NZGamer writes: "Are you tired of all the derivative games out there right now? Sick of World War II shooters that are all the same? Then keep on reading, because Braid might just be the breath of fresh air you didn't know you were looking for.
At its heart, Braid is a puzzle-platform game that shares a few fundamentals to the Mario games of old. In fact, the inspiration there is deliberately alluded to – you'll find all sorts of nods to the old platform games. But this game is also completely different to any other platform game you've played."