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'Braid': A Discombobulated, Euphoric, and Unstable Riddle

Writer-director Peirone brings a questioning gaze to the concept of reality.

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'Neuromancer' and The Beauty of Sad Endings

Sometimes, the most satisfying ending is a depressing one.

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The Problems and Potential of 'Closure'

"Is this a sequel to Braid? Or that other game with the kid in the dark?"

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Stay Ahead of the Weather: We Better Get Goin' If We're Gonna

If you yearn for the real, true emo of 10-15 years ago, here are five songs to satiate your sensitivity.

Stephen Rowland
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Worlds Without Words: What German Expressionism Can Teach Us About Game Design

A moving picture is worth 24,000 words per second. How about a game?

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Braid: Frankie Welfare Boy Age Five / The Age of Octeen

While Frankie still remains a diehards-only release, The Age of Octeen is larger than the "post-hardcore" genre trappings, an album capable of converting skeptics previously unwilling to look for beauty and creativity beneath the din.

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Braid

The organic, malleable gameplay that Braid offers is refreshing in the context of a game that superficially looks to be a platformer.

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TWiG 2008-08-04: At Least My Daughter's Excited

New releases for the week of 2008-08-04...

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Braid

Shawn Despres

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