Braid, one of the most acclaimed indie games of all time, is finally getting a long-awaited Anniversary Edition on Xbox 360 next year. The game was originally released in 2008, and has since been ported to a variety of other platforms, but has never been released on Xbox 360 in its enhanced form.
The Anniversary Edition will feature a number of improvements over the original game, including:
- Hand-repainted graphics by original artist David Hellman
- Smoother animations with extra frames for smoother in-game motion
- Developer commentary track from Blow
- The ability to toggle between the old and new Braid on the fly
Blow has said that the remaster will be faithful to the original, remarking that Braid will not get the “Greedo shoots first” treatment (a reference to a change made to Star Wars).
Braid is a puzzle-platform game that follows Tim, a man who is trying to rescue a princess from a monster. The game features a unique time-manipulation mechanic that allows players to rewind time, create clones of themselves, and even pause time altogether.
Braid was praised for its innovative gameplay, beautiful visuals, and thought-provoking story. It won numerous awards, including Game of the Year from several publications.
The Anniversary Edition of Braid is scheduled to be released on Xbox 360 in April 2024. It will be available for purchase on the Xbox Live Marketplace.
Why is Braid: Anniversary Edition so anticipated?
Braid is one of the most influential indie games of all time. It helped to popularize the genre and showed what was possible with small teams and limited budgets. The game was also praised for its innovative gameplay, beautiful visuals, and thought-provoking story.
The Anniversary Edition is highly anticipated because it will allow players to experience the game in a new way. The hand-repainted graphics, smoother animations, and developer commentary track will all add to the overall experience.
What can players expect from Braid: Anniversary Edition?
Players can expect to experience the same classic Braid gameplay with enhanced visuals and sound. The game will also feature a developer commentary track, which will provide players with insights into the game’s development process.
The Anniversary Edition is a great opportunity for players to experience Braid for the first time, or to revisit the game in a new way.