dissimilar to Mario World, that appears simple but has a twist. The movement of your character is connected to the progression of time in a mind-bending manner. The resulting puzzles are fascinating and connected to a story about relationships and forgiveness.

Unfortunately, Braid is not available on Android, PS4, PS5, Switch or iOS. However, we recommend the following games that offer a similar experience or theme:

DetailsGame Details

Release Date: 06/08/2008

Out Now: Mac, PC, PS3, Xbox 360 and Xbox One

Content Rating: PEGI 12

Players: 1

Genres: Brain Game, Platform and Narrative

Accessibility: 16 features

Components: 2D Side-On

Developer: Jonathan Blow (@Jonathan_Blow)

Costs: Purchase cost

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