Xbox’s ‘Braid’ A Surprise Hit, For Surprising Reasons : NPR

It’s no shoot-‘em-up, and not quite a blockbuster. But at nearly 100,000 downloads and counting, the moody "meaning-of-life" time-tripper feels like a game that a grown-up can play — and maybe should.

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=94025221

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  1. Xbox’s ‘Braid’ A Surprise Hit, For Surprising Reasons : NPR

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