Summary: I like the way Big Brain Acedemy starts challenging your eye, hand and brain. The game immediatly goes into testing what your coordination skills are. The game then goes into challenging you to get better. I enjoy trying to get a better score than my last one. I also enjoy playing and testing myself against my grandchildren when they have thier Nintendo DS with them. We have many good times laughing at all our mistakes and brain ages.
Summary: This game is fun and challenging. What I don't like too much about it is that it's simple in it's design. You go to different areas (can't remember how many but like 7) and do the practice. Once you go there is a easy, medium, hard version. You can do tests which combine all the different areas. That's about it. Pretty simple compared to real games on the DS which go level after level.
Summary: This is definitely one of my all time favorite games. It is made up of a series of exercises for the brain which you can pick up and play at anytime without having to devote lots of time. It is great for playing in the car while you are riding especially when it is dark outside. I believe it exercises my brain. Love this game. I am 66 years old and it has helped me reclaim the ability to add numbers in my head like I used to be able to do.
Summary: 7.0 Presentation That happy sugary environment, while not totally offensive, is a huge contrast from Brain Age's clean-and-quiet. Completely different products, sure...but let's find the middle of the road. 5.5 Graphics Simple cartoony appearance with a unique art style, but nothing that'll make you say, "Wow, this is beautiful." Cuz it isn't.
Summary: We gave this game to our daughter and she didn't put it down for hours. She even had the rest of the family testing their skill. It's been over a month, and she is still finding it challenging.
Summary: It shipped in time and as promised. In the factory pack. The 15 games it has can really strain your brain. From starters to even advanced guys, you can pt your brain to it and know that you can achieve more. The games are enough fun. THe graphics are big and decent. And the interface is fun enough to played by kids and good enough to keep adults attention. I suggest you go buy this. You cannot regret. I felt the Brain age-2 a little boring.
Summary: I bought this game because I really like Brain Age. Truth be told, I still like the Brain Age games better. Brain Academy is more for the "teeny-boppers"! If the graphics can be considered minimalist, the sounds are non-existent. Other than a few short riffs inspired by Mario sound cues, the game is silent, save for the rapid ticking of a clock in the background.
Summary: This was surprisingly fun, and my whole family had a great time trying to best each other. It is much more challenging than I expected, and that kind of got me addicted to it. It was a gift for my daughter, and she had to ask me if she could have it back ! :) Can't play it for hours at a time (you'd go cross-eyed), but it's great for brain exercise and puzzle fun. Frustrating at times but AWESOME! Would recommend to anyone 10 and up.
Summary: This game is fantastic and really educational and keeps you on your toes. You have three levels of gaming: hard, normal and easy. You do the test first, go to practice and then come back to the test to see how well you have improved. My grand daughter loves it and so do I.
Summary: I enjoy the challenge of the games. Reading, writing and arithmetic. Keeps the mind up to date! I find that as you get older, dexterity becomes the challenge. Not being able to move your fingers fast enough to complete a puzzle does change the outcome of the scoring. Maybe when you put in your information, there could be an age range and time difference, rather than the same parameters for someone who is 10 to 40.