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GAME REVIEW – Braid

By Duncan Voice

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Whenever I let The Missus test her wits on the Xbox, I must admit, I do get a bit frustrated. Watching over her shoulder, trying to resist the temptation to grab the controller back off her as she neglects to shoot the red barrel which five enemies have handily stood next to, or unloads a sniper clip into an enemy’s leg rather than take the head clean off at the neck.

There’s something that all gamers of relative experience tend to share, this knowledge of gaming conventions, our hidden weapon against even the hardest of modes. Yes, that Brute has twice the amount of health, and a questionably sized hammer, but I know exactly the right point at which I need to throw this plasma grenade to give him a new face-hole… Continue reading

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