Popular 'Braid' Game Now Available for Mac

A very popular Xbox video game has made its way to the Mac. Braid for Mac was released today alongside a free downloadable demo. The full version costs $14.95.

Explore the human condition and manipulate time in the lush, painterly world of Braid, a puzzle-platformer that takes you from a house in the city on a journey through a series of worlds to solve puzzles and rescue the princess.

Braid is described as a puzzle/platformer created by independent developer Jonathan Blow. The game was released to Xbox Live Arcade in August 2008 to critical praise and commercial success. The game sold over 55,000 units (~$825,000) the first week and went on to become the second-largest selling Xbox Live Arcade game in 2008.


One unique element to the game was the use of time control that could allow you to rewind your actions. The game was ported to the Mac by Hot Head Games.

Were doing our part to help Mac users experience the latest great games: Braid for Mac is now available! Braid is one of the coolest indie games to come out recently. Not only does it feature a unique and beautiful painterly art style, it also has some really innovative gameplay mechanics.

Top Rated Comments

ken694 Avatar
193 months ago
Hi guys how did you open the demo?
I downloaded it but have no idea on how to open it. It just opens a dialogue window that requires authorization.

BTW great game, I already did the full 200 points on Xbox 360, now I want to try it out on my Mac.
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