We know it's hard out there for Xbox Live Indie Game developers, so we like to do our part by highlighting the grains of wheat in a proverbial sea of chaff. In that spirit, we're slicing off a first look at the 2.5D sword-centric action of Brand, coming to XBLIG from Nine Dots.

Intrigued? Yeah, we thought so. Look for it next month for 240 MS points.

This article was originally published on Joystiq.