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  • Braid

    10 May 2009, 00:00 by edd360

    is unbelievably great. Every part of it is completely off-the-charts flippin' awesome. I might be overreacting by stating it's the best game I've played this year by a clear mile, and it might just be the best game ever, but it sure feels like it. In case you're unfamiliar with it, here's the trailer. Honestly, you owe it to yourself to buy it, and pretty much every game critic agrees with me.

    Title Track: Maenam by Jami Sieber
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5kWo8N4QNXM

    Like I said, it's not only the puzzles, time-manipulation mechanics or it's artwork that has me obsessing, every aspect of it is amazing and the soundtrack is no exception; it's unique, tasteful and... melancholic. Sorrowful, even. Like everyone, I've occasionally enjoyed listening to sad and mellow pieces before, but this time it's different. Even though the primary associations might be quite mirthless, especially considering the (ambiguous) storyline of said (fantastic) game…