XB360, PC, PS3 / Puzzle / Release: Aug 6, 2008 / ESRB: U


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Braid Priced at $15 Despite Microsoft Denial

Though publisher Microsoft had previously denied a $15 price for Braid, the company confirmed today that Jonathan Blow and Number None's time-shifting puzzler will indeed cost 1200 Microsoft Points ($15) when it is released as a downloadable Xbox 360 title through the Xbox Live Marketplace this Wednesday.

In last week's statement, Microsoft also denied that The Behemoth's downloadable four-player beat'em up Castle Crashers would sell for 1800 Microsoft Points ($22.50) when it arrives on August 27. Read more »

"I am hoping it'll be cheaper if it comes out on Steam. It's pretty, but the gameplay looks ..."
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Microsoft Denies High Castle Crashers, Braid Prices

Update: Microsoft has informed Shacknews that the reported $22.50 price point for Castle Crashers and $15 Braid price, believed to stem from a now-removed Microsoft Japan listing, are incorrect for both domestic and international markets.

The company further noted that it will officially announce price points for those titles on the Monday preceding Braid and Castle Crashers' respective release dates, or August 4 and 25. Read more »

"i love the art, might get this when its out... hadn't even heard of it till now (knew about ..."
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Castle Crashers and Bionic Commando RA Dated; Braid, Galaga Legions Also Due in August

Several anticipated Xbox Live Arcade titles will be hitting the Xbox 360's downloadable gaming service this coming August, Microsoft announced today.

Left, The Behemoth's Castle Crashers. Right, GRIN's Bionic Commando: Rearmed.
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"Damn you Capcom! That's the week after I deploy! Support the troops -- release Bionic ..."
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Geometry Wars 2 Release Moved Up, Due Next Wed; Castle Crashers, Bionic Commando RA Hit Soon

Bizarre Creations' multi-directional shooter sequel Geometry Wars Retro Evolved 2 is now slated to hit Xbox 360 next Wednesday, July 30, the studio has announced.

Revealed last week, the downloadable Xbox Live Arcade exclusive was initially scheduled to debut on August 6, and will carry the price of 800 Microsoft Points ($10). For more on the game, check out our hands-on preview from the E3 show floor. Read more »

"YES YES YES Bionic Commando:Rearmed... This game looks so fucking good "
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