Viral Date: September 2008

Eurogamer called it "beautiful, entertaining, and inspiring." GameSpot praised its "moving story, serene visuals, and brilliant puzzles." IGN described it as "imaginative, innovative, and engrossing." And Soulja Boy? "They got this game, right? This for people who drink or people who smoke—or if you just be getting fucked up. It ain't got no point to it, you just walk around jumping on shit." Damn, why can't we see that one on Metacritic?

Braid was the second highest-selling game on Xbox Live Arcade in 2008.